"Cosmographie Generale", Andriveau-Goujon, E.
Period: 1873 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
26.1 x 19.6 inches
66.3 x 49.8 cm
A model of the solar system is the central figure in this chart describing various astronomical phenomena. Diagrams describing the theory of the tides, the phases of the moon, the diurnal motion of the planet, the theory of the seasons, eclipses, and more surround the model of the solar system. French text providing explanatory detail for each model wraps around the illustrations. Drawn by E. Soulier.
Original color with faint offsetting and toning along the sheet's edges.