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Diptych Dial, German, Early 19th Century?

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Inventory Number: 47734
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Presumably for the English-speaking market cf. 55194. 1a printed latitude table beginning with American cities; 1b printed and coloured vertical string-gnomon dial with points marked for 34-56°; 2a inset compass with printed and coloured card and printed and coloured horizontal string-gnomon dial for 55, 50 and [45?]°; 2b blank. One hook for fastening upper leaf open, another to close.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Bequeathed by T. G. Barnett
Collection Group: Barnett Collection
Material(s): Wood
paper and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
76 46 15 mm

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