Reference numberMS/928/2/62
TitleMap of the total eclipse of the sun as seen in England, by the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain
DescriptionMap of the track of the eclipse shadow of 29 June 1927. At the time, this was the first total eclipse of the sun to have been seen in England for 203 years. Produced by the Ordnance Survey, in association with the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee of the Royal Society and the Royal Astronomical Society. Scale: 10 miles to 1 inch. Owned by Charles Vernon Boys.
Extent1 item
Physical descriptionOn paper, linen backed.
Access statusOpen
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