Orrery planetary model by Newton & Son, 1851-1857

Made:
1851-1857 in London
maker:
Newton & Son

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Pulley operated orrery showing the Sun, Earth & Moon with printed scales on wooden base by Newton and Son, London

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1979-158
Materials:
brass, complete, ivory, paper and wood
type:
terrestrial globe
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust