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Photograph - Erection of Great Melbourne Telescope, Framed, 1869 Image Reg. No: ST 025463

Summary:
Framed photograph of the erection of the Great Melbourne Telescope at Melbourne Observatory, in early 1869.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William James, 1963
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 398 mm (Height), 360 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: great melbourne telescope, telescopes
Themes this item is part of: Great Melbourne Telescope, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: telescopes
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1869

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