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Inventory no. 46744 - Former Display Label

Italian HORIZONTAL PIN-GNOMON DIAL
1588.

Gilt brass. Unsigned, but clearly by the same maker as I. 60, also shown here. Inscribed, "Romæ anno 1588."
This instrument is similar to I. 60, but there are five sets of hour-lines and six gnomons, so that the dial may be used in five different latitudes, viz. 36°, 39°, 42°, 45° and 48° (one set of hour-lines is divided by the compass and has two gnomons). All the hour lines are for Italian hours.

[I. 61]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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