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  • Description

    Greenwich, London.

    Various shots around the museum in the Greenwich Observatory. Flamsteed's 7 ft Equatorial Sextant of 1680 is seen and Sidney Parker checks its position. Final checks of the exhibits before the opening of the museum. Shots of other very early sextants, quadrants, telescopes, globes, dials, etc. Historic meteorological items. Various shots of portraits of significant astronomers through the ages. Several shots of the astronomers looking through telescopes on display. LS. Greenwich Naval College from Observatory. GV. Exteriors of Meridian House and Flamsteed House. Shots of the meridian line and people cleaning it and walking along it. More shots of domes, etc. Various shots of the Astronomer Royal Richard Van Der Riet Woolley walking up to open door to museum and declares it open. He starts to take a look around.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 17/07/1967.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    89623
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3196.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:05:00 / 01:37:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 4287 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 4287 A
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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