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Gizmo

Gizmo

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Description
This small circular iron gizmo came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lens grinding/polishing tool
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 cm x 5.5 cm; 3/8 in x 2 3/16 in
overall: 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.101
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.101
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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