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Gunter-Type Horary Quadrant, by John Prujean, Oxford, Late 17th Century

Inventory Number: 39112
Object Type: quadrant
Persons: John Prujean
Date Created: Late 17th century
Place Created: Oxford England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1986-8
Brief Description: Gunter quadrant, shadow square, and a pair of pinhole sights on obverse. Rotating Rojas projection with illustrations of constellation figures, and rule on reverse.
Primary Inscriptions: "I.* P. Fecit Oxõ"
Provenance: Purchased.
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Material(s): Brass

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