Accession No

0948


Brief Description

horizontal dial, by Cornelius Varley, English, mid nineteenth century


Origin

England


Maker

Varley, Cornelius


Class

dials


Earliest Date

Jan. 1, 1850


Latest Date

Dec. 31, 1850


Inscription Date


Material

plaster


Dimensions

diameter 102mm


Special Collection


Provenance


Inscription

‘VARLEY’ (hour circle)


Description Notes

Plaster horizontal dial plate, divided IIII - XII, I - VIII, numbered by I, subdivided to 15 minutes.

Condition: fair.


References

Boris Jardine; 'Cornelius Varley: artist; astronomer; and instrument maker'; Explore Whipple Collections online article; Whipple Museum of the History of Science; University of Cambridge; 2008: https://www.whipplemuseum.cam.ac.uk/explore-whipple-collections/astronomy/art-and-astronomy-cornelius-varley


Events


FM:42148

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