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Natal-01Natal Observatory with director Neison (Nevill) in the black suit.
Acknowledgement to Patrick Moore, Miss M. Nevill, the Ronan Picture Library (U.K.) and the Local History Museum, Durban. Source: Moore; Gray [unpublished]

Natal-06rNatal Observatory circa 1890. Looking due north from St. Thomas Road.
Courtesy of the Local History Museum, Durban. Source: Gray [unpublished]

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Natal Observatory with 8 inch dome and 3 inch transit telescope as seen from the South West. The original appeared in the 1893 edition of the Natal Railway Guide with photo credit by Ingram.
Courtesy Don Africana Library, Durban. Source: Gray [unpublished]

Natal-08rNatal Observatory circa 1895. Taken from North East.
Courtesy of the Local History Museum, Durban. Source: Gray [unpublished]

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Photo appeared in “Illustrated Natal, volume 1, Issue 3, October 1903
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Courtesy of the Local History Museum, Durban. Source: Gray [unpublished]

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View of the Natal Observatory from the North East. Note the small veranda constructed around the Transit Room. Director Nevill in the foreground. The photo was published in the Natal Illustrated Railway Guide of 1903.
Courtesy Don Africana Library, Durban. Source: Gray [unpublished]

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The Magnetic “Pavillion” and rain gauges at the Natal Observatory. Photo appeared in “Illustrated Natal, volume 1, Issue 3, October 1903.

Courtesy of the Local History Museum, Durban. (Source: Gray [unpublished]