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Ryther, Augustine (d. 1593), map engraver and maker of scientific instruments

Elizabeth Baigent

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24428

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Ryther, Augustine (d. 1593), map engraver and maker of scientific instruments, is of unknown origin. The Dictionary of National Biography, apparently following the Yorkshire antiquary Ralph Thoresby, suggested that he was a native of Leeds; however, no firm evidence can now be found for this, and the idea perhaps rests on his later association with ...

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Subjects: Cartography ; World History ; Prints and Printmaking ; Science and Mathematics ; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering

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