Horizontal sundial for latitude 43° with brass gno

Made:
1820

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Horizontal sundial for latitude 43? with brass gnomon on slate base, also with an iron frame having an aperture to
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Horizontal sundial for latitude 43° with brass gnomon on slate base, also with an iron frame having an aperture to allow a ray of sunlight to fall on a part of the base engraved with an analemma for correcting for the equation of time, and a grid indicating months, and hour lines close to noon

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1999-1141
type:
plate horizontal sundial
credit:
Christie's South Kensington Limited

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