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Inventory no. 44363 - Former Display Label

Late 17th century

Ivory, silvered brass, etc.; compass-card printed from an engraved plate. Signed, "Ephraim Senécal ADieppe Fecit"; undated.

Includes: 1. Universal equinoctial and polar dials; 2. Lunar volvelle and the southern part of the equinoctial dial; 3. 'Bloud' and horizontal string-gnomon dials and table of latitudes; 4. Perpetual calendar.

[F. 167]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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