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Telescope Eyepiece

Telescope Eyepiece

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Description
This telescope eyepiece came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope piece
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
base: 31 cm x 6 cm; 12 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in
rim: 31 cm x 4 cm; 12 3/16 in x 1 9/16 in
overall: 12 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 32.7025 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.015
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.015
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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