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Astronomical Compendium, by Ulrich Schniep, Munich, 1563

Inventory Number: 50108
Object Type:
Persons: Ulrich Schniep (Maker)
Date Created: 1563
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/51
Brief Description: Square gilt brass box with hinged liid; nocturnal and volvelle; horizontal pin-gnomon dial and horizontal inclining dial; compass and compass rose, pivoted strut with latitude scale for using nocturnal as an equinoctial dial; table of latitudes. Leather-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions: "VLRICVS SCHNIEP HOC OPVS FECIT MONACHY ANNO 1563"
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. From the Michel Collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
79 76 14 mm

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