ASTRONOMY

Description
This hand-colored engraving depicts gentlefolk dallying with a globe, an armillary sphere, a couple of telescopes, a pair of dividers, two L-squares, and a back staff. The text at bottom reads: “London. Printed for and sold by F. Bull on Ludgate Hill, J. Boydell in Cheapside, & W. Herbert on London Bridge.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
date made
1750-1800
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 14 in; 25.4 cm x 35.56 cm
overall: 21 1/4 in x 17 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 53.975 cm x 43.815 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
PH*329186
catalog number
329186
accession number
280072
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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