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Solar Collection

Background imageSolar Collection: Solar Eclipse, 1851. Creator: Bengt Nordenberg

Solar Eclipse, 1851. Creator: Bengt Nordenberg
Solar Eclipse, 1851

Background imageSolar Collection: Young Sol and Greely, from Harper's Weekly, published May 1, 1869. Creator: Frank Beard

Young Sol and Greely, from Harper's Weekly, published May 1, 1869. Creator: Frank Beard
Young Sol and Greely, from Harper's Weekly, published May 1, 1869

Background imageSolar Collection: Bowl (Tas) with Attached Handles, Decorated with Horsemen and Solar Motif, 14th century

Bowl (Tas) with Attached Handles, Decorated with Horsemen and Solar Motif, 14th century

Background imageSolar Collection: A Monstrance, c. 1860. Creator: Unknown

A Monstrance, c. 1860. Creator: Unknown
A Monstrance, c. 1860

Background imageSolar Collection: Pilgrim from a sublunar world, 1891. Creator: Odilon Redon

Pilgrim from a sublunar world, 1891. Creator: Odilon Redon
Pilgrim from a sublunar world, 1891

Background imageSolar Collection: Solar Variable Message Temporary Road Sign 2016. Creator: Unknown

Solar Variable Message Temporary Road Sign 2016. Creator: Unknown
Solar Variable Message Temporary Road Sign 2016

Background imageSolar Collection: Eclipses de Soleil et de Lune (no. 5), pub. 1839. Creator: Auguste-Henri Dufour (1795-1865)

Eclipses de Soleil et de Lune (no. 5), pub. 1839. Creator: Auguste-Henri Dufour (1795-1865)
Eclipses de Soleil et de Lune (no. 5), from Tableaux du Systeme Planetaire pub. Paris, 1839. Engraved by Auguste-Henri Dufour (1795-1865) French astronomer, after Sigismond Visconti

Background imageSolar Collection: An Awe-Inspiring Display of Solar Haloes, 1935

An Awe-Inspiring Display of Solar Haloes, 1935. From The Popular Science Educator, Volume 2, edited by Charles Ray. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd. London]

Background imageSolar Collection: Immense Eruption of a Solar Prominence 140, 000 Miles High, c1935

Immense Eruption of a Solar Prominence 140, 000 Miles High, c1935. From Our Wonderful World, Volume I, edited by J.A. Hammerton. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd. London]

Background imageSolar Collection: What Is Seen During The Few Moments of a Total Eclipse, c1935

What Is Seen During The Few Moments of a Total Eclipse, c1935. From Our Wonderful World, Volume III, edited by J.A. Hammerton. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd. London]

Background imageSolar Collection: Dolores Ibarruri Gomez The Passiflora (1895-1989) and Santiago Carrillo Solares (1915 -)

Dolores Ibarruri Gomez The Passiflora (1895-1989) and Santiago Carrillo Solares (1915 -), Spanish politicians in a miting

Background imageSolar Collection: Solar theory, engraving from Astronomicon, published in Venice in 1485

Solar theory, engraving from Astronomicon, published in Venice in 1485

Background imageSolar Collection: Shop and solar, Clare Market, London, since demolished, 1895 (1904)

Shop and solar, Clare Market, London, since demolished, 1895 (1904). Clare Market was an area of London in the parish of St Clement Danes to the west of Lincolns Inn Fields

Background imageSolar Collection: Machine, 1678. Artist: Athanasius Kircher

Machine, 1678. Artist: Athanasius Kircher
Machine, 1678. A print from Mundus subterraneus, by Athanasius Kircher, Amsterdam, 1678. Kircher?s Mundus Subterraneus marks the first serious effort to describe the physical makeup of the earth

Background imageSolar Collection: Lake geology, 1678. Artist: Athanasius Kircher

Lake geology, 1678. Artist: Athanasius Kircher
Lake geology, 1678. A print from Mundus subterraneus, by Athanasius Kircher, Amsterdam, 1678. Kircher?s Mundus Subterraneus marks the first serious effort to describe the physical makeup of the earth

Background imageSolar Collection: The Sun, 1757

The Sun, 1757. A plate from Supplement au livre de L antiquite expliquee et representee en figures, Paris, 1757. Private Collection

Background imageSolar Collection: The solar spectrum, 1814

The solar spectrum, 1814. Joseph von Fraunhofers (1787-1826) drawing of the lines of the solar spectrum, and above it a curve showing the intensity of sunlight in different parts of the spectrum

Background imageSolar Collection: Public witness of the solar eclipse, London, c1870

Public witness of the solar eclipse, London, c1870. Depicting a street scene with a crowd of people all gazing up at the sky. This plate was taken from Illustrated London News, Vol 57

Background imageSolar Collection: Solar eclipse seen over the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1858

Solar eclipse seen over the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1858. The picture, viewed from the Isle of Dogs, shows the Royal Naval College and River Thames in the foreground

Background imageSolar Collection: Egyptian bronze, Aegis of RA with the Solar Disc, c590BC

Egyptian bronze, Aegis of RA with the Solar Disc, c590BC

Background imageSolar Collection: Egyptian grave-slab showing the cosmos

Egyptian grave-slab showing the cosmos
Egyptian grave-slab showing the solar boat carrying the Sun Disk with Ra holding an Ankh. Before the deceased stands Isis-Hathor, with a solar disk between cows horns

Background imageSolar Collection: Egyptian painting on a wooden shabti box

Egyptian painting on a wooden shabti box of the deceased worshipping Hathor as a cow with solar disks with in its horns

Background imageSolar Collection: Obelisk of Ramesses II, Temple sacred to Amun Mut & Khons, Luxor, Egypt, c13th century BC

Obelisk of Ramesses II, Temple sacred to Amun Mut & Khons, Luxor, Egypt, c13th century BC
Obelisk of Rameses II, Temple sacred to Amun Mut and Khons, Luxor, Egypt, c13th century BC. Rameses II reigned between 1307 BC and 1237 BC

Background imageSolar Collection: Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut, Temple of Amun, Karnak, Egypt, c1503 - c1483 BC

Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut, Temple of Amun, Karnak, Egypt, c1503 - c1483 BC
Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut, Temple of Amun, Karnak, Egypt, c1503-c1483 BC. Queen Hatshepsut reigned with Tuthmosis III between 1503 BC and 1483 BC

Background imageSolar Collection: Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut viewed from ground, Temple of Amun, Karnak, Egypt, c1503-c1483 BC

Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut viewed from ground, Temple of Amun, Karnak, Egypt, c1503-c1483 BC
Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut viewed from the ground, Temple of Amun, Karnak, Egypt. Queen Hatshepsut reigned alongside Tuthmosis III from 1503-1483 BC

Background imageSolar Collection: Sun ornamental fountain design, 1664. Artist: Georg Andreas Bockler

Sun ornamental fountain design, 1664. Artist: Georg Andreas Bockler
Sun ornamental fountain design, 1664. Elaborate designs for Baroque fountains for public squares and private country house gardens in the French, German

Background imageSolar Collection: Galileos observation of sunspots, 1613. Artist: Galileo Galilei

Galileos observation of sunspots, 1613. Artist: Galileo Galilei
Galileos observation of sunspots. From Galileo Galilei Istoria!, Rome, 1613. Engraving


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