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Bloud-Type Magnetic Azimuth Dial, by Charles Bloud, Dieppe, c. 1660

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Inventory Number: 51547
Object Type:
Persons: Charles Bloud (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: c. 1660
Place Created: Dieppe France Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/117
Brief Description: 1a universal equinoctial dial; 1b lunar volvelle and latitude scale; 2a magnetic azimuth dial with printed compass card incorporating latitude table; 2b revolveing calendar disc. The instrument has a string linking the two leaves, but no appropriate hour scales.
Primary Inscriptions: "Charles / Bloud / ADieppe" on calendar disc.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Ivory
silver
paper and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
85 72 17 mm

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