Telescope (Spyglass)

Telescope (Spyglass)

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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 business was still going in 1880.
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Object Name
telescope (spyglass)
place made
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
overall: 4 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 3.4925 cm
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National Museum of American History
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