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Negative - Stevenson Thermometer Screen, Melbourne Observatory, circa 1879 Image Reg. No: MM 059419

Summary:
Stevenson thermometer screen erected at Melbourne Observatory. Chain standard, erected in 1876, and tower of Government House visible in background. This photograph was possibly taken in 1879, when a new thermometer shed was erected.
Description Of Content:
STEVENSON SCREEN ASTRONOMY INSTRUMENTS AND OBSERVATORIES GOVERNMENT HOUSE TOWER
Discipline: Technology

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Themes this item is part of: Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Meteorology
Tertiary Classification: meteorological equipment
Format: Negative - Copy: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1879

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