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Mechanical Sundial, by Thomas Wilks, Pebworth, 1747

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Inventory Number: 48562
Object Type:
Persons: Thomas Wilks (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1747
Place Created: Pebworth Worcestershire England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1927-11
Brief Description: Rectangular plate with rotatable pillar surmounted by alidade geared to hour and minute hands turning on an hour dial.
Primary Inscriptions: "THO: WILKS. PEBWORTH. FECIT. 1747."
Provenance: Presented by Viscount Dillon in 1927, from the collections at Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire. With monogram of George Lee, 3rd Earl of Lichfield (1718-1772), Chancellor of the University of Oxford in 1762-1772.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Silver
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
153 122 mm

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