1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition

1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition

1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition
Camp 109:3 (2008-003)
VI: Yerkes Observatory
Main eclipse camp at Solok. Shelter for the expedition's 65.5-foot camera. Fort barracks (background) served as a storehouse and sleeping quarters. Photograph taken on the United States Naval Observatory expedition to Sumatra. The eleven member team, of which astronomer Edward Emerson Barnard of Yerkes Observatory was a participant, recorded the total solar eclipse of May 18, 1901.
Cameras (Photographic equipment) | Outbuildings | Barracks | Forts | Camps (Temporary settlements) | Scientific expeditions
Barnard, Edward Emerson, 1857-1923
Glass plate negatives; 9.7 x 12.3 cm
Solok, Indonesia
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

View information about rights and permissions.

View information about ordering reproductions.