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Gizmo

Gizmo

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Description
This iron gizmo came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lens grinding/polishing tool
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 3.81 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.357
catalog number
315158.357
accession number
215541
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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