The Italian astronomers' bungalow at Muddapur, India, 1874

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 The Italian astronomers' bungalow at Muddapur, India, 1874

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The Italian expedition to India in 1874 set up camp with a number of tents for the observing instruments. The astronomers themselves lived in this "bungalow". Image from Pietro Tacchini, Il passagio di Venere sul Sole...osservato a Muddapur nel Bengala (Palermo, 1875).

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