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Inclining Dial, by Heath and Wing, London, c. 1770

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Inventory Number: 42252
Object Type:
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 three levelling screws, inset silvered compass with two bubble levels; hinged open hour plate with pivoted latitude arc and central folding gnomon. Shaped fishskin-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions: "HEATH & WING LONDON"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and silvered brass

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