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Telescope Tube

Telescope Tube

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Description
This telescope tube 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
wood (overall material)
brass (base material)
Measurements
overall: 21.5 cm x 6 cm; 8 7/16 in x 2 3/8 in
overall: 8 1/4 in x 2 5/16 in; 20.955 cm x 5.9055 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.021
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.021
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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