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Horizontal Dial, by Edmund Culpeper, London, 1687

Inventory Number: 40777
Object Type:
Persons: Edmund Culpeper
Date Created: Dated 1687
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular plate with inset compass and sprung folding gnomon
Primary Inscriptions: "E.C." in heart on base of compass bowl. In knot pattern on base "Ann Porteman" and "This Is A True Loues Knot for Thou Cans Part it not" and the date 1687
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. Made for or belonged to Ann Porteman. From the John Eliot Hodgkin Collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
71 48 mm

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