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Astronomical Ring, German, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 46814
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection  Sundials Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Brass, with silvered brass hour-ring; with fixed sights to an alidade, and on reverse of the calendar scale a scale for the equation of time; and on reverse of the vertical ring a quadrant of degrees. In leather case with gold braid and chamois lining.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and silvered brass; leather case


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