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Polishing Cloth

Polishing Cloth

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Description
This red polishing cloth came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
polishing cloth
Measurements
overall: 1/16 in x 7 1/4 in;.15875 cm x 18.415 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.362
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.362
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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