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title:

Telescope built by Tom Borlik

image number:

P0052610

description:

According to Tom Borlik this image was "...taken with a Kodak Hawkeye camera...the first telescope that I built as a Sophomore in high school so it's date was July 1958...South Bend, Indiana...I later sold it to a doctor in Iowa and used that money to build a bigger telescope..."

Also according to Mr. Borlik, the bigger telescope he built was an 8" telescope which he: "...later sold to Indiana University, School of Education for use at its University High School."

date taken:

1958 July

film code:

None

photographer studio:

Borlik, Thomas

topic:

Telescopes

topic:

Scientific equipment

topic:

Astronomical instruments

topic:

Astronomy

city:

South Bend

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups