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Astrolabe, partly by Humphrey Cole, London, c. 1590

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Inventory Number: 43454 (on display)
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Humphrey Cole
Date Created: c. 1590
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1971-14
Brief Description: Rete similar to an example in the British Museum by Humfrey Cole.
Primary Inscriptions: "1659 . Acad . Oxon . Ex dono Nic Greaves . S.T.D."
Provenance: Presented by A. E. Gunther. Originally donated to the University in 1659 by Nicholas Greaves, brother of John Greaves (1602-52), Savilian Profesor of Astronomy.
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Material(s): Brass

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