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Mechanical orrery, 18th century. Artist: Unknown

Mechanical orrery, 18th century. Artist: Unknown

1-191-754 - © Museum of London/Heritage-Images

        

Mechanical orrery, 18th century. A London-made mechanical orrery describing planetary motion. When the handle is turned the spheres representing Mercury, Venus and the Earth rotate in their orbits around the sun.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0330000318
  1. 1-191-754
  1. 1191754
  1. 318
  1. IT585

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4709x3712
File Size : 51211kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Picture Type
  1. Object
Restrictions
  1. Strictly for Editorial use only.


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