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Bloud-Type Magnetic Azimuth Dial, Dieppe? France, Late 17th Century

Inventory Number: 52188
Object Type:
Place Created: Dieppe France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Compass needle and elevating strut missing. With original leather-covered pasteboard case.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated. Printed label "18" pasted to front edge.
Provenance: Presented to the University by Lewis Evans with his collection. Purchased by Lewis Evans from S. Waters between 1900 and 1920 along with the rest of Waters' collection as a whole.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory
paper and glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
72 59 12 mm


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