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Astronomical Compendium, French, c.1630

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Inventory Number: 34440
Object Type:
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular brass box with hinged lid, comprising nocturnal and detachable wind-vane, horizontal dial with inset compass, equinoctial dial (detachable gnomon missing) with latitude strut, lunar volvelle. Leather-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass and silver.
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
61 76 18 mm


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