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[Illustration.]

Image ID: 1800108

[Illustration.] (1750)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Illustration.]

Creator

: Wright, Thomas, 1711-1786 -- Author

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 20.5 x 12.6 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: Pl. 17 (btwn. pp. 50 & 51)

Source

: An original theory or new hypothesis of the universe : founded upon the laws of nature, and solving by mathematical principles the general phaenomena of the visible creation; and particularly the Via Lactea : compris'd in nine familiar letters from the author to his friend, and illustrated with upwards of thirty graven and mezzotinto plates, by the best masters / by Thomas Wright, of Durham

Source Description

: viii, [4], 84 p., XXXII leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill. ; 30 cm. (4to)

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Spencer Collection

Catalog Call Number

: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1750 94-193

Digital ID

: 1800108

Record ID

: 1894187

Digital Item Published

: 10-1-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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