Earth Atmosphere, Antique Astronomy Print 1855, Matted 16 x 20
Antique hand-colored engraving showing a cross-section of the earth at the equator surrounded by the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The plate is from a portfolio of loose plates titled, "Astronomischer Bilder-Atlas," by Ludwig Preyssinger, published in Germany, circa 1855. Overall print size is 9.25 x 11.75" and is sold in an acid-free, standard 16 x 20" mat. Please note the image has a blue background, but looks pinkish in the photo showing the matted print.