Facsimile of telescope by Torricelli

Made:
1630-1647 in Florence
maker:
Galgano Cipriani
and
Evangelista Torricelli

Facsimile of telescope by Torricelli, with a wooden tube and magnification of 20 times. Made by Cipriani and purchased from the Museo di Fisica e Storia Naturale, Florence, Italy in 1923.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1923-669
Materials:
glass, leather and steel
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 1110 x 70 mm
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Museo di Fisica e Storia Naturale