Maps [Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map].
Articles and Essays with this item:
Active 2nd Century
Design and Construction
Early Works to 1800
- [Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map].
- Contributor Names
- Ferguson, James, 1710-1776.
- 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
- Celestial charts
- Armillary spheres
- - 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.
- 9 maps on 1 sheet : hand colored ; 35 x 20 cm or smaller, sheet 56 x 66 cm
- Call Number
- G3190 1769 .C6
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
- Other Formats
- - MARCXML Record
- - MODS Record
- - Dublin Core Record
- Catalog Record
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