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Astronomical and navigational instruments

Object connections:

Collection Astronomical and navigational instruments
User collections Calendar_Coins by Calendrium
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AST0651
Description Calendar for the single year of 1748. The calendar is made from a disc of bronze, which has tarnished. On one side of the calendar is a table with the months in three letter abbreviations and a table with the numbers for the number of days. Around the edge of the table are inscriptions with term dates. The other side has a table relating to phases of the moon for each month. Around the table are term dates and public holidays.
Date made 1748

Artist/Maker Silvester, James
Place made Birmingham
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials metal: bronze
Measurements Overall: 1 x 40 mm
  • Calendar (AST0651)
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