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Sundial, equinoctial / sundial, polar

Description

Equinoctial or polar sundial of slate from Wigtownshire, fashioned by John Bonar, schoolmaster in Ayr, dated 22 September 1622

Museum reference

H.NL 80

Object name

Sundial, equinoctial / sundial, polar

Production information

John Bonar
Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, Northern Europe
Wigtownshire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Date

1622

Materials

Slate

Associations

Wigtownshire, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

The place names, quotations and other inscriptions on the dial are given in Proc. Soc. Ant. Scot. XLIV, pp. 169-80. Digital access to article - https://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archiveDS/archiveDownload?t=arch-352-1/dissemination/pdf/vol_044/44_169_188.pdf

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