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Astronomical Compendium, French?, 17th Century

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Inventory Number: 39561
Object Type:
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/246
Brief Description: Rectangular box with lid; nocturnal and equinoctial dial (gnomon and latitude quadrant stored under compass plate); lunar volvelle; horizontal string gnomon dial with inset compass (glass devitrified); circle with graduated semicircle and alidade; suspension ring.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
Provenance: From the Billmeir Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
58 47 13 mm


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