Astronomical telescope, 1680.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Astronomical telescope, 1680.

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Description

This is one of the earliest items in the King George III collection of scientific instruments, and was probably made by Christopher Cock of London. It has two lenses which give an inverted image and provides a magnification of about 30.
 

Image Ref.

10191838
 

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