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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 
  
Circular negative in square wooden frame. 48 exposures of the planet Venus crossing the Sun's limb with number scratched onto the glass every tenth. Paper label stuck into the centre gives details of the photograph including the date. 
 

 
  
 
  
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