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Inclining Dial, by Francis Morgan, St Petersburg, Late 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 55364
Object Type:
Persons: Francis Morgan
Date Created: Late 18th century
Place Created: St Petersburg Russia Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Brief Description: Circular base with three adjustable feet, central compass box with two spirit levels, folding latitude arc 45-90°. Hinged hour circle with folding gnomon.
Primary Inscriptions: "Morgan St Petersburg" in Cyrillic
Provenance: Strangways Collection
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
silvered brass

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