Telescope/Spectroscope

University College

Accession Number: 2009.uc.10

Instrument Name: Telescope/Spectroscope

Description:

25 cm telescope (extended length) mounted on black metal collar on adjustable brass post on round brass base; base marked “193,1″; collar support inscribed “J. Carpentier, Paris. 1232-1″. 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.

Dimensions (cm):

Heigh = 34.7; Width = 10 cm; Length = 17.5 cm

Function:

A spectroscopic magnifier. Provides slit light source.

Condition:

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: J. Carpentier, Paris

Date of Manufacture: c. 1880

Provenance:

Donated to UTSIC: No

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