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Bloud-Type Magnetic Azimuth Dial, French, c. 1660

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Inventory Number: 49651
Object Type:
Place Created: Dieppe France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: 1a universal equinoctial dial and polar dial; 1b lunar volvelle and latitude scale; 2a horizontal string-gnomon dial and magnetic azimuth dial with printed compass card incorporating a latitude table; 2b perpetual calendar on calendar disc. Leaf 2 cracked.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Ivory
silver
silvered brass
brass
glass and paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
77 70 14 mm

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