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Equinoctial Dial, by Edmund Culpeper, London, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 42351
Object Type:
Persons: Edmund Culpeper
Date Created: Early 18th Century
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Circular base with inset compass, three levelling screws and perpetual calendar on underside; vertical support with latitude quadrant for meridian semicircle carrying equinoctial circle with scale of hours.
Primary Inscriptions: "Culpeper Londini"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass
silvered brass and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
230 216 mm

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