Reference numberAP/25/17
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Description of an observatory constructed at Ardwick [England]' by John Jerse
CreatorJerse; John (fl 1841)
DescriptionJerse describes the construction of the observatory at Ardwick, which differs essentially from any others that he has seen, and 'answers the intended purpose perfectly'. Its moderate-sized telescope is 'mounted as an equitorial [sic] with right ascension'. The dome was erected by John Smeaton.

Annotations in pencil throughout. Marked on back as 'Archives 14 April 1842 S H C [Samuel Hunter Christie]'.

Subject: Civil engineering

Received 18 November 1841. Communicated by Samuel Hunter Christie.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8168Christie; Samuel Hunter (1784 - 1865); mathematician1784 - 1865
NA6321Smeaton; John (1724 - 1792)1724 - 1792
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