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Achromatic Telescope, by Dollond, London, 1774

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Inventory Number: 53524
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1933-22
Brief Description: An English achromatic telescope by Dollond dated 1774.
The instrument was made to the order of Thomas Hornsby, the first Radcliffe observer, and was part of the original equipment of the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford.
Provenance: Presented by the Radcliffe Trustees in 1933. From the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford.
Collection Group: Radcliffe Observatory Collection
Material(s): Wood
Cast iron
Lead
copper alloy
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
3110 1300 1400 mm

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