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Equinoctial Dial and Nocturnal, Italian, c. 1560

Inventory Number: 55224
Object Type:
Place Created: Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Round base with glazed magnetic compass, hinged hour ring with latitude strut, hinged lid with inner latitude table and outer nocturnal. Leather-covered wooden case.
Primary Inscriptions: 'VIGILATE QVIA NESCITIS DIEM NEQ: HORAM'
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass

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