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Constellations(V. 232)

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1774
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in
Nomenclature: astronomical
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving with two celestial hemispheres showing the figures of the constellations, but not the component stars. On both hemispheres there are missing portions drawn; possibly this engraving is depicting a broken painting or mosaic of the hemispheres. At top left, labeled 61. In lower margin, labeled "V. 232". A pencilled-in arrow indicates the whale, Cetus.