Comparative Magnitudes of the Planets

Made:
1850-1860 in London
maker:
James Reynolds

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Comparative magnitude of the planets / Drawn and engraved by John Emslie ; London. Print. Published by James Reynolds
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Print. Comparative magnitude of the planets / Drawn and engraved by John Emslie ; London. Published by James Reynolds 174 Strand, nd. - [1850-1860s]. Engraving, col, letterpress; 22.5x28.5cm. Educational astronomical diagram; differs from Reynolds' sets of diagrams, as the central image is handcoloured on black tissue paper adhered in position on the front of the card over cut holes scaled to planet sizes, the effect with light behind acting like a transparency; the card reverse tissue is missing

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1983-454
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Colin Lacy Gallery

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