Opera glass telescope, 'Galilean' type, with 2-dra

Made:
1838-1862 in City of Westminster
maker:
Charles Wastell Dixey

Opera glass telescope, 'Galilean' type, with 2-draw brass and tortoiseshell tube, by C W Dixey, new Bond Street, 1838-1862.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1983-333
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, tortoiseshell
Measurements:
overall (closed): Wd. 100 mm x 75 Dia. mm, Wt. 0.36kg
overall (open): Wd. 145 mm x Dia. 75 mm,
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:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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