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Southern Hemisphere with Figures of the Constellations
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Bell, A.
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1792
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 10 1/2 in x 8 in
Monochrome engraving with a chart of the positions of spheres ("Fig. 205"), top, and a chart of the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere ("Fig 206. Southern Hemisphere with the Figures of the Constellations.", bottom. Titled "ASTRONOMY. Plate LXXXVI." Cetus, the whale, is pointed out by a pencilled-in arrow. At bottom right is printed the following text: "A. Bell Prin. Wal. Sculptor fecit."