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Telesccope Tube

Telesccope Tube

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This refracting telescope with metal tube came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker. The "Dolland / London" inscription is that of the famous British optical shop.
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope piece
date made
mid-nineteenth century
place made
United Kingdom: England, London, City of London
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 27 cm x 6.5 cm; 10 5/8 in x 2 9/16 in
overall: 10 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 27.305 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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