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Johannes Flamsteedius Derbiensis Astronomiae Professor Regius Anno Aetatis 74 Obyt Decem: 31 1719

PAD4403

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PeopleDepiction: Flamsteed, Reverend John

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Object ID PAD4403
Description This engraving shows John Flamsteed, who was appointed 'our astronomical observer' by King Charles II in March 1675. His task was to make a new map of the fixed stars and calculate the position of the Moon and the planets for use by navigators.
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Artist/Maker Vertue, George
Gibson, Thomas
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials Engraving
Measurements 320 mm x 215 mm
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  • Johannes Flamsteedius Derbiensis Astronomiae Professor Regius Anno Aetatis 74 Obyt Decem: 31 1719 (PAD4403)
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