The Birr Castle Demesne, August, 2006

Sherwood Harrington
August, 2006

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Part of the archives room. This photographer was perusing correspondence from J. L. E. Dreyer to the 4th Earl of Rosse. Other noted astronomers whose letters to the 3rd and 4th Earls are included in the boxes seen here include William and John Herschel and E. S. Holden (the latter being the first Director of California's Lick Observatory) among many, many others.

Birr Castle archives room