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Astronomy: a large refracting telescope, at Birr Castle, Ireland. Lithograph by W. Bevan after Miss Henrietta M. Crompton, with figures by H. C. Herries.

Lettering: The great telescope, (of 52 feet focus, 6 feet clear opening of speculum) erected at Birr Castle in Ireland, by the Earl of Rosse, president of the Royal Society.