Small Terrestrial Telescope with Case, by Berge, London, 18th Century?
|Inventory Number:|| 64960|
|Object Type:|| |
|Date Created:||18th Century?|
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||Small Terrestrial Telescope, with ivory? main body, partially silvered and with wooden eye-piece. Part of eye-piece damaged and separated. With pasteboard case covered in red leather, with silk? lid interior.|
Case lid cracked and damaged; case body damaged and badly-worn. Telescope body cracked and interior corroded; eye-piece badly damaged and separated.
|Primary Inscriptions:||"BERGE LONDON" printed on draw-tube.|
|Provenance:||Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.|
|Collection Group:||Clay Collection|
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