Greenwich Royal Observatory antique print 1845

Greenwich Royal Observatory antique print 1845

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Greenwich Royal Observatory antique print published in 1845. The observatory was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II, with the foundation stone being laid on 10 August. The site was chosen by Sir Christopher Wren. At that time the king also created the position of Astronomer Royal. He appointed John Flamsteed as the first Astronomer Royal. The building was completed in the summer of 1676.

Antique print from: ‘Curiosities of Great Britain. England and Wales Delineated.’ Published c.1845 by Thomas Dugdale. Paper size approx. 8.75 x 5.25 inches. Engraved area approx. 4.5 × 3.5  inches. Print supplied mounted in conservation antique white mount-board. A ready to frame antique gift.

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