The Spatial Infinite at Greenwich in Works by Christopher Wren, James Thornhill, and James Thomson: The Newton Connection

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Edwin Mellen Press, 1995 - Art - 139 pages
The Greenwich connection with Newtonian science is exemplified by Sir Christopher Wren's spatially-extended, open-center design for the Greenwich Naval Hospital complex, the site of the Royal Observatory, and his application of Newtonian "conics" to the site.
 

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Spatial Allegory
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The Newtonian Sublime of James Thomsons Poem Sacred to
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Newton the Arts and Greenwich
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