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Astrolabe, by Johannes Wagner, Nuremberg, 1538

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Inventory Number: 40443
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Johannes Wagner (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 1538
Place Created: Nuremberg 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 consisting of ecliptic alone, 2 plates, alidade with folding sights, pin and wedge.
Primary Inscriptions: "PER IOHANNEM WAGNER / NORIMBERG M DXXXVIII" and a coat of arms between the initials "R R" on the reverse.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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