Ptolemaic armillary sphere from a set of two armil

Made:
1807-1846 in Paris

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Ptolemaic armillary sphere from a set of two armillary spheres and a celestial globe constructed in paper on pasteboard with metal fitments supported on a decorative mahogany baluster base, early 19th century.

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Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1982-967/1
Materials:
globe, paper, metal, stand, wood
type:
armillary sphere
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
  • celestial globe
status:
Permanent collection

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