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Sidney Hall, Urania's Mirror, Bootes Canes Venatici, Coma Berenices, and Quadrans Muralis, 1825

Sidney Hall, Urania’s Mirror (1824)

British engraver and cartographer Sidney Hall (1788–1831) made a boxed set of 32 constellation cards, Urania’s Mirror, or a view of the Heavens, first published in 1824. It was heavily inspired by Alexander Jamieson’s Celestial Atlas. They are available at the Library of Congress for high-res download, and on Wikimedia Commons slightly color corrected and in various sizes. Source: […]