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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, by Marcus Purmann, Munich, 1597

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Inventory Number: 36320
Object Type:
Persons: Marcus Purmann (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 1597
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Gilt brass, made for latitude of 48° . Case opens to reveal a wind-rose with moveable index-arm, on the inside cove, upright hinged support with plumbob for the string (broken), and a compass (needle missing). Outside of case is decoratively engraved.
Primary Inscriptions: 15*M*O*97", that is for Marcus Purmann.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
54 32 11 mm


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