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The world map of the atlas attached to Marino Sanudo's Liber secretorum fidelium Crucis, Vatican Library.

The ‘Celestial Harp’- a theory that the movement of the stars and planets was related to music

The ‘Celestial Harp’ - ancient theory that movement of stars and planets relates to music; MS page - Getty Research Institute

1930 Edible and Poisonous French Mushrooms

French Color Chart 1930 Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms Nouveau Petit Larousse. I have that book- all ready to be turned into wallpaper.

Martin Davorin-Jagodić recordings,  extremely intricate graphic scores.

Graphic Scores by Martin Davorin-Jagodić

As somebody with one foot in the visual art world and the other in sound world, I have always been interested in the experimental music notation strategies. Aside from the fact that these are often beautiful artifacts, I…

nonymous Galileo's jovilabe, 17th century Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 3178  This instrument was designed to calculate the periods of Jupiter's moons. It is a complex analogue calculator whose use, Galileo argued, would allow navigators to determine longitude at sea.

Galileo's jovilabe, century Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 3178 This instrument was designed to calculate the periods of Jupiter's moons. It is a complex analogue calculator to allow navigators to determine longitude at sea.

Universe Europe Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descritio. Generale Paschaerte van Europa . . . 1592  Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer, Enkhuizen, 1533 - 1606 Carta nautica dell'Europa. Antwerp, 1592

Sea chart of Europe, "Universe Europe Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descritio. Etching by Johannes Baptista Van Doetechum The Younger ("Baptista a Doetecum fecit")

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