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Figure d'une Comete admirable veuë en l'air

About This Item

Title

Figure d'une Comete admirable veuë en l'air

Subject

Meteoroids
Astronomical Objects
Astronomical Phenomena
Astronomy
Book Illustrations

Description

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.

Creator

Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1614

Language

French

Type

StillImage

Identifier

ZEa_9f.1077

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

11 x 9 cm

Citation

Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590, “Figure d'une Comete admirable veuë en l'air,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed May 23, 2024, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/3143.