Artwork : ArchiveNo00146

Sundial and Case 1545


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Contributor

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Contributor Name Mary Rose
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Profession

Location Portsea
Collection Date 06.06.08 11.40am
Artefact Name Sundial and Case
Artefact Description Leather bound, over a wooden (beech) base and in the form of a book. Copper alloy Gnomen. 10.3 x 8cm – size when it is closed.
48g in weight. Good condition. Missing its needle, mirror and glass.
Artefact Date 1545
Artefact Stored Mary Rose Museum
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Leather or beech from bottom right corner
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History of Artefact It is used for telling the time. - a pocket watch. Found on the main deck at the stern of the ship. It is German in origin.

‘Only someone who was quite wealthy would have an object of this kind. It was the Rolex of its day!’
Historian - Andy Elkerton
Historian Andy Elkerton
Previous Owners A rich man!
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