(Celestial) Northern Circumpolar Map

Mapmaker: Burritt, Elijah H.

(Celestial) Northern Circumpolar Map


  • ~Catalog 63~
  • Northern Circumpolar Map for each Month in the Year.

    Elijah Burrit was a Connecticut school teacher that during a time of growing astronomical knowledge, created a reference that was accessible and interesting. As technology advanced so did our knowledge of the stars, and this series captures a glimpse of what we had grasped. These illustrations became a practical tool for the student, and it gained in popularity being published numerous times from the 1830's to the 1850's

    This image shows the stars from Southern circumpolar perspective and includes many of the zodiac figures, each named and illustrated.

    Condition is very good with some minor soiling. Image size is 14 x 13. (inches).