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John Flamsteed Gallery

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Choose from 15 pictures in our John Flamsteed collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Flamsteed House in Greenwich Park, London, late 17th century Featured Print

Flamsteed House in Greenwich Park, London, late 17th century

Flamsteed House in Greenwich Park, London, late 17th century. Flamsteed House was designed by Christopher Wren on the orders of Charles II as a royal observatory. At this time the problem of finding longitude at sea was unsolved and the observatory was built in the expectation that it would be possible to produce tables to enable mariners to plot their position. The first nation to solve the problem would have naval and mercantile advantage. John Flamsteed, after whom the building is named, was the first Astronomer Royal

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