[unknown maker], 1751
Condamine, Charles-Marie de La. Journal du voyage... a l'Equateur, servant d'introduction historique a la mesure des trois premiers degres du méridien... Arrow right Arrow left
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Year: 1751

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Collection: Condamine, Charles-Marie de La. Journal du voyage... a l'Equateur, servant d'introduction historique a la mesure des trois premiers degres du méridien...

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Lewis Pyenson and Jean-Francois Gauvin, The Art of Teaching Physics: The Eighteenth-Century Demonstration Apparatus of Jean Antoine Nollet (Septentrion, 2002), p. xviii. Copyright Stewart Museum, RB 508 L11 1751.

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Greek goddess Pallas Athena at center of engraving. Behind her and to her right appears the Paris Observatory with a large refracting telescope and mast on the lawn.

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