Record

Reference numberCLP/20/61/1
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Of a telescope stand set up in the yard of Gresham College' by Robert Hooke
Date17th century
DescriptionRelates how a telescope stand was set up in the middle of the quadrangle at Gresham College. Hooke writes in the accompanying account as though it is a shared resource: there had been contributions to its design by different people in his circle and it was used by other astronomers as well as himself.

Subject: Astronomy
Extent9p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
NotesOne figure 'of a way to manage a long telescope' has been removed from the volume and is in an envelope on the same Archive Store shelf.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/20/61
CLP/20/61/2
CLP/20/61/3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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