Transit of Venus 1874, pouring rain
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This image was possibly taken at Thames, and shows the telescope used to (hopefully) track Venus. Surnames include TYLER, WARD, VEITCH, SPENCER, GORRIE, those on the right-hand side of the image are illegible due to fading.
A report - THE TRANSIT OF VENUS. - is in the newspaper - Thames Advertiser, Volume VII, Issue 1915, 10 December 1874, Page 2