London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A late 18th-Century brass octagonal compass sundial,
signed on the horizontal plate Langlois Paris aux Galleries du Louvre, the engraved broken hour ring with Roman numerals on the upper surface, the inner edge with Arabic numerals the dial scale diveided in hours and fifteen minute intervals, the folding latitude are divided 0° - 75° the dial engraved on all surfaces with the latitudes of thirty-six continental cities and towns -- 31/8in. (8cm.) long
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