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Beam compass

Maker:
Christopher Trechsler (ca. 1550–ca. 1624, married 1571) the Elder, son of Lorenz
Date:
1619
Culture:
German, Dresden
Medium:
Brass gilt
Dimensions:
Length: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Brass
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.721
Not on view
Signature: On backside of screw plate, signed and dated: C.T.D.E.M. / .1619. (Christoph Trechsler der Elder Mechanicus)
William Gedney Beatty (until 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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