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Diptych Dial, by P.P.B., German, Late 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 48723
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: 1a printed latitude table; 1b printed and coloured vertical string-gnomon dial set for 50°, but marked for 38-55°; 2a inset compass with printed and coloured card (needle missing) and printed and coloured horizontal string-gnomon dial for 55, 50, 45 and 40°; 2b blank. One hook for fastening upper leaf open, another to close.
Primary Inscriptions: "PPB" beside noon on horizontal dial
Provenance: Bequeathed by T. G. Barnett.
Collection Group: Barnett Collection
Material(s): Wood
paper and glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
86 57 17 mm


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