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Photographs of The Milky-Way taken at Sydney Observatory by Henry Chamberlain Russell

Photographic prints, bound inside publication, 'Photographs of The Milky-Way & Nubeculae taken at Sydney Observatory, 1890', paper / emulsion / cloth, photographed by Henry Chamberlain Russell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1890

A cloth bound book featuring sixteen mounted photographic prints taken by Russell at Sydney Observatory in 1890. They were part of the Astrographic Catalogue project, and were among the first photographs of the southern sky. An introduction and notes by Russell face each photograph. Inside the front cover is a book plate for the British Astronomical Association New South Wales Branch Library.
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