Total Eclipse of the Sun

1909, Antique Book Plate, 4″ X 5 1/4″, Printed from an engraving by William Henry Wesley of the Royal Astronomical Society, “Total Eclipse of the Sun, 17th May, 1882”, Plate VII from History of Astronomy by George Forbes

Framed in a 1″ basswood cushion profile (ebony stain and wax), 12″ X 14 1/4″, bottom weighted Antique White rag mat with thin black ruled line