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Dipleidoscope, by E. J. Dent, London, c. 1850

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Inventory Number: 33826
Object Type:
Persons: Edward John Dent
Date Created: c. 1850
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Universal type. Square base with compass (with clamp), three feet (two levelling), two bubble levels and mounting for horizontal axis turning against quadrant scale on which is the axis for the prism turning about a scale from 9 to 3 o'clock; with telescopic tube carrying threaded blue filter.
Primary Inscriptions: "E. I. DENT / LONDON" and "PATENTEE" on the hour scale; "1592" scratched on the base
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
130 121 mm

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