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Photographic plate

Astronomical and navigational instruments

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Collection Astronomical and navigational instruments
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AST1101
Description Positive copper plate of Royal Observatory, Greenwich, seen from the east. Shows the Shepherd Gate Clock and Porters Lodge with Flamsteed House in the background. Border of plate discoloured and marked.
Date made circa 1890

Artist/Maker Lacey
Place made Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: copper
Measurements Overall: 1 mm x 128 mm x 97 mm
  • Photographic plate (AST1101)
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