Royal Alfred Observatory, Pamplemousses, Mauritius, 1901
Showing preparations being made to record the total eclipse of the sun in Mauritius. The equipment is being set up on the lawn of a large three storey colonial building, with a covered verandah on three sides on ground and first floor, and three domes on the roof, two of which are opened. Caption reads: Total Eclipse of the sun observers at Pamplemousses Mauritius, May 18th 1901. Total 7:51:41 till 7:55:13 true local time.