Telescope

Description
This telescope has an achromatic objective, a four-element erecting eyepiece, and a five-section brass draw tube covered with leather. It was probably made after the 1890 Tariff Act that required that all objects imported into the U.S. be marked with their country of origin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 2 in; 26.67 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
PH*335547
catalog number
335547
accession number
322641
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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