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

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, NASA Moon program

Cernan Jump Salutes Flag, NASA Moon program

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

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.

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.

Crucifixion from BL Add 34652, f. 5

Crucifixion from BL Add 34652, f. 5

Full page image of the crucifixion with the Virgin, St John, the sun and moon. Image taken from f. 5 of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred... More

f. 94v, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 97: diagrams and sketch from BL Arundel 263

f. 94v, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 97: diagrams and sketch ...

Notes and diagrams on the luminosity of the Moon, entitled 'Della luna'; notes and sketch of an egg. Image taken from f. 94v of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

Marginal drawings from BL Harley 1735, f. 8

Marginal drawings from BL Harley 1735, f. 8

Marginal drawings of Moses and a pious woman born on the twelfth day of the moon, with verses concerning good and bad luck. Image taken from f. 8 of John Crophill's commonplace book with astrological prognostic... More

Paradise: the heaven of the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 131

Paradise: the heaven of the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 131

Framed miniature of Dante, Beatrice, and the heaven of the moon. Image taken from f. 131 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff... More

Paradise: five souls and the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 132v

Paradise: five souls and the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 132v

Framed miniature of Beatrice, Dante, five female souls, and the moon. Image taken from f. 132v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitol... More

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Diagram of the phases and course of the Moon, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 55v of Breviari d'Amor (Catalan prose version). Written in Spanish (Catalan), with some Hebrew... More

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice visiting the inhabitants of the heaven of the moon. Image taken from f. 131 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Saturn and Jupiter from BL YT 31, f. 51v

Saturn and Jupiter from BL YT 31, f. 51v

Detail of a miniature of the planet Saturn, represented as an elderly man holding a sickle; miniature of the planet Jupiter, incorrectly represented as a fully-robed woman (this miniature should actually be rep... More

Sun and Moon trees from BL Harley 4979, f. 61

Sun and Moon trees from BL Harley 4979, f. 61

Detail of a miniature of the Sun and Moon trees prophesying Alexander's reign and death, with a phoenix in the dry tree. Image taken from f. 61 of Roman d'Alexandre (index Romance of Alexander), in prose, with ... More

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Detail of miniature of Dante and Beatrice visiting the inhabitants of the heaven of the moon. Image taken from f. 131 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Diagram from BL Harley 2407, f. 57

Diagram from BL Harley 2407, f. 57

Astrological drawing of the sun, moon, and Zodiac constellations. Image taken from f. 57 of Miscellaneous treatises on alchemy, including John Lydgate's 'The Churl and the Bird' (the latter imperfect at the beg... More

f. 104, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 107v: sketches and diagrams from BL Arundel 263

f. 104, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 107v: sketches and diagr...

Notes, diagrams and sketches on astronomy and the Sun, Moon and Earth. Image taken from f. 104 of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

Lunar eclipse from BL YT 31, f. 53

Lunar eclipse from BL YT 31, f. 53

Diagram of a lunar eclipse, with spheres representing the sun, the moon, and Earth, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 53 of Breviari d'Amor (Catalan prose version). Written i... More

The temple of God and the woman in glory from BL Add 38842, f. 3

The temple of God and the woman in glory from BL Add 38842, f. 3

Full page with a two-column miniature of the temple of God and the ark within (right); the woman in a glory, with the moon under her feet (right); Image taken from f. 3 of Apocalypse with commentary in French p... More

Fox and ape from BL Eg 1121, f. 12v

Fox and ape from BL Eg 1121, f. 12v

Miniature of a fox and ape; the fox is wondering why the ape rejoices in the full moon above, at the beginning of Chapter 9 of Book 1. Image taken from f. 12v of Spiegel der Weisheit. Written in German.

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Detail of a diagram of the phases and course of the Moon, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 55v of Breviari d'Amor (Catalan prose version). Written in Spanish (Catalan), with... More

Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 132

Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 132

Miniature of Beatrice explaining some scientific theories to Dante, including the appearance of the moon. Image taken from f. 132 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Virgin and Child from BL Arundel 285, f. 198v

Virgin and Child from BL Arundel 285, f. 198v

Detail of a woodcut of the Virgin and Child, within a rosary, and with the sun and moon. Image taken from f. 198v of Collection of Scottish poetry. Written in English, Scots, some headings in Latin.

Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 132

Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 132

Detail of a miniature of Beatrice explaining some scientific theories to Dante, including the appearance of the moon. Image taken from f. 132 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

f. 94, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 97v: diagrams from BL Arundel 263

f. 94, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 97v: diagrams from BL Aru...

Notes and diagrams concerning Leonardo's study on the Moon, entitled 'Della luna'. Image taken from f. 94 of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

Creation from BL Harley 616, f. 1

Creation from BL Harley 616, f. 1

Detail of a section of a six-part miniature of the days of Creation, of God creating the sun and moon and the birds and animals, at the beginning of Genesis. Image taken from f. 1 of Bible (Genesis-Psalms), imp... More

Saturn and Jupiter from BL YT 31, f. 51v

Saturn and Jupiter from BL YT 31, f. 51v

Miniature of the planet Saturn, represented as an elderly man holding a sickle; miniature of the planet Jupiter, incorrectly represented as a fully-robed woman (this miniature should actually be representing th... More

Fox and ape from BL Eg 1121, f. 12v

Fox and ape from BL Eg 1121, f. 12v

Detail of a miniature of a fox and ape; the fox is wondering why the ape rejoices in the full moon above, at the beginning of Chapter 9 of Book 1. Image taken from f. 12v of Spiegel der Weisheit. Written in German.

Diagram of the planets from BL YT 31, f. 70v

Diagram of the planets from BL YT 31, f. 70v

Circular diagram of the seven planets, each of which governs a day of the week, set around a wheel. Each planet is depicted as a human figure: the Sun as a woman with a flower, Venus swimming, Mercury with a ... More

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

Double course of the moon and central path of the sun from BL Royal 12 F X, f. 20v

Double course of the moon and central path of the sun from BL Royal 12...

Detail of a diagram of the double course of the moon and the central path of the sun. Image taken from f. 20v of Dragmaticon philosophiae, imperfect at the beginning and the end (index Dramaticon). Written in Latin.

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).

Christ in a mandorla from BL YT 2, f. 89v

Christ in a mandorla from BL YT 2, f. 89v

Miniature of Christ in a mandorla with the sun and the moon and 4 praying figures below, and decorated initial 'C'(oncede). Image taken from f. 89v of Collectar ('The Ottobeuren Collectar'). Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Arundel 501, f. 26v

Diagram from BL Arundel 501, f. 26v

Diagram, at the end of an explanation to the Tables for finding the moveable feasts, the age of the moon, the golden number and the hour of the new moon. Image taken from f. 26v of De coloribus urinarum; Tables... More

Diagrams from BL Arundel 207, ff. 29v-30

Diagrams from BL Arundel 207, ff. 29v-30

Diagrams of the eclipses of the moon, from Nicholas of Lynn's Kalendarium. Image taken from ff. 29v-30 of Kalendarium. Written in Latin.

The Crucifixion from BL Eg 608, f. 88

The Crucifixion from BL Eg 608, f. 88

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with Mary and John flanking the cross, and personifications of the sun (Sol) and moon (Luna) above the arms of the cross, and half-length figures of Adam and Eve emerging from thei... More

Celestial bodies from BL Add 11639, f. 517

Celestial bodies from BL Add 11639, f. 517

Full-page miniature of the celestial bodies, with the sun, moon, and stars represented within a wheel. Caption: ‘These are a sun and a moon and stars within this wheel' . Yael Zirlin identify the miniature with... More

Pliny from BL Harley 2677, f. 1

Pliny from BL Harley 2677, f. 1

Detail of a miniature in colours and gold showing Pliny writing in his study and a landscape with animals, rivers, the sea, sun and moon. Image taken from f. 1 of Historia naturalis (index Natural history). Wri... More

Crucifixion from BL Eg 2902, f. 14v

Crucifixion from BL Eg 2902, f. 14v

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with the standing Mary and John, and the sun and moon above, before the Canon of the Mass. Image taken from f. 14v of Sacramentary, imperfect, including a calendar (ff. 1-6v) and c... More

Frontispiece from BL Add 16577, f. 27v

Frontispiece from BL Add 16577, f. 27v

Frontispiece at the beginning of the customs of New Moon. Decorated initial-word panels accompanied by two miniatures of birds and a full border. Image taken from f. 27v of Festival prayer book, Italian rite. W... More

The Crucifixion from BL Eg 608, f. 88

The Crucifixion from BL Eg 608, f. 88

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with Mary and John flanking the cross, and personifications of the sun (Sol) and moon (Luna) above the arms of the cross, and half-length figures of Adam and Eve emerging from thei... More

Eclipses from BL Sloane 2250, f. 14

Eclipses from BL Sloane 2250, f. 14

Illuminated diagram of eclipses. Image taken from f. 14 of Physician's folding calendar, including the calendar of John Somer (ff. 3-10), Zodiac man, and tables of eclipses of the sun and moon. Written in Latin.

Crucifixion from BL Eg 2902, f. 14v

Crucifixion from BL Eg 2902, f. 14v

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with the standing Mary and John, and the sun and moon above, before the Canon of the Mass. Image taken from f. 14v of Sacramentary, imperfect, including a calendar (ff. 1-6v) and c... More

Crucifixion from BL Harley 2821, f. 101

Crucifixion from BL Harley 2821, f. 101

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with Mary and John, and personifications of the sun (Sol) and moon (Luna). Image taken from f. 101 of Gospels, with canon tables, chapter lists, and lections. Written in Latin.

Diagrams from BL Harley 3647, f. 45

Diagrams from BL Harley 3647, f. 45

Two diagrams of the phases of the moon: the left diagram shows the phases of the moon from the point of view of the cosmos and the one on the upper right shows them from the point of view of the earth, in Sacr... More

Diagram from BL Eg 843, f. 25

Diagram from BL Eg 843, f. 25

Diagram of the earth, sun, and moon. Image taken from f. 25 of Tractatus de sphaera (index De sphera); Hippocras, De Contemptu Mundi; Astronomical treatises, etc. Written in Latin.

Circular map from BL Sloane 702, f. 1v

Circular map from BL Sloane 702, f. 1v

Circular map of the world. Image taken from f. 1v of Astronomical and medical miscellany, including a volvelle and tables of the mansions of the moon. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Burn 409, f. 11v

Detail from BL Burn 409, f. 11v

Image taken from f. 11v of Fragment of an astronomical text on the signs of the zodiac (ff. 2-5v); on the planets, with diagrams (ff. 6-7); on astronomy, with diagrams and tables (ff. 7v-22); Fragment of an ast... More

Crucifixion from BL Lansdowne 381, f. 10v

Crucifixion from BL Lansdowne 381, f. 10v

Miniature of the Crucifixion flanked by Mary and John holding a book, with Henry the Lion and Matilda below holding scrolls, and personifications of the sun and moon above. Image taken from f. 10v of Psalter, f... More

Historiated initial from BL Harley 5261, f. 23v

Historiated initial from BL Harley 5261, f. 23v

Historiated initial 'Q'(uinque) with a man pointing at the sun, moon and stars in book 1 of Virgil's Georgica. Image taken from f. 23v of Bucolica (index Bucolics, Eclogues)(ff. 1-18); Georgica (index Georgics)... More

Astrological diagram from BL Harley 3719, f. 156

Astrological diagram from BL Harley 3719, f. 156

An astrological diagram of the phases of the sun and moon, with vovelles. Image taken from f. 156 of Miscellany with various astronomical, calendrical, medical, and philosophical texts. Written in Latin.

Detail: Diagram from BL Arundel 501, f. 26v

Detail: Diagram from BL Arundel 501, f. 26v

Diagram, at the end of an explanation to the Tables for finding the moveable feasts, the age of the moon, the golden number and the hour of the new moon. Image taken from f. 26v of De coloribus urinarum; Tables... More

Constellations from BL Eg 845, f. 21v

Constellations from BL Eg 845, f. 21v

Astrological drawing of the moon and Zodiac constellations. Image taken from f. 21v of Tractatus de sphaera (index De sphera). Written in Latin and English.

Zodiac man from BL Sloane 2250, f. 12

Zodiac man from BL Sloane 2250, f. 12

Miniature of a zodiac man, with the signs of the zodiac illustrated on the body parts under their rulership. Image taken from f. 12 of Physician's folding calendar, including the calendar of John Somer (ff. 3-1... More

Tidal wheel from BL Harley 3017, f. 135

Tidal wheel from BL Harley 3017, f. 135

Tidal wheel showing the thirty-day lunar cycle in correspondence with the tides, with the earth at the centre of the diagram and four circles in the outer corners representing the four moons. Image taken from ... More

Volvelle from BL Sloane 702, ff. 21v-22

Volvelle from BL Sloane 702, ff. 21v-22

A volvelle, a device with a moveable disc rotating with a fixed matrix, with a pointing moveable index of the sun (here painted yellow to represent the sun) which could be set at the sign and degree of the zod... More

Historiated initial from BL Harley 3647, f. 63

Historiated initial from BL Harley 3647, f. 63

Historiated initial 'S'(cito) with a man teaching and pointing up to sun and moon, a bar-border sprouting with foliage, and a hybrid creature, at the beginning of Messahala, 'Astrolabium' (translated by John of... More

Crucifixion from BL Harley 2821, f. 101

Crucifixion from BL Harley 2821, f. 101

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with Mary and John, and personifications of the sun (Sol) and moon (Luna). Image taken from f. 101 of Gospels, with canon tables, chapter lists, and lections. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Eg 844, f. 20v

Diagram from BL Eg 844, f. 20v

Detail of a diagram of the eclipse of the moon. Image taken from f. 20v of Scientific miscellany, including Tractatus de Sphaera, Compotus, etc. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Burn 409, f. 11v

Diagram from BL Burn 409, f. 11v

Diagram with a snake. Image taken from f. 11v of Fragment of an astronomical text on the signs of the zodiac (ff. 2-5v); on the planets, with diagrams (ff. 6-7); on astronomy, with diagrams and tables (ff. 7v-2... More

Diagram of the motion of the planets in Latitutde L from BL Royal 13 A XI, f. 143v

Diagram of the motion of the planets in Latitutde L from BL Royal 13 A...

Diagram of the motion of the planets in Latitutde L including Venus, Marcury, Jupiter, Saturn, the Sun, Mars and the Moon. Image taken from f. 143v of Miscellany works on Computus and astrology. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Harley 3647, f. 63

Detail from BL Harley 3647, f. 63

Detail of a historiated initial 'S'(cito) with a man teaching and pointing up to sun and moon, at the beginning of Messahala, 'Astrolabium' (translated by John of Seville). Image taken from f. 63 of Astronomica... More

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