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Pocket telescope in case

Object Number: 
1932.146ab
Date: 
1840-1845
Medium: 
Brass, paint, glass, cardboard
Dimensions: 
case: 3 x 1 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on case: "SYDNEY H. CARNEY - 1845 - Lowell: Mass"
Description: 
Pocket telescope with red-painted brass casing; in cylindrical cardboard case.
Gallery Label: 
This pocket telescope belonged to the donor's father, Sydney H. Carney, Sr.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Syndey H. Carney, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group