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Equinoctial Dial, by Abraham & Dancer, Manchester, c. 1841-5

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Inventory Number: 52733
Object Type:
Place Created: Manchester England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1966-127
Brief Description: Circular base with three levelling feet, inset compass with two levels and folding latitude quadrant; hinged hour circle with offset gnomon. With fishskin-covered, velvet-lined case.
Primary Inscriptions: "Abraham & Dancer / MANCHESTER" on hour ring; "26 nearly" scratched on base plate.
Provenance: Not ascertained
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass and silvered brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
137 132 mm


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