Telescope/Spectroscope

University College

Accession Number: 2009.uc.10

Description:

25 cm telescope (extended length) mounted on black metal collar on adjustable brass post on round brass base. eyepiece lens painted black on interior leaving only a central slit for light source.

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Primary Materials: brass, glass

Markings:

Old Inventory Number = uc10 ; base marked “193,1”; collar support inscribed “J. Carpentier, Paris. 1232-1”

Dimensions (cm):

Height = 34.7, Width = 10, Length = 17.5

Function:

A spectroscopic magnifier. To provide slit light source.

Condition:

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: J. Carpentier, Paris

Date of Manufacture: c. 1880

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