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Altazimuth Theodolite, by Erasmus Habermel, Prague?, Late 16th Century

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Inventory Number: 52538
Object Type:
Persons: Erasmus Habermel (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Late 16th century
Place Created: Prague Czech Republic Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Vertical semicircle, horizontal circle, four-footed support (presumably not original).
Primary Inscriptions: "Erasm[us] Haberme[l] [space for two words] fecit" engraved very faintly on the silvered underside of the compass.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. Bought by Lewis Evans at the sale of the collection of M. Roussel, Paris, 1911.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
231 mm

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