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British Industrial History

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Museum of the History of Science

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Hispano-Moorish astrolabe, made in Seville, 1221 AD
Astrolabe by Arsenius of Louvain, 1565
Back of 1565 astrolabe
Microscope by Thomas Grubb of Dublin
On left: ellipsograph designed by Joseph Clement and made by Holtzapffel and Deyerlein, 1819. On right: Farey's ellipsograph made by W. and S. Jones, c.1815
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Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3AZ.

A superb collection of early scientific instruments displayed in 'the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building', the Old Ashmolean.

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