No. 8871: Foster Almanac Copernical system
Postcard #8871

Illustration has caption title: The Copernican System. Foster published the illustration in his almanac in 1675 and again here in 1681. The first illustration of planets revolving around the sun published in New England. Scan of photo published in New England Begins: The Seventeenth Century. Exhibition catalog for exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1982. vol. 2, p. 147. item #128 John Foster's almanac: An Almanack of Coelestial Motions for the Year of the Christian Epocha, 1681.

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Created: September 28, 2008   Modified: September 28, 2008