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Astrolabe, by Giovanni Domenico Fecioli, Trento or Bologna, 1558

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Inventory Number: 50257
Object Type: Object
Persons: Giovanni Domenico Fecioli (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1558
Place Created: Bologna Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1973-11/2
Brief Description: Mater, rete,1 plate, alidade, rule, nut and bolt.
Primary Inscriptions: On the back above the shadow square is a Maltese cross and the inscription "Astrolabum hoc ex tabulis / Bergensibus construendum / sibi curauit Julius Caesar / luchinus Bononiae anno 1558"; below the shadow square "Io:Dom: Feciolus Trident: faciebat" ([G]io[vanni] Dom[enico] Fecioli...)
Provenance: Bequeathed by Mrs A. M. Billmeir. Formerly the property of the d'Hauteville family of Salon, Provence. Constructed under the instruction of Giulio Cesare Luchino of Bologna.
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Material(s): Brass


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