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Inclining String-Gnomon Dial, by Pierre Le Maire, Paris, c. 1750

Inventory Number: 34646
Object Type:
Persons: Pierre Le Maire (Maker)
Date Created: c.1750
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular plate with three levelling screws, trough compass and two bubble levels; centrally-pivoted open plate with hour scale and curved upright for string gnomon - upright folds down on release of clamp.
Primary Inscriptions: "Le Maire fils AParis"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
127 170 mm

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