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Figure d'une Comete admirable veuë en l'air
Title taken from caption of woodcut.
Image of a comet seen on October 9th, 1528. As it went over Southern France, it was said that the comet contained a hand holding a large sword and surrounded by celestial monsters.
Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print : woodcut
11 x 9 cm
Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590, “Figure d'une Comete admirable veuë en l'air,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed September 24, 2023, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/3143.