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Astronomy. Southern Hemisphere. Plate 23.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Archer, J.; Bartlett, Newman & Bartlett
Place made: United Kingdom, England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
Date made: 1816
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 10 1/2 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: astronomical
Classification: whales

Monochrome star chart, with the figures of the constellations, for the southern hemisphere. "The Whale", depicted as a chimera with a lion's foreparts and a sea serpent's tail, has been pointed out with a pencilled arrow. Title printed above the chart; publisher and engraver information below.


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