Campani, Giuseppe, 1665 c.
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photo - whole telescope
Basic Info

Maker: Campani, Giuseppe

Year: 1665 c.

Year Range: -

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Manufacturing Location: Rome, Italy

Signature: Giueseppe Campani in Roma

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No stand present.

Collection: Coll. Willach

Accession #: 2651


Project investigation.

Public Notes:

Tubes are wood veneer and green leather decorated with gold circle. Tubes have holes at end for allowing tube to close or open in they are a very tight fit. Objective cell is made of olive wood and has multiple screws. Signature is on the yellowish objective glass. Marble has stick swirling approximately every 6 inches. Almost all Campani scopes have instructions to reverse directions for clearer or bigger, these instructions are on the eyepiece lens system. The eyepiece system in this telescope is a three lens ocular with unequal spacing.

Length (open): 2231

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Optical Basics

Objective type: singlet

Optical style astronomical

Physical style

Functional style

Materials: leather, wood, paper, glass, pasteboard

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