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Equinoctial Dial, Nocturnal and Lunar Volvelle, by Elias Allen, London, Early 17th Century

preview image for Equinoctial Dial, Nocturnal and Lunar Volvelle, by Elias Allen, London, Early 17th Century
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Inventory Number: 36259
Object Type:
Persons: Elias Allen
Date Created: circa 1630
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Equinoctial dial inside watch-type case, with magnetic compass, lunar volvelle on one outer face, planispheric nocturnal on the other.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Elias Allen fecit Londini' on the underside of the chapter ring.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Silver

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