Polishing Cloth

Description:

This red polishing cloth 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.315158.368Accession Number: 215541Catalog Number: 315158.368

Object Name: polishing cloth

Measurements: overall: 1/16 in x 2 1/2 in; .15875 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6ef1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1829861

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