‘The Equatorial Telescope’ James Basire III
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‘The Equatorial Telescope’
Interior view of the equatorial tower at Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire, England, the residence of John Lee from 1827. The scene shows a cutaway of the room and observatory dome. A standing astronomer [John Lee] is shown adjusting the telescope.
Plate 12 from the book Aedes Hartwellianae, or notices of the manor and mansion of Hartwell, by W.H. Smyth (London, 1851). Inscribed above right: ‘Plate XII’ Inscribed below: ‘The Equatorial Telescope. J. Basire sc.’.
- Image reference: RS-20938
- The Royal Society
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