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Astronomical Compendium, by Christoph Schissler, Augsburg, 1588

Inventory Number: 49036
Object Type:
Persons: Christoph Schissler (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1588
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/143
Brief Description: Circular compendium with central drum and two covers; Prophatius astrolabe-quadrant with alidade; map with index and wind vane; horizontal string-gnomon dial with inset compass; table of latitudes; orthographic planisphere; lunar volvelle and aspectarium; suspension ring.
Primary Inscriptions: ".: CHRISTOPHORVS SCHISSLER SENIOR ME FACIEBAT AVGVSTAE VINDELICORVM A°. 15. 88." around rim
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. From the Michel Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass

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