Mercator and Campanus

Made:
c. 1870
maker:
James Hall Nasmyth

A Woodburytype photograph entitled 'Mercator and Campanus', taken by James Nasmyth, in about 1870. This is Plate XV from a book, published in 1874, entitled 'The Moon, Considered as a Planet, a World, and a Satellite' by Nasmyth and James Carpenter, an astronomer at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. The book was based on their observations of the moon through drawings, photographs and models.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5037/PB14/15
type:
woodbury type
credit:
The Ricketts Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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