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LL/17483
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Stereoscopically illustrated book. Teneriffe - An Astronomer's Experiment, by C. Piazzi Smyth. Published by Lowell Reeve in 1858. The hard bound book has over 450 pages and is illustrated with 20 real photographic stereo views.
1858
Book cover
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 282)
 
LL/17483 [Further details available]

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LL/60976
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Stereoscopically illustrated book. Teneriffe - An Astronomer's Experiment, by C. Piazzi Smyth. Published by Lowell Reeve in 1858. The hard bound book has over 450 pages and is illustrated with 20 real photographic stereo views.
1858
Book cover
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/60976

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LL/78809
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Title page for C[harles] Piazzi Smyth, 1858, Teneriffe - An Astronomer's Experiment, (London: Lowell Reeve)
1858
Title page
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-2001-7-352-1
 
LL/78809 [Further details available]

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LL/34774
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Stereoscopic Book Illustrations - Mr. C. Piazzi Smith's forthcoming account
1857, 31 October
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34774 [Further details available]

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LL/85051
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Advert for Piazzi Smyth Teneriffe - An Astronomer's Experiment; or, Specialities of a Residfence above the Clouds
1859 (advert published)
Advert
 
Hathi Trust
Harvard University, HOLLIS, Botany Arboretum GEN (Tidd N48), HOLLIS No: 990072293700203941
 
LL/85051 [Further details available]

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LL/78791
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Peak of Teneriffe from Orotava, from the northern coast
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-C
 
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LL/78792
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Sheepshanks telescope first erected on Mount Guajara, the Peak of Teneriffe in the distance
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-E
 
LL/78792 [Further details available]

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LL/104237
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Sheepshanks telescope first erected on Mount Guajara, the Peak of Teneriffe in the distance
1856
Stereoview
 
Archive Farms
 
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LL/78793
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Culminating point of the Peak of Teneriffe, 12,198 feet high showing the interior of the terminal crater of the mountain
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-A
 
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LL/78794
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Cliff and floor of the Great Crater - eight miles in diameter, and 7000 feet above the sea - under Mount Guajara
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-F
 
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LL/78795
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Second mate of yacht observing radiation thermometers on Mount Guajara
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-G
 
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LL/17484
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Illustration from Teneriffe - An Astronomer's Experiment, by C. Piazzi Smyth.
1858
Stereo
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 282)
 
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LL/78796
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Volcanic "Blowing Cone" in Orotava, on the northern coast of Teneriffe
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-B
 
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LL/78797
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Dragon-Tree walk at a palazzo near Orotava
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-Q
 
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LL/78798
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Tent scene of Mount Guajara, 8903 feet high
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-D
 
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LL/104296
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Tent scene of Mount Guajara, 8903 feet high
1856
Stereoview
 
Archive Farms
 
LL/104296

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LL/78799
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Alta Vista Observatory, from the northern lava ridge
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-L
 
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LL/78800
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Young Dragon-Trees (Dracoena Draco) near Orotava
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-P
 
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LL/78801
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Cochineal Gatherers at Orotava
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-R
 
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LL/78802
Charles Piazzi Smyth
The "Great Dragon-Tree" at the villa de Orotava
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-S
 
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LL/78803
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Trunk of the Great Dragon-Tree
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-T
 
LL/78803 [Further details available]

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LL/78804
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Trachyte blocks on Guajara
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-H
 
LL/78804 [Further details available]

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LL/78805
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Masses of lava slag at Alta Vista
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-I
 
LL/78805 [Further details available]

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LL/78806
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Young Dragon-Trees and date palm in a cactus garden near Orotava
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-O
 
LL/78806 [Further details available]

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LL/78807
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Euphorbia Canariensis on the sea-coast of Orotava
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-N
 
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LL/78808
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Entrance to the ice cavern, in the malpays of the Peak of Teneriffe, at the height of 11,040 feet
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-M
 
LL/78808 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Advertising in publications - Marketing: Advertisements in publications
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Astronomy - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomerís Experiment (1857)
Astronomy - Introduction to astronomy
Astronomy - Introduction to telescopes
Astronomy - Rapid progress during the nineteenth century in astronomical photography
Marketing - Marketing: Advertisements in publications
Publications, books, manuals, journals and magazines - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
Scientific - Albumen prints: Scientific
Scientific - Stereoviews: Scientific
Scientific experiments - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomerís Experiment (1857)
Spain - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomerís Experiment (1857)
Stereoscopes - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomerís Experiment (1857)
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomerís Experiment (1857)
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to books illustrated with stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Scientific
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomerís Experiment (1857)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs


 
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