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Nocturnal and Vertical Disc Dial, French, c.1600

preview image for Nocturnal and Vertical Disc Dial, French, c.1600
Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 52632
Object Type:
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Nocturnals Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Nocturnal incorporating a small horizontal dial, the other side being a vertical disc dial. Shaped leather-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass

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Part of Nocturnal and Vertical Disc Dial

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 52632
Object Type:
Place Created: France Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part]
Brief Description: Wooden instrument with part of a circle marked with gradations ranging from 10-90 (the 10, 20, 30, and 90 are each repeated twice).  The partial circle is attached to beams of wood which cross in the middle.  The are three copper alloy attachments on the instrument.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance:
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass

Narratives

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