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Framed Design for a Horizontal Sundial Based on the Analemma of Vitruvius, by Peter Drinkwater, Shipston-on-Stour, 1993

Inventory Number: 14548
Object Type:
Persons: Peter Innocentius Drinkwater
Date Created: 1993
Accession Number: 2014-2/6
Brief Description: Pen-and-ink drawing in home-made frame, glazed. It consists of the geometrical achievement or design for a horizontal sundial showing unequal hours and based on the analemma of Vitruvius.
Primary Inscriptions: Title or heading: 'The Analemma of Vitruvis progressed to produce an Horizontal Sundial; done in the ancient manner with ruler and compasses only:.'. Signature: 'PID | '93'.
Provenance: Bequeathed by Peter Drinkwater in 2013. Received from the executors in 2014.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
451 320

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