"Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe, in quo loca Stellarum fixarum secundum Aequatorem…", Doppelmayr/Homann
Period: 1742 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Coelestis…
Color: Hand Color
22.9 x 19 inches
58.2 x 48.3 cm
Large celestial chart depicting the constellations in the southern sky. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr was a professor of mathematics at the Aegidien Gymnasium in Nuremberg. He collaborated with Homann on most of Homann's celestial maps. Each corner is decorated with cherubs depicted with various instruments; a pendulum clock, an azimuth circle, a telescope, and a sextant.
References: Warner, p. 64, 1B.
Professional and now invisible repair of small interior tear just left of centerfold. Old horizontal fold, now pressed and not visible on map face.