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Astronomical Compendium, Italian?, c. 1600

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Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 54522
Object Type:
Place Created: Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Gilt brassbox with upper and lower leaves, and with a vertical pin-gnomon dial for Italian hours; a scaphe with a compass and a wind rose, and two circular tables.
Primary Inscriptions: Two circular tables one "MEDIA NOX PER TOTVMV [sic] ANNVM" , and the other "TABVLA SOLIS MOTVS" .
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
53 50 18 mm


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