CHARLES CUMMINS, LONDON (worked c.1840-1850)

Early Victorian Floor Standing Telescope

c. 1840 London

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Fine large brass telescope by Charles Cummins of 148 Leadenhall Sreet, London. Standing upon a mahogany, and brass mounted tripod stand.
Brittens "old Clocks and Watches", ninth edition, lists Charles Cummins, at 148 Leadenhall Street, London, between 1840-1856, apprenticed as a clockmaker to his father Thomas Cummins in 1832, and notes hi as a maker of chronometers and watches of exceptional quality. Examples were supplied to Charles Darwin 1809-1882 for use in his work.
Dimensions
Height 68.00 inch (172.72 cm)
Width 48.00 inch (121.92 cm)
Stock Code
P12
Medium
brass
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