Device with Unknown Purpose - Astrolabe, orrery, gyroscope... many of us have heard the words. Can you work them, or explain them? This device, this does something different. I knew what it was, just a moment ago, hold on...
Earliest Astrolabe (taker of the stars), Treasures from Kuwait
... today. - swimming elks or caribou. Inuit Carving
Richard Glynne (18th century) Armillary sphere-orrery, ca. 1720 This instrument is a combination of an armillary sphere and a new kind of planetarium called an orrery. It demonstrates the structure of the Copernican universe.
Sphère armillaire - Mesurer le Ciel et la Terre
La Sphère armillaire - Le Mariage de la Science et de l'Art (4)
The oldest known globe to depict the Americas, made on the lower halves of two ostrich eggs, 1504.
Steampunk / post apocalyptic jackets designed by Greg Lauren, who is a comic book artist and nephew of Ralph Lauren. They are made of old military tents and duffle bags.