Pendulum clock by D. Quare, London 1701
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One of the older clocks used in the Bologna Specola, by Daniel Quare (1649-1724). It has inlaid wooden case, dial plate in silver and inlaid brass. The hours on the dial are in Roman numbers, the minutes in Arabic; within the hour dial a smaller dial tells the seconds and a square window displays the days of the month.
- Eustachio Zanotti (1709 - 1782)
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Object contributed by Museo della Specola, Department of Astronomy, Universit? di Bologna