Monocular

Description
This is a silver instrument engraved, on the one draw tube, “Dollond / Strand / London.” The objective lens is achromatic and about 1.25 inches diameter. Closed, the instrument measures 3.25 inches.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
monocular
maker
Dollond
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
PH*326934
catalog number
326934
accession number
248841
subject
Science & Mathematics
Optics
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Optics
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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