Glass blanks (15)

Glass blanks (15)

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Description
These 15 glass blanks came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
blanks, glass
Measurements
overall: 315158.159.1: 3/8 in x 1 in x 3/8 in;.9525 cm x 2.54 cm x.9525 cm
overall: 315158.159.2: 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 3/8 in;.9525 cm x 4.1275 cm x.9525 cm
overall: 315158.159.3: 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 3/8 in;.635 cm x 4.1275 cm x.9525 cm
overall: 315158.159.4: 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 3/8 in;.9525 cm x 4.1275 cm x.9525 cm
overall: 315158.159.5: 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 4.1275 cm x 1.5875 cm
overall: 315158.159.6: 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.5875 cm
overall: 315158.159.7: 3/8 in x 3 in x 1/2 in;.9525 cm x 7.62 cm x 1.27 cm
overall: 315158.159.8: 3/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 7/16 in;.9525 cm x 8.255 cm x 1.11252 cm
overall: 315158.159.9: 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 7/16 in;.9525 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.11252 cm
overall: 315158.159.10: 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 7/16 in;.9525 cm x 6.0325 cm x 1.11252 cm
overall: 315158.159.11: 7/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 1.11252 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.27 cm
overall: 315158.159.12: 1/2 in x 2 5/16 in x 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 5.87502 cm x 1.27 cm
overall: 315158.159.13: 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.905 cm
overall: 315158.159.14: 7/16 in x 2 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 1.11252 cm x 7.3025 cm x 1.27 cm
overall: 315158.159.15: 3/8 in x 1 in x 3/8 in;.9525 cm x 2.54 cm x.9525 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.159
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.159
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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