Blunt Telescope

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Description
This telescope dates from the middle decades of the nineteenth century. It has an achromatic objective, an erecting eye piece, and a brass tube covered with leather. The telescope bears the inscription "E. & G. W. Blunt, New York, Day & Night" and "U. S. Navy".
Location
Currently not on view
maker
E. & G. W. Blunt
place made
United States: New York
Measurements
aperture: 2 in; 5.08 cm
overall: 21 in; 53.34 cm
overall: 20 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 51.7525 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
PH.322755
catalog number
322755
accession number
251009
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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