Image ID
ICHi-085273
Headline
Telescope used by George Washington during the American Revolution
Date Created
1775-1780
Creator
J.A. Chapman
Creator Role
creator
Artwork/Object Depicted
telescopes
Copyright Notice
© 2015 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-085273
Inventory Number
1920.291
Storage Location
DIA
Max Pixels - Height
4453
Max Pixels - Width
3173
KEYWORDS
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1920.291
1775-1780
Brass
England
Glass
London
Revolutions
spyglasses
telescopes
Wars
Washington, George
Wood
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telescope used by george washington during the american revolution

Detail view of the lens of a telescope used by George Washington during the American Revolution. The telescope features a brass section that slides into a wood section. Made by J.A. Chapman, St. Catherine's, London.

Detail view of the lens of a telescope used by George Washington during the American Revolution. The telescope features a brass section that slides into a wood section. Made by J.A. Chapman, St. Catherine's, London.