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State Library of NSW
William Bligh's telescopeBetween 1770 & 1790
Signatures / Inscriptions: "Captn Wm Bligh / Royal Navy" -- engraved on inner brass cylinder
"Troughton / London" -- engraved on inner brass cylinder
General Note: Undated. Date approximated to between when Bligh first joined the navy and when he returned to London following the Bounty mutiny