Celestial print Notre nebula stars astronomy galaxy c.1850 old printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
ou notre monde stellaire.
(Universe / celestial / astronomy).
Issued Germany, c. 1850 by W. Nitzschke. Printed in Bruxelles Belgium by Kiessling.
Unusual and interesting mid-19th century antique celestial print. Lithographically printed, two tiny holes are backed with yellow tissue paper on reverse, creating a "hold-to-light" optical toy.
Minor light toning clean nice example with fine age patina.
Sheet measures c. 9 1/4" x 11 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 6 1/2" x 10 1/2".