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Astronomical diagrams

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An image of Astronomical diagrams. Illuminated manuscript. Diagrams painted in red, blue, black and yellow, some including discs mounted on paper and silk pointer threads: fol. 1r-v Theorica Solis. fols. 2r – 3r Theorica Lune. fols. 3v – 4r Theorica de tribus superioribus. fol. 5r Theorica Mercurii. fol. 6r Figura visibilis…diversitate aspectus. fol. 6v Tabula ostendens maximam latitudinem. fol. 7r-v Theorica declinationum. fol. 8v Diameter reflections. Paper (watermark cf. Briquet no. 15152), 8 fols. (paginated in black ink 2 – 17), height, page, 310 mm, width, page, 220 mm, circa 1490-1499. Production Place: Germany. Production Note: binding by Robert Proctor, Fitzwilliam Museum, 2007.

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Astronomical diagrams. Illuminated manuscript. Diagrams painted in red, blue, black and yellow, some including discs mounted on paper and silk pointer threads: fol. 1r-v Theorica Solis. fols. 2r – 3r Theorica Lune. fols. 3v – 4r Theorica de tribus superioribus. fol. 5r Theorica Mercurii. fol. 6r Figura visibilis…diversitate aspectus. fol. 6v Tabula ostendens maximam latitudinem. fol. 7r-v Theorica declinationum. fol. 8v Diameter reflections. Paper (watermark cf. Briquet no. 15152), 8 fols. (paginated in black ink 2 – 17), height, page, 310 mm, width, page, 220 mm, circa 1490-1499. Production Place: Germany. Production Note: binding by Robert Proctor, Fitzwilliam Museum, 2007.

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  • Accession Number: MS 377
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Andrew Morris
  • Image height: 1541 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 309.05kB

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15th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC _WF_OPAC_pending astronomer astronomical astronomy charts circle circular diagram diagrammatic Fitz_MSPB German illuminated lunar manuscript miniature moon movement Northern Renaissance paper planetary planets Renaissance round

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