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Title Untitled, known as A Philosopher Giving that Lecture on the Orrery, in which a Lamp is put in place of the Sun or The Orrery  wikidata:Q1651874
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A public lecture about a model solar system, with a lamp—in place of the sun—illuminating the faces of the audience. .
Date c,1766
Medium oil on canvas
Derby Museum and Art Gallery
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current13:24, 1 May 2016Thumbnail for version as of 13:24, 1 May 20166,527 × 4,581 (6.3 MB)HohumHigher resolution of same image is fine.
10:14, 1 May 2016Thumbnail for version as of 10:14, 1 May 2016610 × 430 (33 KB)MultichillCommons:Overwriting existing files: Reverted to version as of 04:33, 20 October 2006 (UTC)
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04:33, 20 October 2006Thumbnail for version as of 04:33, 20 October 2006610 × 430 (33 KB)Ragesoss''A Philosopher Giving a Lecture on the Orrery'' (sometimes called simply ''The Orrery'') is a painting (oil on canvas, ca. 1766) by Joseph Wright of Derby depicting a public lecture about a model solar system, with a lamp—in plac

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