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Equinoctial Ring Dial, Owned by Benjamin Cole, Oxford, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 85162
Object Type:
Persons: Benjamin Cole
Date Created: First quarter 18th Century
Place Created: Oxford England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1979-63
Brief Description: Brass, with hour-ring marked from 3 am to 9 pm, divided to quarter hours. Quadrant of degrees on reverse of meridian ring, with small hole for suspending a plump-bob.
Primary Inscriptions: "The Owner Ben Cole Engraver in Oxford, to him that finds it a Reward.".
Provenance: Purchased by exchange.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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