Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
LL/31674
A drawing by Gemma Frisius showing how he used a pinhole within a darkened room to study the solar eclipse of 1544
1545 (published)
Engraving
 
Private collection
 
LL/31674

1 of 74
LL/38102
John William Draper
Spectrograph
1840
Daguerreotype
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Kenneth E. Behring Center, Division of Information Technology and Communications, Photographic History Collection, Image ID AFS 138
 
LL/38102

2 of 74
LL/35222
Appearances of the Total Eclipse of the Sun, 1842, July 8 (??) as seen from the Superga near Turin
1842, 7 July
Magazine illustration, engraving
 
Google Books
 
LL/35222 [Further details available]

3 of 74
LL/35223
Appearances of the Total Eclipse of the Sun, 1842, July 8 (??) as seen from the Superga near Turin
1842, 7 July
Magazine illustration, engraving
 
Google Books
 
LL/35223 [Further details available]

4 of 74
LL/33108
J.A. Whipple
The Moon, August 6, 1851
1851, 6 August
Daguerreotype
3 1/2 x 2 3/4 ins
 
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Purchase with funds provided by the Christian A. Johnson Memorial Fund and the Overbrook Foundation. 1989.009
 
LL/33108

5 of 74
LL/33090
J.A. Whipple
The Moon
1852, 26 February
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
11.9 x 9.7 cm
 
Harvard College Observatory
Courtesy Harvard College Observatory
 
LL/33090 [Further details available]

6 of 74
LL/33124
J.A. Whipple
View of the Moon, February 26, 1852
1852, 26 February
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
11.9 x 9.7 cm
 
Harvard College Observatory
Courtesy Harvard College Observatory, Plate Stacks, OB-7
 
LL/33124 [Further details available]

7 of 74
LL/15943
J.A. Whipple
The Moon, Taken at Cambridge Observatory by John A. Whipple
1860 (ca)
Stereocard, detail
 
Jefferson Stereoptics
Courtesy of John Saddy (Auction, Tue, Dec 12, 2006 & Thu, Dec 14, 2006, # 06-4, Lot 892)
 
LL/15943 [Further details available]

8 of 74
LL/35219
J.A. Whipple
Daguerreotypes of the Sun and Moon
1852
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35219 [Further details available]

9 of 74
LL/33211
W. & F. Langenheim
Eclipse of the Sun, May 26, 1854
1854, 26 May
Daguerreotype
1 1/4 x 1 ins (3.2 x 2.5 cm) to 2 13/16 x 2 5/16 ins (7.2 x 5.9 cm)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005 (2005.100.614a-g)
 
LL/33211

10 of 74
LL/43314
Unidentified photographer (English)
Photograph of the Moon
1850s (late)
Salt print, from a collodion negative
5 1/8 x 6 1/2 ins
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
84.XP.259.16
 
LL/43314 [Further details available]

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LL/40610
Whipple & Black
The Moon
1857-1860
Salted paper print from glass negative
21.1 x 15.8 cm (8 5/16 x 6 1/4 ins )
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Robert O. Dougan Collection, Gift of Warner Communications Inc., 1978, Accession Number: 1978.649.7
 
LL/40610

12 of 74
LL/38104
Henry Draper
The Moon
1863, 3 September
 
Hastings Historical Society
Courtesy of Hastings-on-Hudson Historical Society
 
LL/38104 [Further details available]

13 of 74
LL/35654
Lewis M. Rutherford
The Moon
1865, 4 March
Albumen print
57.1 x 43.7 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Record Id: 1989:0403:0001
 
LL/35654 [Further details available]

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LL/46489
Warren De la Rue
Photo-engraving of a Lunar Photograph
1865
Photo-engraving, cropped
 
Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology
Identifier: 292001
 
LL/46489 [Further details available]

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LL/35224
Lewis M. Rutherford
The Moon
1869, October
Magazine illustration, engraving
 
Google Books
 
LL/35224 [Further details available]

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LL/46490
Lewis M. Rutherford
The Moon, May 14, 1870
1870, 14 May (taken) 1873 (published)
Photographic print, cropped
 
Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology
Identifier: 290002, Call Number : QB581.P712 1873
 
LL/46490 [Further details available]

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LL/8771
Moon
1870 (ca)
Carte de visite
10.5 x 6.3 cm
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be - #1730)
 
LL/8771 [Further details available]

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LL/8759
Unidentified creator
Galaxies
1870 (ca)
Magic lantern slide
9.2 x 17.5 cm
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be - #1772)
 
LL/8759

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LL/8760
Unidentified creator
Nebulae
1870 (ca)
Magic lantern slide
9.2 x 17.5 cm
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be - #1773)
 
LL/8760

20 of 74
LL/8772
Unidentified creator
Moon
1870 (ca)
Magic lantern slide
9.2 x 17.5 cm
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be - #1774)
 
LL/8772

21 of 74
LL/17485
Warren De la Rue
Glass view of the moon
n.d.
Glass stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 283)
 
LL/17485 [Further details available]

22 of 74
LL/17486
Warren De la Rue
Stereoscopic Series No. I., view of the moon
n.d.
Stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 284)
 
LL/17486 [Further details available]

23 of 74
LL/17487
Warren De la Rue
Stereoscopic Series No. II., view of the moon
n.d.
Stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 285)
 
LL/17487 [Further details available]

24 of 74
LL/17488
Warren De la Rue
Stereoscopic Series No. III., view of the moon
n.d.
Stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 286)
 
LL/17488 [Further details available]

25 of 74
LL/17489
Warren De la Rue
Stereoscopic Series No. IV., view of the moon
n.d.
Stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 287)
 
LL/17489 [Further details available]

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LL/17490
Warren De la Rue
Stereoscopic Series No. V., view of the moon
n.d.
Stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 288)
 
LL/17490 [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

29 of 74
LL/45765
Charles Burton
Transit of Venus
1874
Photographic print
 
Armagh Observatory
 
LL/45765 [Further details available]

30 of 74
LL/41593
Unidentified photographer
The Beginning of the eclipse at Vassar College. March 16, 1885
1885, 16 March
Carte de visite
4 3/16 x 6 1/2 ins
 
Harvard College Observatory
UAV 630.271 (382), From the Records of the Harvard College Observatory
 
LL/41593

31 of 74
LL/40528
Paul & Prosper Henry
A Section of the Constellation Cygnus
1885, 13 August
Albumen silver print, from glass negative
25.8 x 21.2 cm (10 3/16 x 8 3/8 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Robert Rosenkranz Gift, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.124
 
LL/40528

32 of 74
LL/38892
S.W. Burnham
Total Eclipse of December 21, 1889
1889, 21 December (taken)
Albumen print
3 x 4 ins
 
Archive Farms
 
LL/38892 [Further details available]

33 of 74
LL/8757
Isaac Roberts
Great Andromeda Nebula, M31
1888, 29 December
Heliogravure
18 x 13 cm
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be)
 
LL/8757 [Further details available]

34 of 74
LL/8758
Isaac Roberts
Handwriten text on the border of the Heliogravure Great Andromeda Nebula, M31
1888, 29 December
Heliogravure
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be)
 
LL/8758 [Further details available]

35 of 74
LL/94
Warren De la Rue
The Moon (No. 2)
[The Moon in Twelve Phases]
n.d.
Albumen print, mounted on carte de visite
2 1/8 x 2 1/2 in
 
Howard Schickler Fine Art (Closed 2006)
Image courtesy of Howard Schickler Fine Art LLC. (www.schicklerart.com)
 
LL/94

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LL/50733
Paus Henry (1848-1905) & Prosper Henry (1849-1903)
Photographie Lunaire, Corne Nord
1890
Albumen print
22.5 x 17.9 cm
 
Lempertz - Cologne
Auction 1012, May 24, 2013, Lot: 7
 
LL/50733

37 of 74
LL/41658
Harvard College Observatory
Omega Centauri [photograph taken by Bruce telescope, April 17, 1896, exposed 30 minutes]
1896, 17 April
Photographic print
 
Harvard University Archives
UAV 630.271 (Album 3, Page 1)
 
LL/41658

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LL/41594
Unidentified photographer
Eclipse of Dec. 27, 1898, made at Thomaston, Me. with 3 inch telescope
1898, 27 December
Photographic print
4 5/8 x 5 ins
 
Harvard College Observatory
UAV 630.271 (381), From the Records of the Harvard College Observatory
 
LL/41594

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LL/41113
Unknown (Astrophotographe en mission)
Détermination du pôle magnétique terrestre Grand Nord
1898 (ca)
Collodion printing-out paper print from glass negative
18.2 x 13 cm
 
CEROS - Jean-Mathieu Martini / Serge Plantureux
Binoche et Giquello, épreuves choisies, 18 november 2010, lot no: 112
 
LL/41113 [Further details available]

40 of 74
LL/8765
Morehouse's Comet
[Yerkes observatory (Keystone View Company)]
1910 (ca)
Stereoview
8.8 x 17.8 cm
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be - #1792)
 
LL/8765

41 of 74
LL/8761
Meteor in Constellation of Orion
[Yerkes observatory (Keystone View Company)]
1910 (ca)
Stereoview
8.8 x 17.8 cm
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be - #1791)
 
LL/8761

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LL/30262
Unidentified photographer
Sun partially eclipsed
1912, 17 April
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30262 [Further details available]

43 of 74
LL/30263
Unidentified photographer
Sun partially eclipsed
1912, 17 April
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30263 [Further details available]

44 of 74
LL/30264
Unidentified photographer
Sun partially eclipsed
1912, 17 April
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30264 [Further details available]

45 of 74
LL/30265
Unidentified photographer
Sun partially eclipsed
1912, 17 April
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30265 [Further details available]

46 of 74
LL/30245
Unidentified photographer
Moon
1911, 13 September, 9:50 pm
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30245 [Further details available]

47 of 74
LL/30246
Unidentified photographer
Moon
1911, 13 September, 9:50 pm
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30246 [Further details available]

48 of 74
LL/30247
Unidentified photographer
Partial Eclipse of Moon
1911, 16 November, 11:00 pm
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30247 [Further details available]

49 of 74
LL/30248
Unidentified photographer
Partial Eclipse of Moon
1911, 16 November, 11:00 pm
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30248 [Further details available]

50 of 74
LL/30249
Unidentified photographer
Partial Eclipse of Moon
1911, 16 November, 11:30 pm
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30249 [Further details available]

51 of 74
LL/30250
Unidentified photographer
Partial Eclipse of Moon
1911, 16 November, 11:30 pm
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30250 [Further details available]

52 of 74
LL/30253
Unidentified photographer
Nova and Geminopum
1912, 15 March
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30253 [Further details available]

53 of 74
LL/30254
Unidentified photographer
Nova and Geminopum
1912, 15 March
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30254 [Further details available]

54 of 74
LL/30255
Unidentified photographer
Nova and Geminopum (clipping)
1912, 15 March
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30255 [Further details available]

55 of 74
LL/30318
Unidentified photographer
Solar Spectrum
1915 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30318 [Further details available]

56 of 74
LL/30319
Unidentified photographer
Solar Spectrum
1915 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/30319 [Further details available]

57 of 74
LL/39514
Sir Arthur Eddington
Total Solar Eclipse
[Royal Astronomical Society expedition to Principe]
1919, 29 May
Halftone
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
 
LL/39514 [Further details available]

58 of 74
LL/8770
E. Allen Bicknell
Solar Eclipse
1925 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
19 x 23.5 cm
 
AnamorFose
Courtesy of Xavier Debeerst (Anamorfose - www.anamorfose.be - #1794)
 
LL/8770

59 of 74
LL/37946
Adolf Fassbender
Total Eclipse
1925
Silver bromide print
13 7/8 x 16 7/8 ins
 
Howard Greenberg Gallery
Inventory no: 0022593
 
LL/37946 [Further details available]

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LL/46067
Marc Ferrez, Humberto Saraiva Antúnez, and José Carlos de Carvalho
Moving the Bendégo Meteorite
1888
Albumen print
9 1/8 x 12 3/16 ins (23.18 x 30.96 cm)
 
SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Foto Forum purchase, 2003.118.A-R
 
LL/46067

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LL/38050
Lord Lindsey`s Photographic arrangements as set up at Dun Echt
1874
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/38050 [Further details available]

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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/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]

64 of 74
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/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/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/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)
Albument print (?)
 
Hastings Historical Society
Courtesy of the Hastings on Hudson Historical Society, Ph9109B2
 
LL/38246 [Further details available]

69 of 74
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

71 of 74
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/45516
Eugène Atget
L'Eclipse, avril 1912
1912, April
Albumen print
18.0 x 21.9 cm (trimmed)
 
George Eastman Museum
Digital Accession Number: 1976:0118:0025.0001
 
LL/45516

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Abstract - Abstraction before abstraction
Abstraction of the real - Abstraction of the real
Abstraction of the real - Abstraction of the real: Round
Africa - Introduction to photography in Africa
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Art - Camera obscura: Design and use
Art - Drawing and optical devices
Astronomy - Appearances of the Total Eclipse of the Sun (1842)
Astronomy - Charles Piazzi Smyth: Teneriffe - An Astronomer’s Experiment (1857)
Astronomy - Introduction to astronomy
Astronomy - Introduction to telescopes
Astronomy - J.A. Whipple: Daguerreotypes of the Sun and Moon (1852)
Astronomy - Rapid progress during the nineteenth century in astronomical photography
Astronomy - Solar eclipses
Astronomy - The Moon
Astronomy - The Sun
Astronomy - Transit of Venus
Astronomy - Warren De la Rue: The Moon
Astronomy - William de Wiveleslie Abney: Transit of Venus (1874)
Calotypes - Calotypes: Exteriors
Camera obscura - A history of the camera obscura
Camera obscura - Camera obscura: Design and use
Card photographs - Card photograph types
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Scientific
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Scientific
Drawing and optical devices - Camera obscura: Design and use
Drawing and optical devices - Drawing and optical devices
Genre studies - Eugène Atget: Street photography
Halftones - Halftones
Heliogravures - Heliogravures
History of photography - A history of the camera obscura
History of photography - Card photograph types
History of photography - Drawing and optical devices
History of photography - The Prehistory of photography
Massachusetts - J.A. Whipple: Daguerreotypes of the Sun and Moon (1852)
Paris - Eugène Atget: Street photography
Photo-mechanical processes - Halftones
Photo-mechanical processes - Heliogravures
Photogenic drawings - Examples of photogenic drawings
Photograms - Examples of photogenic drawings
Prehistory of photography - A history of the camera obscura
Prehistory of photography - Drawing and optical devices
Prehistory of photography - The Prehistory of photography
Process and product - Card photograph types
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 - Daguerreotypes: 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 - Introduction to stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Scientific
Street - Eugène Atget: Street photography
Techniques - Card photograph types
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
Transit of Venus - William de Wiveleslie Abney: Transit of Venus (1874)


 
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