The astral cipher emblems of the signs of the zodiac, c 1870-80.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured print showing how the symbols representing the signs of the zodiac relate to the star patterns of the respective constellations in the heavens. These are drawn as a double ring divided into twelve sections surrounding the Sun. The lithograph was drawn by the Reverend J N Broome and was produced by Edward Stanford Geographical Publishers & Co, London.