pancratic (variable magnification) achromatic refr

Made:
1825-1835 in London
maker:
Robert Brettell Bate

pancratic (variable magnification) achromatic refracting telescope, 8-draw, by R. B. Bate (unsigned), London, England, c. 1830. Body tube covered in green shagreen, brass draw-tubes, object glass 1 9/16-inch [.....] no cap, total length closed 5 1/2-inch object glass

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1911-258
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), fish skin, glass
Measurements:
overall (closed): 142 mm x x , 50 mm, .63kg
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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