Eyepieces and other accessories in mahogany case

Made:
1825-1829
maker:
Robinson, Thomas Charles; Tulley, Charles

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Eyepieces and other accessories in mahogany case with drawer for Smythian telescope, c. 1825, refractor of 3 3/4 inch aperture and 50 inch focal length by Thomas Robinson, Portland Place, London. These include 6 eyepieces, a multiple lens eyepiece, a filter wheel, a eyepiece dynameter, a Herschel wedge, a reticle, a ring eyepiece, two filters and a star diagonal with speculum mirror.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1988-197 Pt3
Materials:
brass, complete, glass, iron, mahogany and silk
Measurements:
overall (case): 180 x 290 x 290 mm
type:
split-lens eyepiece micrometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • micrometer - angle
  • double image micrometer
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • micrometer - angle