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Description

"A Movable Planisphere/The Starry Heavens," with a stationary map of the heavens set with a movable dial indicating the constellations visible during any particular month of the year from each hemisphere.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1870
Inscriptions
Marked ""Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1851 (?) by Henry Whitall in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pensylvania (sic), /Adapted to the Buttet's Geography of the Heavens and Sold by Mason Brothers, 108 --- St. New York.""
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Game
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
astronomy
Astronomy
board games (game sets)
Cardboard
cardboard
GAME, BOARD
Geography
geography
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
15.375 x 15.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1322
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6529

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