Gregorian reflecting telescope

Made:
1738-1777 in London
maker:
Benjamin Martin

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Gregorian reflecting telescope of 2 1/2 inch aperture and 18 inch focal length by Benjamin Martin, London, on an altazimuth stand with a folding claw foot tripod.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1919-326 Pt2
Materials:
brass, complete, glass, iron and speculum metal
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court