Replica of Islamic Astrolabe

Made:
1066; 1876
maker:
Elkington and Company
and
Ibrahim ibn Said Al-Wazzan

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Electrotype copy of an Islamic planispheric astrolabe by Ibrahim ibn said of Toledo at the Museo Arqueologico Nacional in Madrid, and dated 1066 AD [see IC 117]. Made by Elkington and Company after the original was displayed at the Special Loan Collection of Scientific Apparatus in the South Kensington Museum in 1876.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1877-6
Materials:
brass and lead
Measurements:
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type:
replica
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument

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