Refracting Telescope

Made:
1855-1865 in United Kingdom
maker:
John Benjamin Dancer

One-and-a-half-inch transit refracting telescope, made by J. B. Dancer, c.1860.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1986.242.2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
part 4: 97 mm x 320 mm x 114 mm,
part 3: 98 mm x 325 mm x 102 mm,
telescope: 92 mm x 426 mm x 195 mm,
base: 43 mm 230 mm,
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope

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