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Lithograph - Eta Carinae Nebula, Plate 8, Observations of the Southern Nebulae made with the Great Melbourne Telescope 1869-1885, Joseph Turner, 1875 Image Reg. No: MM 96810

Summary:
Plate 8 from the Observations of the Southern Nebulae made with the Great Melbourne Telescope depicting eta Carinae Nebula by Joseph Turner (Artist). Lithograph, edition 1 of 240, 1875.
Description:
Black and white lithographic print on paper depicting a nebula against an opaque black background. The lithographic plate registration is set to the bottom right of the paper, and there are visible rubbing marks around the border of the printed area.
Description Of Content:
Plate 8 from the Observations of the Southern Nebulae made with the Great Melbourne Telescope, depicting eta Carinae Nebula by Joseph Turner (Artist). Lithograph, edition 1 of 240, 1875.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 380 mm (Height), 286 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: astronomy, telescopes, great melbourne telescope, nebula
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection, Great Melbourne Telescope, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: observational drawings
Original Caption: PLATE 8
Inscriptions: White text within the printed composition: "PLATE 8. / n / f / p / s.".
Format: Lithograph: Black & White
Artist: Mr Joseph Turner - Melbourne Observatory, Victoria, Australia, 1875
References: Joseph Turner's drawing book is at Australian Archives ACT.

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