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Astronomical Compendium, by Ulrich Schniep, Munich, 1566

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Inventory Number: 48219
Object Type:
Persons: Ulrich Schniep (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1566
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/242
Brief Description: Slamm round box with hinged lid, comprising nocturnal, volvelle for times of sunrise and sunset, lunar volvelle and aspectarium, universal equinoctial dial with hinged latitude arc, compass and wind divisions, circular table of latitudes.
Primary Inscriptions: "Horologio Generale Fatto monaco per maistro Vdalricus Schniepp anno .1566."
Provenance: Billmeir Collection
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass


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