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Horizontal Cannon Dial, English?, c. 1900

Inventory Number: 37626
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Circular plate with miniature cannon and adjustable burning glass. Adjustable gnomon with latitude scale 30-60°, and hour scales for 45 and 52°. Two spirit levels and compass with printed English card.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
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Material(s): Brass
silvered brass
glass

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