Contemporary account from 1833


Date: 1833
Author: Anonymous
Title: Greenwich Observatory
About: Published in The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, (London, Charles Knight), Issue No.  87, 10 Aug 1833, pp.308–309; this brief historical account is included here not for the text, but for its contemporary illustration of Flamsteed House from the north. It shows a good view of the lantern above Pond's 25-foot Great Zenith Tube.
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