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Published Portfolio of Photographs (Gelatine Prints) Entitled 'Photographic Atlas of the Normal Solar Spectrum', by George Higgs, 1896

Inventory Number: 12949
Object Type:
Persons: George Higgs (Photographer)
Date Created: 1896
Accession Number: 1983-49/1
Brief Description: Small portfolio bound in brown cloth, with a linen band. George Higgs, Photographic Atlas of the Normal Solar Spectrum. Contains a series of spectrum photographs, mounted on thin card, in three envelopes addressed to Professor Clifton, the third postmarked 1896, together with a printed pamphlet, George Higgs, 'The Photographic Normal Solar Spectrum ... Consecutive Wave-Length Edition', dated Liverpool, December 1896. Another copy, with two pamphlets, an offprint, and manuscript additions, is 12950.
Primary Inscriptions: Title on front of portfolio.
Provenance: Transferred from the Department of Astrophysics, Oxford, in 1983. This copy originally belonged to R. B. Clifton.
Collection Group: University Observatory Collection
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
280 182 19 mm

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