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The Tropics on the Earth, 1556.

The Tropics on the Earth, 1556.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 31cm x 32cm


Woodcut showing the tropics on Earth projected into the sky, in a section on the use of the armillary sphere, from 'The castle of knowledge' by Robert Record (1510?-1558), published in London in 1556.

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