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The Dollond Family – ‘Opticians to the Kings’

A volume of pamphlets titled, ‘Telescope I’ belonging to the SP Thompson collection was catalogued by the IET Archives in 2015. Even though this volume had been held in the archive collections for many decades, the cataloguing, due to the... Continue Reading →

The Great Melbourne Telescope

The IET Archives has an ongoing multi-year project to conserve a collection of pamphlets known as the S P Thompson pamphlets. These pamphlets, covering a multitude of scientific and engineering subjects, came to the Institution of Electrical Engineers along with... Continue Reading →

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