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Joseph Pinam, Quadrante solare
Joseph Pinam, Solar quadrant

16th cent.
Wood; sides 10,2 e 11,5 cm; radius 9,5 cm
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 1306

This instrument was part of the property that the scientist Vincenzo Viviani bequeathed to the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova and that were moved to the Museo di Antichi Strumenti at the end of the 19th century.