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LL/39610
John Herschel
View of the telescope at Slough
1839
Photogenic drawing
 
Museum of the History of Science
Inventory No: 32127, Herschel's Photographic Experiments
 
LL/39610 [Further details available]

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LL/82025
John Herschel
The Forty-Foot Telescope at Slough
1839, 9 September (taken) 1890 (print)
Photographic print
 
Dominic Winter Book Auctions
Photography: The First 150 Years, 9 March 2018, Lot: 201
 
LL/82025 [Further details available]

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LL/82024
John Herschel
The Forty-Foot Telescope at Slough
1839, 9 September (taken) 1890 (print)
Photographic print
 
Dominic Winter Book Auctions
Photography: The First 150 Years, 9 March 2018, Lot: 201
 
LL/82024 [Further details available]

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LL/39611
Charles Piazzi Smyth
View of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope
1842
Calotype
 
Museum of the History of Science
 
LL/39611 [Further details available]

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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)
 
LL/17484 [Further details available]

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LL/61601
Great Britain. North American Boundary Commission (creator)
Zenith telescope and observatory tent, Yahk River station. Captain Darrah and assistant (i.e. Capt. Haig.)
[Northwest Boundary Survey / British North American Boundary Commission]
1861
Albumen print
26 x 35 cm (mount)
 
Bancroft Library, University of California Berkely
Local Call Number: BANC PIC 1963.040:19--AX, Persistent link
 
LL/61601 [Further details available]

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LL/58681
Mary Rosse
Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland
1861
Albumen prints, mounted
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9089
 
LL/58681 [Further details available]

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LL/58671
Mary Rosse
Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland
1857 (ca)
Albumen print, stereoview, detail
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9082
 
LL/58671 [Further details available]

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LL/58672
Mary Rosse
Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland
1857 (ca)
Albumen print, stereoview, detail
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9083
 
LL/58672 [Further details available]

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LL/58673
Mary Rosse
Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland
1857 (ca)
Albumen print, stereoview, detail
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9084
 
LL/58673 [Further details available]

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LL/58674
Mary Rosse
Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland
1857 (ca)
Albumen print, stereoview, detail
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9085
 
LL/58674 [Further details available]

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LL/58670
Mary Rosse
Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland
1857 (ca)
Albumen print, stereoview
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9081
 
LL/58670 [Further details available]

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LL/58684
Unidentified photographer
Clear for Action [Commander E. D. Ashe and assistants]
1870
Albumen print
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9185
 
LL/58684 [Further details available]

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LL/77423
W.G. Chamberlain
Vassar College expedition to Colorado to view a solar eclipse, 1878
[Chamberlain's Colorado Scenery]
1878
Stereocard
 
Vassar College Digital Library
Identifier: vassar:10381
 
LL/77423 [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/30027
F. Florßn
Telescopio traido por la Comision Francesa para fotografiar el trßnsito de Venus frente al Sol (Bragado, Provincia de Buenos Aires)
1882
Albumen print
 
Private collection of Roberto A. Ferrari
 
LL/30027 [Further details available]

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LL/55108
J.A. Whipple
Harvard Observatory Team, Photographing Eclipse
1869
Albumen silver print
 
Harvard College Observatory
Gift of Larry J. West, Object number: NPG.2007.127
 
LL/55108

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LL/81581
Claude-Marie Ferrier
Telescopes
1851 (ca)
Salt print
7 5/8 x 5 3/4 ins (19.38 x 14.61 cm)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, Object number: 2008.67.5
 
LL/81581

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LL/13883
Keystone View Company
# (P125) P-V26373 Telescope in the Lick Observatory
n.d.
Stereoview, detail
 
Jefferson Stereoptics
Courtesy of John Saddy (Auction, Tues. August 29th & Thurs. August 31st, 2006, # 06-3, Lot 899)
 
LL/13883

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LL/38246
Henry Draper
Interior of Henry Draper's observatory
1880 (ca)
Albumen print (?)
 
Hastings Historical Society
Courtesy of the Hastings on Hudson Historical Society, Ph9109B2
 
LL/38246 [Further details available]

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LL/38249
Henry Draper
Henry Draper's astronomical observatory
1880 (ca)
Albumen print
 
Hastings Historical Society
Courtesy of the Hastings on Hudson Historical Society,
 
LL/38249 [Further details available]

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LL/38904
Unidentified photographer
Lord Ross' Telescope [Ireland]
1880 (ca)
Albumen print
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 ins
 
Archive Farms
 
LL/38904

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LL/90159
Eugène Atget
Observatory (Storm Effect), Château (1695), Meudon, France
1900 (ca)
Albumen print, from gelatin dry plate negative
 
Victoria and Albert Museum
Purchased from the artist, 1903, Museum number: PH.2226-1903
 
LL/90159

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LL/56879
Alvin Langdon Coburn
Observatory, Mount Wilson, California
1911
Photograph
 
George Eastman Museum
 
LL/56879

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LL/41657
Harvard College Observatory
[Bruce Telescope at Harvard College Observatory, Southern Station, Arequipa, Peru
1896-1899 (ca)
Cyanotype
 
Harvard University Archives
UAV 630.271 (Album 3, Page 26)
 
LL/41657

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LL/41109
Karl Bulla
Solar Eclipse, St. Petersburg
1911
Gelatin silver print, from glass negative
16.9 x23.5 cm
 
CEROS - Jean-Mathieu Martini / Serge Plantureux
Binoche et Giquello, épreuves choisies, 18 november 2010, lot no: 102
 
LL/41109 [Further details available]

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LL/38338
Taber Photo. (San Fran)
The Russian Government Observatory at Pulkowa, near St. Petersbergh -- telescope with 30 inch object glass. B2191. Copied from a Russian photograph.
n.d.
Albumen print, card mount
 
Bancroft Library, University of California Berkely
California Views from the R.W. Waterman Family Papers, Identifier: 04223
 
LL/38338

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LL/44104
Samuel Bourne [Attributed to]
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, India , India
1880 (ca)
Albumen print
19 x 24 cm (7.5 x 9 ins)
 
Roland Belgrave Vintage Photography
 
LL/44104

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LL/91518
Carl (Charles) Walter
Royal Society of Victoria Solar Eclipse Expedition, Cape York, Queensland, 1871
1871
Albumen print
 
Melbourne Observatory Collection
MM 98914
 
LL/91518 [Further details available]

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LL/91521
Carl (Charles) Walter
Royal Society of Victoria Solar Eclipse Expedition, Cape York, Queensland, 1871
1871
Albumen print
 
Melbourne Observatory Collection
MM 98910
 
LL/91521 [Further details available]

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LL/91522
Carl (Charles) Walter
Royal Society of Victoria Solar Eclipse Expedition, Cape York, Queensland, 1871
1871
Albumen print
 
Melbourne Observatory Collection
MM 98912
 
LL/91522 [Further details available]

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LL/91524
Carl (Charles) Walter
Royal Society of Victoria Solar Eclipse Expedition, Cape York, Queensland, 1871
1871
Albumen print
 
Melbourne Observatory Collection
MM 98916
 
LL/91524 [Further details available]

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LL/91525
Carl (Charles) Walter
Royal Society of Victoria Solar Eclipse Expedition, Cape York, Queensland, 1871
1871
Albumen print
 
Melbourne Observatory Collection
MM 98903
 
LL/91525 [Further details available]

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LL/91526
Carl (Charles) Walter
Royal Society of Victoria Solar Eclipse Expedition, Cape York, Queensland, 1871
1871
Albumen print
 
Melbourne Observatory Collection
MM 98915
 
LL/91526 [Further details available]

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LL/91527
Carl (Charles) Walter
Royal Society of Victoria Solar Eclipse Expedition, Cape York, Queensland, 1871
1871
Albumen print
 
Melbourne Observatory Collection
MM 98900
 
LL/91527 [Further details available]

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LL/91531
Charles Nettleton
Great Melbourne Telescope, Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, circa 1875
1875 (ca)
Photograph
 
Melbourne Observatory Collection
MM 107138
 
LL/91531 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Africa - Introduction to photography in Africa
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Astronomy - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomer’s Experiment (1857)
Astronomy - Introduction to astronomy
Astronomy - Introduction to telescopes
Astronomy - Mary Rosse: Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland (ca. 1857)
Astronomy - Rapid progress during the nineteenth century in astronomical photography
Astronomy - Solar eclipses
Astronomy - Transit of Venus
Calotypes - Calotypes: Exteriors
Canada - Northwest Boundary Survey (1857-1862) / British North American Boundary Commission
Expeditions and exploration - Introduction to nineteenth century scientific expeditions
Expeditions and exploration - Northwest Boundary Survey (1857-1862) / British North American Boundary Commission
Ireland - Introduction to photography in Ireland
Ireland - Mary Rosse: Lord Rosse's telescope at Birr Castle, Ireland (ca. 1857)
Photogenic drawings - Examples of photogenic drawings
Photograms - Examples of photogenic drawings
Publications, books, manuals, journals and magazines - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
Salt prints - Salt prints: Exteriors
Scientific - Albumen prints: Scientific
Scientific - Stereoviews: Scientific
Scientific experiments - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomer’s Experiment (1857)
South Africa - Introduction to photography in South Africa
Spain - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomer’s Experiment (1857)
Stereoscopes - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomer’s Experiment (1857)
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomer’s Experiment (1857)
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to books illustrated with stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Scientific
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomer’s Experiment (1857)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
Transit of Venus - Transit of Venus


 
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