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Inventory no. 43560 - Former Display Label

French HORIZONTAL DIAL
1649

Silver and gilt brass; with fish-skin covered case. Signed, ".P. Norry. A. Gisors. 16-49."
Underneath the hour-plate are engraved the names of 8 towns whose latitudes are 48° or 49°, the latitudes for which the dial was made. Below the table of latitudes is inscribed, "7.eme Cli." [i.e. '7th Climate']

[F. 204; B. 43]
Barnett Collection

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