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Northern Hemisphere with Figures of the Constellations- Pl. 21

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1795
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 10 1/2 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: astronomical
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving (PL. 21) with a star chart of the Northern Hemisphere at top, and various astronomical figures below and to the sides, labeled with figure numbers and letters indicating points. On the star chart, Andromeda and the Whale have been pointed out with pencilled-in arrows.


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