Royal Observatory Greenwich – postcard collection
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Estimated date
1891
Publisher
Anonymous: attributed to Perkins, Son & Venimore (PS&V) / Perkins & Son (P&S)
Publisher's title
Greenwich Observatory.
Nominal size
5.5 x 3.5 inches
Publisher/printer ref.
n/a
Website ref.
PC0111
Links
Cards based on photographs taken on the same day

Unusually for Perkins, the card was published in halftone. The photograph on which it was based was entered in the Register of Proprietors of Copyright in Paintings, Drawings, and Photographs at Stationersí Hall on 25 July 1891. William Wood Perkins is recorded as both the author of the work and the proprietor of copyright (National Archives: COPY1/405/125). It was also issued as a photographic postcard with no publisher's name and with the handwritten title 'Observatory, Greenwich Park' in the bottom left-hand corner
 

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