Sunday 26 November 2023

4 inch Cooke telescope ordered for Tynemouth

On the 20th December 1858 Dr Matthews from Tynemouth ordered a telescope of 4 inch aperture from Thomas Cooke & Sons York,  plus a polished brass tube, a finder, four eyepieces, sun prism and dark glasses, two brass clamps for fixing to stand at a cost of £40. ( In 2023 that would be equal to £6,640)


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