35.5 MB (12.5 MB compressed)
4315 x 2877 pixels
36.6 x 24.4 cm ⏐ 14.4 x 9.6 in (300dpi)
MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE / OXFORD UNIVERSITY IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE / OXFORD UNIVERSITY IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Celestial hemispheres, 18th century. Engraved map of the celestial hemispheres by the Venetian Pietro Scattaglia from the late 18th century, made using a copperplate intaglio process. The maps show the constellations as classical human nudes and as animals in anatomical detail. The text is in French.
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