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Blueprint of a Chronograph for Perth, Australia, by Sir Howard Grubb, Dublin, March 1, 1897

Inventory Number: 11906
Object Type:
Persons: Sir Howard Grubb (Maker)
Date Created: 1897
Place Created: Dublin Republic of Ireland Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Blueprint of a chronograph designed for the observatory at Perth, Western Australia, by Sir Howard Grubb. Large, horizontal format, folded many times. Presumably it was sent to the Radcliffe Observatory in connection with their order for a similar chronograph, the blueprint for which is 11904, dated October 8, 1897. [The state observatory at Perth was founded in 1896, and officially opened in 1900.]
Primary Inscriptions: Intrinsic title: 'Chronograph for Perth. W.A.'. Intrinsic name: 'Sir Howard Grubb. F.R.S. | Astronomical Instrument Maker | Dublin.' with added date '1·3·97' and a signature. Manuscript note on back re. two blueprints lent to Jervis-Smith, 1899.
Provenance: From the Radcliffe Observatory archive.
Collection Group: Radcliffe Observatory Archive
Material(s): Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
557 938 mm

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