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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/78799
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Alta Vista Observatory, from the northern lava ridge
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-L
 
LL/78799 [Further details available]

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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
 
LL/78794 [Further details available]

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LL/78801
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Cochineal Gatherers at Orotava
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-R
 
LL/78801 [Further details available]

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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
 
LL/78793 [Further details available]

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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
 
LL/78797 [Further details available]

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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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LL/78807
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Euphorbia Canariensis on the sea-coast of Orotava
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-N
 
LL/78807 [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/78791
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Peak of Teneriffe from Orotava, from the northern coast
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-C
 
LL/78791 [Further details available]

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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
 
LL/78795 [Further details available]

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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/78798
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Tent scene of Mount Guajara, 8903 feet high
1850-1858
Albumen print, stereograph
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-F25713-D
 
LL/78798 [Further details available]

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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
 
LL/78802 [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/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/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
 
LL/78796 [Further details available]

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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
 
LL/78800 [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/7316
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Abdul Samud, Sheik of the Northern Pyramid Village
[Australian Inland Mission Collection]
1850-1880 (ca)
Colored lantern slide
8.2 x 8.2 cm
 
National Library of Australia
National Library of Australia (24429587)
 
LL/7316

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LL/7317
Charles Piazzi Smyth
All the Pyramids of Jeezah [i.e. Giza], from the south
[Australian Inland Mission Collection]
1850-1880 (ca)
Colored lantern slide
8.2 x 8.2 cm
 
National Library of Australia
National Library of Australia (24429297)
 
LL/7317

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LL/52689
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Base of niche in the Queen's chamber, Great Pyramid
1850-1880 (ca)
Transparency
 
National Library of Australia
Bib ID: 706154, nla.pic-an24411513
 
LL/52689

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LL/52687
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Coffer in King's chamber of Great Pyramid
1850-1880 (ca)
Transparency
 
National Library of Australia
Bib ID: 2228636, nla.pic-an24411483
 
LL/52687

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LL/52690
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Coffer in King's chamber of Great Pyramid and ghosts of Arabs
1850-1880 (ca)
Transparency
 
National Library of Australia
Bib ID : 706097, nla.pic-an24411494
 
LL/52690

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LL/7318
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Distant view of the Great Pyramid and the Second Pyramid
[Australian Inland Mission Collection]
1850-1880 (ca)
Colored lantern slide
8.2 x 8.2 cm
 
National Library of Australia
National Library of Australia (24412609)
 
LL/7318

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LL/52688
Charles Piazzi Smyth
The broken south-east corner of coffer in King's chamber
1850-1880 (ca)
Transparency
 
National Library of Australia
Bib ID : 706125, nla.pic-an24411499
 
LL/52688

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LL/7319
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Vertical section of Great Pyramid as engraved for Rl. Observy. Edinr.
[Australian Inland Mission Collection]
1850-1880 (ca)
Lantern slide
8.2 x 8.2 cm
 
National Library of Australia
National Library of Australia (24412652)
 
LL/7319

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LL/65621
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Teneriffe Experiment of 1856
1856
Photoglyphed copper plate
 
National Science and Media Museum
Inventory no: 1937-5050
 
LL/65621 [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/60977
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Sheepshanks telescope first erected on Mount Guajara, The Peak of Teneriffe in the distance
1858
Book illustration, stereoscopic albumen print
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/60977 [Further details available]

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LL/92611
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Onlookers taken unconciously in Novgorod, Russia
1859
Lantern slide
 
Royal Society of Edinburgh
 
LL/92611 [Further details available]

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LL/73183
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Coffer in King's chamber of Great Pyramid
1865
Albumen print
 
Science Museum
Robert Hershkowitz Ltd.
 
LL/73183

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LL/73184
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Entrance to the Great Pyramid of Giza
1865
Albumen print
 
National Science and Media Museum
 
LL/73184

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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/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/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/43147
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Professor C. Piazzi Smyth, Notice of an Illuminated Vellum Manuscript, which formerly belonged to Mary Queen of Scots (Edinburgh: Neill and Company, 1862)
1862
Title page
 
Google Books
 
LL/43147 [Further details available]

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LL/34548
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Title page for "A Poor Man's Photography at the Great Pyramid in the year 1865"
1870
Title page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34548

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LL/44299
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Professor Charles Piazzi Smyth, Astronomer Royal for Scotland
n.d.
Painting
 
Royal Society of Edinburgh
 
LL/44299 [Further details available]

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LL/44300
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Self portrait of Charles Piazzi Smyth
1847
Uncertain type
 
Museum of the History of Science
Original in Gunther MS 10.
 
LL/44300

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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/36148
Charles Piazzi Smyth
In coming to Russia, it had been our desire not only to see its lions, but to carry them away with us, so far as that could be managed on photographic plates...
1862
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/36148 [Further details available]

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LL/43146
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Photograph of Queen Mary's Missal Now at St. Petersburg
1862
Book plate
 
Google Books
 
LL/43146 [Further details available]

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LL/36147
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Title page of C. Piazzi Smyth "Three Cities in Russia", in two volumes, Vol.I (London: Lovell, Reeve & Co., 1862)
1862
Title page
 
Google Books
 
LL/36147

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LL/42264
Charles Piazzi Smyth
As soon as it was discovered that photography was possible by magnesium...
1865, 1 June
Journal page
 
Google Books
 
LL/42264 [Further details available]

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LL/42262
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Photography, Magnesium, and the Pyramid
1865, 22 September
Journal page
 
Google Books
 
LL/42262 [Further details available]

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LL/42251
Charles Piazzi Smyth
... and I was now fully occupied in preparing the photographic plates [Using magnesium-light in the Great Pyramid]
1867
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/42251 [Further details available]

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LL/42252
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Book cover for C. Piazzi Smyth "Life and Work at the Great Pyramid during the Months of January, February, March, and April, A.D. 1865; with a Discussion of the Facts Ascertained", In three volumes. (Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1867),
1867
Title page
 
Google Books
 
LL/42252

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LL/92613
Charles Piazzi Smyth
Book cover for John G. Peters, 2009, Under cWestern Eyes - Joseph Conrad, (Broadview Press)
2009
Book cover
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
broadviewpress.com
 
LL/92613

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
1860-1880 - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Use of magnesium light at the Great Pyramid (1865)
Advertising in publications - Marketing: Advertisements in publications
Africa - Introduction to photography in Africa
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Archaeology - Charles Piazzi Smyth: As soon as it was discovered that photography was possible by magnesium... (1865)
Archaeology - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Lantern slides and other photographs of Egypt
Archaeology - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Photography, Magnesium, and the Pyramid (1865)
Archaeology - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Use of magnesium light at the Great Pyramid (1865)
Archaeology - Egypt: The Pyramids of Giza
Art - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Notice of an Illuminated Vellum Manuscript
Art - Photographing art: Works on paper and canvas
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
Calotypes - Calotypes: Exteriors
Early color landscape photography - Introduction to early colour landscape photography
Egypt - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Lantern slides and other photographs of Egypt
Egypt - Egypt: The Pyramids of Giza
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Lantern slides and other photographs of Egypt
Landscape - Introduction to early colour landscape photography
Landscape - Landscape photography
Landscapes of the Middle East - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Lantern slides and other photographs of Egypt
Landscapes of the Middle East - Landscape photography in the Middle East during the nineteenth century
Lantern slides - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Lantern slides and other photographs of Egypt
Lantern slides - Magic lantern slides
Magic lanterns - Magic lantern slides
Magnesium light - Charles Piazzi Smyth: As soon as it was discovered that photography was possible by magnesium... (1865)
Magnesium light - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Photography, Magnesium, and the Pyramid (1865)
Magnesium light - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Use of magnesium light at the Great Pyramid (1865)
Marketing - Marketing: Advertisements in publications
Middle East - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Lantern slides and other photographs of Egypt
Middle East - Landscape photography in the Middle East during the nineteenth century
Peoples of the world - Russians
Photographing art - paintings and drawings - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Notice of an Illuminated Vellum Manuscript
Photographing art - paintings and drawings - Photographing art: Works on paper and canvas
Publications, books, manuals, journals and magazines - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
Remnants of the Ancient and Classical world - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Lantern slides and other photographs of Egypt
Remnants of the Ancient and Classical world - Egypt: The Pyramids of Giza
Russia - Russian Federation - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Early street photography in Russia (1859)
Russia - Russian Federation - Introduction to photography in Russia
Russia - Russian Federation - Russians
Salt prints - Salt prints: Exteriors
Scientific - Albumen prints: Scientific
Scientific - Stereoviews: Scientific
Scientific experiments - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomerís Experiment (1857)
South Africa - Introduction to photography in South Africa
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
Street - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Early street photography in Russia (1859)
Street - Introduction to street photography
The Pyramids and the Sphinx - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Lantern slides and other photographs of Egypt
The Pyramids and the Sphinx - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Use of magnesium light at the Great Pyramid (1865)
The Pyramids and the Sphinx - Egypt: The Pyramids of Giza
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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