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Diptych Dial, English?, 1838?

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Inventory Number: 42858
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Hardwood [ebony?] box with brass plates marked for vertical and horizontal dial, and a magnetic compass. Quite crudely made, and "1838" may well not be the date and the instrument made much more recently.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned. "*RD*", a cross and "1838" [all punched fairly crudely].
Provenance: From the Collection of Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Hardwood and brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
75 51 15 mm

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