Orrery planetary model

Made:
1775-1799 in London
maker:
Troughton family
Pine case for Miniature orrery by  Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, late 18th century Pine case for Miniature orrery by  Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, late 18th century Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including

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Pine case for Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, late 18th century
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Pine case for Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, late 18th century
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Edward Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Miniature orrery by Troughton, London with armillary bands and octagonal base, showing three planets including the Earth and Moon with wooden case, late 18th century to early 19th century.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Materials:
brass, mahogany, paper and steel
Identifier:
1924-471
type:
terrestrial globe
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court