Skip Navigation or Skip to Content

Keyword search

Advanced search

Image © National Museums Scotland

View full screen

The constellation Cepheus


Urania's Mirror, or a View of the Heavens, one of a set of thirty-two engraved and hand-coloured tissue-backed celestial charts for educational use by novice astronomers, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Samuel Leigh, London, c. 1823, entitled 'The constellation Cepheus'

Museum reference

T.1972.10 D


History of Science

Object name

Celestial chart, Star chart

Production information

Hall, Sidney, 1788 - 1831, Engraver
London, England, Northern Europe
Leigh, Samuel, 1780 - 1831, Publisher
London, England, Northern Europe


1820 - 1825


Cardboard, Tissue paper

Physical description

Engraved hand-coloured card, thin paper light-diffuser

Links to other web pages

Collection Story

Back to top