National Geographic : 1947 Sep
His Camera Photographs the Eclipse Reflected in a Mirror that Follows the Sun In this way Staff Photographer R. H. Stewart obtained clear, steady motion pictures. Note sky reflection in mirror. * @ National (,ograplhic Srlcilty - Ektachrolies by Richard 11. Stewart and Guy W. Starling Protecting Their Eyes from the Glare, Brazilian Visitors Watch the Eclipse Before and after totality, when the sun is only partially covered by the moon, its light is still so bright that it cannot be observed safely except through smoked glass or pieces of exposed photographic film. Many citizens of Bocaiuva and the surrounding country visited the expedition camp on eclipse day. The fence separated spectators from the scientists' observation area. Keen interest in the eclipse was shown throughout Brazil.