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Magnetic Azimuth Bloud-Type Sundial, by Charles Bloud, Dieppe, c. 1690

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Inventory Number: 47048
Object Type:
Persons: Charles Bloud (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: c. 1690
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: Brass case with paper compass-card and silver hour-scale. The instrument includes a universal equinoctial dial [gnomon missing]; a lunar? volvelle [now missing]; a 'Bloud' dial and table of latitudes [magnetic compass-needle missingt]; and a perpetual calendar.
Primary Inscriptions: "Fait & Inue par Charles Bloud A Dieppe".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass
silver and paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 57 14 mm

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