Non-achromatic prospect glass telescope

Made:
1774-1793 in London
maker:
Nairne & Blunt

Non-achromatic prospect glass telescope, gilded brass one-draw tube covered with green leather and shagreen by, Nairne & Blunt, London, England, 1774-1793.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1917-45
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, glass, shagreen
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • monocular
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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