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Refracting Telescope, by Benjamin Martin, London, Mid-18th Century

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 90307
Object Type:
Persons: Benjamin Martin
Date Created: Mid 18th century
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Pasteboard body, covered with black leather, 4 draw tubes with green vellum, lignum vitae objective mount, brass objective cell with sliding cover, horn ferrules, brass eye-stop with sliding cover.
Primary Inscriptions: "B:MARTIN LONDON"
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection

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