Maps [Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map].

Format Maps
Dates 1769
Location Universe
Language English
Subjects Active 2nd Century
Armillary Spheres
Brahe, Tycho
Celestial Sphere
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Descartes, René
Design and Construction
Early Works to 1800
Ptolemy
Spherical Astronomy
Sundials
Universe
Title
[Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map].
Subject Headings
-  Ptolemy,--active 2nd century
-  Copernicus, Nicolaus,--1473-1543
-  Brahe, Tycho,--1546-1601
-  Descartes, René,--1596-1650
-  Sundials
-  Sundials--Design and construction
-  Sundials--Early works to 1800
-  Armillary spheres--Early works to 1800
-  Celestial sphere--Early works to 1800
-  Spherical astronomy
-  Universe
Notes
-  Title devised by cataloger.
-  English, French and Latin.
-  James Ferguson article from Gent. Mag. March 1769.
-  Nine printed images and two panels of printed text mounted on paper within hand drawn frames colored yellow. From various sources, unidentified except for the Ferguson article.
-  Mounted on cloth and stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 312A.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
9 maps on 1 sheet : hand colored ; 35 x 20 cm or smaller, sheet 56 x 66 cm
Call Number
G3190 1769 .C6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3190 ct003797 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3190.ct003797
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2013593153
http://lccn.loc.gov/2013593153


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