Warris, William
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photo - whole telescope
Basic Info

Maker: Warris, William


Year Range: 1800-1822

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Manufacturing Location: England

Signature: Warris / Patent

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No stand present.

Collection: Louwman Collection of Historic Telescopes

Accession #: LC 232


Cocquyt, Tiemen "400 Years of Telescopes" booklet, Zeeuws Museum, 2008. Item 38.

Louwman, P.J.K., and Zuidervaart, H.J., "A Certain Instrument for Seeing Far: Four Centuries of Styling the Telescope Illustrated by a Selection of Treasures from the Louwman Collection of Historic Telescopes". Wassenaar, 2013. p.176. #232.

Public Notes:

Telescope of silver; red leather case. Collapses small enough to fit into flat case. Made by Warris (?-1822), active from 1797-1822, granted a patent in 1804 for this type of opera glass.

Length (open):

Length (closed): 105


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Optical Basics

Objective type: singlet

Optical style

Physical style spyglass and pocket

Functional style

Materials: silver

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