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    Doest this image have a name?

    I've seen this image in different astronomy books. i reeeaaalllyyy would like to find this image in poster size for a classroom. Does it have a name or artist?

    Thank Y'all Foo masters of the obscure.
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    You may be able to find a definitive answer at http://cloudynights.com

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    I think it's called Heaven and Earth. Here's a source for a poster:
    http://www.allposters.com/gallery.as...nomy&SearchID=

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    Oo thats a nice poster.
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    Giolander: There can be only one.
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    It was created by Bob Aulicino as the cover of a book by Daniel Boorstin

    http://www.aulicinodesign.com/history_2.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by keithm0 View Post
    I think it's called Heaven and Earth. Here's a source for a poster:
    http://www.allposters.com/gallery.as...nomy&SearchID=
    From your link, if you click on the poster link it shows the title as "Medieval Missionary Finds a Place Where the Earth Touches Heaven".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    From your link, if you click on the poster link it shows the title as "Medieval Missionary Finds a Place Where the Earth Touches Heaven".
    Yes, and I found other sites that refer to it as "Heaven and Earth".

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    It was created by Bob Aulicino as the cover of a book by Daniel Boorstin

    http://www.aulicinodesign.com/history_2.html
    I think he just created the book cover design. The painting itself is allegedly quite old.

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    It is usually called the Flammarion Woodcut.

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    The Flammarion woodcut is an anonymous wood engraving (once thought to be a woodcut), so named because its first documented appearance is in Camille Flammarion's 1888 book L'atmosphère: météorologie populaire ("The Atmosphere: Popular Meteorology").[1]

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    The Boorstin book is equally rad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by apricissimus View Post
    It is usually called the Flammarion Woodcut.
    A woodcarving eh? Well done!

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