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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, French?, c. 1620

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Inventory Number: 48541
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Oval diptych format. Compass needle and glass missing.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated. Monogram on 1b "ECOML"?
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans Bought by Lewis Evans at the sale of the collection of M. Roussel, Paris, 1911.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Painted ebony
paper and brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
58 48 11 mm


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