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Wooden Box

Wooden Box

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Description
This wooden box held the refracting telescope, PH.315158.274. It came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope case
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 31 in x 5 in; 9.525 cm x 78.74 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.274
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.274
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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