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  • Short Summary

    The dome of a large telescope is being built by Charles Parsons and Co.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Shots of the large lifting machinery in a giant telescope being built by Charles Parsons factory in Newcastle-on-Tyne.

    Various shots in the factory as the telescope mechanisms are being built. Various shots of measuring devices on the telescope. Shots of the iris of the telescope opening. Shots of one of the lenses being ground for the telescope. More parts of the massive machinery are put together.

    Exterior shots of parts of the observatory being built. (some of these shots are scratched),

    More shots in the factory as the telescope takes shape.

    (Many of the shots are separated by spacing)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    546.16
    Media URN:
    58419
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:19:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:39:00 / 02:00:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 83 A

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