Portable naked eye sighting instrument by George Adams

Made:
1780 in London
maker:
George Adams

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Portable naked eye sighting instrument by George Adams, London, on an adjustable equatorial stand with 2 spirit levels, 3 levelling screws.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1914-883 Pt2
Materials:
mahogany and metal
type:
instrument component
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
  • component - object
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court