'The four wheel'd orrery' G Child
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'The four wheel'd orrery'
The four wheel'd orrery' from A dissertation upon the phaenomena of the harvest Moon; also, The description and use of a new four-wheel'd orrery, and an Essay upon the Moon's turning round on her own axis, by James Ferguson (London, 1747). James Ferguson (1710Ã»1776) was a natural philosopher and inventor of scientific instruments. An orrery is a mechanical model of the Solar System, based on Copernican principles.
Original: engraving. 1747
- Image reference: RS-9168
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