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Description

Reflecting telescope of brass, 2 1/4 inch, pillar-mounted on wooden case, signed and made by James Short of London, c. 1765

Museum reference

T.1984.33

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Reflecting telescope

Production information

Short, James, 1710 - 1768
London, England, EUROPE

Date

c. 1765

Materials

Brass, Glass, Wood

Physical description

Brass; wooden case

Exhibitions

  • Reflecting Telescopes (25 Mar 2016 - 28 Aug 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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