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Equinoctial Dial, by George Adams, London, c. 1750

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Inventory Number: 50638
Object Type:
Persons: George Adams
Date Created: c.1750
Place Created: Fleet Street London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Large silvered magnetic compass in circular base, pivoted hour circle with hinged latitude quadrant, central declination scale for hole moving slot carried on pivoted support with spring; hinged stand for plumb-line (missing). Square mahogany box.
Primary Inscriptions: "Made by G: ADAMS in Fleet Street LONDON"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and silvered brass


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