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Artist unknown :[Plan showing the structure of an observatory tent. 1769 or early 1770s?]

Reference Number: B-091-008

The wooden supports for wall and roof of an observatory tent, with guy ropes. Probably a copy of the design for an observatory tent in Tahiti for the observaton of the Transit of Venus, during the first voyage of James Cook

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Tahiti, Venus (Planet) - Transit, Astronomy - Observations, Tents and Cook, James 1728-1779 - Voyages, 1st, 1768-1771.

Part of:
Artist unknown :[Plan showing the structure of an observatory tent. 1769 or early 1770s?], Reference Number B-091-008 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Ink & watercolour 229 x 356 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-004952)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Schaale van duym Rynlandse Mat. (Scale of 5.5 inches Rheinland measure)

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