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Astronomical Ring, by Johan Motter?, Louvain, 1602

Inventory Number: 35171
Object Type: astronomical ring
Persons: Johan Motter (Maker)
Date Created: 1602
Place Created: Leuven Belgium Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Brass, calibrated for use by day and by night, with declinations and names of 20 fixed stars marked on the outside of the meridian ring, and within the same ring the Zodiac scale with the same stars. A shadow-scale is marked under the equatorial ring.
Primary Inscriptions: "1602" [may have been added later as it is in a different style].
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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