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View from Greenwich Observatory to the North-West.
|View from Greenwich Observatory to the North-West.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: PY3257|
|Description: The prospect of Greenwich Park from the Royal Observatory Greenwich, c.1793. The Observatory was created in 1675 by Charles II. Its main function was to develop a way for seamen to know their longitude (their position east-west) while at sea.|
|Creator: Edward Dayes (1763-1804)|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|