An eyepiece from the Cooke Equatorial No 2 telescope.
A photoheliograph for Station B (Honolulu).
Eyepieces from the Cooke Equatorial No 2 telescope. Eight equatorial telescopes were bought by the Royal Observatory Greenwich for the 1874 expeditions - two new telescopes by Simms, two new telescopes by Cooke and four second-hand instruments. After the expeditions, this telescope was brought back and used at the Observatory.
A photoheliograph set up in its portable hut ready to be shipped to Station B at Honolulu. The Royal Observatory Greenwich provided a photoheliograph for each of the five stations.
A hut for a transit instrument.
The huts assembled in Greenwich Park.
A hut for a transit instrument set up in Greenwich Park in readiness for the 1874 expeditions.
The huts assembled in Greenwich Park for checking by members of the Observatory staff.
An equatorial telescope assembled in Greenwich Park.
One of the equatorial telescopes in its portable wooden hut checked by staff and ready for the voyage.