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Transit of Venus, historical artwork Featured Charles Green Print

Transit of Venus, historical artwork

Transit of Venus, historical artwork. These drawings of the transit of Venus across the Sun were produced by Captain James Cook (1728-1779) and Charles Green (1735-1771). Cook and Green both travelled to Tahiti to view the 1769 transit. When Venus passes directly between the Earth and the Sun, it is seen as a small disc that obscures part of the Sun. This phenomenon is rare, as it occurs in pairs that are spaced by eight years and each pair then has over 100 years between them. Only seven Venus transits have occurred since the invention of the telescope (in 1631, 1639, 1761, 1769, 1874, 1882 and 2004). The next 21st century transit is on 6th June 2012. Engraving from Philosophical Transactions volume 61 (1772)

© Royal Astronomical Society/Science Photo Library

Sketch cover - the Marchesa Malacrida Featured Charles Green Print

Sketch cover - the Marchesa Malacrida

Marchesa Nadja Malacrida portrayed by Olive Snell on the front cover of The Sketch magazine. She was born Louisa Nadia Green, daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Green and niece of Lord Cowdray. Married Pier Malacrida Saint-August in 1922 who was a society decorator. The Sketch magazine mentions her, 'charming and unusually decorated house in Mayfair', adding, 'The severe style of her coiffure suits the Marchesa's type of beauty to perfection.' Date: 1929

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Mr. Edward Spencer, lithograph by Day & Haghe, 1839 (litho) Featured Charles Green Print

Mr. Edward Spencer, lithograph by Day & Haghe, 1839 (litho)

XJF342469 Mr. Edward Spencer, lithograph by Day & Haghe, 1839 (litho) by Harding, George Perfect (c.1780-1853); Private Collection; ( Edward Spencer (1799-1839) British balloonist; "Who accompanied Mr. Charles Green in that fatal Parachute experiment of Mr. Robert Cocking's, July 24th 1837, from Vauxhall Gardens";); English, out of copyright

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