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Slater's Armillary Sphere, English, c. 1890

Inventory Number: 53213
Object Type: armillary sphere
Persons: Slater
Date Created: c.1890
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1931-6/129
Brief Description: Mahogany base, upright and horizontal arm support silvered brass discs and rings of an armillary sphere, including latitude semicircle with clamp for adjustable arm carrying equatorial ring, meridian ring, east-west declination circle, two declination quadrants, ecliptic circle adjustable for precession, horizon disc, altitude semicircle (now detached).
Primary Inscriptions: SLATER'S IMPROVED ARMILLARY SPHERE
Provenance: Presented by the Royal Astronomical Society. Presented by J.S. Slater to the Royal Astronomical Society, 1891
Collection Group: Royal Astronomical Society Collection

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