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Sir William Herschel's 7-ft. Reflecting Telescope
POSTCARDS
postcard
Science Museum
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
1930s
card
overall: 139 mm x 90 mm

Postcard, one of a series published by a museum, depicting famous microscopes and telescopes. Small portrait format printed in black and white with gloss finish and white border. Features a reproduction of a photograph of a telescope of the type used by Sir William Herschel to discover Uranus in 1781.


2017.493

Transferred from the former Museum and Library of Optometry, Aston University / Gift of the family of the late Anthony G. Sabell FCOptom, 2016



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