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A transparency astronomical chart of the heavens

REYNOLDS, James.

Chart of the Heavens Shewing the Stars Visible on any Night Throughout the Year.
London: Reynolds, c.1850. Steel engraving with original colour, printed on card. Sheet 285 x 225mm.

Hand coloured 'hold to the light' chart. When held up to the light, the stars would appear as bright points against a darker background identifying constellations in the night sky.
The main image of the constellations and Milky Way is encircled by a calendar scale, showing "the stars visible on any night throughout the year".
Instructions for use are printed at the bottom.


Stock ID : 20783

£125

£125

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Stock Id :20783

Download Image

A transparency astronomical chart of the heavens

REYNOLDS, James.

Chart of the Heavens Shewing the Stars Visible on any Night Throughout the Year.
London: Reynolds, c.1850. Steel engraving with original colour, printed on card. Sheet 285 x 225mm.

Hand coloured 'hold to the light' chart. When held up to the light, the stars would appear as bright points against a darker background identifying constellations in the night sky.
The main image of the constellations and Milky Way is encircled by a calendar scale, showing "the stars visible on any night throughout the year".
Instructions for use are printed at the bottom.


Stock ID : 20783

£125

£125

Return To Listing