Reference numberMM/11/83
TitleReports of an eclipse of the Sun on 18 August 1868, from the masters of three ships of the P & O Company
DescriptionReports by Captain Charles G Perrins of SS 'Carnatic'; Captain Somerville Murray of SS 'Ellora' and Captain Henry Welchman King of SS 'Bengal'.

With excellent illustrations of the eclipse by Captain King.

The reports are all copies.
Extent9 sides
Access statusOpen
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