An illustration of a solar eclipse during the last 2 minutes, 25 seconds, therefore just before the reappearance of the sun's rays. The accompanying text states: ""Scarcely had the last ray of sunlight disappeared," writes Father F. Fauro in reporting the results of this expedition to Secchi, in Rome, "when the magnificent corona or aureola burst into view, as by enchantment, round the black edge of the moon.""
Schellen, Heinrich. “Total Solar Eclipse of 18th August, 1868, at Mantawaloc-Kekee.” Paper. Spectrum Analysis in Its Application to Terrestrial Substances, and the Physical Constitution of the Heavenly Bodies. London, England, 1872. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/9880vs04v.