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|Description||The barrel and the end caps of this non-achromatic telescope are decorated in orange and gold. The three draw tubes are decorated in black and gold with floral motifs and stop lines to indicate the telescope's optimum working length. The eyepiece mount is made of tortoiseshell, but the objective lens holder is brass. This is one of the few Japanese telescopes held by the National Maritime Museum.|
|Date made||circa 1850|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection|
|Materials||japanned paperboard; tortoiseshell; brass; glass|
|Measurements||Overall: 325 mm; Diameter: 50 mm|
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