Lunar Photographs No 2

Made:
1858-02-22; 1859-05-12
maker:
Warren de la Rue

A pair of stereoscopic photographs of the Moon, taken by Warren De La Rue (1815-1889) in 1858 and 1859. The left-hand photograph was taken on May 12, 1859 at 9.15 p.m. when the moon was 10 days old. The right-hand photograph was taken on February 22, 1858 at 9.05 p.m. when the moon was 9 days old. Published by Smith, Beck & Beck of London.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/13499/2
Materials:
cardboard, paper (fibre product)
type:
stereophotograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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