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Photograph - Main Building, Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, circa 1890s Image Reg. No: MM 039845

Summary:
Main observatory building, Melbourne Observatory. Photo taken between 1883 (after completion of East Transit Room, on far right) and 1902 (before construction of Astrophotographic Room).

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.
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Main observatory building, Melbourne Observatory. Photo taken between 1883 (after completion of East Transit Room, on far right) and 1902 (before construction of Astrophotographic Room).
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, driveways, flag poles, gardens, great melbourne telescope, observatories, telescopes
Themes this item is part of: Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, 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, 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: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1883-1902

Photo taken between 1883 (after completion of East Transit Room, on far right) and 1902 (before construction of Astrophotographic Room).

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