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Set of 9 Printed Astrolabe Sheets, by Adriaan Zeelst, Liege, 1602

Inventory Number: 55945
Object Type: print
Persons: Adriaan Zeelst (Maker)
Date Created: 1602
Place Created: Liege Belgium Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astrolabes Prints Collection  
Accession Number: 2006-11
Brief Description: 9 sheets.
Associated with 'Utriusque astrolabii tam particularis quam universalis fabrica et usus', published in 1602; a collaboration in Liège between the mathematician Gérard Stempel and the instrument maker Adriaan Zeelst.
Primary Inscriptions: Numbering on verso of some plates
Provenance: Purchase from Paul Peters, Iris Antique Globes and Maps, Almen, The Netherlands, in 2006. With financial assistance from the PRISM Fund and contributions in memory of Francis R. Maddison from the Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science, Professor E. Savage-Smith and Dr M.B. Smith.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Laid paper with deckle edges
carbon printing ink
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
530 400 mm

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