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User collections William Wales by NMMCollections
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID NAV1430
Description Telescope-8.55 (21.7cm) long, O.G. 0.8 (2cm) dia. Inverting (with cross wires) fitted with O.G. lens shutter. A spirit level in a brass casing 4.75" ( 12.1cm) long is attached to the underside of telescope by two broad brass bands. Stand-the telescope is mounted on a stand 6" (15.2cm) long, by two brass pillars 1.75" (4.5cm) long, which are jointed and fitted with levelling screws. A tripod socket head is attached at the centre of the underside of stand. In fitted and shaped shark-skin case lined with dark green velvet.
Date made circa 1790

Place made London, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials metal: brass
Measurements Overall: 40 mm x 216 mm x 110 mm
  • level (NAV1430)
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