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The Artificial Sphere.
The Artificial Sphere. Sacred to the Memory of Cap.t Cook.
Robertson f.
[n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. Sheet 215 x 160mm (8½ x 6¼"). Trimmed within plate, creased.
An illustration of an armillary sphere, with a plinth dedicated to Cook and a sailor holding a chart of Hawaii.
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[Astronomy] To the worshipfull Andrew Lant of Thorp=underwood in the county of Northampton Esq.r this plate is humbly dedicated by Richard Blome.
[Astronomy] To the worshipfull Andrew Lant of Thorp=underwood in the county of Northampton Esq.r this plate is humbly dedicated by Richard Blome.
G. Freman Inv. J. Kip S.
[London: Richard Blome, c.1680.]
Engraving. 275 x 155mm (10¾ x 6"). Narrow margins.
Four men in classical dress stand on a terrace watching a comet, one looking through a telescope (the wrong way!). Around them are a globe, an astrolabe, diagrams and various measuring devices. Possibly from Blome's 'The Gentlemanís Recreation'
Wellcome Library no. 46392i.
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