single opera glass (prospect glass; spy glass), 1-

Made:
1745-1755 in England
maker:
Unknown

single opera glass (prospect glass; spy glass), 1-draw tube, ivory mounts, green shagreen covered, red leather tube stamped with gold tooled ornament, probably English, unsigned, c.1750

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1919-317
Materials:
cardboard, glass, ivory, leather, lignum vitae (wood), paper, shagreen
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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