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18th century Korean astronomical screen held at the Whipple Science Museum, Cambridge, 1960 - 1983-06-01

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/76

Scope and Contents

The screen was purchased by the Museum from Chang Chung-Ti of Beverly Hills, California in 1966. Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen then published a paper on the screen. The paper was subsequently revised and included as a chapter of 'Hall of Heavenly Records: Korean Astronomical Instruments and Clocks, 1380-1780', (Cambridge University Press, 1986).


  • Creation: 1960 - 1983-06-01

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Finding aid date

2005-06-01 10:45:18+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Needham Research Institute Repository

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