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Old 10-26-08, 04:43 PM
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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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Old 10-26-08, 04:47 PM
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You may be able to find a definitive answer at http://cloudynights.com
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Old 10-26-08, 05:12 PM
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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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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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Old 10-26-08, 05:24 PM
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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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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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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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Originally Posted by apricissimus View Post
It is usually called the Flammarion Woodcut.
A woodcarving eh? Well done!
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