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Glass Blanks (7)

Glass Blanks (7)

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Description
These seven 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: 315158.157.1: 3/8 in x 1 in x 7/8 in;.9525 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.2225 cm
overall: 315158.157.2: 5/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 31/32 in;.79502 cm x 4.92252 cm x 2.49682 cm
overall: 315158.157.3: 1 1/8 in x 2 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.445 cm
overall:315158.157.4: 5/16 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 in;.79502 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm
overall: 315158.157.5: 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in;.635 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.2225 cm
overall: 315158.157.6: 5/16 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 in;.79502 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm
overall: 315158.157.7: 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 15/16 in;.3175 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.38252 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.157
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.157
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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