Horizontal compass sundial, for latitudes 43, 46, 49 and 52 degrees

Made:
1751-1850 in France
Horizontal compass sundial, for latitudes 43, 46, 49 and 52 degrees Horizontal compass sundial, for latitudes 43, 46, 49 and 52 degrees

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Horizontal compass sundial, for latitudes 43, 46, 49 and 52 degrees
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Horizontal compass sundial, for latitudes 43, 46, 49 and 52 degrees
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Horizontal compass sundial for latitudes 43 degrees, 46 degrees, 49 degrees, 52 degrees, in rosewood case French, c.1800. (B1699). Cover glass cracked.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1991-174
Measurements:
overall: 118 mm x 118 mm x 20 mm,
type:
butterfield-type horizontal sundial
credit:
Wellcome Trust