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Equinoctial Dial, Spanish?, 1619

Inventory Number: 75822
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Place Created: Spain Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Half of the edge housing the latitude strut has been snapped off (now kept with the instrument).
Probably by same maker as inv. 86396
Primary Inscriptions: "1619" on upper face of equinoctial dial.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory
silver and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
67 56 18 mm

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