Boy, Adolf, and Falck, Jeremias, 1647
Hevelius, Johannes. Selenographia, sive Lunae descriptio Arrow right Arrow left

photo - whole telescope
Basic Info

Maker: Boy, Adolf, and Falck, Jeremias

Year: 1647

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No stand present.

Collection: Hevelius, Johannes. Selenographia, sive Lunae descriptio

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Remmert, Volker R. "Picturing the Scientific Revolution". Saint Joseph's University Press. 2011, 86.

Louwman, P.J.K., and Zuidervaart, H.J., "A Certain Instrument for Seeing Far: Four Centuries of Styling the Telescope Illustrated by a Selection of Treasures from the Louwman Collection of Historic Telescopes". Wasscnaar. 2013. 49.

Hevelius, Johannes. "Selenographia, sive Lunae descriptio". Danzig. 1647.

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Embodied wisdom riding an eagle labeled Contemplatio holds a large refracting telescope. Galileo in eastern garb on the right side of image also holds a very long refracting telescope.

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