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This achromatic telescope is typical of the type used on board ship in the mid-19th century for general observations. It has a tapered leather-covered barrel and a single silvered-brass draw tube. The other silvered-brass fittings include a sliding eyepiece cover, an objective lens cap and an extending sunshade. The maker's name is inscribed on the draw tube as 'Mills Maker / 49 Southampton St. / Pentonville / London / Improved Navy'.
- Image reference: F4538-001
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London