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Images from the 19th century.

Andrew Elvins 1872

Andrew Elvins 1872

Andrew Elvins in 1872.

Picture published in JRASC, 1919.

George Pursey 1800s

George Pursey 1800s

George G. Pursey, Charter Member (1890) of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

Thomas Lindsay 1800s

Thomas Lindsay 1800s

Thomas Lindsay, Recording Secretary of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto (1895-1900).

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

Allan Miller 1800s

Allan Miller 1800s

Allan F. Miller, Charter Member (1890) of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

Robert Ridgeway 1800s

Robert Ridgeway 1800s

Robert Ridgeway, one of the original seven members of the Toronto Astronomical Club in 1868.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

James Hughes 1800s

James Hughes 1800s

James L. Hughes, one of the original seven members of the Toronto Astronomical Club in 1868.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

Charles Potter 1800s

Charles Potter 1800s

Charles Potter, one of the original seven members of the Toronto Astronomical Club in 1868.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

Samuel Clare 1800s

Samuel Clare 1800s

Samuel Clare, one of the original seven members of the Toronto Astronomical Club in 1868.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

Charles Sparling 1890s

Charles Sparling 1890s

Charles P. Sparling, Charter Member (1890) and General Treasurer.

Published in JRASC, 1917.

TAS 1880s #2

TAS 1880s #2

At Mr. Howell's house, 218 Bleecker Street, Toronto. (About 1888).  The object shown on the table is a Wimshurst influence machine made by Mr. Moore.  With this machine and Leyden jars, they were able to get a spark about 13 inches long, which they photographed.

Left to right: Mr. Baters, A. Elvins, A.F. Miller, G.G. Pursey, W.J. Moore.

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