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Horary Quadrant, Gunter-Type, by W. Durham, English, 1678

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Inventory Number: 54240
Object Type: Object
Persons: W Durham
Date Created: Dated 1678
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1961-122
Brief Description: Compact form of quadrant with only a half plate, and folding arm for suspension of bob. Two pinhole sights, one on pivot point. Graduated circular scale of hours on reverse.
Primary Inscriptions: "W+ Durham * / 1678 *"
Provenance: Presented by Dr C. F. C. Beeson in 1961.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
107 67 mm

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