Two photographs showing the photographic breechpie

Made:
1927-1931 in Newcastle upon Tyne
photographer:
Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Company

Two photographs showing the photographic breechpiece and focusser for the 40-inch reflecting telescope and the photographic breechpiece for the 24/40-inch twin refracting telescope at the Stockholm Observatory, Sweden. Both instruments were made by Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons & Company at their optical works in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1931-916
Materials:
card, incomplete and paper
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Siemens Power Generation Limited