History of Science Museum: Collection Database Search

Record Details

Print, Advertisement for A Course of Astronomical Lectures, Illustrated with a Geastrodiaphanic, or Grand Transparent Orrery, by Mr. M. Holden, Printed by F.B. Wright, Liverpool, 1815-1826

preview image for Print, Advertisement for A Course of Astronomical Lectures, Illustrated with a Geastrodiaphanic, or Grand Transparent Orrery, by Mr. M. Holden, Printed by F.B. Wright, Liverpool, 1815-1826
Inventory Number: 14460
Object Type:
Persons: Moses Holden (Author)
Date Created: 19th Century
Place Created: Liverpool England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Orrery Astronomy Prints Collection  
Brief Description: Advertisement of a course of astronomical lectures deliverd by Moses Holden, with syllabus.
Primary Inscriptions: A Course of Astronomical Lectures, ILLUSTRATED WITH A MOST BEAUTIFUL Geastrodisphanic (Or, Grand Transparent) ORRERY, Twenty-one Feet in Diameter, with Superb Scenery; the SUN, MOON, PLANETS, and STARS, shining as they do in Nature, enlighting all the Place. Verso: SYLLABUS of M.HOLDEN's Course of Lectures, ON THE SUBLIME STUDY of ASTRONOMY, ILLUSTRATED BY A BEAUTIFUL ILLUMINATED ORRERY, of 21 Feet in Diameter.
Collection Group:
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
320 186 mm

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 50440Image with multimedia irn 50441

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/14460