Darmstadt Map of the Moon (1857)

Moon and Eclipses

Karte der sichtbaren Seite der Mond-Oberfläche

Editor: L. Ewald 1857

Publisher Verlag von Jonghaus und Venator, Darmstadt

Scale 1:18M

South up

Drawn by F Christmann, lithographed by von Wirtz, after Beer and Mädler.

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Courtesy Ton Lindeman

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Dickert’s Moon Globe

Location:  Bonn, Germany, 1850, transported to the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (189x-190x)

Constructed by Th. Dickert. (Bonn, Germany) and JF Julius Schmidt (Athens, Greece).

Size: 19.2 feet (diameter)

Scale 1:600,000

Material: Yellow-matte plaster with 3x vertical exaggeration

Topography after Mädler

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The original exhibit, in Bonn. Illustrirte Zeitung 589, Oct 14, 1854.

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Source: OC Farrington: The Moon. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 1925.

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