Wooden pocket sundial for use at various latitudes

Made:
1776-1800 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Wooden pocket sundial. Horizontal and vertical dials for use at various latitudes on moving style, Germany, 1776-1800 (see note).

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1914-887
Materials:
string and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (open, as displayed): 97 mm x 53 mm x 88 mm,
type:
diptych sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Thomas H. Court