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Telescope Collection

Background imageTelescope Collection: Looking Over New York City

Looking Over New York City
A group of people on the outdoor viewing platform of the Empire State building looking out over New York circa 1940. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)

Background imageTelescope Collection: Spectrograph telescope engraving 1895

Spectrograph telescope engraving 1895
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

Background imageTelescope Collection: Equatorial mount, wood engraving, published in 1874

Equatorial mount, wood engraving, published in 1874
Equatorial mount, a measuring instrument of the late 19th century for the precise determination of the location of stars. Woodcut engraving, published in 1874

Background imageTelescope Collection: Victorian boy laughing as he looks through a kaleidescope

Victorian boy laughing as he looks through a kaleidescope
A young 19th century boy is laughing with delight as he peers through a kaleidoscope with his right eye, whilst covering up his left eye

Background imageTelescope Collection: La Fontaines Fables - An Animal in the Moon

La Fontaines Fables - An Animal in the Moon
Vintage engraving from La Fontaines Fables, Illustraed by Gustave Dore. An Animal in the Moon. People looking at the moon through a telescope

Background imageTelescope Collection: Beach Telescope

Beach Telescope
circa 1930: Holidaymakers looking through the huge telescope which has been installed on the beach of the Sea Spray Club at Palm Beach, Florida, for the benefit of star gazers

Background imageTelescope Collection: Mount Low Viewpoint

Mount Low Viewpoint
circa 1927: Visitors at a view point on Mount Low, in the Sierra Madre mountains, Pasadena, California using a telescope to see the panorama. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageTelescope Collection: A Nice Day

A Nice Day
24th June 1963: British author and dramatist William Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965) in Nice. (Photo by Stan Meagher/Express/Getty Images)

Background imageTelescope Collection: School Astronomer

School Astronomer
June 1927: A small telescope at Stonyhurst College which is being used to observe the eclipse. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageTelescope Collection: Illustration of explorer Ferdinand Magellan looking through telescope to steer galleon in right

Illustration of explorer Ferdinand Magellan looking through telescope to steer galleon in right direction using position of stars in night sky

Background imageTelescope Collection: Hydro-Track

Hydro-Track
An early French, hydraulically-powered railway. (Photo by Henry Guttmann/Getty Images)

Background imageTelescope Collection: Christopher Columbus Planning His Exploration Engraving, Circa 1892

Christopher Columbus Planning His Exploration Engraving, Circa 1892
Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Christopher Columbus Planning His Exploration Engraving, Circa 1892

Background imageTelescope Collection: Adventure, Adult, Animal Behaviour, Animal Themes, Blonde Hair, Casual, Coastline

Adventure, Adult, Animal Behaviour, Animal Themes, Blonde Hair, Casual, Coastline, Cold, Day, Enjoyment, Female Likeness, Four Animals, Full Length, High Angle View, Illustration and Painting

Background imageTelescope Collection: Fishing rod, telescope

Fishing rod, telescope
Illustration of a Fishing rod, telescope

Background imageTelescope Collection: Telescope astronomy engraving 1895

Telescope astronomy engraving 1895
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

Background imageTelescope Collection: Strasbourg Observatory engraving 1895

Strasbourg Observatory engraving 1895
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

Background imageTelescope Collection: Postdam Observatory engraving 1895

Postdam Observatory engraving 1895
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

Background imageTelescope Collection: Reflecting telescope showing path of light down the tube, reflecting on the primary mirror to

Reflecting telescope showing path of light down the tube, reflecting on the primary mirror to the secondary mirror and eyepiece, digital illustration

Background imageTelescope Collection: Early astronomer peering through telescope

Early astronomer peering through telescope

Background imageTelescope Collection: Illustration of red day telescope on tripod

Illustration of red day telescope on tripod

Background imageTelescope Collection: Illustration of satellite used for detecting interstellar ultraviolet rays

Illustration of satellite used for detecting interstellar ultraviolet rays

Background imageTelescope Collection: Illustration of using a telescope to project an image of the sun onto card to protect eyes

Illustration of using a telescope to project an image of the sun onto card to protect eyes, telescope has a cardboard shade collar

Background imageTelescope Collection: llustration of refracting telescope

llustration of refracting telescope

Background imageTelescope Collection: Jodrell Telescope

Jodrell Telescope
18th April 1957: Almost completed, the radio telescope at Jodrell Bank, Cheshire. The responsibility of Manchester University and partly funded by the Nuffield Foundation

Background imageTelescope Collection: Break Up

Break Up
circa 1910: Smashing up Zeiss telescopes. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageTelescope Collection: Full Moon and telescope on Mt. Brocken, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, Europa

Full Moon and telescope on Mt. Brocken, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, Europa

Background imageTelescope Collection: View over the port of Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy, Europe

View over the port of Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy, Europe

Background imageTelescope Collection: Pirate figure on Cerro Santa Ana looking on Malecon Simon Bolivar with a telescope, Guayaquil

Pirate figure on Cerro Santa Ana looking on Malecon Simon Bolivar with a telescope, Guayaquil, Guayas Province, Ecuador

Background imageTelescope Collection: Watching Pegoud

Watching Pegoud
Spectators watching Adolphe Pegoud flying a strengthened Bleriot plane upside-down at Brooklands near London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageTelescope Collection: Transit Circle

Transit Circle
circa 1885: Observing the sun with the transit circle at Greenwich Observatory. Original Publication: The Graphic 1885 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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