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Late Gothic Astrolabe, French?, c. 1450

Inventory Number: 47674
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, no loose plates, rete for 37 stars weighted with lead in semi-quatrefoil, alidade with fixed sights, rule (replacement), pin and wedge. The mater is engraved for a latitude of 40°.
Primary Inscriptions: "Jeh Charla" on the inside of the mater.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and lead

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