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Astronomical Compendium, by Ulrich Schniep, Munich, 1553

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Inventory Number: 52296
Object Type:
Persons: Ulrich Schniep (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1553
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular box with hinged lid; nocturnal and horary volvelle with broken index arm; lunar volvelle and aspectarium; inclining dial with inset compass and sprung folding gnomon; table of latitudes; suspension ring.
Primary Inscriptions: "HOC HOROLOGIVM: FECIT VLRICVS SCHNIEP . MONACENSIS AD ELEVATIONEM POLI 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 GRA ANNO **" around edge.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
64 56 12 mm


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