Phototransparency. Glass positive photographic plate showing the eclipse of the Sun on 29 May 1919, as seen from Sobral in Brazil. A large prominence is clearly visible.

Rectangular negative enhanced with a card mount with a circular opening. Paper label stuck onto glass negative gives details of photograph. Scratch on negative partly covered by blue ink. Stored in a large cardboard box.

Object Details

ID: AST1091
Collection: Astronomical and navigational instruments
Type: Phototransparency
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Date made: 1919
Credit: Historic Photographs
Measurements: Overall: 5 mm x 305 mm x 252 mm

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