Three coloured engravings on one sheet of the Great Melbourne Telescope at Melbourne Observatory. Originally published in The Australasian Sketcher, June-July 1874.
1. 'An Observer at Work': depicting an astronomer and assistant using the Great Melbourne Telescope.
2. 'The Speculum Polishing Machine': depicting the polishing machine for the Great Melbourne Telescope.
3. 'A Party of Amateur Astronomers': depicting a group of public visitors inspecting the Great Melbourne Telescope.
Made: Hazel & Ferguson, printers, circa 1884
Description of Content
Great Melbourne Telescope. Engravings from the Australasian Sketcher, 13 June 1874. Engraving titles: An observator at work; The speculum polishing machine; A party of amateur astronomers.
Small coloured print, mounted in a museum board frame.
Place & Date Depicted
Print - Engraving, Colourised
On front: The Great Melbourne telescope. An observer at work/The speculum polishing-machine/A Party of amateur astronomers.
Type of item
34.5 cm (Length), 46 cm (Height)