Cassegrain reflecting Telescope of 2 1/2-inch aper

Made:
1756-1758 in London
maker:
James Short

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Cassegrain reflecting Telescope of 2 1/2-inch aperture, by James Short, London [224/908 = 9.6] on claw foot pillar stand with divided object-lens micrometer in wooden case.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1938-713
Materials:
brass, speculum metal
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • micrometer - angle
  • double image micrometer
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court
status:
Permanent collection

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