Category: james nasmyth

Crater Plato on the Moon, a photo of a plaster model built by engineer-inventor-astronomer James Nasmyth after making lunar observations through a telescope. Published in The Moon: Considered as a Planet, a World, and a Satellite, 1874. Via @lindahall.

(Linda Hall Library)

Observing a solar eclipse from the Moon, imagined in the space art of James Nasmyth, Lucien Rudaux, Charles Bittinger, Andrei Sokolov, and Chesley Bonestell.

“Aspect of an eclipse of the Sun by the Earth, as it would appear as seen from the Moon.” Illustrated by James Nasmyth, 1874.

(Linda Hall Library)