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Figure 6

Black and white photograph of the Education Collection at the South Kensington Museum including the Transit Circle

The model of the Transit Circle within the Education section of the South Kensington Museum. The model can be seen on the left: the two massive white piers and the telescope tube between them. One of the collimating telescopes is seen placed on a similarly white pier among the globes and in line with the telescope tube