English horary quadrant, 1685-1700

Made:
1685-1700 in London

Brass Gunter quadrant (9-inch radius) by John Worgan, London, 1685-1700, with lead plumb bob. Pivot hole in centre of plate indicates the quadrant was mounted in stand that is now missing (see 1920-439).

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Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1938-423
Materials:
brass, lead
Measurements:
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type:
horary quadrant - gunter
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • horary quadrant
credit:
Mr W.E. Miller
status:
Permanent collection

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