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Astronomical compendium burning/magnifying glass


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Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AST0415.3
Description Burning glass for the astronomical compendium for latitude 48° North. The third section of the compendium is also removable and contains a magnifying/burning glass.
Date made 17th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made probably Nuremberg, Germany
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials ivory; glass
Measurements Overall: 11 mm; Diameter: 43 mm
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