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Horizontal Garden Dial, by Nicholas Oursian?, English, 1542

Inventory Number: 39619
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Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1992-5
Brief Description: Horizontal garden sundial by N. O. (probably Nicholas Oussian), 1542, marked with the Tudor rose and motto 'Vive Le Roy H 8', said to have been found in Chester in the 1890s, and latterly mounted on the wall of a house at Aldbourne, near Marlborough, belonging to the Fraser family
Primary Inscriptions: "N . O / 1542"
Provenance: Purchased.
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