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Stereograph - Erection of the Great Melbourne Telescope at Melbourne Observatory, 1869 Image Reg. No: MM 068162

Stereograph of the Great Melbourne Telescope being erected at the Melbourne Observatory, 1869.
Sepia stereograph [unmounted]
Description Of Content:
The Great Melbourne Telescope being erected at the Melbourne Observatory, 1869. Five men are at work constructing the building to house the telescope, the base of which has been installed. In the foreground there are building materials and equipment, including blocks of masonry and a Derrick crane.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, observatories, telescopes
Themes this item is part of: Great Melbourne Telescope, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, 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, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872, Melbourne Observatory Collection
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: telescopes
Format: Stereograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1869

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