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Geographical Astrolabe, by or for ARN?, French, Late 16th Century?

Inventory Number: 44359
Object Type: astrolabe, geographical, astrolabe
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater, no rete, geographical plate, rule, alidade and circular bolt.
Primary Inscriptions: "ARN" monogram and "SIC VITA PER HORAS" within the shadow square on the reverse and in the South Atlantic on the geographical plate.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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