Achromatic spyglass, shagreen covered tube with br

Made:
1701-1800 in London

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Achromatic spyglass, shagreen covered tube with brass lens mounts and sliding lense cover, Lincoln London, 1701-1800

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1983-364
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), fishskin, glass, shagreen and wood (unidentified)
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