William A. Doberck, Danish astronomer

William A. Doberck, Danish astronomer

H404/0356 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.8MB

Downloadable file size: 3.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature B B C



Caption: William A. Doberck (1852-1941), Danish astronomer. Doberck became the first director of the Hong Kong Observatory from its foundation in 1883 until 1907. Before this he worked at the observatory at Markree Castle, County Sligo, Ireland. Here, the telescope he is using is the 13-inch Cauchoix objective, on an equatorial mount. The telescope pier is a pyramid of black marble blocks (see C014/5294).

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 13-inch telescope, 1800s, 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 40s, 50s, adult, astronomer, astronomy, black marble, black-and-white, caucasian, cauchoix objective, danish, dead, director, equipment, european, fifties, first, forties, historical, history, history of science, hong kong observatory, human, ireland, male, man, markree castle, markree observatory, monochrome, observation, observatory, observing, people, person, pier, portrait, portraits, pyramid, scientist, surname d, telescope, white, william a. doberck

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.