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Aries - the Ram

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Maker: Archer, J.
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in
Nomenclature: astronomical
Classification: whales

Printed star chart with a printed blue ink border and central constellation hand-colored. Both the component stars and the figural representations of the constellations are given. Star names given in Arabic, but in Latin alphabet. Title of series, "The Heavens Illustrated", and the plate number, in top margin; title of image "Aries- the Ram", printed in lower margin. Artist attribution in lower right corner of star chart. Cetus visible below Aries.


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