British photograph of 1874 transit from Rodrigues Island

British photograph of 1874 transit from Rodrigues Island

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A glass plate (numbered 5) from the British 1874 expedition to Rodrigues Island. The identification has been scratched on the body of the sun (in reverse here) and the plate also carries a paper label giving details of the photographic process.

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Object contributed by Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council

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