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Geometrical Quadrant, by Christoph Schissler, Augsburg, 1579

Inventory Number: 48659
Object Type: quadrant
Persons: Christoph Schissler (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1579
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1952-83
Brief Description: With detached index rule for use on the reverse, and associated clinometer. Clinometer/plumb level accessioned as separate item. See 1952-85.
Primary Inscriptions: "CHRISTOPHORVS SCHISSLER / GEOMETRICVS AC ASTRONOM / ICVS ARTIFEX AVGVSTAE / VINCELICORVM FACIEBAT / ANNO DOMINI . 15 . 79." in cartouche on the reverse.
Provenance: Lent by the Bodleian Library in 1952. Presented to the Bodleian Library by Sir Josias Bodley in 1601.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
348 348 11 mm

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Clinometer Associated with Geometrical Quadrant by Christoph Schissler, c.1579

Inventory Number: 48659
Object Type:
Persons: Christoph Schissler (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created:
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1952-85
Brief Description: Associated with geometrical quadrant [1952-83], by Christoph Schissler, Augsburg, 1579
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Lent by the Bodleian Library in 1952.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
348 348 11 mm

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 19446

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/48659