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Quadrant, by Sonîmorârjî, Surât, India, c. 1814

Inventory Number: 23600
Object Type: quadrant
Persons: Sonîmorârjî (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: c. 1814
Place Created: Surat Gujarat India Asia
Subject Classification(s): Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1981-19
Brief Description: Quadrant with concentric scales and slotted index. Reverse carries circular scales with pointer piece carrying three indices and a handle arm all at right angles to each other. Two pinhole sights on one edge.
Primary Inscriptions: "Made by Sonîmorârjî in Saurâstra [Surât] in Gujerat in era [c.1814]" in Sanskrit
Provenance: Purchased
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Material(s): Brass

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