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The invention of the compass: 22.I.8-177

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Titles

The invention of the compass
New Inventions of Modern Times

Maker(s)

Collaert, Jan II (Printmaker)
Galle, Philips (Publisher)
After Straet, Jan van der (Giovanni Stradano) (Draughtsman)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

16th century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1591

Note

State I/II

School or Style

Dutch/Flemish

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.I.8-177
Primary reference Number: 142727
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 1206 (Collaert)
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 324-I (Straet)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/142727 Accessed: 2021-11-28 21:37:45

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