Album, Meeanee Observatory, Napier

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The photograph album of the Meeanee Observatory, Napier depicting astronomical photographs.

On the front cover is an interior shot of the observatory. The observatory was opened in July 1907. Charles M Hector is stamped on the back of the front cover and under it is typed: The photographs of the sun and the moon were taken with a Cook 9 inch photo-visual objective and a Watson enlarging lens. Those of the stars and comet were taken with a 3 and a half inch Dallmeyer portrait lens.
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Photographs glued to paper; printed on paper with black ink.
Height x Width: 300 x 230mm
Chas M Hector, Stamp
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m2008/62, 52423

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