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Gregorian Reflecting Telescope, by John Cuthbert, London, c. 1830

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Inventory Number: 21434
Object Type:
Persons: John Cuthbert
Date Created: c. 1830
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Brass English Gregorian reflecting telescope signed by John Cuthbert, dating from around 1830.

Focal length of speculum 10 inch; diameter 3 inch. Screw and internal bar focus; sighting telescope.
Folding tripod with straight legs; compass joint.
Primary Inscriptions: "John Cuthbert London"
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
305 mm

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