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Model telescope

AST0020
Astronomical and navigational instruments

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Collection Astronomical and navigational instruments, Optical equipment
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AST0020
Description Model of Herschel's 40ft telescope, structure in unpainted wood. Telescope painted bottle green. In model, there are two small contemporary figures. Ground represents gravel and grass.
Date made 1974

Artist/Maker Allen, H. R.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials wood
Measurements Overall: 681 mm x 933 mm x 933 mm
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  • Model telescope (AST0020)
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