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Archives - 1905 Solar Eclipse

Images of the 1905 eclipse expedition to Labrador.

1905 Eclipse #56

1905 Eclipse #56

Photography Under Difficulties. Photo by Near.

L to R: W.F. King, unknown, unknown, unknown (back to camera).

1905 Eclipse #55

1905 Eclipse #55

Finishing Touches. Photo by Plaskett.

1905 Eclipse #54

1905 Eclipse #54

On Eclipse Morning. Photo by Plaskett.

1905 Eclipse #53

1905 Eclipse #53

Ready for Business. Photo by Maunder.

1905 Eclipse #52

1905 Eclipse #52

The Navigators. Photo by Marsh.

1905 Eclipse #51

1905 Eclipse #51

The Greenwich Equipment. Photo by Plaskett.

Further info from a newspaper caption in J.E. Maybee's scrapbook (p.17):

MR. E. WALTER MAUNDER, F.R.A.S., OPERATING PRINCIPAL INSTRUMENT OF THE GREENWICH OBSERVATORY OUTFIT.

Mr. Maunder, who, with his wife, joined the party on special invitation of Sir Wilfred Laurier, is Superintendent of the solar department at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, England. The eclipse flag was lowered to half-mast after totality.

1905 Eclipse #50

1905 Eclipse #50

Jail Birds. Photo by Collins.

1905 Eclipse #49

1905 Eclipse #49

Montagnais Indians. Photo by Marsh.

1905 Eclipse #48

1905 Eclipse #48

On Shipboard. Photo by Aldous.

1905 Eclipse #47

1905 Eclipse #47

Prof Stewart and Dr Grenfell's fox. L111.

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