Collection Home > Telescopes > Single-Draw > Dollond Single-Draw
Other Dollond Instruments
Dollond Single-Draw with Sunshade
|Signature||Dollond, London/ Achromatic Night|
|Main Tube Length||24.0in||610mm|
|Main Tube Diameter||2.8in||70mm|
|Objective Clear Aperture Diameter||1.6in||40mm|
This telescope has a round parallel brass barrel, covered with red wool fabric (a replacement for the original covering), with "turk's head" knots added at both ends. It has an extendable shade, and the objective lens cover, of unknown configuration, is missing. The objective is an achromatic doublet. It has one draw and a four lens eyepiece, but the fourth lens, the eye lens, is missing. The terminal portion of the bulbous style eyecup and its slide are also missing. It is signed "Dollond London Achromatic Night" on the draw, with the eyecup to the right.
College of Optical Sciences
The University of Arizona, 1630 East University Boulevard, Tucson, Arizona U.S.A. 85721-0094
All contents copyright © 2008 Arizona Board of Regents.