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1957

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Traveling Sundial And Compass (Germany), early–mid-18th century

This is a Traveling sundial and compass. It is dated early–mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is brass, steel, paper, leather, silk. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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Its dimensions are

2.2 x 8.4 x 8.7 cm (7/8 x 3 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

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Traveling Sundial And Compass (Germany), early–mid-18th century; brass, steel, paper, leather, silk; 2.2 x 8.4 x 8.7 cm (7/8 x 3 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.); 1957-165-11-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18416833/ |title=Traveling Sundial And Compass (Germany), early–mid-18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>