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Astrolabe, by Johann Anton Linden, Heilbronn, Late 16th Century

Inventory Number: 43415
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Johann Anton Linden (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Late 16th century
Place Created: Heilbronn Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater, rete for 39 stars, 1 plate. With green leather-covered, velvet-lined fitted case; the outer edge of the lid is tooled.
Primary Inscriptions: 'IOAN: ANTHO: LYNDEN FAC | HAILBRVNNÆ' engraved in two parts on the rete's solsticial bar.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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