European astrolabe,1650

Made:
1650 in Low Countries
maker:
Anthony Sneewins

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Brass planispheric astrolabe with damaged compass mounted on the Kursi by Anthony Sneewins , dated 1650, IC 442 [International Checklist].

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1952-444
Materials:
brass and incomplete
type:
astrolabe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Keggie, J.