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Astronomical Drawings

Armagh Observatory

The astronomical drawings held at Armagh Observatory consist of pencil drawings of the planets by J.A. Hamilton in the 1790s, and the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge in 1799, and pen and ink sketches of lunar craters by Evelyn M. Whitehead in 1911 and some drawings from Lord Rosse's observatory in Birr, County Offaly. The drawings from Lord Rosse's observatory are original sketches by W. H. Rambaut. Th ...