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detail (unopened plate), drawing by the author’s “ingenious friend Mr. Falconer”
(rotated 90ºcw; inverted, darkened, sharpened)
illustrating John Haygarth (1740-1827 *), his “Description of a Glory,” Read March 13, 1789. Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester 3 (1790) : 463-467
Harvard copy, digitized March 23, 2007
opens to same image (of same copy) at archive.org

Explanation of the Plate.
CC.   The white cloud.
AA.   The shining arches.
SS.   The shadow.
GG.   The glory.

from a search for something since forgotten.

10 February 2018

clouds; shadows
John Haygarth, “Description of a Glory” (1789)