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Astronomical Compendium, by Marcus Purman, German, 1597

Inventory Number: 42672
Object Type:
Persons: Marcus Purman (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1597
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular box with hinged lid suspension ring. Horary volvelle; horary volvelle; inclining string gnomon dial with inset compass and sprung folding gnomon support and plummet; table of latitudes.
Primary Inscriptions: "15 *M*P* 97"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection. Bought by Lewis Evans at the sale of the collection of M. Roussel, Paris, 1911.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
57 48 13 mm

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