Horizontal Dial, by Humfrey Cole, London, 1579
|Inventory Number:|| 51646|
|Object Type:|| |
|Date Created:||Dated 1579|
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||A horizontal dial intended to be set up in a garden, this instrument carries a compass rose of directions as well as its hour ring for indicating the time.|
In addition to his own name, the maker has added that of the dial's Elizabethan owner, Sir Henry Darcy.
|Primary Inscriptions:||"+ H + Côle + + 1579 +" and "+ Sur + Henry + Darcy +"|
|Provenance:||Presented by Lewis Evans.
Made for Sir Henry Darcy.|