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Photograph - Observer's Ladder & Chair, circa 1880s Image Reg. No: MM 040177

Summary:
Observer's chair, for use in telescope observations. The location is unknown, but is not at Melbourne Observatory.

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:
Observers chair, for use in telescope observations
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, chairs, great melbourne telescope, ladders, observatories, telescopes
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: telescope components
Format: Photograph: Black & White

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Barry Clark Posted on 10 Feb 2011 8:50 PM
This doesn't appear to be in a Melb Obs dome.

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