Polishing Cloth


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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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.315158.374Accession Number: 215541Catalog Number: 315158.374

Object Name: polishing cloth

Measurements: overall: 1/16 in x 3 1/2 in; .15875 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1d9c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1832676

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