Grey/black fishskin case for spyglass telescope

Made:
1745-1755 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Grey/black fishskin case for spyglass telescope, lined with pink velvet, unsigned, Europe, 1745-1755

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1983-343/2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), fishskin, paper (fibre product), velvet and wood (unidentified)
type:
case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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