File:Flammarion.jpg

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English: The Flammarion engraving is a wood engraving by an unknown artist that first appeared in Camille Flammarion's L'atmosphère: météorologie populaire (1888). The image depicts a man crawling under the edge of the sky, depicted as if it were a solid hemisphere, to look at the mysterious Empyrean beyond. The caption underneath the engraving (not shown here) translates to "A medieval missionary tells that he has found the point where heaven and Earth meet..."
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Source Camille Flammarion, L'Atmosphère: Météorologie Populaire (Paris, 1888), pp. 163
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current08:24, 10 November 2010Thumbnail for version as of 08:24, 10 November 20103,000 × 2,500 (2.92 MB)KuglandNow ’tis better, uh?
17:07, 11 January 2006Thumbnail for version as of 17:07, 11 January 20061,157 × 1,046 (703 KB)Leinad-Z~commonswikilarger version
12:42, 10 September 2005Thumbnail for version as of 12:42, 10 September 2005500 × 454 (115 KB)DbachmannCamille Flammarion, L'Atmosphere: Météorologie Populaire (Paris, 1888), p. 163. http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Flat_Earth&action=edit&section=4 the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries allows educational reproduc
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