Item Description: "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command"
Report "To His Excellency Sir George Ferguson Bowen, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of Victoria, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c., &c., &c."
Board: Henry Amsinck (commander), J. E. Bromby, M. H. Irving, James Moore, G. V. Smith, J. W. Stephen and G. F. Verdon
Permanent Observatory staff: R. Ellery (director/govt. astronomer), E. White (chief asst.), C. Moerlin, Mr. [J.] Turner, Mr.[J. E.] Gilbert, an unnamed messenger and an unnamed workman principally engaged in connection with the great telescope
Temporary Observatory staff: an unnamed clerical assistant and mechanic
The probationer, Mr Hay, who was being trained for Observatory work, resigned his position in November 1875
Physical Description: 11p. ; 33cm.