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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, by William Deane, London, c. 1725

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Inventory Number: 71015
Object Type:
Persons: William Deane
Date Created: c. 1725
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Circular base with three levelling feet and inset compass surmounted by two crossed bubble levels. Decorative support for meridian ring within which rotates a ring with a clock face; sighting is by means of two lenses projecting onto an engraved spot (one lens missing).
Primary Inscriptions: "WM. DEANE Fecit" on meridian ring
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and silvered brass

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