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Folder 4

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Atlas Major: Effigies Tychonis Brahe O.F. Aedificie et Instrumentorum a Domini 1578 Aetatus, 1662

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Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Collection of Tycho Brahe engravings (1 flat case file; 1662) contains 15 engravings (all on paper) that were once pages from Joan Blaeu’s Atlas Major.  The engravings illustrate Brahe’s astronomical instruments and observations from his observatories, Uraniborg and Stjerneborg, in Hven, Sweden.  Some of the paper contains two different watermarks: an elephant and Christ.
Dates: 1662