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Horary Quadrant, Gunter-Type, English, 17th Century

Inventory Number: 41970
Object Type: quadrant
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Gunter quadrant with scale of unequal hours and two slit sights (one broken). Reverse has circular scale around Rojas type rotating planisphere and index rule. Also a small spherical triangle.
Check on OGN; the short old labels may have swapped the numbers of inv. 41970 and 48261
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass

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