Tag Archives: Simon Schaffer

Nevil Maskelyne & the Zenith Sector

A review of Constructing an Instrument: Nevil Maskelyne and the Zenith Sector, 1760-1774, by Nicky Reeves. This study offers a biography of the zenith sector,…

Photography & Periodicals, 1870-90

A review of “From a Photograph”: Photography and the Periodical Print Press 1870-90, by Geoffrey Belknap. This dissertation analyzes the reciprocal development of the periodical…