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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, by Marcus Purman, Munich, 1594

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Inventory Number: 49603
Object Type:
Persons: Marcus Purman (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1594
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Circular hour plate with central compass (needle missing) and sprung gnomon arm with plummet. Set in base with lunar volvelle on underside. With leather-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions: "HOROLOGIVM SOLIS ET LVNAE MARCVS PVRMAN MONACHY FACIEBAT 1594" on rim
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
glass

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