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Trigonometrical Demonstration Spheres, English?, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 24303
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1925-43
Brief Description: Boxwood demonstration spheres, possibly English.
Unsigned and undated; c.1700

The spheres are marked in ink with figures illustrating spherical geometry. Two of the spheres are supported in turned wooden pedestal cups.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.
Collection Group: Orrery Collection
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
75 mm

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