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Telescope

Expedition: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance)
Materials: metal, glass
Dimensions: ? (Dimensions)
Date: 1914-1916
Ref no: Y: 2010/75l

A lacquered, metal 4 x 30 inverting telescope that accompanies the sextant made by Heath & Co. Ltd. The sextant was used for navigation by Captain Frank Worsley on the James Caird during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance), and was rescued from the lifeboat by Huberht Hudson, the expedition's navigator.

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