English horary quadrant, 1675-1700

Made:
1675-1700 in England
maker:
Unknown

Boxwood Gunter horary quadrant (5 1/2-inch radius), English, with wooden volvelle (planispheric nocturna) on reverse side.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1938-387
Materials:
boxwood and brass
Measurements:
scale (diameter): 130 mm
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type:
nocturnal
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • horary quadrant
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Mr W.E. Miller