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Calendar

AST0656
Astronomical and navigational instruments

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

Object details:

Object ID AST0656
Description Calendar for the single year of 1759. The calendar is made from a disc of bronze. 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 religious dates including Easter and Advent. The other side has a table relating to phases of the moon for each month. Around the table are dates including a term date and the King's birthday. There is a small flaw on the edge of the calendar.
Date made 1759

Artist/Maker Powell, John
Place made Birmingham
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials metal: bronze
Measurements Overall: 1 x 39 mm
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  • Calendar (AST0656)
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