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Quadratum or Astrolabe-Quadrant on a Square Board, by Peter Drinkwater, Shipston-on-Stour, 1982

Inventory Number: 14543
Object Type:
Persons: Peter Innocentius Drinkwater (Maker)
Date Created: 1982
Accession Number: 2014-2/2
Brief Description: Lacquered square wooden board with various painted lines, numbers, and colours. There is a string plumb line with a bead in the middle and a lead weight on the end attached to one corner of the board. There are numbered scales painted along each edge of the board. A copper alloy hook is screwed into one side.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Bequeathed by Peter Drinkwater in 2013. Received from the executors in 2014.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Lacquer
Paint
String
Copper Alloy
Lead
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 310 330 mm

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