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Glass Positive - 'Solar Eclipse and Corona Prominences', 1870s Reg. No: MM 112819
- Glass slide of an image of a solar eclipse and prominences, reproduced from the book 'The Story of the Sun' by Sir Robert S. Ball (1840-1913), published circa 1893. It is part of a collection of eighteen astronomical black and white photographic lantern slides and glass negatives.
- Black and white glass slide.
- Description Of Content:
- Image of the sun showing a solar eclipse and prominences.
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||107 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||eclipses, astronomy, observatories, stars, lantern slides, photography|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||observational photographs|
|Inscriptions:||Hand written in black ink on a white label attached to glass: '231'
Text printed below image in negative: 'I. TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE, 29th JULY, 1878 (Shumway), / II. CORONA PROMINENCES AND CHROMOSPHERE IN THE ECLIPSE OF 1871.'
|Format:||Glass Slide: Black & White|
|Date Manufactured:||circa 1920s
|Other Association (See Comments):||Sir Robert Ball, circa 1893
Author of the book 'The Story of the Sun' in which the image on the photographic plate appeared.