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890179
  • Title
    Telescope, thought to have belonged to Leichhardt, 1842
  • Creator
  • Call number
    R 543
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1842
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    890179
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 telescope - 3 cm diameter, 21.8 cm length when closed - brass
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    The telescope belonged to James Bligh Hastings, who presented the Library with another telescope (R 296), also thought to have been Leichhardt's
  • Source
    Presented by Mr. and Mrs. M.H. Robertson, December, 1971
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Description source

    Information transferred from pictures card catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010
  • General note

    Exhibited at American Bicentenary Celebrations Exhibition, December 1975 - March 1978
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1059164
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    On the telescope's barrel is faintly scratched 'L L[-?] hardt 1842'
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