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Photograph - Reflector Telescope, Unidentified Location Beside a Private Residence, Bendigo (?), Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 040182

Unidentified reflector telescope, in telescope house, adjacent to a private residence.

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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Unidentified reflector telescope, in telescope house, adjacent to a private residence. Man sitting on bench in front of the telescope dome.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, benches, courtyards, observatories, smoking, telescopes, urns
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: telescopes
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Bendigo (?), Victoria, Australia, circa 1900


Craig Kendal Posted on 06 Feb 2014 11:32 AM
I believe this observatory still exists in a property in Condon St Kennington. If anybody has any further information, please contact me at the Discovery Science and Technology Centre, Bendigo.

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