prospect glass (spyglass; opera glass), ivory tube

Made:
1745-1755 in England
maker:
Unknown

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prospect glass (spyglass; opera glass), ivory tube, fixed length, screw focussing (eye lens cracked; object glass chipped), probably English, unsigned, c.1750

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1919-313
Materials:
cardboard, glass, ivory, wood
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • monocular
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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