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Nocturnal and Sundial, Rome, 1578

Inventory Number: 48140
Object Type:
Place Created: Rome Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Nocturnals Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/239
Brief Description: One side has a nocturnal, the other the Rojas projection for the 'organum Ptolemai' form of altitude sundial.
Primary Inscriptions: 'ROMÆ a. 1578'
Provenance: Collection of J.A. Billmeir
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt copper

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