Photograph of the Absolute House at Melbourne Observatory, circa 1935. Built in 1861 the Absolute House measured geomagnetic elements along with the Differential House.

Photograph taken by Rolf Baldwin, son of the third Victorian Government Astronomer, Joseph Baldwin.

Description of Content

Possibly the 'absolute house' in the background trees covering most of the house, grass in foreground, South Yarra, Victoria

Physical Description

Monochrome silver gelatin print.

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