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Refracting Telescope, English, c. 1720

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Inventory Number: 18872
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Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1925-43
Brief Description: Oak refracting telescope with brass lens mounts and sliding dust excluders.Unsigned and undated; c.1720. Overall length 7' 9', cross section 3' x 3', aperture 11/4'.
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Provenance: Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.
Collection Group: Orrery Collection

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