Telescope

Description:

This telescope was probably made around 1900, and It probably belonged to Llewellyn N. Edwards (1874-1952), a structural engineer. It has an achromatic objective, and a tapered four-draw brass body covered with leather. Its four-element pancratic eye piece produces erect images with magnifications of 25, 30, 35 or 40 times. The inscription reads "BROADHURST. CLARKSON & CO / 63 FARRINGDON ROAD / LONDON, E.C."

Ref: Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co., Portable Telescopes (London, n.d.)

Date Made: ca 1900

Maker: Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.333802Catalog Number: 333802Accession Number: 296611

Object Name: telescopetelescope (spyglass)

Measurements: overall: 10 1/2 in x 3 in; 26.67 cm x 7.62 cmoverall: 11 in x 3 1/16 in; 27.94 cm x 7.77875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-185f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1247821

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