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Horary Quadrant, English, 17th Century

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Inventory Number: 45309
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection  Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1957-84/193
Brief Description: Horary quadrant rotating universal projection (Gemma-type) with index arm at origin of latitude scale. Two fixed pinhole sights and heart-shaped plumb bob on reverse. Suspension ring.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
Provenance: Billmeir Collection
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Cu alloy
Silk fibre
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
10 114 mm

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