Double Vertical Dial, English, 19th Century
|Inventory Number:|| 49824|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||From the inclination of the gnomons the dial is for about 6° north, possibly for a colonial British possession (British Guiana or Ceylon?).|
Square base (cracked) with a recess for a loose brass compass with lid (needle missing), orientaiton indicated by inset N on ivory; hinged vertical dial plate with folding gnomons on both sides; lid.
|Primary Inscriptions:||Unsigned and undated|
|Provenance:||Presented to the University by Lewis Evans with his collection.|
|Collection Group:||Lewis Evans Collection|
Wood and brass|
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