Telescope (Spyglass)

Telescope (Spyglass)

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Description
Small telescope with an achromatic objective, a four-element erecting eyepiece, and a five-section brass draw tube covered with leather. The "MADE IN FRANCE" inscription indicates that it was made after the 1890 Tariff Act that required that objects imported into the U.S. be marked with their country of origin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope (spyglass)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 2 in; 26.67 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 10 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 27.6225 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
PH.335547
catalog number
335547
accession number
322641
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