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Signs of the Zodiac in Early Color by John Bevis ÔÇô Scorpio ÔÇô October 23 ÔÇô November 22

Signs of the Zodiac in Early Color by John Bevis ÔÇô Scorpio ÔÇô October 23 ÔÇô November 22


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Signs of the Zodiac in Early Color by John Bevis ÔÇô Scorpio ÔÇô October 23 ÔÇô November 22

This colorfully illustrated Star Chart for Scorpio has been completely art-worked from the Scorpio plate featured on John Beviss Star Charts of the signs of the Zodiac by John Bevis c1747-1749.
These extremely charts were compiled by Bevis, an eighteenth century physician-turned astronomer, whose other claim to fame is as the discoverer of the Crab Nebula,
John Bevis (November 10, 1695 - November 6, 1771) and the Uranographia
Historians of astronomy name four great celestial atlases: Bayer s, Hevelius s, Flamsteed s, and Bode s. To this, they add one great work that could have been: Beviss Uranographia.
John Bevis was an Oxford trained physician and amateur astronomer, Bevis set up a private observatory in North London in 1738, where he made observations, which led to his attempt to create the second British Celestial Atlas. In the mid 18th Century, Bevis produced his Uranographia Britannica, which was the first major celestial atlas published after the posthumous publication of the Atlas of John Flamsteed, Englands first Royal Astronomer.
Careful cross-referencing of the dedications on each work allows the date for the creation of the plates to be constrained to between 1747-1749. By comparing the titles suggested in the work to Royal Society and clergy records, upper and lower bounds of the date of creation can be made

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This print showcases the exquisite artwork of John Bevis in his early color rendition of the Signs of the Zodiac. Specifically, it depicts Scorpio, which represents those born between October 23 and November 22. The vibrant colors and intricate details bring this star chart to life, making it a true masterpiece. John Bevis, an accomplished physician-turned-astronomer from the eighteenth century, is renowned for not only his celestial charts but also for his discovery of the Crab Nebula. His dedication to both medicine and astronomy led him to establish a private observatory in North London in 1738. Bevis's Uranographia Britannica became a significant contribution to astronomical atlases during that time period. It was published after John Flamsteed's Atlas and marked a new era in British celestial mapping. The creation date of these plates can be estimated between 1747-1749 through careful cross-referencing with dedications found on each work as well as references within Royal Society and clergy records. This attention to detail ensures historical accuracy when studying Bevis's remarkable works. As we admire this stunning print, we are reminded of the immense talent possessed by John Bevis and how he left an indelible mark on both astronomy and artistry during his lifetime.

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