Nocturnal boxwood and brass

Made:
1702 in Bristol
maker:
Yeff, Robert
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Wooden nocturnal. Full view, graduated matt black perspex background.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Wooden nocturnal. Detail view.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wooden nocturnal. Cropped detail view for gallery use. Graduated matt black perspex background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Nocturnal boxwood and brass
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Nocturnal boxwood and brass, by Robert Yeff, Bristol, England, dated 1702. Owner and user thought to be E. Dartnell

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1903-80
Materials:
box (wood) and brass (copper, zinc alloy)
Measurements:
depth: 270mm
height: 20mm
width: 100mm
overall (laid flat): 18 mm x 172 mm x 230 mm, 0.146 kg
type:
nocturnal
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece