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Diptych Dial, Attributed to Henry Sutton, English, 17th Century

Inventory Number: 52930
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Persons: Henry Sutton
Date Created: 17th Century
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Engraving and numerals on printed compass card look consistent with Henry Sutton's work. The numerals on the scale of the latitude quadrant support are also in the same style. The neatness of the design for the latitude scale also seems indicative of a maker such as Sutton.
Cover glass for compass seems to be mica.
Primary Inscriptions: "H S" on printed compass card
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Wood
paper
brass and ?mica
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
89 88 16 mm

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