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Sundial - Horizontal Compass Object Reg. No: ST 020777

Summary:
Horizontal portable sundial, mounted on a magnetic compass.
Description:
Compass diameter 5cm countersunk in square wooden base, brass gnomon hinged on brass ring calibrated in hours for northern hemisphere in roman numerals, 2 holes in diagonal corners.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1938
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 7.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: sundials, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Sundials
Tertiary Classification: origin unknown

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