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Nocturnal, for both Bears, English, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 44618
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Nocturnals Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Wooden disc with integral handle; double index rotating disc; long index arm. Circular table on reverse.
Primary Inscriptions: "BOTH BEARS" stamped on the handle.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group:
Material(s): Pear wood and brass


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