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  • 16th-century compasses

    Object Created date: 1565-1575

    This ornate pair of compasses is part of a set made by Bartholomew Newsum (c. 1530–1587), the clockmaker to Elizabeth I....

  • Woodcut of a harpy

    Print, Illustration, Image

    This elaborate woodcut shows a harpy wearing a feathered hat. It was produced in 1582 by the German Melchior Lorck as pa...