'...Afterglow Effects at Chelsea, London, 26 November, 1883.'
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Twilight and Afterglow Effects at Chelsea, London, 26 November 1883'. Second frontispiece plate from 'The Eruption of Krakatoa and Subsequent Pheneomena', edited by G J Symons and published in 1888 by the Royal Society. Three pastel sketches by William Ascroft (1832-1914) documenting the on-going meteorological effects in the sky above Chelsea following the 1883 volcanic eruptions at Krakatoa in Indonesia.