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Inventory no. 45269 - Former Display Label

English HORIZONTAL MAGNETIC-DIAL for the Southern Hemisphere
19th century

Brass; the combined compass-card and hour-scale was printed from an engraved plate. Unsigned and undated.

As this dial was made for use in the Southern Hemisphere, the gnomon points towards the South Pole.

Inside the cover is pasted a printed table showing the equation of time.

[167; B. 84]
Barnett Collection.

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