Print (Engraving) of the Annular Solar Eclipse of 1 April, 1764, by Joseph Betts, engraved by Cole, Oxford, c. 1764
|Inventory Number:|| 27158|
|Object Type: || print|
Joseph Betts (Designer)|
|Date Created: ||c.1764|
|Subject Classification(s): ||
Solar eclipses Astronomy Prints Collection |
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|Brief Description: ||Title, map in border of latitude and longitude showing passage of shadow over England, and engraved text with details of times and places.|
|Primary Inscriptions: ||Title: "A Description of the Path of the Annulus over part of this Island / in the Solar Eclipse April 1st 1764."
Dedication: "To the Right Honourable / THE EARL of LITCHFIELD Chan.r of the University of Oxford, / THE EARL of HALIFAX one of ye Principal Secretaries of State, / THE EARL OF BUTE; / THIS PLATE / In Gratitude for their Countenance & Support / At the late Election of a Savilian Professor of Astronomy / Is dutifully Inscribed, / By their obliged humble Servant / Jo. Betts M.A. / Fellow of University College / in Oxford."
Bottom left corner of map: "Cole Oxon sc."|
|Provenance: ||Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford|
|Collection Group: ||
Radcliffe Observatory Archive|