Equinoctial Dial with Nocturnal, 15th Century?
|Inventory Number:|| 50896|
|Object Type:|| |
|Subject Classification(s):||Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location|
|Brief Description:||Brass circular case with a nocturnal on top of the lid of which one end acts as a catch for the lid; with inside case an hour ring divided into 18 parts and could be adjusted for latitude by placing the gnomon in a depression on the crossbar over the compass glass [now missing].|
|Provenance:||Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.|
|Collection Group:||Lewis Evans Collection|