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Electrotype Facsimile of a Spanish Mariner's Astrolabe Probably from the Spanish Armada, c.1928

Inventory Number: 36441
Object Type: astrolabe, mariner's, astrolabe
Place Created: Spain Europe
Accession Number: 1928-60
Brief Description: The original is in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, and was found in 1845 on Valencia Island, Ireland, which is near to where several ships of the Spanish Armada were wrecked in 1588. It has characteristics of Spanish workmanship of that period.
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Provenance: Purchased in 1928.
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Material(s): Bronze

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