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Astrology: signs of the zodiac, Sagittarius. Coloured engraving by S. Hall.

Hall, Sidney.
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Each card depicts one or more of the constellations with the stars 'perforated according to their relative magnitude' so that they can be held up to the light. They were intended to render the study of astronomy 'familiar and amusing'

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with watercolour

Lettering

Sagittarius and Corona Australis. ; Sid. Hall sculpsit.

Publications note

P.D. Hingley, 'Urania's mirror - a 170-year old mystery solved?', J. Br. Astron. Assoc., 1994, vol. 104, pp. 238-240

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46445i

Languages

  • Latin



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