Miniature opera glass telescope with red leather case.

Made:
1800-1899 in Europe

Miniature opera glass telescope, 6-draw gilted brass tube with mother-of-pearl decorative covering in cylindrical, velvet lined red leather case, unsigned, European, 1800-1899.

Details

Category:
Optics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1983-142
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), gold plated (gilded), glass, wood, leather, silk and velvet
Measurements:
overall (case closed): 35 mm 55 mm, Overall Wt. 0.078kg
type:
opera glass, telescope - galilean and telescope - refracting
credit:
Wellcome Trust

Parts

Cylindrical leather case for folding spyglass telescope

Cylindrical leather case for folding spyglass telescope

Red cylindrical wood and leather case with velvet and silk lining for Miniature opera glass telescope, unsigned, European, 1800-1899.

Materials:
wood , leather , silk and velvet
Object Number:
1983-142/2
type:
instrument case