"Planetary Machines - Perspective view of the improved Orrery for mean motions", Longman Co.
Period: 1819 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
8.5 x 8 inches
21.6 x 20.3 cm
The copper engraving depicts an orrery, which is a mechanical device that illustrates the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons in the solar system in a heliocentric model. Drawn by J. Farey, engraved by Lowry and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown.
Light scattered foxing and a couple of edge tears.