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Greg Observatory, Williamson Park, Lancaster

Greg Observatory, Williamson Park, Lancaster
Greg Observatory, Williamson Park, Lancaster
Greg Observatory, Williamson Park, Lancaster
Greg Observatory, Williamson Park, Lancaster
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Mr James Dowbiggin taking the rainfall at the new gauge, Williamson Park, Lancaster
Lancaster
James Dowbiggin
Mr James Dowbiggin taking the rainfall with the new gauge at the Greg Observatory, Williamson Park, Lancaster
James Dowbiggin was appointed as the curator of the the Greg Observatory in Williamson Park in 1902 and retired in 1939.

The observatory was demolished around 1960, it's foundations can still be seen at the Park.
For more information see 'Lancaster's Lost Observatory' by Peter Wade in the Journal of British Astronomical Association 102(3) for 1992. Available online at the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System on the Harvard University website.
Photographic print
Sepia
7.10 x 9.31
c1940
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