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Astronomical Compendium, German, c. 1570

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Inventory Number: 45447
Object Type:
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Drum form, with two alternately hinged covers and two suspension rings. Lunar volvelle; compass- and wind-rose (vane missing); inclining string-gnomon dial with inset compass and sprung folding gnomon support; nocturnal with folding index; table of latitudes.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt
silvered and enamelled brass

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