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Equinoctial and Polyhedral Dial, by Johann Willebrand, German, c.1720

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Inventory Number: 49306
Object Type:
Persons: Johann Willebrand (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: c.1720
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Zodiacal calendar on base, latitude list beneath. Silver star shape with hour lines, enclosing brass equinoctial band with hour lines. Latitude arc.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Joha{n bar above}es Wile brandt in Augspurg ...'
Provenance: Bequeathed by T. G. Barnett
Collection Group: Barnett Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass and silver

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