The Great Melbourne Telescope Anonymous
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The Great Melbourne Telescope
The 48-inch reflecting telescope, designed by Thomas Grubb, seen erected at Grubb's works at Rathmines in Dublin, Ireland. A workman takes up the observer's position, sitting in a temporary chair observer. The telescope was tested at the Grubb works before being sent to the Melbourne Observatory, Australia, to become operational in 1869. Inscribed verso in pencil: "? Melbourne telescope"
Original: albumen print. 1867
- Image reference: RS-9290
- The Royal Society
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