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Antique Astronomy Print - The Newtonian System of the Universe - George Baxter

Antique Astronomy Print - The Newtonian System of the Universe - George Baxter

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DESCRIPTION:

This plate attempts to show the absurdity of the Newtonian system by depicting our solar system as one of many in an infinite and godless universe. Beautiful celestial maps. They come from a book published in 1846 by Isaac Frost, a London brass founder and Muggletonian. (The sect had remarkable longevity—the last known member died in 1979 after donating the sect’s archive of books and papers, which had been stored in more than 80 apple crates, to the British Library). Isaac Frost (after), astronomy planetary motion, celestial sky map charts. George Baxter, London C. 1846. Baxter oil color prints. 


DETAILS:

Size: 12” x 10” inches / 31 cm x 25 cm

Technique: Color Lithography 

Date: 1846

Publisher: George Baxter

Place: London, England 

*We provide a Certificate of Authenticity upon request.


CONDITION:

Very good condition.

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