"Phases et Mouvemens de la Lune", Andriveau-Goujon, E.
Subject: Solar System
Period: 1877 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
23.3 x 18.6 inches
59.2 x 47.2 cm
This fascinating chart focuses on the eight lunar phases. There are additional charts in the sheet's corners illustrating the duration of the moon's revolutions (top left), the diurnal motion of the moon (top right), a lunar epicycle (bottom left), the inclination and movement of the moon in relation to the sun and earth (bottom right), and lunar eclipse (also bottom right). The illustrations are surrounded by related French text. Drawn by E. Soulier.
Original color with light toning in the blank margins.