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Telescope

Telescope

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Description
This small brass draw-tube telescope has 7 sections. The "C. Duhamel / Optician / New Orleans" engraved on the smallest section refers to Clement Duhamel (1817-1871), an immigrant from France who opened a shop in New Orleans. Newspaper ads indicated that the Duhamel in business was still going in 1880.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope
place made
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
Measurements
overall: 4 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
PH.313645
catalog number
313645
accession number
191191
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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