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Antique Brass and Mahogany Telescope with Stand

Antique Brass and Mahogany Telescope with Stand


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Directory: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Scientific: Pre 1900: Item # 1222765

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 $2,650.00 
Antique Refracting Brass and Mahogany 4-draw Telescope with a Brass Tripod Tablestand, and having slides to cover both lens and eyepiece. English, late 19th C.

Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia and James Kennedy Antiques., Ltd., Durham NC.

Length Open: 36"
Height with Stand: 15.5"

Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inherited the land and began building in 1811 with the consultation of U.S. Capitol Architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe.