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Athanasius Kircher, Pedras com figuras de pássaros, in Mundus Subterraneus, 1664.

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Athanasius Kircher, Pedras com figuras de animais quadrúpedes, in Mundus Subterraneus, 1664.

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August Strindberg, Célestographies, 1894 Depois de várias experiências falhadas, August Strindberg, influenciado pela crescente importância da fotografia nos meios da astronomia, decide expor os papéis fotográficos directamente à…

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August Strindberg, Célestographies, 1894 Depois de várias experiências falhadas, August Strindberg, influenciado pela crescente importância da fotografia nos meios da astronomia, decide expor os papéis fotográficos directamente à…

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Justinus Kerner, kleksographien, 1857.

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Justinus Kerner, kleksographien, 1857. Kerner (1786-1862), continuador das ideias de Mesmer, era um excêntrico espiritualista que via sobretudo fantasmas nas suas manchas de tinta, às quais juntava depois,…

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  Alexander Cozens, Blot, água-tinta, 24×31.5 c, fig. 40 do livro ‘A New Method of Assisting the Invention in Drawing Original Compositions of Landscape’, London, 1785.

Cloud study by Luke Howard, c1803-1811: Cumulus and developing nimbus, preparatory to rain. Blue and grey wash with white, 19x27cm (recto); Cumulus developing cirrus. Grey wash (verso)
Part of a collection of 51 drawings with 1 engraving, studies of clouds c1803-1811, by the meteorologist Luke Howard FRS (1772-1864).  Mainly pencil and wash, 19x28cm. or smaller with conservation paper backs or edging.  - Collection assembled in 1923 by Howard's granddaughter Mariabella Fry from 'loose scraps among family papers, without note or comment' and subsequently deposited by the Royal Meteorological Society. - Some sketches are inscribed, only two dated. Showing observations of cloud formations while adopting the nomenclature presented in Howard's paper 'On the modifications of clouds' 1803.  Six drawings have highly finished landscapes probably by an assistant, Silvanus Bevan. Some are originals for engravings of cloud formations in editions of the classification promulgated in Philosophical Magazine 1803, Rees's Cyclopedia and other, later publications. For specific details of each drawing please see 1981-862/1 to 1981-862/52.

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Cloud study by Luke Howard, c1803-1811: Cumulus and developing nimbus, preparatory to rain. Blue and grey wash with white, 19x27cm (recto); Cumulus developing cirrus. Grey wash (verso) Part…

Illustration of Luke Howard cloud drawing from Philisophical Magazine, Vol. XVII, 1803, part of Plate VI.

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  Cirrus clouds, engraving by Luke Howard, appeared in Philosophical Magazine, 1803, Vol. XVII, 1803, part of Plate VI.