Reference numberNLB/11/34
Alternative reference numberNLB/11 p16
TitleCopy list of exhibits, photographic exhibition, Imperial [Institute]
Date[April 1895]
DescriptionA list of nine photographic exhibits: the normal solar spectrum by Mr George Higgs FRAS; a series of star and nebulae photographs 1886-1894 by Dr Isaac Roberts FRS, the sun's surface as observed by James Nasmyth, 1864; two large photographic negatives of the sun taken at the observatory near Meudon, 1878 presented to the Royal Society by Janssen, Foreign Member, Royal Society; enlarged photograph of the moon by Warren de la Rue FRS presented to the Royal Society 1864; stars about Argus and star clusters in Argus by Dr Gill FRS, Cape Observatory; Commandant Defforges' pendulum apparatus as mounted in the safe room, Royal Observatory Greenwich 1888; enlarged photographs of the astronomical instruments and views of the grounds of the cape of Good Hope Observatory; four photographic negatives of the total solar eclipse from Grenada, 1886.
Access statusOpen
Related materialsee NLB/11/30
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7133Roberts; Isaac (1829 - 1904)1829 - 1904
NA3837Rue; Warren de la (1815 - 1889)1815 - 1889
NA6654Gill; Sir; David (1843 - 1914); astronomer1843 - 1914
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