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Horizontal Dial and Nocturnal, by Michael Butterfield, Paris, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 55253
Object Type:
Persons: Michael Butterfield (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1700
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Compass and horizontal dial on one side, with folding gnomon for 56 degrees; lunar volvelle on reverse.
Primary Inscriptions: "Butterfield, / fecit, AParis"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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