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Hand-held Refracting Telescope by Francois Baillou, Milan, 1762

Inventory Number: 84778
Object Type:
Persons: Francois Baillou (Maker)
Date Created: 1762
Place Created: Milan Italy Europe
Accession Number: 57-84/146
Brief Description: Black skin-covered pasteboard body, 5 draw tubes covered with marbled paper with gold tooling, horn ferrules, wooden mounts and covers for object glass and eyepiece.
Primary Inscriptions: Francus de Baillou S.C.R. Ap: Maiestatis Opticus fecit Medlni 1762.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): skin
brass
weed
horn
paper
pasteboard

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