University of Oxford. College of the University
University of Oxford. College of the University and Queen's College. Illustration in 'Vues d'Optique' (Perspective Views). Images to be seen through a zograscope, kind of magnifying glass that offered a sense of depth. Published in Paris h. From 1750 to 1800. Engraving.
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Westminster Abbey C18
In the tranquil street before the abbey and St Margaret's church, a sedan chair passes, a cripple begs, fruit sellers and a porter ply their trade, a boy bowls his hoop.
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Formation of planets myth
Formation of planets myth. Engraving by J. vander Schley, from Pierre de Hondt, Histoire Naturelle generale et particuliere avec la description du Cabinet du Roy. Frontispiece to 'Preuves de la Theorie de la Terre. Article I. De la formation des Planetes'. Date: 1750
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