Pendulum clock by D. Quare, London 1701

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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.

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Object contributed by Museo della Specola, Department of Astronomy, Universit? di Bologna

Object 3 of 9 objects contributed by "MuseodellaSpecola,DepartmentofAstronomy,Universit?diBologna".

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