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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), chapter 11 (search)
produced a four-inch telescope so good that Mr. Clark asked permission to exhibit it to Professor s, but because it was not suitably mounted. Mr. Clark found means of correcting the difficulty, buof telescopes, this attracted attention, and Mr. Clark obtained a tardy recognition in his own cound for twenty years. In spite of the skill of Mr. Clark, the order could not have been filled, but fe, of course it must have its lenses ground at Clark's. A visit to the modest shop where all thibstruct the sight any more than so much air. Mr. Clark, however, does not accept it as perfect becaiscs alone, before they have been touched by Mr. Clark, are, when large, worth thousands of dollars. Then more corrections follow. As long as Mr. Clark has a telescope in the shop he feels he can n practically done for more than a year, yet Mr. Clark expects to keep them for several months stilure of mountings is a very important part of Mr. Clark's business. A large space is given up to th[4 more...]