Replica Islamic horary quadrant

Made:
1876 (replica) in London
maker:
Elkington and Company

Electrotype copy of an Islamic horary quadrant in the Archaeological Museum, Madrid. The original was displayed at the 1876 Loan Collection Exhibition of scientific apparatus at South Kensington, London, see catalogue, p397, No.1775a; London (England); South Kensington Museum

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1877-5
Materials:
brass, lead, tin
type:
replica
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
status:
Permanent collection

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