Reflecting telescope erected by British astronomer Andrew Ainslie Common in the 1870s at Ealing, near London, England. This appears to be his 18 inch reflector, built around 1876.

Photograph in a photograph album used at Melbourne Observatory, late 19th century. The photographs show the main Melbourne Observatory building, Great Melbourne Telescope, 8 inch transit telescope, recording equipment, observatories in other cities and countries, astronomers, astronomical photographs of sun and stars.

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Reflector telescope in shed in a back yard. Corrugated iron fences. Vegetable garden.

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