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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, German, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 42243
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: Circular plate with inset compass and notchholes for latitudes 48, 49, 50, 51; four feet; hinged equinoctial plate elevated by a pin on underside and with index arm carrying geared minute dial.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned. On underside of plate "Cologne / 1885"; presumably Lewis Evans record of purchase.
Provenance: From the collection of Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and glass


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