Gizmo

Description:

This small metal disc with protrusions on one side came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.315158.136Accession Number: 215541Catalog Number: 315158.136

Object Name: lens grinding/polishing tool

Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a4f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1350182

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