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Refracting Telescope, by Gilbert & Co., London, c. 1800

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Inventory Number: 14590
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2014-4/3
Brief Description: Refracting telescope on altazimuth stand with tripod base with wooden case. Black enamelled main tube with three Sheffield silver draw tubes.
Primary Inscriptions: Engraved on tube "Kings Patent, | GILBERT & Co LONDON".
Provenance: Purchased from Tesseract, 25 July 2014.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
Copper
Wood
Glass
fabric
Iron
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
100 395 185 mm

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