Achromatic prospect glass telescope

Made:
1809-1842 in Bath
maker:
Jacob Abraham

Achomatic prospect glass telescope, gilted brass five-draw tube with ivory covering, by Jacob Abraham, Bath, England, 1809-1842.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1917-43
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, gold plated (gilded) and ivory
Measurements:
overall (closed):
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
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  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
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  • optical instrument
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