Cloud study by Luke Howard, c 1808-1811.

Howard, Luke

Cloud study by Luke Howard, c 1808-1811.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

Grey wash cloud study by Luke Howard (1772-1864), showing cirrocumulus, and inscribed in pencil: 'State of cloud A in about 1/2 an hour after whole sketch was taken'. Howard was a London chemist and a pioneer in meteorology, who in 1820 published the important 'Climate of London' containing the currently used clasification of clouds. Dimensions: 100mm x 150mm.

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