Template for drawing the outline of Jupiter

Made:
1879-1906

Card disc with dark blue wash/cream and blue ink lines across made by John Willis, undated. It's inscribed "... Jupiter ... the Earth" [relative proportions] This is a template disc for drawing the outline of Jupiter. It's not round but flattened; the circle is ellipse. One of 275 pencil, ink and colour wash observations of the Sun and Jupiter made by Willis in Folkestone between 1879 and 1906.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2001-769/254
type:
drawing
credit:
Sotheby's (Olympia)