Blessed Relief: A Collection of Wood Engravings RSS

A simple blog of engravings and reliefs.

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ontheborderland:

Atlas bearing the heavens in the form of an armillary sphere from William Cunningham, The Cosmographicall Glasse, London 1559. The verse at the bottom of the engraving is from Book I of Virgil’s Aeneid, in which Atlas is referred to as a teacher of astronomy.
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quellequaintrelle:

ontheborderland:

Atlas bearing the heavens in the form of an armillary sphere from William Cunningham, The Cosmographicall Glasse, London 1559. The verse at the bottom of the engraving is from Book I of Virgil’s Aeneid, in which Atlas is referred to as a teacher of astronomy.

(via www.hps.cam.ac.uk)