The Use of the Astrolabe

Made:
1959 in South Kensington
artist:
J Carrington Birch

Painting, watercolour on Whatman drawing board, The Use of the Astrolabe, by Carrington Birch 1959. signed blc. Image 54x74.5cm on board 51x70cm. Night scene, two noblemen using an astrolabe to sight on Moon, large instrument hanging on wall, harbour below. Science Museum Design Studio

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1959-271/2
type:
painting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Science Museum Drawing Office
status:
Permanent collection

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