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Material from the bequest of Norma Dorothy Free: Ephemera, telescope, paintings

Date: 1890
Dimensions:
Overall: 535 x 60 mm, 1459 g, 70 mm
Medium: Brass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Norma Dorothy Free Bequest
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Telescope
Object No: 00049106

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    Description
    A brass telescope believed to have belonged to a Burns Philp Captain from the late nineteenth or early twentieth century.
    SignificanceThis is an excellent example of a telescope used by the Burns Philp shipping line, and produced by the renowned London instrument makers Francis Barker & Sons.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: Material from the bequest of Norma Dorothy Free: Ephemera, telescope, paintings

    Assigned title: Telescope

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