A Flammarion wood engraving by an unknown artist that first appeared in Camille Flammarion's L'atmosph�re m�t�orologie populaire (1888). The image depicts a man crawling under the edge of the sky, depicted as if it were a solid hemisphere, to look at the mysterious Empyrean beyond. The original caption translates to "A medieval missionary tells that he has found the point where heaven and Earth meet..."
March 7th, 2013
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