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Geographical Definitions: Educational chart illustrating different geographical definitions across the world.
Dendera: Egyptian Planisphere from the ceiling of a shrine dedicated to the god Osiris in the temple of Hathor at Dendera. Renowned as the only complete map of an ancient sky.
Armillary sphere (used to simulate the orbits of the heavenly bodies): With, a Terrestrial globe, and a Celestial globe.
Projection of Globes and Maps: Diagrams illustrating the mathematics behind various map projections used to convert a spherical globe into a flat map.
Sound and Hearing (1-6), Ear (7), Musical Sounds (8-9), Musical Instruments (10-20). With Key.
Bristol Brabazon: View of the plane under construction with a half scale model as comparison. After Roland Davies.
Comparative chart of the earth’s geology.
Hydostatics: Pressure and equilibrium of liquids.
Diagrams of Dirigible aerostats or steerable balloons.
Orville Wright experimenting with flight.
Temperate Zone: Educational chart showing the environment and townscapes of a temperate zone.
Moon: Gemini 9 launch photograph signed by NASA astronaut and commander of Gemini 9, Tom Stafford. Framed.
Cuprum phosphatum. Copper phosphate from Cornwall
Vertical distribution of climate of different mountains, and snow at different altitudes.
Infographic illustration of areas of geological interest.
Calx carbonata. Crystallized lime carbonate from Matlock, Cornwall.
Allegory with Therra Goddess of the Earth and Tethys Goddess of the Sea, dividing the globe into Europe, Asia, Africa and America.
Nature in Ascending Regions: Comparative chart of the mountains, volcanoes and accomplished summits across the world.
Comparative view of buildings by height including the Pyramid of Cheops, St Peters, St Pauls with key. Framed.
Allegory of Urania with an Astrolobe and Scroll with Architecture attended by Reason carrying Pallas’s shield and Mercury’s caduceus.
Arctic Zone: Educational chart showing the frigid mountainous environment, animals and inhabitants of polar regions.
Dendera: Temple of Hathor. Egyptian Zodiac from the ceiling of a shrine dedicated to the god Osiris in the temple of Hathor at Dendera. Renowned as the only complete map of an ancient sky.
Lead. Native lead 1-6, 8, German lead 7, Saxon lead 9, Napolitan lead 10, 11, Lorraine lead 12, Engraved by John Pass.
Extention, Impenetrability, Divisibility, Porosity, Inertia, Cohesion, Gravity (1-16), Gravity (17-26), Pendulum (27-30), Forces (31-37), Laws of Motion (38-39). With Key.
Tropical Zone: Educational chart showing the flora, fauna, and inhabitants of a tropical environment.
Victorian educational chart showing the comparative heights of mountains around the world.
Silex steatites. Red and green serpentine from Lizard point, Cornwall.
General Service Wall pictures educational series of daily life in Britain after Elizabeth Skilton.
Cuprum sulphureum. Blistered sulphuret of Copper from the Cook’s Kitchen mine, Cornwall.
Der Mench als Industriepalast (Man as an Industrial Palace): The human body represented as a machine with part represented by a mechanical equivalent.
Machine Age: View of the Industrial Metropolis. World’s Fair.
Characters of the Ten Elements and Twelve Celestial Signs: Combined in the luni-solar calendar of sixty years.
Dirigible balloon ‘Patrie’. Diagram of parts with explanation in French.
Allegory with the Goddess of Minerology seated on a throne with gryphons, guardias of tresure attended by Cybele (Earth) and Vulcan (Fire), with Apollo (Gold and Topaz), Diana (Silver and Selenites) Saturn (Diamond) Jyupiter (Tin and Saphire), Mars Iron and Ruby), Mercury (Quicksilver and Ametyst) and Venus (Copper and Emerald) Gnomes classify in the foreground with scales and sceptre of touchstone.
Nickel, Calamine, Bismuth, Antinomy, Arsenic, Regulus and Wolfram. Engraved by John Pass.
Zincum carbonatum. Carbonate of zinc from the Matlock, Rutland mine.
Fluor. Five examples of Fluor from the Poldice mine in Gwenaap. Engraved by John Pass.
Mechanical properties of Air (2-4), Laws of Air (5-7), Barometer (8-9, 1), Air Pump 10-11) Air Condenser (12-14), Air Ballon (15), Diving Ball (16) With key.
SOLD Argilla electrica. Tourmaline, from Chudleigh, Devon.
Modern Express Engine. London and North-Western Railway.
Uranium oxygenizatum. Oxide of Uranium frm the Tolcairn mine, Cornwall.
Copper from Hungary1, 2, Cornwall 3, 4, 5, Japan 6, Hepatic copper 7, Black vitrreous ore 8, Bue copper 9 Malachite 10 Copper in quartz 11, Copper pyrites 12, Yellow copper C fulvum
Gold from Hungary 1, 2, Dentrical silver 3,4,6, Varigated ore 5, Vitreous ore. Engraved by John Pass.
Carbo Bitumen. Viscous Bitumen from Castletown, Isle of Man.
Crampton’s Locomotive Engine.
Cuprum subsulphureum. Vitreous copper ore from Cornwall.
Phenomena of the Earth: Four diagrams illustrating the theories of seasons, the day-night cycle, and solar time (sundials).
Phenomena of the Atmosphere: With key to 24 types.
Oxford Astronomical Observatory: Interior with globe, telescopes and other scientific instruments.
Red stillbite or zeolite from Hall Hill, Scotland.
Atlantic Type Engine: North British Railway.
Tin. Spathose Tin 1,2, Wood Tin from Cornwall 3-7. Tooth Tin 8-11, Saxon Tin 12, Garnet Tin 13,, 14, Tin in shorl 15, Crystalised Tin 16, 17. Engraved by John Pass.
Ferrum phosphatum. Iron phosphate and Iron carbonate from Huel Kine, Cornwall.
Stereographic Projection with Churchman’s New Projection for Mountainous Countries: Diagrams illustrating the use of contour lines to map elevation and underwater depths.
Plumbum phosphatum. Lead phosphate from Leadhills, Lancashire.
Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains in the Western Hemisphere: An infographic chart of natural features of the western hemisphere.
Allegory of Prismatical colour as seven women. Generative and primitive elements wear a crown and mantle, with ray of yellow red or blue only, the other figures composites. Each holding a flower of their colour: jonquil – yellow, gren bough – vert, marigold – orange, blue bell – blue, corn poppy – red, blue bottle – indigo and a violet. Optical instruments in the corner and above in Hebrew ‘God said let there be Light, and there was Light’.
Allegory with Archimedes surrounded by pupils with one drawing proportionally the sphere to cylindar. Right are Screw and Wedge, above the Balance, system of pulleys,. To the left a globe, hydrostatical bellows, and Archimede’s screw or pump, the inclined plane with a crane at back.
Nature in Descending Regions: Comparative chart of the World’s oceans and the different species that live within them.
Barytes sulphata. Sulphate of barytes from Surrey.
Allegory with a Philospher on a Sand-bath furnance performing chemical analysis whilst a student melts a diamond with the suns rays through a lens, with Chemistry with a coronet on her head and a globe in hand.