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Astrolabe Quadrant, by Giovanni Antonio Magini, Italy, Late 16th Century

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Inventory Number: 31514
Object Type: astrolabe, quadrant
Persons: Giovanni Antonio Magini (Maker)
Date Created: Late 16th century
Place Created: Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: This quadrant is very unusual in having a section of a universal astrolabe projection on one side.
Primary Inscriptions: "QVADRANS PLANISPHAERII GENERALIS IO ANTONII MAGINI"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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