Spectroscope by Browning for Aurora, H.O.^.3. port

Made:
1870-1890 in London
maker:
John Browning

Spectroscope by Browning for Aurora, H.O.^.3. portable form, on brass folding tripod allowing for horizontal and vertical rotation of instrument, direct vision compound prism tube is engraved "John Browning, London. Instrument detachable into 3 parts, telescope prism and collinator, instrument when closed is 18" long and 15" high, when on stand, in fitted mahogany case

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1911-236
Materials:
brass, mahogany, metal
type:
spectroscope - astronomical
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • spectroscope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • prism - optical
credit:
British Admiralty (Hydrographic Department)

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