Refracting hand-held astronomical telescope of 5 i

Made:
1795-1805 in London
maker:
Peter and John Dollond

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Refracting hand-held astronomical telescope of 5 inch aperture and 24 inch focal length by Dollond, London. The tapering tube is leather covered with a single draw tube for focussing.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1989-411
Materials:
brass, leather
Measurements:
overall length and diameter: 600 x 160 mm
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Historical Technology, Inc.

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