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The Kew heliograph being used during the British astronomical expedition to view the total solar eclipse, Spain, 1860. The temporary observation point with the Kew heliograph inside, surrounded by astronomers. Warren De La Rue took the first photographs of a total eclipse on this expedition. From 'The Illustrated London News' Vol 37 (London, 1860).

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The Kew heliograph being used during the British astronomical expedition to view the total solar eclipse, Spain, 1860. The temporary observation point with the Kew heliograph inside, surrounded by astronomers. Warren De La Rue took the first photographs of a total eclipse on this expedition. From 'The Illustrated London News' Vol 37 (London, 1860).