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CT at Telescope.jpg
An image of Todd viewing through an Equatorial or Universal Telescope at the West Terrace Observatory (????)

CT at weather station.jpg
Todd standing at a Stevenson Screen (???) temperature recording station at the West Terrace Observatory (????)

Todd and Adelaide's telephones (journal ref).doc
Reference to a monograph

C18830226C Scruffy(s).jpg
Angry synoptic chart showing disagreement

F18900801C First rainfall(s).jpg
The first recorded rainfall map of the Colony of South Australia

H18840310S2 - Forecasting zones.jpg
The first recorded in-house forecast was done on the 10th of March, 1884. It used this map of forecasting zones, which was used for about 120 years by the Commonwealth Weather Bureau.

26,000 images which are a complete record of all the pages in the weather folios created by the office of Sir Charles Todd’s office, Meteorological Observer for the Colony of South Australia. The folios contain daily Australian synoptic charts,…

Review Summer weather 1890-91.pdf
Sample of seasonal weather report produced by Charles Todd, Government Astronomer

B18810429T1 1st continental map.jpg
The first recorded synoptic chart covering the whole of Australia was roughly drawn in pencil by Todd or his staff in April 1891 using the data that was telegraphed to Adelaide from approximately 30 weather observation stations.

clockpics 002.jpg
An image of the carriage clock to commemorate Todd's his 75th birthday, presented by "his colleagues of the conference of electrical engineers of the Commonwealth Adelaide 7(?) July 1901". The carriage clock appears to be hand made. Donated by…
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