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Equinoctial Dial, by C. F. Winter, Augsburg, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 47356
Object Type:
Persons: C. F. Winter (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 18th Century
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Shaped scrollwork base plate; part-circle hour band in circular ring; sprung plummet mount (plummet missing); folding latitude quadrant; complass base adjustable for variation; three feet. Fishskin-covered case with latitude disc and 19th century quote from Shakespeare on Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge stamped paper.
Primary Inscriptions: "Chr: Friderich Winter / in Augspurg 48 Gradus" on underside of compass bowl
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass

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