|Title||Photographs, Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland, by [Mary Parsons, Countess of Rosse?] and unkown artist[s]|
|Description||Reduced versions of images and cut stereoscopic views of the telescope arranged on a backing board for the engraver. The images are numbered and overwritten with key letters in ink. The paper contained larger versions of most of these images, however figures 10-11 [universal joint bearing the main tube] are only present on this collected sheet. Engraved versions of these photographs were published in William Parsons' paper as figures 1-11 from plate 24.|
Subject: Scientific Instruments / Astronomy
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the construction of specula of six-feet aperture; and a selection from the observations of nebulæ made with them'.
Received by the Royal Society on 5 June 1861. Read 20 June 1861.
|Physical description||Albumen prints, ink on paper, mounted on card and a backing board|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1861.0029|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/62/8|
|URL description||Digital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8084||Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse||1800 - 1867|