Combined folding opera glass telescope with hand magnifier

Made:
1825 in London
maker:
Metcalf Hopgood

Combined folding opera glass telescope with hand magnifier and fob ring in silver, signed with the initials of Metcalf Hopgood, Silversmiths, London, England , 1835

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1983-325
Materials:
glass, iron and silver (metal)
Measurements:
overall (open): 60 mm x 120 mm x 35 mm, Overall Wt 0.042kg
overall (closed): 23 mm x 60 mm x 40 mm, .042kg
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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