Institution details

Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council

Swindon, United Kingdom

http://www.pparc.ac.uk

2 objects contributed:

British photograph of the 1874 transit taken in Melbourne

British photograph of the 1874 transit taken in Melbourne

This image has been preserved along with other British photographs of the 1874 transit. It is identified only by the faint "Melbourne" written onto the glass plate. The exact circumstances in which it...

British photograph of 1874 transit from Rodrigues Island

British photograph of 1874 transit from Rodrigues Island

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...