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Lenses (15)

Lenses (15)

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Description
These 15 small lenses came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lenses
Measurements
overall: 315158.155.1: 5/16 in x 1 1/2 in;.79502 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 315158.155.2: 7/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.11252 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 315158.155.3: 3/8 in x 1 5/16 in;.9525 cm x 3.33502 cm
overall: 315158.155.4: 3/16 in x 1 1/2 in;.47752 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 315158.155.5: 5/16 in x 1 1/4 in;.79502 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 315158.155.6: 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in;.635 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 315158.155.7: 5/16 in x 1 1/8 in;.79502 cm x 2.8575 cm
overall: 315158.155.8: 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in;.635 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 315158.155.9: 3/16 in x 1 5/16 in;.47752 cm x 3.33502 cm
overall: 315158.155.10: 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in;.635 cm x 3.4925 cm
overall: 315158.155.11: 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in;.635 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 315158.155.12: 7/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.11252 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 315158.155.13: 1/8 in x 1 in;.3175 cm x 2.54 cm
overall: 315158.155.14: 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in;.15875 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 315158.155.15: 1/16 in x 1 in;.15875 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.155
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.155
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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