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Photograph - Reflecting Telescope Erected by Andrew Ainslie Common, Astronomer, Ealing, England, circa 1880 Reg. No: MM 040017
- Reflecting telescope erected by British astronomer Andrew Ainslie Common in the 1870s at Ealing, near London, England. This appears to be his 18 inch reflector, built around 1876.
Photograph in a photograph album used at Melbourne Observatory, late 19th century. The photographs show the main Melbourne Observatory building, Great Melbourne Telescope, 8 inch transit telescope, recording equipment, observatories in other cities and countries, astronomers, astronomical photographs of sun and stars.
- Description Of Content:
- Reflector telescope in shed in a back yard. Corrugated iron fences. Vegetable garden.
|Tagged with:||astronomy, garden sheds, greenhouses, observatories, spades, telescopes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Ealing, England, Great Britain, circa 1880|
|User of Item Depicted:||Andrew Common, Ealing, England, Great Britain, 1876-1890|