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Quadrans Vetus Horary Quadrant, French?, c. 1300

Inventory Number: 52020
Object Type: quadrant
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Quadrans vetus with sliding latitude plate and shadow square. Reverse has lunar volvelle (acquired and reunited with the instrument in the 1990s - see 1995-1.) moving within zodiac-calendar scale. Two pinhole sights; plumb bob with thread and bead.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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