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Sector, Attributed to Elias or John Allen, London, c. 1620-30

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Inventory Number: 14776
Object Type:
Persons: Elias Allen
Date Created: c. 1620-30
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1925-43
Brief Description: Brass English 12- inch Gunter's sector, possibly dating to around1620-30, with a wood case. Unsigned and undated, but the style of the numerals suggests the makers Elias or John Allen.

This sector includes the scales of metals, of meridional parts and trigonometrical functions.
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Provenance: Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.
Collection Group: Orrery Collection
Material(s): Brass

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