Trouvelot Astronomical Prints Collection


Item Listing
Vicki Principi

Graphic Arts Collection
Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University Library

Consists of 15 oversize chromolithograph plates for the book The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings Manual by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot (b. 1827), published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1882.

Map drawer L5 contents [entire collection]:
Plate I: Group of sun spots and veiled spots
Plate II: Solar protuberances
Plate III: Total eclipse of the sun [two copies]
Plate IV: Aurora Borealis
Plate V: The zodiacal light
Plate VI: Mare Humorum
Plate VII: Partial eclipse of the moon
Plate VIII: The planet Mars
Plate IX: The planet Jupiter
Plate X: The planet Saturn
Plate XI: The great comet of 1881
Plate XII: The November meteors
Plate XIII: Part of the Milky Way
Plate XIV: Star cluster in Hercules
Plate XV: The great nebula in Orion