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Mount Talakmau and other landmarks, Sumatra
Landscape view of Talakmau, here described as 'Mount Ophir' a volcano on the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. With other landmarks and their positions noted, as seen from the sea. Inscribed: 'View from the S.E.Point of Pulo Pinnee.' Figure no.15 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). Original painting pasted onto a backing sheet. Not signed. Papers watermarked: 'C.Wilmot 1817' and '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 reference: RS-10696
- The Royal Society
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