Magnetic sundial in brass case

Made:
1801-1900 in England

Horizontal, magnetic sundial, silvered, in brass case, diameter 3.75-inches, dial made in England, 1801-1900 (see note).

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1887-13
Materials:
agate, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, silvered brass
Measurements:
overall (sundial): 50 mm 86 mm,
overall (case): 55 mm 98 mm,
type:
magnetic horizontal sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Mr. R. P. Groves
status:
Permanent collection

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