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Horizontal Compass Dial, by Henricus Sneewins?, Dutch?, 1642

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Inventory Number: 54515
Object Type:
Persons: Henricus Sneewins
Date Created: 1642
Place Created: The Netherlands Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Turned ivory barrel-shaped box comprising a magnifying glass, with the dial and volvelle.
Primary Inscriptions: 'H.S. 1642'
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory
brass
glass

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