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Equinoctial Dial, by Nicolaus Rugendas, Augsburg, Late 17th Century

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Inventory Number: 36125
Object Type:
Persons: Nicolaus Rugendas (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Late 17th Century
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Octagonal base; part-circle hour band in circular ring; folding latitude arc 20-90°; sprung plummet; compass base adjustable for variation. Leather-covered case with copper latitude disc.
Primary Inscriptions: "Nicolaus Rugendas in Augsp: 48 Gr" on plate
Provenance: Bequeathed by T. G. Barnett.
Collection Group: Barnett Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 56 mm

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