Hartwell House and Observatory James Basire III
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Hartwell House and Observatory
Landscape showing Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire, England, the home of John Lee, viewed from the south. The extension, containing the transit room and astronomical observatory is visible to the right of the building. The entrance pathway shows two gentlemen in conversation, separating an armillary sphere on a plinth and a sundial.
Figure 1, plate 4, from the book Aedes Hartwellianae, or notices of the manor and mansion of Hartwell, by W.H. Smyth (London, 1851). Inscribed above right: ‘Plate IV. Inscribed below: ‘Hartwell House & Observatory. (from the South.) (Morning.). J. Basire, Sc.’
- Image reference: RS-20934
- The Royal Society
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