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Manufactured in the UK
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The barrel of this non-achromatic telescope is made of hand-coloured vellum, decorated with gold-tooled motifs. Each of the seven draw tubes is also decorated with gold tooling. The eyepiece and objective lenses are mounted in lignum vitae and each has a sliding brass cover.
Object number: NAV1543
Date: circa 1680
Dimensions: 212 mm x 406 mm
- Image reference: F9002
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London