1903 Popular Astronomy Plate III : Sun Spots, Zodical Light, Magnitude of the Sun from Various Planets

1903 Popular Astronomy Plate III : Sun Spots, Zodical Light, Magnitude of the Sun from Various Planets

Regular price $ 65.00

Unit price per 

By: William & Alexander Keith Johnston

Date: 1903 (published) Edinburgh

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

Plate III of Thomas Heath's Popular Astronomy focuses on the Sun, solar spots, zodical light and it's magnitude as viewed from other planets. The page is comprised of printed diagrams as well as an early photographic view of solar spots through "high magnifying power."

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 #11527

Close (esc)

Popup

Use this popup to embed a mailing list sign up form. Alternatively use it as a simple call to action with a link to a product or a page.

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.

Search

Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Shop now