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Refractor telescope and tripod.

Telescope and tripod, 2" refractor, metal / glass / wood, made by W Ottway and Company Limited, Ealing, London, England, [1890-1920], used at Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, Australia, [1890-1920] A 2 inch refractor telescope with a removable eyepiece on a wooden tripod with a metal mount to hold the telescope. Observatory stock No. 296.

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telescope, optical, device, visual, vision, instrument, seeing, magnifying, tripod, stand, swivel, tripod, telescope, refractor, astronomy, wooden legs, telescope, refractor telescope

Headline: Henry Chamberlain Russell, Government Astronomer

Summary: This telescope may have been used by Henry Chamberlain Russell, Government Astronomer from 1870 to 1905.
Source: http://www.dictionaryofsydney.org/entry/sydney_observatory_building

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