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John Keay
Galileo and Hooke (Original)

Galileo and Hooke (Original) by John Keay at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: KeayGalileo (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: John Keay (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 9" x 12" (220mm x 300mm)
Date: 1980

This is the original Watercolour painting by John Keay.

Whew, it's Hot! How the temperature of the air could be measured was demonstrated by Galileo. He showed that a liquid, which expanded when it became hot, forced its way up a tube. A way of measuring atmospheric pressure came along with barometers. One of these was the wheel version (inset) made by Robert Hooke in 1665.

Original artwork for the illustrations on p15 of Look and Learn issue no. 966 (13 September 1980).


Price:  85.00
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John Keay

John Keay