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1955 Rotogravure Jai Prakash Yantra Singh Jaipur India Astronomy Rajasthan XGRC8

1955 Rotogravure Jai Prakash Yantra Singh Jaipur India Astronomy Rajasthan XGRC8

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This is an original 1955 duotone rotogravure of the Jai Prakash Yantra in Jai Singh's (1688-1743) observatory which is located in Jaipur in the Marwar (Jodhpur) region of southwestern Rajasthan in western India. The Jai Prakash Yantra was built in 1734. These two sunken hemispheres were built in order to read the position of the sun.

CONDITION

This 56+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Duotone
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 9.5 inches; 22 x 24 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Marwar, Jodhpur, Observatory

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