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Astronomical Compendium, by Christoph Schissler, Augsburg, 1566

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Inventory Number: 35846
Object Type:
Persons: Christoph Schissler (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1566
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Brass box with two hinged leaves, comprising wind rose, circular table of compass bearings from Augsburg with small central engraving of the city, horizontal string-gnomon dial, lunar volvelle and aspectarium, horizon pin-gnomon dial.
Primary Inscriptions: "CHRISTOPHORVS SCHISSLER FACIEBAT AVGVSTAE VINDELICORVM ANNO DOMINI 1566 IAR"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
72 63 13 mm

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