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Drawing of the corona of a solar eclipse, Mauritius, 1901 - 1939

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 116/6/7

Scope and Contents

Includes a conservation note by P. Jacques Melotte dated 1939 concerning the instability of the paper; a print mentioned as made in 1925 is not extant.

Dates

  • 1901 - 1939

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 item(s) (1 drawing) : Paper

1 page(s) (1 page)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

356 x 352 mm; paper is unstable, with staining and discolouration

Date information

DateText: drawing dates to 18 May 1901; note dates to 1939.

Finding aid date

2014-10-20 17:10:46+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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