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Astrolabe of Philis de Din, French?, 1595

Inventory Number: 45975
Object Type: 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, rete for 13 stars, one plate for Paris and Lille, rule, alidade and pin.
Primary Inscriptions: "ICK TOEBEHOORE PHILIS DE DIN" engraved on the rule and "SIT NOMEN DOMIN BENEDICTVM SECVLA SECVLORUM 1595" enclosing a latin cross "IHS" and a sacred heart on the reverse.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. Formerly the property of Philis de Din.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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