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Inventory no. 78766 - Former Display Label

NOTE THAT THIS LABEL DOES NOT RELATE TO INV. 78766. SEE NOTES TAB.

German DIPTYCH DIAL
1622

Ivory, gilt brass, etc. Signed, "CONRAD KARNER", with his mark; {hat}; dated, "16 22".

Includes: 1. Wind-rose and compass viewing-hole; 2. Vertical pin-gnomon dials, showing the length of the day and planetary hours and table of latitudes; 3. Horizontal string-gnomon dial, adjustable for latitudes 34°, 42°, 45°, 48°, & 51°, horizontal pin-gnomon dials for Italian and Babylonian hours, and compass; 4. Combined lunar volvelle and table of Julian and Gregorian epacts.

[G. 269]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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