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Portable Observatory or Equatorial Telescope, by W. & S. Jones, London, Early 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 15117
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Circular base with azimuth adjustment, three levelling screws and two bubble levels; pillar support for latitude semicircle, supporting right ascension circle, on which rotates inverted declination arc with side support and clamp and tangent screw; refracting telescope with clamp for declination motion.
Primary Inscriptions: "W & S. Jones, 30. Holborn, London."
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass

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