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2005/124/1-34 Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, One phase of the total Lunar Eclipse', mounted, card / paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 4 August 1906. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of lunar eclipse, 1906

Photographed
  • 1906
Black and white photograph of one phase of a lunar eclipse, mounted on stiff cardboard with scalloped and gold painted edges.
Caption on mount reads 'One phase of the total - Lunar Eclipse - August 4th 1906'

Summary

Object No.

2005/124/1-34

Object Statement

Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, One phase of the total Lunar Eclipse', mounted, card / paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 4 August 1906

Physical Description

Black and white photograph of one phase of a lunar eclipse, mounted on stiff cardboard with scalloped and gold painted edges.
Caption on mount reads 'One phase of the total - Lunar Eclipse - August 4th 1906'

Marks

'One phase of the total - Lunar Eclipse - August 4th 1906'

Dimensions

Height

132 mm

Width

190 mm

Production

Photographed

  • 1906

History

Notes

The photograph was taken by or owned by James Short, who was in charge of the astrographic telescope at Sydney Observatory's Red Hill Branch from July 1890 until his retirement in 1930.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of lunar eclipse, 1906 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 13 May 2021, <https://ma.as/373047>

Wikipedia

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