Ivory and brass spyglass

Made:
1760-1799 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Ivory Spyglass, unsigned, Europe, 1760-1799 (see note)

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1983-360
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and ivory
Measurements:
overall (standing closed): 33 mm 38 mm, .047kg
type:
terrestrial telescope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Wellcome Trust