One of 15 assorted photographs of Nasmyth's crater

Made:
1850-1871 in England
maker:
James Hall Nasmyth

One of 15 assorted photographs of Nasmyth's crater models illuminated at a low angle showing Vesuvius and neighbourhood of Naples with the area of the sea filled in crayon and originally mounted in Nasmyth's own album. Illustrated (unmodified) in the book, 'The Moon' by Nasmyth & Carpenter (London, 1874), plate VI right.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1933-581/15
Materials:
card, complete, paper
Measurements:
overall (mount): 215 x 245 x 1.5 mm
type:
models (representaions)
credit:
Mr D.J. Johnson
status:
Permanent collection

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