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Equinoctial Dial, by Johann Willebrand, Augsburg, 1703-1726

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Inventory Number: 46219
Object Type:
Persons: Johann Willebrand (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 1703-1726
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: Octagonal base; sprung part-circle hour band in circular ring; sprung folding plummet; circular latitude scale 25-65°; compass plate adjustable for magnetic variation; three feet. Leather-covered, velvet-lined, pasteboard case with silver latitude disc.
Primary Inscriptions: "Johann Willebrand, in Augspurg" on the underside of the compass bowl
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass and silver
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
70 68 mm


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