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Diptych Dial, by Hans Troschel, Nuremberg, 1586

Inventory Number: 70006
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Persons: Hans Troschel (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1586
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: Book form dial with double string-gnomon horizontal dial; compass needle and glass missing.
Primary Inscriptions: Bird maker's mark on 2b; "SIC TRANSIT / GLORIA MVNDI:. / AD LATITVD. GRAD. 51. MI. 30. / ANNO DOMINI. M D LXXXVI." punched on 1b.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory and brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
71 55 12 mm

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