Royal Observatory Greenwich – postcard collection
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Estimated date
1890s
Publisher
Anonymous: attributed to Henry Richardson, Greenwich
Publisher's title
Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Series. No.11.
Nominal size
5.5 x 3.5 inches (real photograph)
Publisher/printer ref.
n/a
Website ref.
PC0011
Links
Henry Richardsonís: Royal Observatory, Greenwich Series
Other versions of the same image

Examination of the second hand suggests an exposure time of around five seconds. Rather than having a homogeneous appearance, the white of the dial appears textured suggesting that unlike the other cards in the series, this one was created from a photograph of an existing print. The same image was also published by the London View Co.
 

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