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Day or night telescope - inscription
This achromatic navigational telescope has a leather-covered barrel and a single brass draw tube. The other fittings are also brass and include an objective lens cap, a pivoted eyepiece cover and a sliding sunshade. The maker's name is inscribed on the draw tube - 'Dollond London' - as are the words 'Day or Night', indicating that the telescope was designed for use in all light conditions.
- Image reference: F4545-002
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London