Brass Gregorian reflecting telescope of 2 3/4-inch

Made:
1749-1774 in London
maker:
Edward Nairne

Brass Gregorian reflecting telescope of 2 3/4-inch aperture by Edward Nairne, London on altazimuth mounting with claw foot tripod and wooden case with no key.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1911-256
Materials:
brass, complete, speculum
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court
status:
Permanent collection

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