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Thomas Gemini, Astrolabio
Thomas Gemini, Astrolabe

1550-1559
Brass; diameter 35,5 cm
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 1093

Unusual astrolabe with the rete superimposed to a mariner’s quadrant with a windrose. On the verso is a universal planisphere. Provenance: Robert Dudley bequest.