A philosopher giving lectures on the use of the globes: 18th century

J. Codge

 
A philosopher giving lectures on the use of the globes: 18th century
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

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A philosopher giving lectures on the use of the globes. A satirical engraving with double-entendres from the philosopher, who faces one of his audience, a lady with a low-cut bodice, and talks of 'these celestial globes' and the 'milky way'.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1751 AD - 1760 AD
Image Number
 
003069

© Museum of London

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