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The Porter Garden Telescope


Pictures taken from original manual

This high class telescope is an instrument and a piece of art.

Aims to be placed in the finest artistic gardens. It combines an open Newton Telescope and a decorative Sun clock.

Entirely made of bronze it is intended to be exposed to all weather conditions.


This elegant garden telescope was created in the early 1920s by Russell Porter, designer of the Palomar Mountain Observatory 200 inch Hale Telescope. Only a few of these antique reflecting telescopes have survived.


Using the Telescope

As a decoration piece



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