Roscoe Stephens' telescope, Kennebunk, ca. 1942

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Roscoe Stephens' telescope, Kennebunk, ca. 1942

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

Description

Roscoe Stephens of Kennebunk built his own telescope, starting work on the project when he was 70 years old. He became interested in astronomy when he was a child.

The telescope had a 12 1/2 inch mirror. Stephens also built a structure to house the telescope.

View/Add Comments


About This Item

  • Title: Roscoe Stephens' telescope, Kennebunk, ca. 1942
  • Creation Date: circa 1942
  • Subject Date: circa 1942
  • Location: Kennebunk, York County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Local Code: Coll. S-6389, Misc. Box 193/9
  • Collection: Roscoe G. Stephens telescope collection
  • Object Type: Image

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings

People


For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
Website

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. No Permission is required to use the low-resolution watermarked image for educational use, or as allowed by the applicable copyright. For all other uses, permission is required.

How to cite content on this site


Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.