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Equinoctial Dial, by Johann Schrettegger, Augsburg, Early 19th Century

Inventory Number: 45589
Object Type:
Persons: Johann Nepomuk Schrettegger (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 18th century
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1935-4
Brief Description: Octagonal base; full-circle hour ring; folding latitude arc 10-90┬░. With printed instruction sheet
Primary Inscriptions: "Joha├▒ / Schretteger / in / Augsburg" on underside of compass bowl.
Provenance: Barnett Collection
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
51 49 mm

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Instruction Sheet for Schretteger Equinoctial Dial

Inventory Number: 45589
Object Type:
Persons: Johann Nepomuk Schrettegger (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created:
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: One side of the sheet has instructions in Geman and French, the other a table of 154 latitudes arranged alphabetically from Aachen to Zwikau.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
51 49 mm

Narratives

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