Plate II of Thomas Heath's Popular Astronomy features four figures that pertaining to day and night, season changes as they relate to Earth's position around the sun, and the moon's varying attraction against and with that of the sun.

1903 Popular Astronomy Plate II : Day & Night, Seasons, Moon's Attraction to the Sun

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By: William & Alexander Keith Johnston

Date: 1903 (published) Edinburgh

Dimensions: 9.75 x 12 inches (24.5 x 30.5 cm)

Plate II of Thomas Heath's Popular Astronomy features four figures that pertaining to day and night, season changes as they relate to Earth's position around the sun, and the moon's varying attraction against and with that of the sun.

This chromolithograph print was one of twenty-one plates published in Thomas Heath's 1903 edition of Popular Astronomy. The plates were produced by W & A.K. Johnston, Scottish brothers who set up their own printing business in Edinburgh after preliminary study under the Scottish globe maker James Kirkwood.

The prints produced for the Popular Astronomy offer a unique view of our understanding of the Universe at the turn ff the 20th Century. 

Condition: This print is in A condition with vivid original color, on clean paper surrounded by full and even margins on all sides.

Inventory #11526

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