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Diptych Dial, by Hans Tucher, Nuremberg, 1578

Inventory Number: 65544
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Persons: Hans Tucher (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1578
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Compass needle a replacement. Latitude table on base arranged as blocks of text.
Primary Inscriptions: "hans ducher zu nurnberg" and ".1.5. .78." on face 1b, and Tucher's serpent mark punched in the compass bowl.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory
gilt brass and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
115 82 15 mm

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