Photograph (silver print) showing the 3-foot Rosse

Made:
1880 in Republic of Ireland, Leinster and Birr

Photograph (silver print) showing the 3-foot Rosse Telescope with later equatorial mounting from the eastern side. Taken about 1880 by Lieutent-Colonel Harry J. Watson who was posted to nearby Newbridge.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1930-767
Materials:
card, complete and paper
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
William Porthouse