Solar eclipse photograph taken with the Kew Photoheliograph

Made:
1860 in London
maker:
Warren de la Rue

One of four diapositive photographs in passe partout frame showing the Sun at totality at the 1860 solar eclipse viewed from Northern Spain. Originals taken by Warren De La Rue using the Kew photoheliograph. The emulsion of the image has almost completely disintegrated except for a small portion.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1862-122/3
Materials:
complete, glass and paper
type:
solar eclipse
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
  • positive - photograph
  • photographic print
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
  • positive - photograph
credit:
Mr Warren De la Rue

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