A Photographer's Experiment

Tuesday, February 6, 2024- March 7, 2024 Multiday event - 31 days

Wilson Hall Gallery

Room 160

A Photographer's Experiment: Rephotographing Charles Piazzi Smyth in Tenerife - José A. Betancourt

On June 24, 1856, Charles Piazzi Smyth, Astronomer Royal of Scotland, set sail on the ship Titania. He traveled to the Canary Islands with a crew of sixteen men and equipment to view the skies above the clouds. CPS was not only an astronomer, he was also a photographer. Revisiting this expedition and its photographs attempts to shed light on this story and Betancourt's family history on Tenerife.

Please join us for a Reception and Artist Talk on Friday, February 9th, from 5:30pm - 8pm.

Talk will begin at 6pm in Wilson Hall 168.

Exhibition on view in the Wilson Hall Gallery through March 7th.

Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Free and open to the public.


Arts & Entertainment
Art Art History and Design, College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences
Public, Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni


Ilene Galloway 256.824.6114 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Wilson Hall Gallery

301 Sparkman DriveHuntsville, AL 35899

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