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Double Vertical Dial, English, 19th Century

Inventory Number: 49824
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: From the inclination of the gnomons the dial is for about 6° north, possibly for a colonial British possession (British Guiana or Ceylon?).
Square base (cracked) with a recess for a loose brass compass with lid (needle missing), orientaiton indicated by inset N on ivory; hinged vertical dial plate with folding gnomons on both sides; lid.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented to the University by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Wood and brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
89 87 41 mm

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