Category: sun

Steel spontoon (or half pike) weapon featuring…

Steel spontoon (or half pike) weapon featuring a sun design, France, 18th century.

Via the Met.

?   Happy Eclipse Day America!  ?Viewers of a solar eclipse in…

?   Happy Eclipse Day America!  ?

Viewers of a solar eclipse in Paris, France, April 17, 1912.

(Via the Bibliothèque nationale de France)

Photographs of a solar eclipse taken at Yerkes Observaory in…

Photographs of a solar eclipse taken at Yerkes Observaory in Matheson, Colorado, June 8, 1918.

The eclipse is coming!!Images from “Eclipses luminarium” by…

The eclipse is coming!!

Images from “Eclipses luminarium” by Cyprian Leowitz, 1554. 

(via BSB)