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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, German, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 45248
Object Type:
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Octagonal base with inset compass bowl; sprung folding plumb level; folding latitude arc (15-90°); three feet; hinged hour drum with hour and minute dials on upper face, and alidade with folding lockable support for string gnomon.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
Provenance: From the collection of Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
76 72 mm

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