The Use of the Astrolabe

Made:
1959 in South Kensington

Painting, poster and watercolour on paper stuck on blockboard, The Use of the Astrolabe, by SM Durban, [1959]. 52.5x42.5cm. signed blc. A night scene, a man looking along an astrolabe; another instrument hangs on the wall [actual museum instrument; has slothead screw as pin]. Science Museum Design Studio, possibly part of gallery proposal

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1959-271/3
type:
painting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Science Museum Drawing Office

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