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Print (Engraving) Frontispiece to Palmer's The Mathematical Jewel, Portraits of John Blagrave and John Palmer, by David Loggan, Published by Joseph Moxon, London, 1658

Inventory Number: 13589
Object Type: print
Persons: John Blagrave (Author)
Joseph Moxon (Publisher)
Date Created: 1658
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Women Astrolabes Mathematics Prints Collection  
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Brief Description: Engraved frontispiece to Palmer (ed.) 'The Catholique Planispaer, which Mr Blagrave calleth the Mathematical Jewel' (London, Joseph Moxon, 1658). Depicts woman using the 'Mathematical Jewel' (form of universal stereographic astrolabe) invented by Blagrave. Compass and open book also on table. Top left is a portrait of John Blagrave, and top right, John Palmer.
Primary Inscriptions: DL. Fecit [David Loggan] Londini Sumptibus Josephi Moxon.
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Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
207 145 mm


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