Orrery and stand, brass / timber, France, 1846-1899

Made in France, 1846-1899.

Orrery and stand, for use in a library, brass/wood, France, 1846-1899
(-1) Orrery mechanism
(-2) Metal winding rod with turned wooden handle
(-3) Wooden stand

Summary

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Orrery and stand, for use in a library, brass/wood, France, 1846-1899
(-1) Orrery mechanism
(-2) Metal winding rod with turned wooden handle
(-3) Wooden stand

Dimensions

830 mm
1000 mm

Production

Blue file states the place of manufacture as France.

The planets include Pluto which was discovered in 1930. This may or may not have been a later addition.
Date taken from blue file.
1846-1899

Source

Purchased 1986

Cite this Object

Orrery and stand, brass / timber, France, 1846-1899 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 29 March 2017, <https://ma.as/66998>
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