Telescope by C. S. Passemant at the Louvre, Paris,

Made:
1760 in Paris

Telescope by C. S. Passemant at the Louvre, Paris, signed round 3 cm objective "Inventium Dollondi/Detexit Passemant/mense Xbre 1760", bound in green fishskin and gilt brass, in two screwed sections in crimson velvet bag with leather drawstring.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1988-92
Materials:
brass, leather, velvet
Measurements:
overall - assembled: x 1300 x 60 mm
type:
refracting telescopes
credit:
Weston, D.
status:
Permanent collection

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