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Tag Archives: 1840’s
Johan Christian Clausen Dahl: Sunset over the River Elbe, Dresden (c. 1840)
Henri Lehmann: Faustine Léo (1842) (sources here and here)
Rudolf von Alt: Solar Eclipse, Vienna (1842)
Portrait of a Daguerreotypist Displaying Daguerreotypes and Cases, 1845, maker unknown. (source)
“Der Götter und Riesenkampff bey dem Weltuntergang” [The Gods and the Great Battle at the Apocalypse]; illustration from The World Theater, or The Universal World History From Creation To The Year 1840, etc. by C Strahlheim (1834-41).
All rainbows are portions of circles, and the eye of the observer is always opposite to the centre of the circle. The quantity of the circle seen, depends on the height of the sun above the horizon at the time … Continue reading