1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition

1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition

1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition
Camp 109:16 (2008-003)
VI: Yerkes Observatory
Main eclipse camp at Solok. Building the shelter for the expedition's 65.5-foot camera. Fort barracks (far right) 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.
Personnel | Cameras (Photographic equipment) | Outbuildings | Barracks | Forts | Scientific expeditions
Barnard, Edward Emerson, 1857-1923
Glass plate negatives; 9.1 x 12.2 cm
Solok, Indonesia
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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