Cardboard draw tube telescope, covered in sharkski

Made:
1751-1800 in England

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Italian draw-tube refracting telescope, on altazimuth wooden stand 17th-18th century. (1912-215 - centre) Cardboard
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Cardboard draw tube telescope, covered in sharkskin, with non-achromatic 'Night' and 'Day' objective lenses.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1913-283
Materials:
brass, cardboard, glass, sharkskin
Measurements:
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type:
refracting telescopes
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court

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