Christ's Hospital, Newgate
A view of Christ's Hospital, Newgate. The former Greyfriars' Convent became a home for orphans in 1552. Damaged in the Great Fire of London, its rebuilding was completed in 1705 to designs by Sir Christopher Wren Date: circa 1720
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Apianus, Peter von Bienewitz or Bennewitz (1501-1552)
Apianus, Peter von Bienewitz or Bennewitz (1501-1552). German humanist, known for his works in mathematics, astronomy and cartography. 'Astronomicum Caesareum'. The zodiac with a winged dragon in the center. Work dedicated to the Emperor Charles V. Printed in Ingolstadt, 1540. Renaissance art. Engraving. SPAIN. CASTILE AND LEON. Salamanca. Salamanca University Library.
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History of the Missions, 1863. Matteo Ricci and Xu Guanqi
RICCI, Matteo (1552-1610). Italian Jesuit priest, one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China Mission. Matteo Ricci with his disciple Xu Guangqi, Paul Siu or Paul Ly (1562-1633). 1847 French original work. Spanish translation published in Barcelona. General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863. Etching. SPAIN. CATALONIA. Barcelona. Barcelona University Library.
© J. Bedmar/Iberfoto/Mary Evans