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Negative - View of Melbourne Observatory, 1880s Image Reg. No: MM 059383

Summary:
View of Melbourne Observatory, taken from the tower of Government House. Photo taken after construction of Thermometer Shed in 1879 and prior to construction of Astrograph House in 1889. The main Observatory building is in the centre; the Great Melbourne Telescope on the right.
Description Of Content:
View of Melbourne Observatory, taken from the tower of Government House. Photo taken after construction of Thermometer Shed in 1879 and prior to construction of Astrograph House in 1889.
Discipline: Technology

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Themes this item is part of: Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Public Life & Institutions 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, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: observatories
Format: Negative - Copy: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1880s

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