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Astrolabe-Quadrant, by Muhammad (Mehmet), ?Turkish, 1749-50

Inventory Number: 32534
Object Type: quadrant
Persons: Muhammad (Mehmet) (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1163 AH = 1749-50 AD
Place Created: Turkey Asia
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/189
Brief Description: Profatius astrolabe-quadrant with unequal hour scale. Sinecal quadrant on reverse. Integral shadow-casting projections as sights.
Primary Inscriptions: "Muhammad (Mehmet)"
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
119 116 mm

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