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2005/124/1-33 Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, 'Trifid Nebulae', mounted, card / paper, photographed by James Short, at unknown location, possibly 1908. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of Trifid Nebulae

Possibly photographed
  • 1908
Black and white photograph of stars with reseau grid, mounted on stiff cardboard with scalloped and gold painted edges. Caption on verso reads 'Trifid Nebulae / Plate exposed 5 3/4 hours / by J.W.S'

Summary

Object No.

2005/124/1-33

Object Statement

Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, 'Trifid Nebulae', mounted, card / paper, photographed by James Short, at unknown location, possibly 1908

Physical Description

Black and white photograph of stars with reseau grid, mounted on stiff cardboard with scalloped and gold painted edges. Caption on verso reads 'Trifid Nebulae / Plate exposed 5 3/4 hours / by J.W.S'

Marks

Handwritten on reverse, 'Trifid Nebulae / Plate exposed 5 3/4 hours / by J.W.S'

Dimensions

Height

89 mm

Width

127 mm

Production

Possibly photographed

  • 1908

History

Notes

The photograph was taken by or owned by James Short, who was in charge of the astrographic telescope at Sydney Observatory's Red Hill Branch from July 1890 until his retirement in 1930.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of Trifid Nebulae 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 October 2021, <https://ma.as/373045>

Wikipedia

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