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Three-Draw Small Terrestrial Telescope, English?, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 66331
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe?
Accession Number: 1974-24
Brief Description: Three-draw small terrestrial telescope with object lens hood. With brass-coated copper tube-body and leather holding section. A conventional multi-draw portable telescope but with slimmer and more compact length than some terrestrial refracting telescopes.

Some corrosion to copper sections; some brass-coating worn away. Overall, in fair to good condition.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by A.J. Turner Esq.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
copper
leather
glass.

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