Reference numberMM/10/7
TitleA satirical poster holding up to scorn some contemporary astronomers - notably G B Airy and Richard Sheepshanks
DescriptionWith attached note reading 'Sir James South, 1836. The 'scurrilous poster' mentioned in the History of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1820-1920, p54
Extent1 side
Physical descriptionPaper, backed by canvas
NotesItem detached for exhibition
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyPresented by GB Airy, 4 January 1843. See MC/3/258
CopiesColour photograph, tiff file
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
NA5536Sheepshanks; Richard (1794 - 1855)1794 - 1855
NA7104South; Sir; James (1785 - 1867)1785 - 1867
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