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Inclining String-Gnomon Dial, by Alexius Schniep, Munich, 1578

Inventory Number: 52396
Object Type:
Persons: Alexius Schniep (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1578
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular box with lid; table of latitudes; dial plate with folding gnomon support and plummet held by a catch; compass adjustable for variation (needle and glass missing); engraving of Urania.
Primary Inscriptions: "HOC OPVS FECIT ALEXIVS SCHNIEP DE MONACO" and "ANNO .1.5.7.8."
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
67 45 12 mm

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