Punch, 54 (1868), 220.
The Right Position
Astronomy, Instrument-makers, Scientific Practitioners, Representation, Exhibitions
Describes how the companion of a 'scientific friend' consoled him by explaining that the portrait of telescope inventor James Gregory had been placed high on a wall at the National Portrait Gallery because it was 'only proper to place him as near to the sky as possible'.
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