ObjectsViewing Record 4039 of 12427
Previous Record Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List
Welcome to the archived version of the MIT Museum's online collections portal! This site was used to test features and content for the newly redesigned MIT Museum Collections site, which has now launched with over 106,000 objects. Please use the new MIT Museum Collections site for further research and discovery. Webmuseum.mit.edu remains online during the transition period but will not receive new updates or content.
Southern Celestial Hemisphere
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Conder, T.
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1765-1831
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 10 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in
Monochrome engraving depicting a star chart of the southern hemisphere. A pencilled arrow and inscription points out Cetus (the Whale; depicted as a lion-sea serpent chimera). Artist attribution printed under the chart. "Plate V." in top right corner.