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LL/63244
Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893, artist)
Crabtree watching the Transit of Venus A.D. 1639
1879-1893
Mural
 
Manchester City Council
The Great Hall. Manchester Town Hall
 
LL/63244 [Further details available]

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LL/46459
Pierre Jules Cesar Janssen
Transit of Venus
1874
Glass negative, in wooden frame
25.5 x 25.5 cm
 
National Maritime Museum
Id number: AST1087
 
LL/46459 [Further details available]

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LL/46417
William de Wiveleslie Abney
Photographic plate of the transit of Venus, taken at Luxor, Egypt
1874
Photographic plate
 
National Maritime Museum
Repro ID F3812 © National Maritime Museum
 
LL/46417

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LL/45765
Charles Burton
Transit of Venus
1874
Photographic print
 
Armagh Observatory
 
LL/45765 [Further details available]

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LL/80927
Unidentified photographer
Astronomers (Transit of Venus Party), Washington, D.C.
1874
Albumen print
7 1/2 x 9 3/4 ins (19.05 x 24.77 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.340
 
LL/80927

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LL/77096
Unidentified photographer
Members of the German Transit of Venus Expedition to the Auckland Islands
[German Transit of Venus Expedition, Terror Cove, Auckland Islands, 1874-1875]
1874
Albumen print
15 x 11 cm (image) 27 x 22 cm (sheet)
 
State Library of Victoria
Accession no: H85.88/9
 
LL/77096 [Further details available]

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LL/64448
Unidentified photographer
Temporary observatory at Clyde, 1882. From left, unknown, Rev Mr Clinton, James Hector (in observatory. The telescope is a six-inch Cook telescope, on loan from Mr G.V. Shannon of Wellington).
1882
Albumen print
 
University of Otago, Hocken Collections
Hocken Collections: S08-223
 
LL/64448 [Further details available]

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LL/73595
Brazilian Astronomical Commission
Dom Pedro II Observatory, Saint Thomas Island, Danish Possession in the Antilles: North Face of the Three Pavillions of the Observatory
[Transit of Venus - album]
1882, 6 December
Albumen print
19 x 24.7 cm
 
National Library of Brazil, Iconography Division (Fundação Biblioteca Nacional. Divisão de Iconografia)
Thereza Christina Maria Collection, Objeto digital: icon1151103
 
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LL/73596
Brazilian Astronomical Commission
Dom Pedro II Observatory, Saint Thomas Island, Danish Possession in the Antilles: North Face of the Three Pavillions of the Observatory
[Transit of Venus - album]
1882, 6 December
Albumen print
19 x 24.7 cm
 
National Library of Brazil, Iconography Division (Fundação Biblioteca Nacional. Divisão de Iconografia)
Thereza Christina Maria Collection, Objeto digital: icon1151103
 
LL/73596 [Further details available]

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LL/73597
Brazilian Astronomical Commission
Dom Pedro II Observatory, Saint Thomas Island, Danish Possession in the Antilles: Interior View of the East Pavillion with the Equatorial Telescope of the Lieutenant Commander Calheiros da Graça
[Transit of Venus - album]
1882, 6 December
Albumen print
20.5 x 13.2 cm
 
National Library of Brazil, Iconography Division (Fundação Biblioteca Nacional. Divisão de Iconografia)
Thereza Christina Maria Collection, Objeto digital: icon1151108
 
LL/73597 [Further details available]

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LL/73598
Brazilian Astronomical Commission
Dom Pedro II Observatory, Saint Thomas Island, Danish Possession in the Antilles: Interior View of the East Pavillion with the Equatorial Telescope of the Lieutenant Commander Calheiros da Graça
[Transit of Venus - album]
1882, 6 December
Albumen print
20.5 x 13.2 cm
 
National Library of Brazil, Iconography Division (Fundação Biblioteca Nacional. Divisão de Iconografia)
Thereza Christina Maria Collection, Objeto digital: icon1151108
 
LL/73598 [Further details available]

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LL/34547
William de Wiveleslie Abney
The Recent Transit of Venus: Appendix I
1876
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34547 [Further details available]

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LL/6965
William H. Bell
William Bell's Department of State Introduction for the Transit of Venus Expedition
1882, 31 August
 
National Museum of Health and Medicine
National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington (OHA 111 - Bell Collection)
 
LL/6965

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LL/38051
Title page for "Instructions for Observing the Transit of Venus, December 6, 1882" (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1882)
1882
Title page
 
Google Books
 
LL/38051 [Further details available]

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LL/36972
Venus Transit
2004, 8 June
Digital image
 
NASA
NASA, NASA Solarsystem Collection, UID: SPD-SLRSY-2403, Image ID: 227347
 
LL/36972 [Further details available]

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LL/50881
Selín Alejandro González Palomino
Transit of Venus, taken in Toluca, Mexico
2012, 5 June
Colour image
 
Provided by the artist - Selín Alejandro González Palomino
Courtesy of the photographer - www.facebook.com/SelinAlejandro
 
LL/50881

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Abstraction of the real - Abstraction of the real
Abstraction of the real - Abstraction of the real: Round
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Events
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Art - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Astronomy - Contemporary astronomy
Astronomy - Introduction to astronomy
Astronomy - Introduction to telescopes
Astronomy - Rapid progress during the nineteenth century in astronomical photography
Astronomy - The Sun
Astronomy - Transit of Venus
Astronomy - William de Wiveleslie Abney: Transit of Venus (1874)
Brazil - Introduction to photography in Brazil
Camera obscura - A history of the camera obscura
Camera obscura - People using camera obsuras
Events - Albumen prints: Events
Expeditions and exploration - German Transit of Venus Expedition, Terror Cove, Auckland Islands (1874-1875)
Expeditions and exploration - Introduction to nineteenth century scientific expeditions
History of photography - A history of the camera obscura
Photographers - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Photography assimilated into popular culture - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Prehistory of photography - A history of the camera obscura
Scientific - Albumen prints: Scientific
Transit of Venus - Brazilian Astronomical Commission: Transit of Venus album (6 December 1882)
Transit of Venus - German Transit of Venus Expedition, Terror Cove, Auckland Islands (1874-1875)
Transit of Venus - Transit of Venus
Transit of Venus - William de Wiveleslie Abney: Transit of Venus (1874)

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