From a set of magic lantern slides designed to accompany a lecture on the sun. The slides carry a trademark consisting of a letter Y with a serpent coiled round it, the trademark of the photographers and lantern slide-manufacturers, York & Son. The subjects include sunspot images, photoheliographs, the solar spectrum, spectroscopes and eclipses 1836-1869. Many use the theories of and illustrations from the works of those working on solar physics in the 19th century.
York & Son
Original size: 82 mm x 82 mm x 3 mm
- Image reference: L1150-023
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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