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Los poliédricos relojes de sol del Museo Galileo en Florencia.

Wood polyhedral sundial by Stefano Buonsignori, Florence, 1587 (height 195 mm)

Polyhedral Sundial

Polyhedral Sundial

The polyhedral sundial represents the height of knowledge of gnomonics, the science of the sundial. Since it has different sides, these are not illuminated at t

Cadran solaire multiple polyédrique aux armes de la Grande Mademoiselle. Sevin Pierre (actif de 1662 à 1685) (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi

Five sundials for 49 degree latitude made by Sevin Pierre Paris. Currently in Louvre.

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Very rare Victorian Triunial Magic Lantern. The precursor to the slide projector. Light was projected through slides to show the images.

A Renaissance Polyhedral Sundial by Stefano Buonsignori

A Renaissance Polyhedral Sundial by Stefano Buonsignori

Polyhedral dial - Made c.1780-1810 by J.G. Kleininger - National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Gabb Collection. Photo by Royal Museums Greenwich Prints.

Polyhedral dial by J. Kleininger prints from Royal Museums Greenwich.

A WOOD AND PAPER CUBE SUNDIAL, Germany, 2nd half of 18th c.Verso sign. D.BERINGER. H ca. 19 cm.

A wood and paper cube sundial, Germany, half of c. Rectangular base with compass. The cube with the dials is mounted on a turned shaft and with brass gnomon.

Wood polyhedral sundial by Stefano Buonsignori, Florence, 1587 (height 195 mm)

Wood polyhedral sundial by Stefano Buonsignori, Florence, 1587 (height 195 mm)

The first tablet sundial of the world (Fig. 1), constructed in 1451 by the astronomer Georg Peuerbach for Emperor Frederic III.

The first tablet sundial of the world (Fig. constructed in 1451 by the astronomer Georg Peuerbach for Emperor Frederic III.

polyhedral sundial made by stefano bonsignor. Wood, c.1588. Istituto e Museo di Storia delle Scienze, Florence, Italy. Photo by Leemage. (via http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/illustration/polyhedral-sundial-made-by-stefano-bonsignori-wood-h19-5-stock-graphic/112186472)

polyhedral sundial made by stefano bonsignor. Wood, Istituto e Museo di…

Sundial - Cadran solaire horizontal armorié type Description : Vers 1700. Armes de la famille Colbert

Sundial - Cadran solaire horizontal armorié type Description : Vers 1700. Armes de la famille Colbert

The dark shape — themagicfarawayttree: Diptych Dial, by Thomas...

The dark shape — themagicfarawayttree: Diptych Dial, by Thomas.

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