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Universal Astrolabe, by Anthoine Mestrel, Paris, 1551

Inventory Number: 32378
Object Type: astrolabe, universal, astrolabe
Persons: Anthoine Mestrel (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1551
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/22
Brief Description: No rete, one plate. Resembles very closely the instrument illustrated in the book by Rojas on this type of astrolabe, published in Paris in 1551.
Primary Inscriptions: Signed '+AN+THOIT+NE+' / 'MES+TREL APARIS' and dated '1551'.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
256 mm

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