Replica of Islamic astrolabe, 1085

Made:
1085 in Valencia and Spain
maker:
Elkington and Company
and
Ibrahim ibn Said Al-Wazzan

Electrotype copy of a planispheric astrolabe with 9 plates by Ibrahim ibn Said of Valencia, dated 1085 AD and from the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Kassel [see IC 121]. 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:
1877-8
type:
replica
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument

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