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Northern Hemisphere with Figures of the Constellations

Major collection: Hart Nautical
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
Nomenclature: astronomical
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving with a chart of the sun's position ("Fig. 203"), top, and a chart of the stars and constellations of the northern hemisphere ("Fig 204. Northern Hemisphere with the Figures of the Constellations.", bottom. Titled "ASTRONOMY. Plate LXXXV." 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."


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