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Papers on a total solar eclipse, 1860 - 1871

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/127

Scope and Contents

The fifth part of a series on the expedition on board HMS 'Himalaya' to observe the total solar eclipse in Spain on 18 July 1860. The volume contains observations at various stations by Sir F. Galton, with watercolours of the eclipse; C. Gaudi; Emile Gautier, with engravings; G.E. Guvey; H. Goldschmidt; N.A. Goodwin, with a watercolour; R. Grant; C. Gray, with drawings; H. Greenbank; R.F. Heath; R.J. Hobbes', in 'Chambers Journal'; W.S. Jacob, with two watercolours; G.H. James; P.J.C. Janssen; W.J. Lewis, with a picture; L. Lindelof; E.C. Lloyd, with a drawing; Dr McTaggart; H.M. Mathews; A. Molber, with a retouched photograph; S. Monterino, with illustrations; E.W. Money, with illustrations; F.A. Pom; T. Pamler; J.J.S. Perowne; J.G. Perry; E. Plantamour; and the professors of the Viscayan Institute. There are papers, in French, by A. Laussedat and by Messrs Lespirault and Burat; in English and German by D.G. Lindhagen; and in French by E. Plantamour, with three engravings. There are also two similar papers by W. Pole and a comparative account by the U.S. Coastal Survey.

Dates

  • 1860 - 1871

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

French

German

Former / Other Reference

L3/15

Finding aid date

2006-01-03 12:59:00+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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