History of Science Museum: Collection Database Search

Record Details

Astrolabe, Persian, 17th Century

preview image for Astrolabe, Persian, 17th Century
Inventory Number: 54607 (on display)
Object Type: astrolabe
Place Created: Iran/Persia Asia
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater; rete; 5 plates; alidade; horse; pin. The kursi is decorated on the front with a hunting scene.The engravings on the plates and in the mater are much rougher than the decorations and the engravings on the back.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans Evans bought it about 1880 from Garcia, Red Lion St.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 39394Image with multimedia irn 39393Image with multimedia irn 39392Image with multimedia irn 39395Image with multimedia irn 39396Image with multimedia irn 39397Image with multimedia irn 39398Image with multimedia irn 39399Image with multimedia irn 39400Image with multimedia irn 39401Image with multimedia irn 39402Image with multimedia irn 39403Image with multimedia irn 39404Image with multimedia irn 39405Image with multimedia irn 39406Image with multimedia irn 39407Image with multimedia irn 39408Image with multimedia irn 39409Image with multimedia irn 39411Image with multimedia irn 39410

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/54607