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.”
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overall: 10 in x 14 in; 25.4 cm x 35.56 cm
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United Kingdom: England, London
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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