Uranorama De Mr. Ch. Rouy

Uranorama De Mr. Ch. Rouy

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In 1816, a Frenchman named Charles Rouy published an account of his new astronomical mechanism suitable for school for children of both sexes, fathers of families, etc. In this lithograph by André Delabarussias (fl. 1830-1842), a man (presumably M. Rouy) stands by a "Uranorama" with the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Moon, Mars, 4 asteroids (Vesta, Ceres, Pallas & Juno), Jupiter (with 4 moons), Saturn (with 7 moons), Uranus (with 6 moons) and a comet.
Charles Rouy, Description et Usage du Mécanisme Uranographique (Paris, 1816).
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overall: 12 1/4 in x 17 3/4 in; 31.115 cm x 45.085 cm
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