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Calendar

AST0690
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 AST0690
Description Calendar for the single year of 1826 and a type A. The calendar is made from a disc of brass. 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 of religious dates including Advent and Lent and the date for Whit Sunday. There are also inscriptions of "T WELLS INGRAM BIRMINGHAM" "1826 A CALENDAR". 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 information for an eclipse.
Date made 1826

Artist/Maker Ingram, T. Wells
Place made Birmingham
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials metal: brass
Measurements Overall: 1 x 37 mm
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  • Calendar (AST0690)
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