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Horizontal Dial, English, 18th Century

Inventory Number: 55225
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Compass dial with folding gnomon and lid.
Primary Inscriptions: "THIS COMPASS DIAL / FORMERLY BELONGED / TO THE ILLUSTRIOUS / JAMES WATT, / SOHO / NEAR BIRMINGHAM / BORN JANY 19TH 1736 / DIED AUG 23RD 1819"
Provenance: Bequeathed by T. G. Barnett.
Collection Group: Barnett Collection

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