English horary quadrant, 1648-1687

Made:
1648-1687 in London
maker:
Walter Hayes

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Group photograph of Portable universal equinoctial sundial, in brass, signed "A Ryther * Fecit * 1588" with inscription
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

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Science Museum Group Collection
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English brass Gunter quadrant, with lead plumb bob, degree and trigonometric scales and vovelle (planispheric nocturnal) on reverse side. Signed with the monogram of Walter Hayes (4 3/4-inch radius).

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Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1911-250
type:
nocturnal
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • horary quadrant
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Mr W. Rayson

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