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Telescope belonging to John Paul Jones

1775–85

Wood and brass

26 1/2 × 33 in. (67.3 × 83.8 cm)

L. 26 1/2 in. closed, L. 33 in. extended
de Lancey Kountze Collection, Gift of de Lancey Kountze, B.A. 1899
1939.28
Geography: 
Possibly made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
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