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Product images of Plan of Gaunsah Lout Island, near Sumatra
Product details Plan of Gaunsah Lout Island, near Sumatra
Plan of Gaunsah Lout Island, near Sumatra
Plan of Gaunsah Laut, or 'Experiment Island' off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The expedition's tents and observatory pillar are marked. Other features, including a freshwater well are indicated in a key below the main figure. Inscribed: 'Plan of the Island of Gaunsah Lout. On which the Experiments for ascertaining the Length of the Pendulum were made.' Figure no.10 from Report of the length of the pendulum at the equator...made on an expedition...from the observatory at Madras..., by John Goldingham (Madras, 1824). Scale 1 inch: 50 feet. Original painting pasted onto a backing sheet. Not signed. Paper watermarked: 'S.Wise & Co. 1822'. John Goldingham (c.1766-1849) British astronomer was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1808.
Original: ink and watercolour on paper. ca. 1824
- Image ref: RS-10693
- The Royal Society