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George Simpson on the telephone, timing the occultation of Jupiter during the British Antarctic Expedition of 1911-1913, 14 Jul 1911

Reference Number: PA1-f-067-042-3

Dr George Simpson inside the hut, on the telephone to Lieutenant Evans, timing an occultation of Jupiter during the British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913). Shows Simpson standing in one corner of the hut with the telephone to his ear, looking at a sidereal clock. Lieutenant Evans is outside observing the occultation through a telescope. Photograph taken on the 14th of July 1911, by Herbert George Ponting.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sir George Clarke Simpson, Jupiter (Planet), Stars, Telephones, Astronomy - Antarctica, Scientists - Antarctica and Astronomical clocks.

Part of:
British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913) album 2, Reference Number PA1-f-067 (68 digitised items)
Kinsey, Joseph James (Sir), 1852-1936 :Photographs relating to Antarctica and mountaineering, Reference Number PAColl-5011 (144 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.8 x 11.8 cm, on album page 31.5 x 43.4 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures999. Antarctic Expeditions. Scott 1910-12(PFP-027309)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: 309. Dr Simpson at the telephone and sidereal clock. July 14th 1911

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