Comet passing the spire of St Martin in the Fields on 26 January 1744.

Comet passing the spire of St Martin in the Fields on 26 January 1744.

Comet passing the spire of St. Martin in the Fields on 26 January 1744.

Comet passing the spire of St. Martin in the Fields on 26 January 1744.

Great Comet of 1744, A Popular Treatise on Comets, James C. Watson, 1861.

Great Comet of 1744, A Popular Treatise on Comets, James C. Watson, 1861.

Great Comet of 1744, A Popular Treatise on Comets, James C. Watson, 1861.

Great Comet of 1744, A Popular Treatise on Comets, James C. Watson, 1861.

Encke’s Comet – 1828 (1), Halley’s Comet – 1835 (2), Biela’s Comet – 1846 (3), Great Comet of 1843 (4), Comet of 1744 (5) Drawings by Struve (1), Bessel (2), Struve (3), and Cheseaux (5) From A Treatise on Astronomy by Elias Loomis, LLD, 1868. Available at Google Books.

Encke’s Comet – 1828 (1), Halley’s Comet – 1835 (2), Biela’s Comet – 1846 (3), Great Comet of 1843 (4), Comet of 1744 (5) Drawings by Struve (1), Bessel (2), Struve (3), and Cheseaux (5) From A Treatise on Astronomy by Elias Loomis, LLD, 1868. Available at Google Books.

Image from A Popular Treatise on Comets (1861) by James C. Watson | The Public Domain Review

Image from A Popular Treatise on Comets (1861) by James C. Watson | The Public Domain Review

Comets, Smith's Illustrated Astronomy, Mercury & Venus, Asa Smith, 1855.

Comets, Smith's Illustrated Astronomy, Mercury & Venus, Asa Smith, 1855.

This cut of men stargazing appears on a 1744 Boston broadside reporting the appearance of a comet. Known today as one of the Great Comets, this comet was bright enough to be seen during the day and it had a spectacular tail with six segments. The broadside postulates that the celestial event is a signal of God's wrath, tying it to plague in England and war in Europe. The only known copy of the broadside is at AA

This cut of men stargazing appears on a 1744 Boston broadside reporting the appearance of a comet. Known today as one of the Great Comets, this comet was bright enough to be seen during the day and it had a spectacular tail with six segments. The broadside postulates that the celestial event is a signal of God's wrath, tying it to plague in England and war in Europe. The only known copy of the broadside is at AA

Great Comet of 1744 with 6 tails.  Seen while traveling thru Courland (now in Latvia) by the young Catherine the GReat

Great Comet of 1744 with 6 tails. Seen while traveling thru Courland (now in Latvia) by the young Catherine the GReat


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The Greatest Representations of Comets in the History of Art

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This cut of men stargazing appears on a 1744 Boston broadside reporting the appearance of a comet.  Known today as one of the Great Comets, this comet was bright enough to be seen during the day and it had a spectacular tail with six segments. The broadside postulates that the celestial event is a signal of God's wrath, tying it to plague in England and war in Europe. The only known copy of the broadside is at AA

This cut of men stargazing appears on a 1744 Boston broadside reporting the appearance of a comet. Known today as one of the Great Comets, this comet was bright enough to be seen during the day and it had a spectacular tail with six segments. The broadside postulates that the celestial event is a signal of God's wrath, tying it to plague in England and war in Europe. The only known copy of the broadside is at AA

Digitized object from The Utrecht University Library Special Collections.

Digitized object from The Utrecht University Library Special Collections.

1851 great comet of 1744 original antique by antiqueprintstore

1851 great comet of 1744 original antique celestial astronomy print

1851 great comet of 1744 original antique by antiqueprintstore

Uitsnede kaart van Dirk Klinkenberg uit 1747 ,et hoofdgebouw van ‘t Klooster (uit boek F.R. Hazenberg)

Uitsnede kaart van Dirk Klinkenberg uit 1747 ,et hoofdgebouw van ‘t Klooster (uit boek F.R. Hazenberg)

Kaart, vertoonende de waare gedaante van den Bylandschen-Waard ... / opgemeeten en in plan gebragt, door ... Fred[eri]k Beyerinck ; verklynd ... D. Klinkenberg ; L. Schenk Jansz. sculpsit :: Oude kaarten

Kaart, vertoonende de waare gedaante van den Bylandschen-Waard ... / opgemeeten en in plan gebragt, door ... Fred[eri]k Beyerinck ; verklynd ... D. Klinkenberg ; L. Schenk Jansz. sculpsit :: Oude kaarten

A sketch of the comet of 1744 showing an axial view, which gives the image of a fan-shaped tail. Source: Parker's Philosophy, 1871. Pinned by Gilbert de Jong.

A sketch of the comet of 1744 showing an axial view, which gives the image of a fan-shaped tail. Source: Parker's Philosophy, 1871. Pinned by Gilbert de Jong.

18e eeuwse kaart met geometrische parkaanleg van ‘t Klooster door Dirk van Klinkenberg

18e eeuwse kaart met geometrische parkaanleg van ‘t Klooster door Dirk van Klinkenberg

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