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Altitude Dial, by J. Jewsbury, Birmingham, c. 1870

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Inventory Number: 39069
Object Type:
Persons: J. Jewsbury (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1870
Place Created: Birmingham United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Altitude dial with a copper alloy curved oscillating lever and pendant finger mounted on a white background displaying the calendar and morning and evening hours, the back of the dial depicts the sun. This is stored in a fabric-covered case with a floral design, on the inside of the lid are directions for use, it is also inscribed "63".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Fabric
Paper
Copper Alloy
Metal
Enamel(?)
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
13 74 mm

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