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Equinoctial Dial, by Johann Martin Willebrand, Augsburg, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 43268
Object Type:
Persons: Johann Martin Willebrand (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: c. 1700
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Decoratively pierced base plate; folding latitude quadrant; part circle hour band in circular ring; sprung folding plummet; compass base adjustable for magnetic variation 40-[0]-40; three feet. Leather-covered, silk-lined pasteboard case. Note that the case's latitude disc is brass rather than silvered and the case is a looser fit than customary; has it been inadvertently swapped?
Primary Inscriptions: "JohaƱ Martin Willebrand in Augsp: 48 Gr:" on underside of compass bowl
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
58 57 mm


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