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Astronomical model, lantern slide, annual and diurnal motion of the Earth, wood / glass / metal, made by Dollond, London, England, 1758-1856, used at Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, Australia, 1858-1900. An astronomical model consisting of a rectangular wooden frame with a circular painted glass panel in the centre that demonstrates the annual and diurnal motion of the Earth. The glass panel is contained within a brass frame with teeth around its edge, allowing it to be turned by a gear handle at one end of the wooden frame. Light shines through the glass plate and illuminates the model.

Astronomical model, lantern slide, annual and diurnal motion of the Earth, wood / glass / metal, made by Dollond, London, England, 1758-1856, used at Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, Australia, 1858-1900. An astronomical model consisting of a rectangular wooden frame with a circular painted glass panel in the centre that demonstrates the annual and diurnal motion of the Earth. The glass panel is contained within a brass frame with teeth around its edge, allowing it to be turned by a gear handle at one end of the wooden frame. Light shines through the glass plate and illuminates the model.

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Astronomy, astronomical model, lantern slide, earth motion, wooden frame, annual motion, diurnal motion, yearly cycle, daily cycle, gear, glass panel, brass frame, turning handle, observatory, wood, astronomy, label, paper, handle, wooden, handle, flat, simple

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