Compendium tablet sun-dial, brass gilt, with three

Made:
1566 in Augsburg
maker:
Christopher Schissler

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Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal (S-79) V and A M. reg. with three silvered plates, engraved Christophorus Schissler
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal (S-79) V and A M. reg. with three silvered plates, engraved Christophorus Schissler
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal (S-79) V and A M. reg. with three silvered plates, engraved Christophorus Schissler
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal (S-79) V and A M. reg. with three silvered plates, engraved Christophorus Schissler
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal (S-79) V and A M. reg. with three silvered plates, engraved Christophorus Schissler
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal (S-79) V and A M. reg. with three silvered plates, engraved Christophorus Schissler
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal (S-79) V and A M. reg. with three silvered plates, engraved Christophorus Schissler
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal (S-79) V and A M. reg. with three silvered plates, engraved Christophorus Schissler
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Compendium tablet sun-dial, brass gilt, with three silvered latitude plates and magnetic compass, signed Christopher Schissler, Augsburg, Germany, dated 1566.

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Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1883-141
Measurements:
overall (closed): 20 mm x 95 mm x 105 mm,
overall (open): 110 mm x 95 mm x 105 mm,
type:
timepieces
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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