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2005/124/1-25 Photograph, with caption, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, Tahiti eclipse expedition, mounted, card / paper, photographer unknown, Tahiti, 1908. Click to enlarge.

Photograph from Tahiti eclipse expedition

Photographed
Photographic print, Tahiti eclipse expedition, paper, used by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1908

Black and white photograph mounted on stiff cardboard taken during the Tahiti eclipse expedition in 1908. A group of people are standing on the lawn at the front of a wooden house with verandah. To the left are some wooden boxes and equipment and a tripod with camera. Two women and two men dressed in white are standing near the boxes, with two tents behind them, other people are …

Summary

Object No.

2005/124/1-25

Object Statement

Photograph, with caption, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, Tahiti eclipse expedition, mounted, card / paper, photographer unknown, Tahiti, 1908

Physical Description

Photographic print, Tahiti eclipse expedition, paper, used by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1908

Black and white photograph mounted on stiff cardboard taken during the Tahiti eclipse expedition in 1908. A group of people are standing on the lawn at the front of a wooden house with verandah. To the left are some wooden boxes and equipment and a tripod with camera. Two women and two men dressed in white are standing near the boxes, with two tents behind them, other people are standing and sitting on the verandah. Two palm trees are visible in the background.
Caption on verso reads 'View showing spectrograph Coelostat camera etc'.

Marks

Caption on verso reads, 'View showing spectrograph Coelostat camera etc'

Dimensions

Height

176 mm

Width

226 mm

Production

Photographed

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph from Tahiti eclipse expedition 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 13 May 2021, <https://ma.as/373022>

Wikipedia

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