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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, by J. Vauloue, London, Before 1753

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Inventory Number: 49558
Object Type:
Persons: J. Vauloue
Date Created: Before 1753
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Octagonal base with inset compass (adjustable for variation), sprung plumb level, sprung latitude arc (0-85°), equation of time scale, latitude scale with index operating cam; three feet (two screw adjustable). Hinged hour circle with index arm, geared minute dial and lens for focusing sun; numerals in relief.
Primary Inscriptions: "I: VAULOUE / LONDON" on minute dial
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass
silver
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
98 92 mm

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