Photograph of the Kappa Crucis Cluster, named the 'Jewel Box', in the constellation of Crux. Photograph taken by Joseph Turner with the Great Melbourne Telescope on March 3 1883, with an exposure of 5 minutes.

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K Crucis cluster, a group of stars pictured near the centre of image, several smaller stars pictured in the surrounding area, background is black.

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SIlver gelatin photograph mounted on card, sheet of tissue paper attached at the top covers photograph.

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