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Astronomical Demonstration Device, English, 1817

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Inventory Number: 52003
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part ?
Brief Description: "Elton's Miniature Transparent Orrery": mahogany case with glass front door and sliding solid back panel (cracked), containing a roll of astronomical illustrations.
Primary Inscriptions: Publishers' printed dedication sheet pasted inside back cover, signed from "Princes-street, Cavendish-square, / February, 1817."
Provenance: Not ascertained Devised by Elton; dedicated by the publishers to Deane F. Walker.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Mahogany
glass and paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
190 67 244 mm


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