Reference numberPT/73/6/17
TitleDrawing, arcs of the distances of stars, by William Herschel
DescriptionPlate 15 figure 1 from the paper "Astronomical observations and experiments tending to investigate the local arrangement of the celestial bodies in space, and to determine the extent an condition of the Milky Way", by William Herschel, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.107 (1817), pp.302-331. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. A note "Turn over" appears in pencil, bottom right. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. Watermarked "Ruse & Turners 1815."
Extent1 item
FormatInk and pencil
Physical descriptionOn paper.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8060Herschel; Sir; William (1738 - 1822); astronomer1738 - 1822
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