'The Midnight Sky at London, Looking North, December 15', 1891.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Engraving of the city of London with St Paul's Cathedral, and the Milky Way in the night sky; below is an index map to the constellations. From 'The Midnight Sky: Familiar Notes on the Stars and Planets' by Edwin Dunkin (1821-1898), published in London in 1891. Due to light pollution, such a sight has not been visible in London for some years.