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Astronomical Compendium, by J.M. Volkmer, Vienna, 1647

Inventory Number: 54731
Object Type:
Persons: Johann Melchoir Volkmer (Maker)
Date Created: 1647
Place Created: Vienna Austria Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Brass box with hinged lid, comprising wind and compass rose and wind table, vertical pin-gnomon dial, horizontal string-gnomon dial with inset compass, latitude table, horizontal pin-gnomon dial, lunar volvelle with two circulkar tables for the hours of moonlight.
Primary Inscriptions: ". IOANNES . MELCHIOR . VOLCKMAIR . SAC: CESS: MAiEST: MATHE: . ET . CAMERAE . AVRIFABER . FECIT . . ANNO . M . DC. XXXX VII."
Provenance: Lewis Evans Collection
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
79 112 11 mm

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