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Temporary observatory at Rivabellosa, 1860.

Temporary observatory at Rivabellosa, 1860.
2 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 14cm


The lens of the telescope is just visible above its shelter. Warren De La Rue (1815-1889) a pioneer in astronomical photography, appears twice as this view was montaged from two separate photographs. The camp was established to observe an eclipse.

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