Rooftop observatory and the zodiac, c 1740s.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Engraving by I G Pints. Plate 540 from an illustrated Bible with text in Latin and German, showing men using astronomical instruments on a rooftop observatory. A view of a mountain landscape is shown and in the sky are the signs of the zodiac. An ornate frame topped with finials of sundials surrounds the scene.