GREAT MELBOURNE TELESCOPE. Albumen print (250 x 200 mm) mounted, printed caption pasted below and with details added in manuscript,  Melbourne, Australia, September 1, 1873, framed.
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GREAT MELBOURNE TELESCOPE. A view of the Moon at 9 days, from Melbourne, Australia, September 1, 1873,
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GREAT MELBOURNE TELESCOPE.
A view of the Moon at 9 days, from Melbourne, Australia, September 1, 1873, albumen print mounted, 9¾ x 7¾ inches (250 x 200 mm), printed caption pasted below and with details added in manuscript, framed.

The 48-inch Great Melbourne Telescope was built by Thomas Grubb in Dublin in 1868, and installed at the Melbourne Observatory in 1869.
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