Utzschneider, Reichenbach and Fraunhofer Telescope

Description
This telescope has an achromatic objective, a four-element erecting eye piece, and wood body with three brass draw tubles. The telescope bears the inscription "Utzschneider, Reichenbach und Fraunhofer in Benedictbeurn." Utzschneider, Reichenbach and Fraunhofer were partners in Bavaria between 1809 and 1814.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope
date made
1809-1814
maker
Utzschneider, Reichenbach und Fraunhofer
Measurements
overall: 8 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 22.5425 cm x 3.81 cm
place made
Deutschland: Bayern, Benediktbeuern
ID Number
PH*333741
catalog number
333741
accession number
304694
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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