1876 Wood Engraving Athanasius Kircher Jesuit Astronomer Armillary Sphere TWW1


"Kircher, the Astronomer"

This is an original 1876 black and white in-text wood engraving of Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680), the Jesuit scholar and man of science, shown here with an armillary sphere.


This 138+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.75 x 9.25 inches; 17 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Immerse yourself in the amazing Victorian world circa 1876 via this collection of wood and steel engravings from the London publication, The Weekly Welcome, that includes images of the people, places, paintings, and events of the Victorian era.