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Equinoctial Dial, French?, Late 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 35926
Object Type:
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Augsburg type, brass eight-sided base with compass dial and beneath in inset and on obverse and reverse of the base names of towns and their latitudes; semicircular hour ring and hinged quadrant from 0° - 70°. In fishskin case with claret coloured velvet lining.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass and glass; leather and velvet case

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