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Astronomical Compendium, by Christoph Schissler, Augsburg, Later 16th Century

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Inventory Number: 55301
Object Type:
Persons: Christoph Schissler (Maker)
Date Created: Later 16th century
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Circular form: horary volvelle; lunar volvelle with aspectarium; inclining dial with sprung folding gnomon (latitude scale missing); compass and wind rose; decorative base.
Primary Inscriptions: ". C S ."
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass

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