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The Albany Observatory Museum, Bathurst Street
6139 Grahamstown, Southafrica
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http://www.am.org.za/observatory

This Camera Obscura, today a rare Victorian amusement.

The city centre boasts a wealth of architecturally interesting historic buildings, having at least one example of domestic architecture from every decade since 1820, including a long unbroken Victorian façade in High Street near the Cathedral and a working Victorian camera obscura at the Observatory Museum, one of only two in the world.

It also has the distinction of having hosted a sitting of the Cape Parliament.

 

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Posted: 16 July, 2014

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