Mounted Print - The Great Melbourne Telescope, 1868 Reg. No: SH 950104
- 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.
- Coloured print mounted on buff card.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected from Museum of Victoria, 1995
|Dimensions:||35.40 cm (Height), 0.40 cm (Width), 30.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||telescopes, museum history|
|Themes this item is part of:||Great Melbourne Telescope, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Printed text: THE GREAT EQUATORIAL TELESCOPE FOR MELBOURNE|
|Format:||Print - Engraving: Colourised|
|Maker:||Thomas Grubb, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, 1868|