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Astronomical Compendium, by I. B. Lenaerts, Mechelen, 1770

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Inventory Number: 34927
Object Type:
Persons: I. B. Lenaerts (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1770
Place Created: Mechelen Belgium Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: The compass may come from an earlier (17th century?) instrument: it has been grafted onto the structure; it is not quite the right size for the hole that it is viewed through; it carries an unused scale of hours; its numbers are quite different in form from those on the rest of the instrument; it carries the (maker's?) initials "D . G" on the hour ring.
Primary Inscriptions: "I. B. LENAERTS A. MALINES 1770" engraved around moondial.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass
silvered brass and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
93 87 20 mm

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