Telescope

Telescope

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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.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope
telescope (spyglass)
date made
ca 1900
maker
Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 3 in; 26.67 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 11 in x 3 1/16 in; 27.94 cm x 7.77875 cm
ID Number
PH.333802
catalog number
333802
accession number
296611
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