Folding pocket sundial

Made:
1650-1675 in Europe
maker:
H. Sutton

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Compass in case Sutton, H. Compass in boxwood case, by Hy. Sutton
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Folding pocket sundial and compass in boxwood case with string gnomon and large magnetic needle, by Henry Sutton, European, c.1660

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1928-942
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cotton (fibre), glass, ink, paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
type:
compass (direction indicator)
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry

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