Historical information

Believed to be Edward Henty's telescope which was used at the early settlement at Portland and used to observe movements of ships at sea. Believed to have come off the boat "The Thistle"


Found, stored in a thermos which was purchased in a box of sundries at a clearing sale at the Henty property.

Physical description

Brass telescope, made in 4 sections plus the eye piece. Eye piece has a slideable cover to protect the lens. Removeable lens.

Inscriptions & markings

None from manufacture however there are scratched markings inside the eyepiece but are no longer readable