William Ascroft (1832–1914) was a late 19th Century British artist best known for his color sketches of sunsets over Chelsea in England in the years after the 1883 explosion of the Krakatoa volcano, recording details otherwise unavailable before the invention of color photography.
- On-line images of some of Ascroft's sunset sketches
- Chromolithographic plates from: The eruption of Krakatoa, and subsequent phenomena. Report of the Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society edited by G J Symons, London, 1888.
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