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John Herschel 
View of the telescope at Slough 
1839 
  
Photogenic drawing 
Museum of the History of Science 
Inventory No: 32127, Herschel's Photographic Experiments 
  
 
LL/39610 
  
At the time that this was taken, Sir William Herschel's 40-foot telescope was already a famous astronomical symbol, although it was being demolished - hence the absence of the telescope's tube. 
 
 
  
 
  
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