Chevallier, Jean Gabriel Augustin
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photo - whole telescope
Basic Info

Maker: Chevallier, Jean Gabriel Augustin


Year Range: 1800-1848

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Manufacturing Location: France

Signature: L. Ingr Chevallier / Brevete du Roi

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No stand present.

Collection: Louwman Collection of Historic Telescopes

Accession #: LC 237


Cocquyt, Tiemen. "400 Years of Telescopes" booklet, Zeeuws Museum, 2008. Item 39.

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.177. #237.

Public Notes:

Gilded brass and enamel. Made by Chevallier (1778-1848).

Length (open):

Length (closed): 100


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Optical Basics

Objective type: singlet

Optical style

Physical style spyglass and pocket

Functional style

Materials: brass, gold tooling

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