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Southern Hemisphere with Figures of the Constellations
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1795
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 10 1/2 in x 8 in
Monochrome plate featuring a star chart with the Southern Hemisphere constellations at top, and several small figures of astronomical devices and diagrams below and to the sides. The star chart is labeled "ASTRONOMY. Southern Hemisphere with the Figures of the Constellations." The Whale is pointed out with a pencilled-in arrow. The small figures have been assigned figure numbers, and among them, Fig. 47 is also titled "Trajectorium Lunare". Labeled "PL.22", top right; no engraver or publisher information.