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Reference numberMS/698
LevelSubFonds
TitlePhotographs by Charles Piazzi Smyth of 'Cloud Forms that have been at Clova, Ripon'
Date1892-1895
DescriptionThree volumes of photographs. Printed title page in first volume; 'Cloud -Forms that have been; to the glory of God their Creator, and the wonderment of learned men. Recorded by Instant Photographs, taken at Clova, Ripon, in 1892, 1893 and 1894' Prefaced by an introduction and compendious name, number and date list; but followed up, after the photographs, by a special, and continuous, day to day, meteorological journal, in manuscript. Concluded in the last volume by some discussion on a few of the results hoped to have been obtained.
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 volumes
ArrangementChronologically by date
Finding aidsCondensed enumeration and index in front of each volume of photographs within that volume
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyTook part in expedition to the peak of Tenerife in 1856-7; Taken by Charles Piazzi Smyth, at Clova, Ripon, North Yorkshire, where he had retired from his post of Astronomer Royal of Scotland.
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3757Smyth; Charles Piazzi (1819 - 1900)1819 - 1900
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