Gregorian reflecting telescope of 3-inch aperture

Made:
1753-1755 in London
maker:
James Short

Gregorian reflecting telescope of 3-inch aperture by James Short, London [138/878 = 12] (138th of 12 inch type out of 878 made) plus 1 spare eyepiece, no stand. [replica mahogany (wood) stand was made in workshops]

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1976-290
Materials:
brass, incomplete, mahogany and speculum metal
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 250 x 450 x 100 mm
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
credit:
Shryane, F.M.