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Astrolabe, by Erasmus Habermel, Prague?, c. 1590

Inventory Number: 38097
Object Type: astrolabe
Creator: Erasmus Habermel
Date Created: c. 1590
Place Created: Prague Czech Republic Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/19
Brief Description: Mater, rete for 44 stars, alidade with folding sights, rule, throne attached by two screws with inset compass, nut, bolt, and original leather-covered wooden case.
Primary Inscriptions: "Erasmus Habermel fe:" on the reverse.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. Formerly in the collection of Henri Michel Collection. Said to have belonged to the Hapsburg family.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Gilt copper


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