spyglass (prospect glass)

Made:
1725-1735 in England
spyglass (prospect glass) (opera glass; telescope - Galilean; telescope - refracting) spyglass (prospect glass), 1-draw tube spyglass (prospect glass), 1-draw tube spyglass (prospect glass), 1-draw tube

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spyglass (prospect glass), 1-draw tube
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

spyglass (prospect glass), 1-draw tube
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

spyglass (prospect glass), 1-draw tube
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

spyglass (prospect glass), 1-draw tube, green shagreen covered with ivory lens mounts, probably English, unsigned, c.1730 (B715)

Details

Category:
Optics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1983-351
Materials:
shagreen, ivory, glass, wood and paper
Measurements:
overall: x 73 mm x , 45 mm, .055kg
type:
opera glass, telescope - galilean and telescope - refracting
credit:
Wellcome Trust