Telescope (Spyglass)

Telescope (Spyglass)

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Description
This 4-section draw-tube telescope is crafted from paper; the largest section is orange and boasts a floral design. The lenses are missing. The "LEONARDO SEMITECOLO" inscription is that of a Venetian optician who won a gold medal in 1835.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope (spyglass)
maker
Semitecolo, Leonardo
place made
Italy: Venetan, Venice
Measurements
overall: 8 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
PH.325411
catalog number
325411
accession number
256202
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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