The Uppsala Observatory in the 1870's

The Observatory area from the northern tower of the Uppsala Cathedral. To the lower left is "excercitiegården", where students practiced sports as riding and fencing, and where later the University Hall was built, inaugurated in 1887.

Photos: Alfred Dahlgren
The Observatory from the roof of "Katedralskolan",
the senior high school, built in 1869. The meteorological observatory on the hill, to the left. The janitor's house is found further to the right.