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Arc of Architectonic Sector, attributed to George Adams, English, c. 1765

Inventory Number: 40175
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1973-15
Brief Description: Constructed to the pattern of Joshua Kirby as published in The Perspective of Architecture, 1761. George Adams senior is the only known maker of this particular form of architectonic sector.
For a separately surviving pair of sectoral legs for this pattern of instrument, see inv. 76416.
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Provenance: Lent by the Oxford City & County Museum.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass


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