Grand orrery, 1733.

Grand orrery, 1733.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Description

Detail of Sun and planet workings. It is not known who made this orrery in the first place, only that Thomas Wright made such extensive modifications in 1733 that it has since been referred to as Wright's grand orrery.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10212013

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