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Heliostatic Clock and Case, by Benjamin Martin, London, 1763

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Inventory Number: 28044
Object Type:
Persons: Benjamin Martin
Date Created: 1763
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1973-17
Brief Description: Heliostatic clock with key in glass case.

.1: Heliostatic clock. Mounted on wooden body with inlaid wood detail and long metal stand with circular base and 4 adjustable feet. Pendulum to side. Inscription to face.

.2: Case - wooden frame with glass panels to front and sides. 2 glazed hinged door panels to front. Inlaid wooden detail to top front corners.

.3: Winding key - wooden knob and metal 'L' shaped key.
Primary Inscriptions: See Documents. A New / HELIOSTATA / and / Planetary Clock / B. MARTIN. LONDON"
Provenance: Yorkshire Museum
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
steel
mahogany
ebony
ivory
woods.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
515 190 205 mm

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