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Description

Copper-bronze electrotype of a 16th century mariner's astrolabe, by Messrs Elkington and Co. Ltd, London, c. 1925

Museum reference

T.1927.46

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Mariner's astrolabe, Electrotype

Production information

Messrs Elkington and Co. Ltd
London, England, EUROPE

Date

c. 1925

Materials

Copper-bronze

Physical description

Copper-bronze

Associations

Valentia, County Kerry, IRELAND
Spanish Armada

Exhibitions

  • Shining Lights: The story of Scotland's Lighthouses (15 Oct 2010 - 03 Apr 2011)
    Museum of Scotland

References

For the original, see Anderson, R.G.W., The Mariner's Astrolabe: An Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Museum. Edinburgh: HMSO, 1972, pp 22-3

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