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Astrolabe, by Pierre Sevin, Paris, c.1670

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Inventory Number: 42680 (on display)
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Pierre Sevin (Maker)
Date Created: c.1670
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/179
Brief Description: Particular and universal astrolabe. One side has a projection for 49 degrees, rete projection confined to the ecliptic and 5 stars within, Rojas projection on the back, rule, alidade.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Seuin AParis'
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. Nicholas Landau Collection, Paris.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass


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