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Equinoctial Dial, by Joze Gaspart, Lisbon, c. 1775

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Inventory Number: 74463
Object Type:
Persons: Joze Gaspart (Maker)
Date Created: c.1775
Place Created: Lisbon Portugal Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1928-52
Brief Description: Shaped and decorated base with three levelling screws, upright with plumb-line, rotatable semicircular hour scale for one latitude, with diametrical pivot for pin-hole adjustable for solar declination.
Primary Inscriptions: "Joze Gaspart Fait à Lisbonne"
Provenance: Presented by Mrs W. C. Johnson in memory of W. C. Johnson, FRAS.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass and silvered brass

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