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Quadrant, by Henry Sutton, London, 1660

Inventory Number: 26114
Object Type: quadrant
Persons: Henry Sutton
Date Created: Dated 1660 (and subsequently altered to 1669)
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1925-43
Brief Description: English quadrant (Collins or Sutton type)
Brass.
Signed, "1660. Hen: Sutton fecit." Date subsequently altered to 1669.

On the front are a quadrant sundial of the Collins or Sutton type, a perpetual calendar and various trigonometric scales.
Primary Inscriptions: Signed, "1660. Hen: Sutton fecit." Date subsequently altered to 1669.
Provenance: Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.
Collection Group: Orrery Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
150 mm

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