Tag Archives: Erasmus Darwin

01. Orbis Tertius | 5. The horizon of our concerns | d. Your uncertain disk ii.

ii. The Lunar Society of Birmingham, an informal gathering of many of the prominent figures of the Midlands Enlightenment, would meet monthly around the time of the full moon. Founded by Erasmus Darwin, its members included Joseph Priestly and John Baskerville, inventor of the font used in the print version of this project.