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Portable reflector telescope - Ivory key

AST0941.2

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ExhibitionsShips, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID AST0941.2
Description Ivory key for the portable Gregorian (reflector) telescope.
Date made 1738-68

Place made London, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials ivory (CITES); metal
Measurements Overall: 9 mm x 82 mm x 37 mm
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