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Inclining Dial, by William Deane, London, c.1730

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Inventory Number: 52684
Object Type:
Persons: William Deane
Date Created: c.1730
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1928-54
Brief Description: Square plate with 3 levelling screws, equation of time scale, large inset compass (glass cover badly cracked) with hour scale above adjustable for magnetic variation, folding gnomon with plummet and latitude scale.
Associated letter written by William Nicolas, 29 May 1739.
Primary Inscriptions: "WM. DEANE fecit"
Provenance: Presented, in 1928, by Mrs. J. M. Lightfoot, in memory of the Rev. R. H. Lightfoot of New College.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
208 208 mm

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