Father Stephen Perry, British astronomer

Father Stephen Perry, British astronomer

H416/0398 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Father Stephen Joseph Perry (1833-1889), British astronomer. Perry was ordained as a Jesuit priest in 1866, taking up duties at Stonyhurst College as a teacher of mathematics and physics. He served as the Director of Stonyhurst College Observatory (1860-1863 and 1868-1889). He is best remembered for his astronomical travels to places like Kerguelen (Transit of Venus, 1874) and the West Indies (solar eclipse, 1886). He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1874. He died at sea a few days after falling ill on an eclipse expedition to the Salut Islands.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1874, 19th century, adult, astronomer, astronomical, astronomy, black-and-white, british, catholic church, caucasian, clergyman, director, eclipses, england, english, european, father, frs, gentleman astronomer, historical, history, history of science, human, jesuit, joseph, male, man, middle-aged, monochrome, observatory, people, person, portrait, portraits, priest, religion, religious, scientist, sj, solar eclipse, stephen perry, stonyhurst college, surname p, transit of venus, victorian, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.