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Horizontal Dial, by Christophorus a Lignamine, Rome, 1799

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Inventory Number: 49597
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Persons: Christophorus a Lignamine (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1799
Place Created: Rome Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Ink and water colour dial with compass. Design pressed on lid of case from Orlando Furioso, an 16th century Italian epic poem by Ludovico Ariosto.
Primary Inscriptions: "Christophorus [? a L]ignamine Doctor. Phisycus. Sybill[e] filius major / ROMAE FECIT / 1799".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Wood
tortoiseshell
silver
ivory

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