Spyglass telescope, with silver plated, one-draw, brass tube

Made:
1815-1825 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Spyglass telescope, 'Galilean' type with silver plated, one-draw, brass tube, unsigned, European, 1815-1825. Fitted with double magnification eyepiece, operated by twisting the eyecap.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1983-317
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, silver plated
Measurements:
overall (closed): Wd. 120 mm x Dia.43 mm,
overall (open): Wd.160 mm x Dia. 43 mm, Wt. 0.196kg
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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