Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
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Collection — Box FF 4
Identifier: FF 4
Abstract The Collection of Tycho Brahe engravings (1 flat case file; 1662) contains 15 engravings (all on paper) that were once pages from Joan Blaeu’s Atlas maior, siue, Cosmographia Blauiana : qua solum, salum, cœlum, accuratissime describuntur. The engravings illustrate Brahe’s astronomical instruments and observations from his observatories, Uraniborg and Stjerneborg, in Hven, Sweden.
Dates: 1662; Majority of material found in 1662; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/2013