JF Ptak Science Books Quick Post Part of the Zoomology series
I've had a bit of fun with my "paper microscope" on this beautiful engraving of the phases of Saturn. It is enormously captivating in it full glory, but there's so much more in it, a huge variety of single and multiple images of captivating energy--almost everywhere within the image is another image, and so on, turtles all the way down.
The full image:
The engraving is from E.O. Kendall Uranography, published in 1850, and an excellent high-def deeply zoomable copy is located at the Internet Archive, here.
And another selection:
There's much that can be done with this piece of art--in this example we just have a close-up of the original image which is only a few millimeters wide...