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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, by Johann Georg Ploninger, Munich, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 49942
Object Type:
Persons: Johann Georg Ploninger (Maker)
Date Created: 18th century
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Brass base with space for missing compass; pillar with universal joint for latitude quadrant supporting hour circle with string gnomon driving hour and minute hands.
Primary Inscriptions: "IOH . GEO . PLONINGER MÜNCHEN"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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