English horary quadrant, 1658

Made:
1658 in London
maker:
Henry Sutton
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Horary quadrant consisting of front and reverse paper scales
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Paper scale from English horary quadrant (Sutton type)
Science Museum Group Collections
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collections
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

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English paper-on-wood horary quadrant (Sutton type), by Henry Sutton, dated 1658 (11-inch radius).

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1918-257
Materials:
scales, paper and base, wood
type:
horary quadrant - sutton
credit:
Mrs. Philiss D. Lee

Parts

Horary quadrant by Henry Sutton

Horary quadrant by Henry Sutton

Horary quadrant consisting of front and reverse paper scales and wooden board made by Henry Sutton, Threadneedle Street, London, 1658.


Horary quadrants are mathematical instruments that were used for time-telling. This quadrant consists of paper scales, which may have been printed in a book and intended to be cut out and then attached to the wooden board.

Materials:
paper
Object Number:
1918-257/1
type:
horary quadrant
Paper scale from English horary quadrant (Sutton type)

Paper scale from English horary quadrant (Sutton type)

Paper scale from English horary quadrant (Sutton type), by Henry Sutton, dated 1658 (11-inch radius), one of two

Materials:
paper
Object Number:
1918-257/2
type:
horary quadrant - sutton
Wooden support from English horary quadrant (Sutton type)

Wooden support from English horary quadrant (Sutton type)

Wooden support from English horary quadrant (Sutton type), by Henry Sutton, dated 1658 (11-inch radius).

Materials:
wood (unidentified)
Object Number:
1918-257/3
type:
horary quadrant - sutton