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Equinoctial Ring Dial, by Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, Late 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 55002
Object Type:
Persons: Andreas Vogler (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Late 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: Brass ring dial of conventional design except that the suspension arrangement is held in place by a brass wire attached around the rim of the meridian circle.
Shark-tooth type engraved decoration on the reverse of the hour-ring.
Primary Inscriptions: "Andrea Vogler in Augsburg".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection. From the Barnett Collection.
Collection Group: Barnett Collection
Material(s): Gilt-brass and brass

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