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Inclining and String Gnomon Dial, by Julien le Roy, Paris, c.1730

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Inventory Number: 53108
Object Type:
Persons: Julien le Roy (Maker)
Date Created: c.1730
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/211
Brief Description: Rectanguar base plate with magnetic compass, declination adjustment and hinged latitude strut. Hinged hour plate with hinged upright for dtrign gnomon.
Primary Inscriptions: "Cadran Universel et a Méridienne Fait et jnventé par julien le Roy de la Société des Arts"
Provenance: Billmeir Collection
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
81 60 mm

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