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Astrolabe, by Georg Hartmann, Nuremberg, 1527

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Inventory Number: 38642 (on display)
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Georg Hartmann (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1527
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-33
Brief Description: Mater and three plates; the rete, alidade, pin, and wedge are missing.
Primary Inscriptions: "GEORGIVS HARTMANN NOREMBERGE FECIT. ANNO M D XXVII" and the coat-of-arms of Archbishop Laud on the reverse.
Provenance: Lent by St John's College.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass


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