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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

Cernan Jump Salutes Flag

Cernan Jump Salutes Flag

Eugene A. Cernan, Commander, Apollo 17 salutes the flag on the lunar surface during extravehicular activity (EVA) on NASA's final lunar landing mission. The Lunar Module "Challenger" is in the left background b... more

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 81v

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 81v

Detail of an astronomical diagram showing an eclipse of the moon, illustrating Robert Grosseteste's De sphaera. Image taken from f. 81v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Table from BL Harley 3735, f. 15v

Table from BL Harley 3735, f. 15v

Table concerning the zodiac signs and movements of the moon in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis'. Image taken from f. 15v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram of eclipses from BL Harley 3735, f. 27

Diagram of eclipses from BL Harley 3735, f. 27

Detail of diagrams showing eclipses of the sun and moon, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Image taken from f. 27 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 38v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 38v

Detail of a diagram showing the phases of the moon, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 38v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Eclipses from BL Harley 531, ff. 11v-12

Eclipses from BL Harley 531, ff. 11v-12

Diagrams of eclipses, with the earth in the centre and the sun in the outer orbit. In the upper diagram, labelled 'Eclipse of the moon', the earth casts its shadow on the moon, while in the diagram below, label... more

Diagram of eclipses from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 40v

Diagram of eclipses from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 40v

Diagram of eclipses with the sun, moon, and earth. Image taken from f. 40v of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Third and fourth visions from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 15

Third and fourth visions from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 15

Miniature of the third and fourth visions: the fall of the great star from the heavens, and part of the sun, moon, and waters smitten, and the eagle. Image taken from f. 15 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The '... more

The woman and rainbow from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 152

The woman and rainbow from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 152

Detail of a miniature of a woman standing upon the moon, with a crown of twelve stars, standing before a rainbow issuing from a building, in illustration of Revelation 12: 1. Image taken from f. 152 of La lumie... more

Fourth angel sounding his trumpet from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 139

Fourth angel sounding his trumpet from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 139

Miniature of John witnessing the fourth angel sounding his trumpet, causing the third part of the sun, the moon, and the stars to be darkened, with another angel holding a book, in illustration of Revelation 8:... more

Alexander in India from BL Royal 19 D I, ff. 31v-32

Alexander in India from BL Royal 19 D I, ff. 31v-32

Miniature of Alexander ascending a mountain; miniature of Alexander finding an old man asleep; miniature of the trees of the sun and the moon; miniature of wild beasts being presented to Alexander. Image taken ... more

Creation from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 4v

Creation from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 4v

Detail of a miniature of the creation of the sun and moon. Image taken from f. 4v of Bible historiale complétée moyenne (the 'Bible Historiale of John the Good'). Written in French.

God creating the sun and the moon from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 4v

God creating the sun and the moon from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 4v

Detail of a miniature of God creating the sun and the moon. Image taken from f. 4v of La Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms). Written in French.

Creation of rivers and the sun and moon from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 5

Creation of rivers and the sun and moon from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 5

Miniature of the creation of the rivers, and of the sun and the moon. Image taken from f. 5 of Bible historiale, the early version. Written in French.

Two women from BL Harley 4431, f. 189v

Two women from BL Harley 4431, f. 189v

Miniature of two women standing in a sphere of the cosmos, with the moon, sun and stars surrounding, in 'Le chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 189v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Que... more

Two women from BL Harley 4431, f. 189v

Two women from BL Harley 4431, f. 189v

Detail of a miniature of two women standing in a sphere of the cosmos, with the moon, sun and stars surrounding, in 'Le chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 189v of Various works (also known as 'The Boo... more

Christine and the Sibyl from BL Harley 4431, f. 189v

Christine and the Sibyl from BL Harley 4431, f. 189v

Detail of a miniature of Christine and the Sibyl standing in a sphere of the cosmos, with the moon, sun and stars surrounding, in 'Le chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 189v of Various works (also kno... more

Alexander from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 66

Alexander from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 66

Detail of a miniature of Alexander sleeping in bed out of doors, under the trees of the sun and the moon, with attendants and a a phoenix nearby in a tree. Image taken from f. 66 of Historia de proelis in a Fre... more

Alexander from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 66

Alexander from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 66

Miniature of Alexander sleeping in bed out of doors, under the trees of the sun and the moon, with attendants and a a phoenix nearby in a tree. Image taken from f. 66 of Historia de proelis in a French translat... more

House of the Sun; trees of the sun, moon, and Phoenix from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 18v

House of the Sun; trees of the sun, moon, and Phoenix from BL Royal 15...

Detail of a miniature of the House of the Sun; miniature of the trees of the sun, moon, and Phoenix. Image taken from f. 18v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

House of the Sun; trees of the sun, moon, and Phoenix from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 18v

House of the Sun; trees of the sun, moon, and Phoenix from BL Royal 15...

Miniature of miniature of the House of the Sun; miniature of the trees of the sun, moon, and Phoenix. Image taken from f. 18v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Emblem of Percy moon receiving light from the Tudor sun from BL Royal 18 D II, f. 200

Emblem of Percy moon receiving light from the Tudor sun from BL Royal ...

Emblem of a man (a king?) wearing a crown of flames and holding an orb marked 'Sol' in the centre of a radiating Tudor Rose inscribed with verses 'Ex paterno trono radii splendoris/ ex matre candor virginii dec... more

Phases of the moon from BL Royal 19 A IX, f. 106

Phases of the moon from BL Royal 19 A IX, f. 106

Miniature of the phases of the moon. Image taken from f. 106 of L'image du Monde. Written in French.

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in decorative border]

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in deco...

Title page in: Astronomicum caesareum / Petrus Apianus. [Ingolstadii, 1540] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p.43.

Initial-word panel from BL Harley 5531, f. 6v

Initial-word panel from BL Harley 5531, f. 6v

Initial-word panel with pen-flourishing and a medallion formed by foliate motifs: a rooster holding a piece of wheat with a snake coiling on it in its beak, and above the rooster, there is a moon and a hexagram... more

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar year]

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar y...

Illus. in: 1st ed. of Regiomontanus' Calendarium, Nuremburg, 1474. See: QJ, Jan. 1965. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cale... more

Initial-word panel from BL Harley 5531, f. 6v

Initial-word panel from BL Harley 5531, f. 6v

Detail of an initial-word panel with pen-flourishing and a medallion formed by foliate motifs: a rooster holding a piece of wheat with a snake coiling on it in its beak, and above the rooster, there is a moon a... more

Red and white roses from BL Arundel 66, f. 1v

Red and white roses from BL Arundel 66, f. 1v

Illuminated initial 'M'(ultum) with red and white roses, at the beginning of John Killingworth's Planetary Tables; the almanac tables of John Killingworth provided formulae for calculating the phases of the moo... more

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the firmament in concentric circles]

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, J...

Illus. and text in: De caelo / Aristoteles. Venice : B. Locatellus for O. Scotus, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 255.

[Blood-letting guide, with phases of moon and points from which blood is to be let keyed to nude figure]

[Blood-letting guide, with phases of moon and points from which blood ...

Illus. and text in: Der scaepherders kelengier / [Antwerpen : Gheprent bij W. Vorsterman, 1516] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 136.

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to approximate real scale of the solar system]

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to...

Illus. in: De magnitudinibus, et distantiis solis, et lunae / Aristarchus of Samos. Pisauri : Apud. C. Francischinum, 1572, p. 30. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : L... more

King and queen from BL Harley 3469, f. 10

King and queen from BL Harley 3469, f. 10

Miniature of a king and queen bearing scrolls; he stands in the midst of a fire, she stands upon a full moon. Image taken from f. 10 of Splendor Solis (an alchemical treatise) (index Splendor of the Sun). Writt... more

Navigational charts & designs: Phases of the moon

Navigational charts & designs: Phases of the moon

Illus. in: Martin Cortés, Arte de Navigation, London, 1589, fol. 50. Reference copy may be in SSF - Navigation. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Moon; Sun; Ast... more

[Symbolic picture in alchemical text showing crowned man standing on sun and crowned woman standing on moon joining flowers with descending dove, which represents marriage and the union of two substances]

[Symbolic picture in alchemical text showing crowned man standing on s...

Illus. and text in: Artis auriferae. Basileae : Excudebat C. Waldkirch : Expensis C. de Marne, & I. Aubry, 1593. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... more

Tale of Autumn Moon (Akizuki Monogatari)
Hotei Admiring the Moon

Hotei Admiring the Moon

Formerly Attributed to Shotoku (Japanese) Edo period (1615–1868)