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Astronomical Compendium, by Ulrich Schniep, Munich, c. 1570

Inventory Number: 52029
Object Type:
Persons: Ulrich Schniep (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: c. 1570
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Drum form with hinged lid. Nocturnal and horary volvelle with hinged index; lunar volvelle and aspectarium; equinoctial dial, with folding latitude scale; compass (needle missing), with compass- and wind-rose; table of latitudes.
Primary Inscriptions: "HOC OPVS HOROLOGIVM GENERALE FECIT VLRICVS SCHNIEP DE MONACO" around edge.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass

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