Punch,  3 (1842), 69.

Astronomical Observations



News-Commentary, Drollery


Observatories, Museums, Natural History, Light, Instruments

    Reports on new museums of natural history constructed near the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Reports observations of trivial subjects, including 'four different cockchafers under four different microscopes', Windsor Castle through the telescope, multiple images of a tree through 'one of the cut drops of a glass chandelier', and a moonlit scene through a piece of 'green bottle'.

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