This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Nevil Maskelyne, fifth British Astronomer Royal

Nevil Maskelyne, fifth British Astronomer Royal

C045/3615

Rights Managed

50.2 MB (3.8 MB compressed)

3624 x 4839 pixels

30.7 x 40.9 cm ⏐ 12.1 x 16.1 in (300dpi)

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

THE PRINT COLLECTOR / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY THE PRINT COLLECTOR / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Nevil Maskelyne, fifth British Astronomer Royal, (1815). Maskelyne (1732-1811) was Astronomer Royal from 1765-1811. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1758. Maskelyne proposed a means of calculating longitude based on measuring lunar distances and publishing them in a form accessible to navigators, leading to him establish the Nautical Almanack in 1766. Artist: Page.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}