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English Galilean Telescope, by Dollond & Son, London, c. 1760

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 48874
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: ?1949-44
Brief Description: English Galilean Telescope with single-draw tube and tooled silver decoration, including the signature. The optics are Galilean and perform best at short distances.

Minor wear and tear to draw-tube and silvered section.
Provenance: ?Purchased by museum in 1949.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Pasteboard
Fishskin
Vellum
Silver
Leather
Marbled paper
Velvet

There are no associated narratives.

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Case for English Galilean Telescope, by Dollond & Son, London, c. 1760

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 48874
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: ?1949-44
Brief Description: Pasteboard case covered in black leather(?) and with marbled paper and green velvet within interior.
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Provenance: ?Purchased by museum in 1949.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Pasteboard
Fishskin
Vellum
Silver
Leather
Marbled paper
Velvet

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/48874