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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, by Franz Anton Knittl, German, Early 18th Century

Inventory Number: 50783
Object Type:
Persons: Franz Anton Knittl (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Early 18th Century
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular base with hinged equinoctial plate on latitude scale (30-60°); rotating index with declination scale and alidade with two pinhole sights.
Primary Inscriptions: "Franz Anton / Knittl"
Provenance: Presented to the University by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass


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