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Image number: RS.16198
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Hemisphere

Date

Late 17th century

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p213r

Material

Dimensions

height (Page): 195mm
width (Page): 150mm

Description

Simple hemisphere, appearing at the edge of a page containing an unconnected dedicatory inscription by Joseph Crabb.

Transcription

The associated inscription commences ‘Amico meo…’ and is signed by Joseph Crabb, dated 2 [or 4?] September 1686.
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

Hunter states that the overall manuscript is ‘Evidently the remains of a commonplace book, probably of John Warr senior’. (Michael Hunter, The Boyle Papers: Understanding the Manuscripts of Robert Boyle (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), p. 497.)

Related Fellows

Robert Boyle (1627-1691, British), Natural philosopher

Associated place