The Great Refracting Telescope of Harvard Antique Print of a huge telescope in an observatory in 1835 from Burritt's Atlas of the Heavens

1856 - The Great Refracting Telescope, Cambridge, Mass. - Antique Print

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Item number: CEL006
Genuine Antique Illustration


Maker: Burritt.

Antique celestial illustration of the Great Equatorial Telescope at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, built in Munich in 1845-6, with a focal length of 22 feet 6 inches. Fair condition, with toning, some spots/stains, tears at the edges, some small paper loss, and a fabric strip adhered to one side. Measures approx. 16 x 12 inches. Priced in relation to condition. Other versions available in lesser condition, please email us for photographs.

Item Number: CEL006