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Een Onvermoeide Arbeid Komt Alles te Boden RMG F8611

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Een Onvermoeide Arbeid Komt Alles te Boden RMG F8611

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Een Onvermoeide Arbeid Komt Alles te Boden
Print symbolising surveying and navigation. The instruments include octant, cross-staff, globe, dividers, protractor, quadrant, astrolabe, surveyor's chain and telescope arranged around a column on top of a plinth showing some people pulling a stone slab up a hill with the aid of ropes and pulleys. The plith bears the motto 'Een onvermoeide arbeid komt alles te boven', which translates as 'indefatigable labour will overcome everything'.

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1779
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Royal Museums Greenwich
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