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Mounted Print - The Great Melbourne Telescope, 1868 Image Reg. No: SH 950104

Summary:
Coloured engraving of the Great Melbourne Telescope, from The Illustrated London News, 14 November 1868.

The image is based on a photograph of the telescope temporarily erected in Thomas Grubb's workshop yard in Dublin in 1868. The engraving has tranposed the telescope to an imagined rural landscape.
Description:
Coloured print mounted on buff card.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Museum of Victoria, 1995
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.40 cm (Height), 0.40 cm (Width), 30.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: telescopes, museum history
Themes this item is part of: Great Melbourne Telescope, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Popular
Tertiary Classification: illustrations
Inscriptions: Printed text: THE GREAT EQUATORIAL TELESCOPE FOR MELBOURNE
Format: Print - Engraving: Colourised
Maker: Thomas Grubb, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, 1868

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