Gunter quadrant, maker unknown, made in England, 1650-1725. Mounted on to a mahogany base.
Gunter quadrants are mathematical instruments that were used for basic astronomical calculation and time-telling. This quadrant has a scale for measuring altitude in degrees, Gunter’s trignonometric scale for making calculations and a shadow square.
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- gunter quadrant
- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- horary quadrant
- Mr Thomas H. Court
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