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Astronomical Compendium, by Georg Karl, German, 1598

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Inventory Number: 47563
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Persons: Georg Karl (Maker)
Date Created: 1598
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular box with hinged lid; horizontal pin-gnomon dial, lunar volvelle; vertical string-gnomon dial, latitude table, volvelle for ordinary and Italian hours; horizontal string-gnomon, compass, hinged stand for plummet; tables of sunrise and sunset.
Primary Inscriptions: "* GEORG * 1598 * KARL *" "ANNO * MDXCVIII *"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
104 88 12 mm


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