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Astronomical and navigational instruments

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Collection Astronomical and navigational instruments
Gallery locationNot on display
EventsTransit of Venus, 1874

Object details:

Object ID AST1088
Description Glass negative of Transit of Venus, 1874. Square. with one exposure of the planet Venus crossing the Sun's limb. Paper label stuck onto glass negative gives details of the photograph.
Date made 1874

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made Unknown
Credit Historic Photographs. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials glass
Measurements Overall: 1 mm x 152 mm x 152 mm
  • Photonegative (AST1088)
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