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Reference numberPT/62/8/60
Previous numbersPT/62/8/11
LevelItem
TitlePhotograph, Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland by [Mary Parsons, Countess of Rosse?]
Date[1861]
DescriptionStereoscopic pair of photographs.The great telescope seen from the north at a slight angle to the view selected for figure 8 of plate 24. The telescope is held low, with foreground detail of the crane winding mechanism on a platform behind the instrument. Not published in Philosophical Transactions. Stereoscopic pair of photographs.

Subject: Scientific Instruments / Astronomy

Received by the Royal Society on 5 June 1861. Read 20 June 1861.
Extent1p
FormatPhotograph
Physical descriptionAlbumen print, mounted on card
Dimensions163x216mm [image]; 188x277mm [mount]
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1860.0078
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1861.0029
Related records in the cataloguePT/62/8
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-9086
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
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