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Astronomical Compendium, by Tobias Volckmer, German, 1584

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Inventory Number: 34940
Object Type:
Persons: Tobias Volckmer (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1584
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Square box with two alternately hinged covers. Circular scale and shadow square (alidade missing); horizontal dial with folding gnomon (detached); compass set in revolving compass-rose plate (needle and glass missing); nocturnal, lunar volvelle and aspectarium (folding index broken); quadrant and shadow square (plumb bob missing); scales of equal parts on two sides.
Primary Inscriptions: "THOBIAS VOLCKMER / BRAVNSWEIGSENSIS FA / CIEBAT ANN CX 1584".
Provenance: From the Lewis Evans Collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
71 71 19 mm

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