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Horary Quadrant, Italian, 1611

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Inventory Number: 48363
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Quadrant for Italian hours with scale of months and signs. Shadow square at apex. Two fixed pinhole sights; plumb bob with pivoting suspension point. Velvet-lined leather-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions: ". AD LATITVDIN . / POL . GRAD / . XXXXI.I. / .1611." in scrollwork.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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