Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland Countess Mary of Rosse
Product images of Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland
Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland
Monoscopic view from a stereo image used to produce Plate 24 figure 8 from the paper "On the construction of specula of six-feet aperture; and a selection from the observations of nebulae made with them", by William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, volume 151 (1861) pp.681-746. The great telescope seen from the north, showing the supporting structures and crane. This view has been pasted onto a supporting card with three other photographic figures from the same plate.
Original: albumen print. ca. 1857
- Image reference: RS-9085
- The Royal Society
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