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Signature Maker Info Instruments Comments Location References Suggest Correction
A* Spain?, c.1600, NIM Mariner's Astrolabe = OXF. the star is above the "A"; ICA-319, Waters No. 6, NMM No. 6; known as the Vera Cruz Astrolabe. Price 1, 2, 4; Waters 1; ICA 2; Stimson 3. suggest correction
A. 1 1597, NIM Nocturnal, 1597 = POB. RSW. suggest correction
A. 2 Belgium?, this mark, which could stand for `anno', appears on an astronomical ring signed "Succa", which see; the ring is also marked "C.A.B." and "I.A.D." RSW. suggest correction
A. 3 England, c.1830, NIM "A" with foul anchor on ivory scale of Hadley's quadrant at PEA. Brewington 1. suggest correction
A. 4 Germany?MIM Three-legged Dividers = ADL-M72. stamped inside one leg. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
A. 5 this mark appears on a quadrant signed "H." (2), which see. RSW. suggest correction
A. AND N. / C.S.L. England, c.1850, MIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Level = Christie 10/31/67-55; Stick Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. RSW. suggest correction
A.A.S. Germany?, MIM Diptych Sundial = NOR. also marked "I.H.S." and "$". RSW. suggest correction
A.B. 1 Italy, c.1564, MIM SIM Surveying Sector = FLO-2514. Antonio Bianchini. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
A.B. 2 Germany, 1567-73, MIM wood-cut of a full pillar dial, 1567, and sketch of an instrument showing planetary hours, 1573; both in the Munich Staatsbibliothek; see Jacques Le Tellier. Zinner 1. suggest correction
A.B. 3 Germany, MIM Andreas Becker? Abraham Bloch? Zinner 1. suggest correction
A.B. 4 Sweden, MIM Sundial = NOR. time and year's age. RSW. suggest correction
A.B. 5 marked on bottom of ivory pillar sundial signed "Jacques Le Tellier"; see A.B. 2. RSW. suggest correction
A.B.S.C. 1599, MIM Artillery Level, 1599 = Roussel-216 = Rosenheim-393 = Findlay-128. grotesque mask as decoration; Roussel mentioned leather case; Rosenheim's signed "AB.SC."; Findlay's signed "AB.SC." and marked "IMS." Michel 3; Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
A.B.T.C.D. on horizontal sundial signed "Edward Low 1763" at MYS. RSW. suggest correction
A.B.V.A. 17th Century, MIM Perpetual Calendar = UTR. RSW. suggest correction
A.D. 1 Italy, 1553, MIM Sundial, 1553 = FLO-178. Naples. Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
A.D. 2 1604, MIM Analemmatic Sundial, 1604 = MERC-6 = McVitty Coll. Hamilton 1 and 2. suggest correction
A.D. 3 England?, 1616, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1616 = Soth. 4/18/88. RSW. suggest correction
A.D. 4 MIM Astrolabe = WHI-1462. probably a ghost; Bryden did not list it in his catalogue and it does not appear in ICA 2 or Gunther 1. Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
A.D. 5 c.1900, Inclinable Sundial = ADL-T14. modern work, made by D.B. Sheahan to look like the work of Albrecht Durer. Fox 2; Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
A.D. 6 Anno Domini. suggest correction
A.D.C. Belgium, 1639, MIM Full Circle, 1639 = ANM. Antwerp. Belgian Inventory. suggest correction
A.D.G. Holland, 17th Century, MIM Perpetual Calendar = Gold, Silver and Clock Museum, Utrecht. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
A.D.G. A.A. Austria, 1734, MIM Horizontal Pin-Gnomon Sundial, 1734 = BM. probably `Ad Dei Gloriam. Admonti Abbas'; Anton von Mänersperg was Abbot of Admont, 1727-51. Admont, Styria. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
A.E. 1 Germany, c.1650, MIM String-gnomon Sundial = Huelsmann Coll. Syndram. suggest correction
A.E. 2 USA?, 1790, MIM SIM Graphometer, wood and brass, 1790 = Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison. may have been made and used by Andrew Ellicott. Bedini 8. suggest correction
A.E.G.G. 1681, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1681 = SLM. RSW. suggest correction
A.E.I.O.U. Austria, 1438-58, MIM Horary Quadrant, ivory, 1438 = VIE-166; Sundial, string gnomon, glass, 1458 = INN. cipher of Hapsburg Emperor Fredrick III; INN dial is glass window from Weiner Neustadt. Vienna. Zinner 1 (p. 608); Maurice 1. suggest correction
A.F. 1 Germany, 17th Century, MIM Architect's Rule = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
A.F. 2 Germany, 1758, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood, 1758 = POTS. Körber 1. suggest correction
A.G. 1 France, c.1650, OIM Telescope, terrestrial, vellum = ADL-M422. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
A.G. 2 France, 1843, MIM Wall Dial, 1843 = house at Pré-St.-Didier. Pré-St.-Didier. Berton. suggest correction
A.G. 3 marked on artillery level, 1688, signed "M.K." 5. Syndram; RSW. suggest correction
A.G.B.S. 1713, MIM Sandglass, quadruple, in wooden frame, 1713 = Koller 11/17/75. RSW. suggest correction
A.G.K. 1730, MIM Measure, wood, 1730 = Rosenheim-333. inlaid woods. Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
A.H. 1 see Ao. H. RSW. suggest correction
A.H. 2 Holland, c.1825, MIM "A.H." is marked on the gimbals of a bearing compass signed "A.K. Lummen?" Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
A.H.Z.S. Germany, 1569, MIM Magnetic Compass, 1569 = DRE. Drechsler 2. suggest correction
A.I. 1 Germany, 1696, MIM Astrolabe with Roias projection, 1696 = DEU. Price 2. suggest correction
A.I. 2 Holland, 17th Century, these initials are marked on an Arsenius-type astrolabe at the HAK; the label reads Albert VII [?]. RSW. suggest correction
A.K. 1 Denmark, NIM Compass = KRO. Zeeland. RSW. suggest correction
A.K. 2 MIM Horary Quadrant = Soth. 12/19/66-14. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
A.K. 3 Germany?, MIM Bow Compass, brass on wood = ADL-M92. signed "A" on one leg and "K" on the other; points missing. ADL; Engelmann 1; RSW. suggest correction
A.K. 4 Holland, c.1787, NIM Compass, wood = RIJ. also marked in 1787 crown compass signed "Ignatius Lega" and in 1799 crown compass signed "Ignatius and Gerard Petrus R. Lega." Rotterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2. suggest correction
A.L. 1 Germany, c.1600, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = NAC. Augsburg. Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
A.L. 2 Anthony Lamb ?; the initials are marked on the sight vane of a backstaff by William Guyse Hagger. D.J. Warner 8. suggest correction
A.L. 3 Italy?, c.1800, marked on sundial by Felice Gori at FLO. Bonelli 9; RSW. suggest correction
A.M. 1 1550, MIM Astrolabe, 1550 = BAM. ICA-3201. Zinner 1; Michel 2; ICA 2. suggest correction
A.M. 2 1576, MIM Diptych Dial, hour scale only, 1576 = UTR. for latitudes 45°, 48°, and 51°; has Italian hours. Zinner 1; de Rijk. suggest correction
A.M. 3 Germany, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = KEN. Augsburg. RSW. suggest correction
A.M. 4 on miners' compasses; Abend and Morgen = afternoon and morning = west and east. Michel 3. suggest correction
A.M. 5 Germany, Andreas Mar? Zinner 1. suggest correction
A.M. 6 ring sundial signed "C.I.K." over "A.M." RSW. suggest correction
A.M.D.G. "Ad majorem Dei gloriam" = "To the greater glory of God." suggest correction
A.M.H. 1749, MIM Table Sundial, 1749 = NOR. RSW. suggest correction
A.M.S. 1834, MIM Sandglass, 1834 = OMM. RSW. suggest correction
A.O. England, 1556, MIM Garden Sundial, round, 1556 = National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. Penbryn, Cardigan. Peate. suggest correction
A.O.S. 1682, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, 1682 = NMM-Q.1. Sutton (?)-Caird Cat. Hill; NMM 2. suggest correction
A.P. 1 England, c.1560, owner's initials on ring sundial signed "E.E." at OXF, c. 1560. Earle; RSW. suggest correction
A.P. 2 Germany, fl.1590-1607, MIM Table Sundials, stone, 1601 = HAK and BM; Calendar Plate, stone, 1607 = GRA. possibly Andreas Plieninger, which see; BM dial also marked "Marcus Curtius." Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4; RSW. suggest correction
A.P. 3 MIM possibly Andreas Plieninger. Zinner 1. suggest correction
A.P.S. 1784, MIM Quadrant, wood, 1784 = NOR. sliding scale. RSW. suggest correction
A.R. 1 c.1590, MIM Wire Gauge, iron and brass = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
A.R. 2 France, c.1670, MIM Celestial Globe = Strozzi Sale-380. Abraham Royer? Hamilton 1 and 2. suggest correction
A.R. 3 fl.1754-81, MIM Zappeck-type Sundials = Greppin Coll. (1754), GRA (1768), PRZ (1781). Przypkowski 3; RSW. suggest correction
A.R.D. see Olisipone. RSW. suggest correction
A.R.K.L.O. MIM Rule = Christie-SK 11/27/86. the A.R.K.L.O. is surmounted by a crown. RSW. suggest correction
A.R.N. France, c.1580, MIM Astrolabe, geographical = OXF. ICA-209. Gunther 1; Michel 2; Price 1; ICA 2. suggest correction
A.S. 1 Germany, 1573, MIM Capuchin Sundial, 1573 = GEM. the sundial is for 49° lat.; Alexis Schniep ? Archinard 1. suggest correction
A.S. 2 Germany, c.1590, MIM Table Sundial, powder-horn mark = Halle Stadt Museum; Standing Clock = KAS. Zinner 1. suggest correction
A.S. 3 Germany, 1677, MIM SIM Surveyor's Level, 1677 = OXF. has a sighting tube; Andreas Sachse of Clausthal ? Zinner 1; Evans 1. suggest correction
A.S. 4 England, Abraham Sharp (1651-1742)? or Ann Shepard (fl.1676)? Taylor 1(361, 395); Evans 1. suggest correction
A.S.B. 18th Century, MIM Pedometer = X. Pipping 1. suggest correction
A.S.M. 1 Germany?, 1670, MIM Mining Instrument, 1670 = FRE. also marked "Elias Eichler, B.M.", (burgomeister). Price 2. suggest correction
A.S.M. 2 Germany, 1694, MIM Horizontal Sundial, compass, 1694 = NOR. probably for use with a surveying instrument. Zinner 1. suggest correction
A.S.O.M. MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = CLU. in spectacle case. RSW. suggest correction
A.S.S. 1566, MIM Runic Calendar, wood, 1566 = Bibliothèque St. Geneviève, Paris. Journal of Suomen Museo, Helsinki, LIX, 1952. suggest correction
A.V. MIM Rule = P.C. RSW. suggest correction
A.V.C. 1765, MIM Garden Sundial, lead, 1765 = LIE. Price 2. suggest correction
A.V.P. Holland, 1805, MIM Declinatory, 1805 = WHI. an instrument to lay out mural sundials. Bryden 16. suggest correction
A.W. 1 England, c.1640-50, MIM Horary Quadrants = WHI(FIT) (1639), NMM-Q.4 (1640); Terrestrial Globe, silver, 1652 = Weil. the WHI and NMM quadrants have de Roias projections on the reverse; they could be by Andrew Wakely, Abraham Washington or Abraham Watlington; Bryden attributes them to Watlington as they are so similar to a signed instrument in the BM. London. Michel 3; Hill; Price 2 and 3; Ward 4; Zinner 1; Weil 2(17); Taylor 1(169) & 1(214a); Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
A.W. 2 c.1700, MIM Proportional Dividers = DEU. RSW. suggest correction
A.Y. England, c.1750, PHIM Balance, steel = Soth. 4/18/88. the initials are stamped on the circular pan under a heart. RSW. suggest correction
A.Z. Germany, 1583, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood and ivory, 1583 = Soth. 11/27/72 = D.(1973) = TIM = Christie-SK 4/14/88. miner's compass marked "M.A." (morgen, abend); has two sets of rings; sundial set at slight angle to line up with compass needle when it points to red dot east of south. Wynter 1; RSW. suggest correction
AAGER, M. Germany, MIM Universal Compass Sundial, small, silver case = KEN. probably M. Hager. Chaldecott 1. suggest correction
AAKEN, VAN see van Aken. suggest correction
AB.SC. Germany?, 1599, MIM see A.B.S.C. RSW. suggest correction
ABATTE, J. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. possibly J. Abatte 2. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ABATTE, J. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see J. Abatte 1. Peterborough. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ABATTI England, see Noretti and Abatti. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ABBAS, GOTTFRIDUS Germany, 1516, MIM Garden Sundial, stone, 1516 = Fränkel Coll. = P.C. also marked "G.A.Z.N." Baillie 1; N.N. Fränkel Sale, Dusseldorf, 1913; RSW. suggest correction
ABBATI, B. Italy, 1659, MIM Astrolabe, 1659 = FLO-243. ICA-488; may be owner; Bernardo Abbati. Bonelli 2; Price 1; ICA 2. suggest correction
ABBOT England, c.1676, MIM made proportional compasses (?) for Robert Hooke and others. London. Taylor 1(389); Dewhirst; Evans 1. suggest correction
ABBOT, C. see Charles Abbott. Taylor 2(791); Dewhirst. suggest correction
ABBOT, RICHARD England, b. c.1654, MIM turned over as an appentice to Hilkiah Bedford of the Clockmakers' Company on June 1, 1668; served as an apprentice until 1675, but not freed; he may be the instrument maker consulted by Robert Hooke. J. Brown 3; Taylor 1(389); A.J. Turner 9; Loomes 2. suggest correction
ABBOTT, AMOS USA, c.1850, MIM Horometer = X. a type of planisphere invented by Abbott and shown at Fair of American Institute, New York. Manchester, New Hampshire. Scientific American, 6:34, 1850; USNM. suggest correction
ABBOTT, CHARLES England, fl.1801-27, OIM apprenticed in the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1794; free of the Company on Nov. 17, 1801; Taylor thought he fl.1780-1827. 6 Noble Street, Forster Lane; Angel Court at Skinners Street, Snowhill; both in London. Taylor 2(791); Dewhirst; Court and von Rohr 3(231); Crawforth 11. suggest correction
ABBOTT, W. England, 19th Century, PHIM Money Scale = Melun 4/24/83. RSW. suggest correction
ABBOTT, WILLIAM USA, c.1874, MIM made scientific instruments. Henniker, NH. DATM suggest correction
ABEL, THOMAS England, fl.1838-41, PHIM made or sold barometers and thermometers. 55 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(2058). suggest correction
ABEND, HANS LONHART Germany, c.1707, PHIM Nest of Weights = D.(1981). mark is stork within shield and initials L.A.; Hans Lönhart Abend. Nürnberg. Moskowitz Cat. 122. suggest correction
ABLE, PETER Germany?, 16th to 17th Centuries, MIM Horizontal Sundial, ivory = INN. Zinner 1. suggest correction
ABOAB, MORDECHAI SEMAH Holland, c.1750, there are two sundials with this name but it is probable that he was the owner. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Schuhmann; MADEX; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
ABRAHAM 1 England, 1818, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Level = Phillips 2/2/84; Stick Barometers = X, Christie 5/5/83; Sundial = NMM-D.215; Wheel Barometer = X; Terrestrial Globe, miniature, case = Chicago Historical Society; Compass Sundials = Cooke's Shop, CMY, WHI-1670; Telescopes = D.(1984), London Nat'l Army Museum; Spyglass = Soth. 12/3/76; Telescope in cane = SNO; Microscopes = D.(1977), London Museum of the Pharmaceutical Soc. probably Jacob Abraham; optician. Bath. Taylor 2(1068); Goodison 1; NMM 2; Bryden 9; RSW; Moskowitz Cat. 114; Coffeen F; Bryden 16. suggest correction
ABRAHAM 2 England, OIM Telescope with tripod = D.(1967). London. F. Roux-Devillas Cat. 1967; USNM. suggest correction
ABRAHAM 3 England, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = D.(1978). "Optician"; may be Abrahams, which see. Exeter. RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAM 4 England, OIM T.C.; optician; probably Jacob Abraham. Corner of an opening into Old Well Lane near Queen's Circus, Cheltenham. Calvert 2. suggest correction
ABRAHAM AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie's 2/19/97. 20 Lord Street, Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAM AND CO. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably Jacob Abraham; see Abraham 1. Bath. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ABRAHAM AND CO. 2 England, fl.1818-51, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Monocular Microscope = Soth.-West Sussex 10/18/83; Stick Barometers = Soth. 5/21/73, Soth-S 10/19/89; Telescope = Lancaster City Museum. Abraham Abraham and Co.; had second shop in Glasgow as A. Abraham and Co., which see; opticians; succeeded by G.S. Wood; T.C. Liverpool. USNM; RSW; Bryden 3 and 9; Taylor 2(1251); Crawforth 6. suggest correction
ABRAHAM AND DANCER England, fl.1841-44, MIM OIM PHIM Map-making Instrument = Soth. 3/19/73; Induction Coil = College of Technology, Manchester; Marking Protractor = D. (1981); Mining Dial = P.C.; Monocular Microscope and Microscope, travelling = Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester. barometer makers; coil from Joule Coll; Jacob (?) Abraham and John B. Dancer; T.C. Liverpool; 13 Cross Street, King Street, Manchester (1841). Goodison 1; RSW; Lowery; Moskowitz Cat. 122; G.L'E. Turner 24; Calvert 2; Holbrook 2. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, A. England, c.1800, MIM PHIM SIM Compass = Soth. 7/27/64-200; Surveying Level = NMM-13; Mining Compass = Soth. 6/19/72; Stick Barometers = D.(1975), Soth-S 1/10/90; Surveying Compass = CMY; Theodolite = Phillips 2/14/79. see Abraham and Co. 2. Liverpool. Bryden 9; RSW; NMM 2. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, A., AND CO. England, c.1840, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 5/15/96. retail branch of Abraham and Co. 2 in Glasgow. 20 Lord Street, Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, A., AND CO. 1 Scotland, fl.1838-43, MIM OIM PHIM Inclinable Sundial, portable = FRK = RSM; Stick Barometer = Soth. 12/14/89. retail branch of Abraham and Co. (2) in Liverpool; managed by S.P. Cohen, a partner, who continued the branch under his own name, 1843-60. 8 Exchange Square (1838-40); 82 Queen Street (1841-43); both in Glasgow. Bryden 3; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, A., AND CO. 2 England, c.1840, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 5/15/96. surely same as Abraham and Co. 2. 20 Lord Street, Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM England, fl.1818-50, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Rule, ivory = D.(1982); Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometers = D.(1975), X; Spectroscope = Soth. 1960; Surveying Levels = NMM, Christie 10/31/67-52 and 2/13/68-18; Microscope = X; Pocket Compass = Phillips 4/20/83; Cuff Microscope variant = Soth. 6/23/69; Telescope as part of cane, 1839 = Soth. 2/1/79; Miner's Dials= Nat'l Museum of Wales, Cardiff and CYM; Sector, ivory = Grosvenor Mus., Chester; etc. the instruments are signed "A. Abraham Liverpool." 8 Lord Street (1818-20); 10 Lord Street (1821-22); 7 Lord Street (1823-28); 9 Lord Street (1829-34); 76 Lord Street (1835); 84 Lord Street (1837); 20 Lord Street (1839-50); all in Liverpool. Taylor 2(1251); Wynter and Turner; Crawforth 6; Bryden 9; Goodison 1; NMM 2; Holbrook 2. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM, AND CO. England, c.1851, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Pantograph = Phillips 10/26/83. barometer makers; pantograph signed "A. Abraham and Co. 2"; showed at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. Liverpool; see Abraham, Abraham for street addresses. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1251); RSW; G.L'E. Turner 24; Calvert 2; Crawforth 6 & 11. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, J. 1 England, c.1815, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Liskeard. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, J. 2 England, fl.1805-51, MIM OIM PHIM Culpeper Microscope = Soth. 4/22/65-19; Horizontal Sundial = Christie 7/5/71. probably Jacob Abraham; optician; made globes, telescopes, barometers, etc; mathematical instrument maker to the Duke of Gloucester and to the Duke of Wellington; T.C. 7 Bartlett Street, near the Upper Rooms, Bath; adjoining Mr.Thompson's Pump Room, Cheltenham; 1 Bartlett Street, Bath (1819). Bryden 9; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, J.A. England, c.1850, PHIM invented a type of barometer shown at Great Exhibition, 1851. 87 Bold Street, Liverpool. Bryden 9. suggest correction
ABRAHAM, J.H. England, c.1827, MIM Holy Green, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1470). suggest correction
ABRAHAM, JACOB England, fl.1805-41, MIM OIM PHIM Orrery = OXF; Wheel Barometer = Bath Municipal Library; Stick Barometer = X; Microscope = VCW. T.C.; optician and mathematical instrument maker to the Duke of Gloucester and to the Duke of Wellington; see Abraham and Co. 1; see Abraham 1; see J. Abraham 2. 1 St. Andrews Terrace (1809); 7 Bartlett Street (1819); both in Bath; shop adjoining Mr. Thompson's Pump Room, Cheltenham. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1068); Moskowitz Cat. 114; Chaldecott 1; C.N. Robinson; RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAMS England, OIM Telescope = D.(1971). may be Abraham 3. Exeter. RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAMS, A.E. England, c.1810, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 7/19/88, Bearne's 2/17/92. "Optician" appears after the Soth. signature. Exeter. RSW. suggest correction
ABRAHAMS, JOHN England, c.1830, MIM Magnetic Compass = FIT (WHI). T.C. Montpelier Rotunda; the Shop adjoining Mr. Thompson's Pump Room; both in Cheltenham. Taylor 2(1761); Clay and Court. suggest correction
ACCUM, FREDERICK CHRISTIAN Germany; England, 1769-1828, PHIM Hygrometers = WHI, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. sold chemical apparatus; author; had a commercial partnership with Alexander Garden for a few years. Hanover (1769-93); Old Compton Street, Soho, London. Whipple 1; A.L. King; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
ACKERMAN, ANDERS Sweden, fl.1759-1804, MIM Celestial Globes = SKO (1759), Royal Library, Stockholm (1759, 1766 (2)); Terrestrial Globes = SKO (1759), Royal Library, Stockholm (1759, 1762, 1766 (2), 1779, 1804), Soth. 3/27/72 (1762). Åckerman; sometimes written Åkerman. Uppsala. Pipping 1; Price 2; Edell 1; RSW. suggest correction
ACKERMANN AND CO. England, fl.1847-52, MIM NIM Parallel Rules = DeLuca 8/1/87. 96 Strand, London. O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
ACKLAND England, MIM Time Assimilator - Sidereal/Meantime = Dept of Physics, U. of Liverpool. Hatton Garden, London. Holbrook 2. suggest correction
ADAIR, WILLIAM Ireland, 1794, MIM Sundial, slate, 1794 = Ulster Folk Museum. Clarke et al. suggest correction
ADAKYMOE, TODA M. MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial = KEN; Instrument = VAA. Evans 1. suggest correction
ADAM 1 England, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = Soth. 4/26/65-53. London. RSW. suggest correction
ADAM 2 England, MIM NIM Sector, ivory = COR; Sextant = COR. may be one of the Adams. London. Courtanvaux. suggest correction
ADAM, ELIAS 1 England, 1627, MIM recorded as a sundial maker in 1627; may be misreading for Elias Allen. Loomes 2. suggest correction
ADAM, ELIAS 2 England, 1750, MIM Sundial, stone, 1750 = Crisp Coll. Dewhirst; Clay and Court. suggest correction
ADAM, EUGENE France, 19th Century, MIM Trimming Tool = Soth. 10/20/75. "mecanicien." Colmar. RSW. suggest correction
ADAM, J. Scotland, c.1870, PHIM Marine Barometer = Soth.-S 1/25/89. Dundee. RSW. suggest correction
ADAM, MATHEW Scotland, fl.1822-23, NIM improved quadrants and sextants by adding artificial horizons. Inverness Academy, Inverness. Taylor 2(1471). suggest correction
ADAM, ROBERT England, post-1760, MIM sundial maker to King George III; designed sundial on wall of Turner Art Gallery, Eastbourne. Stevens and Aked. suggest correction
ADAM, U. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Wall Sundials on churches in Hartmannsweiler, Kayserberg, Kienzheim, Lautenbach, etc. Colmar. Zinner 1. suggest correction
ADAMI, CARL CHRISTIAN LUDWIG Germany, 1802-74, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1847 = New York Public Library. teacher in Berlin, 1838-52; joined firm of Dietrich Reimer 1852-74. Daberkov, Pommerania; Berlin. Yonge. suggest correction
ADAMS 1 England, OIM Telescope = NMM. "Adams' New Patent Portable Telescope"; may be John Adams 2. No. 60 Fleet Street, London. Taylor 1(478) and 2(1); NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
ADAMS 2 England, 18th Century, MIM NIM OIM SIM Inclinable Sundial = MLL; Solar Microscope = HER; Armillary Sphere = COO; Sextants = Wellesley College Observatory, Mass., Mystic Seaport, Conn.; Octant = D.(1987); Theodolite = P.C.; Telescope = Bennington Museum, Vermont; Telescope, 1810 = Christie-SK 2/8/79; Gunter's Scale = D.(1984); etc. there are many undated instruments signed "Adams"; it is impossible to tell whether George 1, George 2, or Dudley Adams is the maker in question; the ivory scale on the octant is marked "I.D.". London. USNM; RSW; Moskowitz Cat. 110; Coffeen 15; Price 3; Ward 4; suggest correction
ADAMS 3 USA, c.1835, MIM SIM see Frost and Adams. Moskowitz Cat. 115. suggest correction
ADAMS AND TAGLIABUE USA, c.1850, PHIM made barometers and thermometers, glass hydrometers. Cat. of the New York Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, 1853. suggest correction
ADAMS, C. England, c.1790, MIM Crescent Sundial = Spitzer-Anderson sale 3/25/27. London. RSW. suggest correction
ADAMS, D. England, MIM OIM Celestial Globe = Soth. 6/27/57-133; Telescope = Christie-SK 12/1/83; Wheel Barometer and Metallic Thermometer = Woburn Abbey; Compass Rose, paper = D.(1974). surely Dudley Adams; telescope is Charing Cross; Woburn Abbey instruments are Fleet Street. Charing Cross; Fleet Street; both in London. Wynter Cat. Vol. 2, No. 2; RSW. suggest correction
ADAMS, DUDLEY England, 1762-1826, MIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. apprenticed to George Adams 2, his brother, in the Grocers' Company, 1777; free of the Company, 1788; succeeded to the family business in 1796; globe maker to the King, 1794, and mathematical instrument maker to the King, 1796; optician to the Prince of Wales by 1804; several patents; T.C. Spring Gardens, Charing Cross (1788); 53 Charing Cross (1793-1821); 6 Jewry Street, Aldgate (-1822); all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(792); Chaldecott 1; USNM; Moskowitz 114; G.L'E. Turner 24; J. Brown 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Calvert 2; RSW; Crawforth 1; Court and Rohr 3(XXXII); Millburn 9; Bryden 16; Yonge. suggest correction
ADAMS, F. England, OIM Microscope = FLO. probably G. Adams. London. Italian Inventory. suggest correction
ADAMS, G. England, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM many instruments signed this way; impossible to tell whether George 1 or George 2 Adams is involved except for the relevant dated instruments. 60 Fleet Street, London. USNM; Brewington 1; Bedini 1; Belgian Inv.; Price 3; Ward 4; NMM 2; RSW; Moskowitz Cat. 114; Brieux Cat. suggest correction
ADAMS, GEORGE 1 England, 1704-72, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. apprenticed to James Parker in the Grocers' Company, 1724; turned over to Thomas Heath 1, 1726; free of the Company, 1733; father of George 2 and Dudley Adams; instrument maker to the King and to the East India Company; author; difficult to tell, except by date, whether George Adams 1 or 2; T.C. Southampton; Shore Lane (1733); at Tycho Brahe's Head, corner of Racquet Court, in Fleet Street; both in London. Taylor 2(145); Chaldecott 1; Maddison 1; Bonelli 1; USNM; Brewington 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; Bedini 8; J. Brown 1; RSW; Court and von Rohr 3(XVIII); Millburn 9; C.N. Robinson; J.A. Bennett 2; A.J. Turner 10; Yonge; ADL; Tyler. suggest correction
ADAMS, GEORGE 2 England, 1750-95, MIM NIM OIM PHIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. apprenticed to his father, George Adams 1, in the Grocers' Company, 1765; free of the Company, 1772, by his mother, Ann Adams, the executrix; author; instrument maker to the King; optician to the Prince of Wales; associated with Thomas Hatton in making and selling four portable instruments for checking weight of gold; stock and books bought by Jones Brothers in 1795; see George Adams, Jr. 60 Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(676); Chaldecott 1; Maddison 2; Bonelli 1; Brewington 1; RSW; Moskowitz Cats; Wynter 2; G.L'E. Turner 24; A.J. Turner 10; J. Brown 1; Bedini 8; Court and von Rohr 3(XXV); Millburn 9; J.A. Bennett 2; Goodison 1; Yonge; Hillier; Syndram; Whipple 1; ADL. suggest correction
ADAMS, GEORGE 3 England, c.1811, apprenticed to Dudley Adams, his father, in the Grocers' Company, on June 16, 1811. J. Brown 1; Millburn 9. suggest correction
ADAMS, GEORGE, JR. England, 1750-95, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Telescope, pocket, 1774 = D.(1978); Orrery = X. telescope signed" G. Adams London" on tube; "Adams, Jr." on inside of draw tube; George Adams 2. 60 Fleet Street, London. Moskowitz 116; RSW. suggest correction
ADAMS, HANNAH England, fl.1795-96 d.1810, MIM "Mathematical Instrument Maker to the King" and supplier of instruments to the Royal Mathematical School at Christ's Hospital, after the death of her husband, George Adams 2; succeeded by William Cary in the latter post. London. Millburn 9 and 11. suggest correction
ADAMS, JAMES USA, c.1850, MIM Set of Drawing Instruments = FRK = Soth. 3/25/86. Portsmouth, Ohio. RSW. suggest correction
ADAMS, JOHN 1 England, fl.1670-96, MIM instrument designer; lawyer; surveyor. Shropshire; Tanfield Court, Inner Temple, London. Taylor 1(344). suggest correction
ADAMS, JOHN 2 England, fl.1714-38, OIM apprenticed to William Saunders 2 in 1707, in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company on July 1, 1714; perhaps maker of "Adams' New Patent Portable Telescope" at NMM; see John Adams 4; Taylor's dates are different. 60 Fleet Street, London. Taylor 1(478) and 2(1); Court and von Rohr 3(83). suggest correction
ADAMS, JOHN 3 England, fl.1759-96, MIM NIM teacher of mathematics; partner with Richard Rust; their names appear on engraved compass cards; Adams was the designer and Richard Rust the maker. Farnhill Academy, near Waltham Abbey, Essex (1773); Mathematical Academy, Brook Street, Ratcliff Cross, London (1780). Taylor 2(432); Crawforth 11. suggest correction
ADAMS, JOHN 4 England, may be John Adams 2. 60 Fleet Street, London. Taylor 1(478). suggest correction
ADAMS, NATHANIEL 1 England, 1708-43, OIM Mirror on Culpeper Microscope = X. apprenticed to Edward Scarlett in 1722, in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company in 1730; optician to Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of George II; Francis Watkins was apprenticed to him in 1737, and John Margas, pre-1742. The Golden Spectacles, Charing Cross, London. Taylor 2(146); Clay and Court; Daumas 1; Court and von Rohr 3(111); Robischon; WEBDB. suggest correction
ADAMS, NATHANIEL 2 USA, 1793, MIM SIM apprenticed to Nathaniel Shipman and Son of Norwich, Conn. in 1793. Smart 2. suggest correction
ADAMS, NATHANIEL, AND WHIPPLE USA, c.1809, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C. in jewelry business. Troy, N.Y. Smart 2; RSW. suggest correction
ADAMS, W.G. England, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, alidade = P-B 9/24/38. London. RSW. suggest correction
ADAMS, WILLIAM USA, b.1801 fl.1829-62, MIM Terrestrial Globe, silver, 1841 = U.S. House of Repre- sentatives, Washington, D.C. part of a mace. 185 Church Street, New York, N.Y. (1841). J. S. Brown. suggest correction
ADAMSON England, c.1790, PHIM Wheel Barometer and Thermometer in clock = P-B 6/7/68-46; Stick Barometer = X; Wheel Barometer = X. Fleet Street, London. USNM; RSW; Goodison 1. suggest correction
ADAMSON AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ADAMSON, HUMPHREY England, fl.1668-82, MIM PHIM Calculating Machine = KEN; Clock, pendulum = KEN. made Morland's calculating machine; made wheel and stick barometers; member of the Clockmakers' Company; Loomes said he was not a member of the Clockmakers' Company. near the Turnstile in Holborn; at the House of Jonas Moor, Esq. in the Tower; both in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 1(326); Evans 1; Dewhirst; Calvert 2; Loomes 2. suggest correction
ADAMSON, JOHN England, c.1686, MIM made free of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 29, 1686; may have made only clocks; Loomes only mentions clocks. Clay and Court; Crawforth 11; Loomes 2. suggest correction
ADCOCK, RICHARD England, c.1659, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company, 1652; free in the Company, 1659. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ADDISON, G., AND CO. England, c.1830, MIM Celestial Globe = GMM. London. RSW. suggest correction
ADDISON, JOHN England, c.1800, MIM Orrery = NMM; Globes, pair = MLL; Terraqueous Globe = U. of Utah, Salt Lake City. maker of globes manufactured and published by Malby and Co.; orrery signed "J. Addison"; globes say "manufactured and sold by G. and J. Cary"; made terrestrial globe on Thomas Heath orrery, ADL-DPW1; see John Addison and Co. 37 Parker Street, Little Queen Street; Regent Street; both in London. Maddison 1; RSW; NMM 2; Yonge; ADL. suggest correction
ADDISON, JOHN, AND CO. England, fl.1820-37, MIM Terrestrial Globe, twelve-inch, stand = Phillips 2/2/84; Terrestrial Globe = D.(1975); Pair of Globes = D.(1975); Terrestrial Globe, miniature = Chicago Historical Society. Phillips globe signed "J. Addison and Co., Globe Makers and by appointment to his Majesty King George IV"; others signed "J. Addison and Co. Globe makers by appointment to His Most Gracious Majesty, George IV." 9 Skinner Street (1820); 117 Regent Street, Piccadilly (1823); 7 Hampstead Road, Tottenham Court Road (1827); all in London. Taylor 2(1472); RSW; Moskowitz 118; Yonge. suggest correction
ADDISON, L. England, MIM Celestial Globe, miniature, papier-maché = Christie 7/16/68. probably John Addison. USNM; Crawforth 11.RSW. suggest correction
ADERMAN, CLAS OTTO Sweden, 1826-96, PHIM meteorological instrument maker. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
ADHEMAR France, MIM Terrestrial Globe = CNAM-7255. Adhémar. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
ADIE 1 Scotland, MIM PHIM Garden Sundial = Phillips 10/26/83; Sextant, pocket = Christie 12/21/71 = FRK = RSM; Barometer = Phillips 11/16/76; Universal Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 3/25/86; Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 11/27/86; Sympiesometer No.1181 = FRK = RSM; Box Sextant = RSM. probably either Alexander or John Adie. Edinburgh. Bryden 3; RSW; Clarke et al. suggest correction
ADIE 2 England, c.1845, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Level = Christie 10/31/67-53; Sextant, pocket = D.(1967); Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 11/27/86; Dumpy Level = WHI. surely Patrick Adie. 395 Strand, 5 Arthur Street West, London Bridge, London. USNM; J.A. Bennett 2; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
ADIE AND SON Scotland, fl.1835-80, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Barometer, travelling = Soth. 7/21/83; Thermometer, ivory = Soth. 2/8/83; Stick Barometers = X; Surveying Compass = Kenney Sale-171; Theodolite = Soth. 11/27/67-5; Sympiesometer, No. 1708 = Phillips 7/20/83; Robinson-type Balance = RSM; Telescope = Christie 5/6/69; Surveyor's Level = D.(1972); Marine Barometer = D.(1976); Mining Compass D.(1986); etc. Alexander and his second son, John; Taylor thought that the son was Richard; marine barometer is No. 89; "Instrument Makers to the Queen." 58 Princes Street (1835-43); 50 Princes Street (1844-76); 37 Hanover Street (1837-80) all in Edinburgh. Bryden 3 and 8; Goodison 1; Taylor 2(2059)(2060); RSW; Moskowitz 104; G.L'E. Turner 24; Coffeen 13; Nuttall; Clarke et al. suggest correction
ADIE AND WEDDERBURN Scotland, 1881-99, MIM OIM PHIM Folding Gauge Rod = Kenney Sale-124 = P.C; Telescopes = Soth. 3/19/73, RSM; Barometer, portable = Soth. 5/1/86; Barograph = FRK = RSM. Thomas Wedderburn was foreman with Adie and Son. 37 Hanover Street (1881-82); 17 Hanover Street (1883-99); both in Edinburgh. Bryden 3; Taylor 2(2061); Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
ADIE, A. Scotland, MIM Garden Sundial = D.(1975); Sundial = FRK = RSM; Miner's Dial = RSM; Polarizing Microscope = RSM; Surveying Compass = RSM. surely Alexander Adie. Edinburgh. Wynter Cat; Clarke et al. suggest correction
ADIE, ALEXANDER Scotland, 1774-1858, MIM OIM PHIM Stick Barometers = X; Sympiesometers = RSM, D.(1967), Atwater Kent Museum, Philadelphia, Pa.; Polarizing Microscope = RSM; Telescope and stand = D.(1989). apprenticed to his uncle, John Miller, 1787; was his partner, 1804-22; his second son, John, joined him in 1835 (Taylor says son Richard); invented and patented sympiesometer in 1818; other sons Richard and Patrick, which see; also see Miller and Adie; first polarizing microscope made 1823-29. 94 Nicholson Street (1804-7); 96 Nicholson Street (1807-10); 8 Nicholson Street (1811-18); 35 Princes Street (1818-34); 15 Nicholson Street (1825-26); 58 Princes Street (1830-34: all in Edinburgh. Bryden 3; Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1069); Middleton 1; USNM; RSW; Clarke et al; Rinaldi 23. suggest correction
ADIE, JOHN Scotland, fl.1835-81, MIM OIM PHIM second son of Alexander Adie; in partnership with him in 1835; see Adie and Son and Adie and Wedderburn. Edinburgh. Bryden 3; Goodison 1; Middleton 1; Clarke et al. suggest correction
ADIE, PATRICK Scotland; England, fl.1846-68, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Artificial Horizon = FRK = RSM; Current Meter = FRK = RSM; Telescope = FRK = RSM; Magnetic Variometer = RSM. youngest son of Alexander Adie; made marine barometers; business continued until 1868 at Strand address and went on to 1942; held patents on semicircle, diastameter, level, eidograph, etc.; see Adie 2. 1A Conduit Street (1846-47); 395 Strand (1848-68); both in London. Bryden 3; Goodison 1; RSW; USNM; O'Mara; Clarke et al; Middleton 1. suggest correction
ADIE, RICHARD Scotland; England, fl.1835-75, MIM OIM PHIM Stick Barometer = X; Cometarium, 1835 = OXF; Sympiesometer = GHS. also made a steam and vacuum gauge and a double telescope; barometer signed "R. Adie Bold Street Liverpool"; was third son of Alexander Adie; Taylor thought that he was partner in Adie and Co. 26 Bold Street (1835); 28 Bold Street (1837);.55 Bold Street (1839); 4 Exchange Building (1868) and 5 Edmund Street (1870); 5 Harington Street (1872-75); all in Liverpool. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(2059 and 2061); Bryden 3; USNM; G.L'E. Turner 24; Clarke et al. suggest correction
ADMIRAL, JACOB L' Holland, 17th Century, PHIM Coin Balance = Soth. 6/23/87. mastermark of L'Admiral is stamped on the pans and the weights. RSW. suggest correction
ADRIAENSEN, JAN Holland, 1575-1654, MIM Sundial = Fry Coll. DeRijp. Michel 3; Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
ADRIAENSZOON, JACOB see Jacob Metius. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
ADRIANO, P. FE. Italy, 1700, MIM Astrolabe, 1700 = BM. ICA-188; "P. Adriano Fe." Turin. Gunther 1; Price 1, 2 and 3; Ward 4; ICA 2; Evans 1; Holbrook 2. suggest correction
ADZERSEN, KARL Sweden?, 1732, MIM Vertical Sundial, 1732 = USNM. Lydersholm. USNM. suggest correction
AECHERSPERG, JOHANN PETER Germany, fl.1765-86, PHIM Money Balances, 1765, 1775, undated = DRE; Balances = Köller May, 1972, 11/17/75 (1786); Gold Balances = Den Gamle By, Aarhus (1762), HAK (1773); etc. also Aeckersberg; many signed "J.P. Aeckersberg." Wichtlinghausen im Ober-Barmen. RSW. suggest correction
AEHNELT, C.G. Germany, 1782, MIM OIM Rule, 1782 = DRE; Telescope = DRE. Dresden. RSW. suggest correction
AERTRYCKE, PHILIPS VAN Holland, c.1520, NIM compass maker. Bruges; Middelburg. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
AERTS, PETRUS Belgium, 17th Century, MIM Quadrant = X. resembled Lusuerg quadrant in Michel collection. Brussels. Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
AFFLECK, ALEXANDER Scotland, fl.1800-02, MIM Glasgow. Taylor 2(1071). suggest correction
AGGERE, PETRUS AB see Petrus ab aggere. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
AGGERIUS, PETRUS see Petrus ab aggere. Gunther 2. suggest correction
AGGIO, PAUL England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Phillips 2/14/79, Soth. 7/21/87. Colchester. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
AGNELO, MICHIEL Italy, c.1545, MIM invented an ellipsograph in 1545. Arrighi. suggest correction
AGNESE Italy, 1554, MIM Compass set inside book cover, 1554 = NMM. RSW. suggest correction
AGNEW 1 England, see Zanetti and Agnew. RSW. suggest correction
AGNEW 2 England, c.1840, MIM SIM Circumferentor = P.C. Manchester. Delehar 4. suggest correction
AGNEW AND ZANETTI England, fl.1825-34, OIM PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2); Stick Barometers = X(2). one wheel barometer signed "Agnew and Zanetti, Exchange Street, Manchester"; others signed "Agnew and Zanetti, 18 Exchange Street, Manchester"; Thomas Agnew and Vittore Zanetti; succeeded Zanetti and Agnew, which see. 94 Market Street (1825-26); 10 Exchange Street (1826-32); 18 Exchange Street (1834); all in Manchester. Taylor 2(1473); Goodison 1. suggest correction
AGNEW, THOMAS England, 1794-1871, MIM PHIM SIM Wheel Barometers = X(2); Circumferentor = P.C. apprenticed to Vittore Zanetti, 1810; partner with him, 1817; partner with his son, 1825-34; working alone by 1835; circumferentor is signed "Agnew Manchester"; also made thermometers. 94 Market Street (1810-26); 10 Exchange Street (1826-32); 18 Exchange Street (1834); 14 Exchange Street (1841); all in Manchester. Goodison 1; Delehar 4. suggest correction
AGOSTI, G. England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Bearne's 5-7-96. with hydrometer, thermometer and level; may be same as I. Agosti, which see. Falmouth. RSW. suggest correction
AGOSTI, I. England, PHIM Marine Barometer = X. may be John Augustus. Falmouth. Goodison 1. suggest correction
AHL, JOHAN Sweden; Denmark, fl.pre-1755-95, OIM Astronomical Quadrant, 3-foot radius = CRT. apprenticed to Eckström; partner with Steinholtz, 1755-62. Stockholm (pre-1755-62); Copenhagen (1762-95). Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
AHRENS, C.D. England, 19th Century, OIM Microscope = Phillips 12/12/89. London. RSW. suggest correction
AIANO England, fl.1790-1800, PHIM Stick Barometers = X(2), Christie 5/5/83, Soth. 2/28/80, (1800); Wheel Barometers = Phillips 10/26/83 (4). probably Charles Aiano; Phillips and one other wheel signed "Aiano Canterbury." Canterbury. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
AIANO, CARLS. England, PHIM variant spelling for Charles Aiano, which see. RSW. suggest correction
AIANO, CHARLES England, fl.1826-41, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(3), Chrisrie-SK 6/30/89 = D.(1989), Soth.-S 7/17/96; Stick Barometers = X, Soth. 2/4/77; Double Barometer = X. some signed "C. Aiano" or "Chas. Aiano"; Soth. 1977 signed "Carls. Aiano." At the Sign of the Providence; 9 Northgate (1826-28); Northgate (1841); 90-1 Northgate; all in Canterbury. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
AICHINGER c.1850, MIM Equatorial Sundial with alidade = AMST. Mörzer Bruyns 1; RSW. suggest correction
AINAO, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 5/12/72. misreading for Charles Aiano. Northgate, Canterbury. RSW. suggest correction
AINSLEY, THOMAS L. England, fl.1858-86, MIM NIM Hadley's Quadrant = PEA-M3535; Instrument = OXF; Octant = Christie-SK 3/31/83; Sextants = Christie 12/21/7, Soth. 3/19/73 and MYS; Pelorus = MYS; Octant = Science and Engineering Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; etc. Christie sextant signed "Thos. L. Ainsley" and MYS one signed "Ainsley"; second octant signed Thomas L. Ainsley; rest signed "T.L. Ainsley"; quadrant also signed "London"; first octant also signed; "Cardiff and Barry Docks"; see Bain and Ainsley. South Shields, Durham; South Shields, Tyne and Wear; Cardiff and Barry Docks; London. Brewington 1; Taylor 2(1072); Crawford 11; RSW. suggest correction
AIRES, BENJAMIN see Benjamin Ayres. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
AKEN, ABRAHAM VAN Holland, c.1760, MIM PHIM Astrolabe = BOM 3/28/06-564; Fire Engine Model = UTR-Physics Lab.; Planetaria = LEY, GEM. made planetaria and other astronomical and physical instruments; sometimes spelled van Aaken. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; Brieux 3; RSW; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
AKENHEAD, ROBERT England, c.1718, T.C.; stationer and seller of instruments and spectacles. at the Bible and Crown up on the Bridge, Newcastle. Calvert 2. suggest correction
AKERBOOM, JOHANNES Holland, c.1775, NIM Mariner's Compass = Auction, 1981, Holland. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
AKERMAN, ANDREA Åkerman; variant of Anders Åckerman. Price 2; Edell 1. suggest correction
AKRELL, CARL FREDRIK Sweden, 1779-1868, MIM made and repaired globes; probably son of Fredrik Akrell. RSW. suggest correction
AKRELL, FREDRIK Sweden, 1740-1804, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1790 = NOR. renewed several Åckerman globes; worked at the Academy of Sciences; also made celestial globes. Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
AL. RI. Italy, initials on pin-gnomon sundial by Carolus Platus, 1593, at BM. Dalton. suggest correction
ALAMANNI, ANTONIO Italy, c.1641, PHIM Barometers and Thermometers = FLO. Florence. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
ALAND, JONATHAN Ireland, c.1685, designed instruments to determine longitude. Waterford. Taylor 1(438). suggest correction
ALBERTI, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = X. probably Angelo Alberti; stick also signed "Sheffield" and its case was made by Charles Guggiari. Sheffield. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ALBERTI, ANGELO England, fl.1822-25, PHIM made barometers. Fargate, Sheffield. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ALBERTI, GIANBATTISTA Italy, 1688, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1688 = Brescia; Compass Instruments = Brescia-7 and -32. Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
ALBERTI, LEON BATTISTA Italy, 1404-72, MIM made hodometers. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
ALBINO, D. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Christie-N.Y. 4/19/89. the barometer listed by Goodison is signed "Albino, Cheltenham." Cheltenham. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ALBINO, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 4/28/89. Cheltenham. RSW. suggest correction
ALBINO, JOHN England, fl.1839-60, PHIM made barometers. 47 St. John Street, West Smithfield (1839-49); 63 Hatton Garden (1850-60); both in London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ALBRECHT, ANDREAS Germany, d.1628, MIM SIM Surveying Instrument, 1625 = NUR-WI 1262. compass maker; designed the theodolite and plane table made by Michael Bumel. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Weil 1; Bonelli 1; Price 2; Gouk 1. suggest correction
ALBRECHT, H. Germany, 19th Century, MIM Planetarium = Ineichen 6/5/75. Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
ALCOCK, JOHN England, 1743, NIM Nocturnal, boxwood, 1743 = HAK. Rohde; RSW. suggest correction
ALDER 1 USA, NIM T.C.; see Duren and Alder, Alder and Co., Alder and Duren, Alder and Mackay, and W.D. Alder. New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
ALDER 2 USA, see Choate and Alder. New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
ALDER AND CO. England, NIM Octant = Christie 7/5/71. Blyth. RSW. suggest correction
ALDER AND DUREN USA, c.1850, NIM sold nautical instruments; makers? New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
ALDER AND MACKAY Scotland, c.1825, PHIM Barograph in clock = D.(1972). Edinburgh. RSW. suggest correction
ALDER, WILLIAM D. USA, c.1859, MIM NIM see De Mory, Gray and W.D. Alder, T.C.; successor to Duren and Alder; see Choate, Alder and Topham. New Bedford, Mass. (1859); 20 Burling Slip, New York, N.Y. D.J. Warner 10; RSW. suggest correction
ALDERSON, WALTON England, fl.1823-31, MIM clockmaker; made sundials. Leyburn. Loomes. suggest correction
ALDINUS, FRANCISCUS Italy, 1660, MIM Armillary Sphere, iron, 1660 = ADL-M8. Engelmann 1; Michel 3; Price 2; Yonge; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ALDRIDGE, JOHN England, c.1669, MIM OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1669. Minories, London. Court and von Rohr 3(24). suggest correction
ALDRIDGE, T. USA, NIM Navigational Rule = X. Bergen, New Jersey. RSW. suggest correction
ALDUS, THOMAS England, fl.1659-62, MIM apprenticed to Henry Sutton in the Joiners' Company, June 12, 1652; free in the Company, Mar. 5, 1659; took apprentices. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ALEA, YARWAY England, c.1661, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company, 1654; free in the Company, 1661. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ALESSANDRI, I, AND SCATTOGLIA Italy, 1784, MIM Celestial Globe, 1784 = ROM. Venice. Bonelli 4; Bedini 12. suggest correction
ALETT, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1976). Oxford. RSW. suggest correction
ALEXANDER England, c.1790, NIM Quadrant = NMM-S.160. Yarmouth. Taylor 2(910); NMM 2. suggest correction
ALEXANDER, ALEXANDER 1 Scotland, fl.1812-20, OIM Edinburgh. Taylor 2(1254); Morrison-Low. suggest correction
ALEXANDER, ALEXANDER 2 England, fl.1812-41, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Hadley's Quadrant = X; Pantograph = Christie 12/12/72; Camera Lucida = OXF. optician to the King, the Duchess of Kent and to Princess Victoria; may be same person as Alexander Alexander 1; invented Graphic Mirror (1841); T.C.; pantograph signed "A. Alexander." 6 High Street opposite Castle Street, Exeter. Taylor 2(1254); Bryden 9; RSW; G.L'E. Turner 24; Crawforth 1. suggest correction
ALEXANDER, ANDREAS 1666, MIM Sector, 1666 = NUR. Nürnberg? Evans 1. suggest correction
ALEXANDER, GEORGE Scotland, fl.1813-25, NIM watch and compass maker; held a patent for compass card suspension. 27 Timber Street; 62 Shore (1822-25); both in Leith. Bryden 3; Taylor 2(1255); Clarke et al. suggest correction
ALEXANDER, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 2/19/87. Norwich. RSW. suggest correction
ALEXANDER, JOHN Scotland, c.1671, MIM apprenticed to Robert Smith of the Clockmakers' Company in Dec. 1667; freed in the Company, Aug. 1671; his test pieces were one clock and one sundial. Edinburgh. Loomes 2. suggest correction
ALEXANDRE, B. France; India, MIM PHIM Thermometer = P.C.; Planetarium Clock = UTO 11/2/76; Aneroid Barometer = Phillips 11/16/88. "Opticien"; the barometer is marked "Cannes." Cannes and Luckow; Paris. RSW; Brieux. suggest correction
ALFIERI England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ALFIERI, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Halifax. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ALIEZER AND SON England? U.S.A.?, 1790, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1790 = P.C. USNM. suggest correction
ALIMENIUS, MATTEO CAMPANI see Matteo Campani. Daumas 1. suggest correction
ALINGHAM, WILLIAM England, fl.1694-1710, MIM advertised as making dials. Rummer Tavern, Chanel (or Cannon) Row, Westminster, London. Taylor 1(482). suggest correction
ALIOVSY, IOECHI MICUS 1591, MIM Astronomical Plate, 1591 = UTO 11/2/76. also marked "Iohannes Praetorius." RSW. suggest correction
ALLAM England, fl.1821-46, MIM see Worthington and Allam. Taylor 2(1749). suggest correction
ALLAN 1 England, NIM Sextant, pocket, with Telescope = D.(1975). could be James Allan. London. RSW. suggest correction
ALLAN 2 England, probably misreading for Worthington and Allam; see Worthington and Allam. Christie 5/26/76. suggest correction
ALLAN 3 England, c.1850, PHIM designed and made saccharometers; in competition with Gray and Mackay. Chaldecott 3; RGO. suggest correction
ALLAN, ALEXANDER Scotland, fl.1806-35, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Saccarometer = RSM. instrument signed "Alexr Allan"; made Thomas Thomson's direct reading saccharometers, used by the Scottish Excise Office; succeeded by Peter Stevenson, his apprentice. Baron Grant's Close (1806-10); 9 Lothian Street (1811-35); both in Edinburgh. Bryden 3; Taylor 2(1073); Goodison 1; Clarke et al; McConnell 4. suggest correction
ALLAN, JAMES England, fl.1790-1825, MIM SIM Sextants = WHI, Phillips 11/16/88; Repeating Circle, 1811 = Soth. 7/26/65 = Soth. 2/21/66. apprenticed to Fairbone (probably Charles Fairbone 2 of the Grocers' Company); instrument maker and designer; made an improved dividing engine and theodolite; author; sometimes spelled "Allen"; awarded a prize in 1820 by the Commissioners of the Board of Longitude; his son, John Allan, succeeded him in 1825. 13, Blewitt's Buildings, Fetter Lane, London. Society of Arts Transactions, 1810, 1815-16; USNM; Clay and Court; Dewhirst; Taylor 2(912); Daumas 1; Moskowitz 105; RSW; J.A. Bennett 2; Coffeen 39. suggest correction
ALLAN, JOHN England; USAb.1786 fl.1810-25+, MIM NIM OIM Sextant = USNM; Sextant, miniature, with case = D.(1992). son of James Allan of London, who died in 1825; T.C. states he is son and successor to the late J(ames) Allan, sextant maker and divider; D.J. Warner lists him as "Allen" even though the USNM sextant is signed "J. Allan." Fell Street (1810); 86 Bond Street (1814-15); 1 Fell Street (1819); all in Baltimore, Md; No. 12 Blewitt's Buildings, Fetter Lane, London (after 1825). Smart 1; USNM; D.J. Warner 10; Coffeen 39. suggest correction
ALLARD, ABRAHAN Holland, c.1713, MIM advertised pocket globes with cases in 1713. Amsterdam. Krogt 2. suggest correction
ALLARD, KAREL Holland, c.1706, MIM advertised a pair of pocket globes in 1706. Amsterdam. Krogt 2. suggest correction
ALLEAUME, JACQUES France, c.1610-15, MIM made sectors with points; "Ingénieur du Roi"; set up by Henri IV with a workshop in the Louvre. Louvre, Paris. Daumas 1; Price 2; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
ALLEN 1 Scotland, c.1820, PHIM made sets of solids. near the College, Edinburgh. Bryden 3. suggest correction
ALLEN 2 USA, misreading for Allam, which see; see Worthington and Allam. Taylor 2(1749). suggest correction
ALLEN, ELIAS England, fl.1606-d.1654, MIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including a mariner's astrolabe (ICA-321) (NMM-11) and a very distinctive type of astronomical compendium. apprenticed to Charles Whitwell of the Grocers' Company in 1602; free of the Company July 7, 1612; admitted to the Clockmakers' Company Oct. 3, 1633; Master, 1636-38; took apprentices in both Companies. Blackhorse Alley, running off the north side of Fleet Street and close to the bridge across Fleet Ditch (1601-11); in the Strand (1613); Sign of the Horse Shoe, near Essex Gate, over against St. Clement's Church, Strand and outside Temple Bar (1616-53); all in London. Taylor 1(112); Coffeen 51; Ward 4; Bryden 16; A. Stimson 3; Maddison 5; J. Brown 1 and 3; Waters 1; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
ALLEN, HORATIO USA, MIM made earth and sun instruments; made astronomical instruments. Homewood, South Orange, New Jersey. USNM. suggest correction
ALLEN, JAMES alternate selling for James Allan, which see. Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
ALLEN, JOHN 1 England, fl.1632-53, MIM Astrolabe-Quadrant, 1633 = BMR; Double Horizontal Sundial = BMR; Universal Ring Sundial on compass stand = ROM-674; Equinoctial Meridian Sundial = ROM-7768; Sector = OXF. apprenticed to Elias Allen of the Grocers' Company on June 25, 1617, may have been the son of Elias Allen; free of the Company Jan. 11, 1632; took Walter Hayes as an apprentice, Feb. 22, 1632; may be John Allen 2 who was a member of the Clockmakers' Company in 1653. near the Savoy, in the Strand, London. Taylor 1(171); Bonelli 1; Price 2; Michel 2; Belgian Inventaire; USNM; J. Brown 1 & 3; RSW. suggest correction
ALLEN, JOHN 2 England, MIM member of the Clockmakers' Company in 1653; may be John Allen 1. J. Brown 1, 2 and 3. suggest correction
ALLEN, JOHN 3 alternate spelling for John Allan. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
ALLEN, JOHN 4 England, fl.1842-52, MIM 35 St. Swithin's Lane (1842); 5 Three King Court, Lombard Street (1847-52); both in London. O'Mara. suggest correction
ALLEN, JOHN 5 USA, 1810-19, MIM OIM T.C. in Dollond sextant box, the sextant having Maskelyne's flap. At the Sign of the Mariner, Thames Street 15, Fells Point, Baltimore. Coffeen 43. suggest correction
ALLEN, JOSIAH BENNETT USA, 1813-70 fl.1849-70, MIM OIM made reflecting telescopes and microscopes, astronomical and musical instruments; some signed "J.B. Allen." Springfield, Mass.; Thompsonville, Conn. USNM. suggest correction
ALLEN, M.H. AND T.W. Ireland, c.1838, MIM retailers of a beam-compass invented by W. and A. Smith of London. Dame Street, Dublin. Taylor 2(2063); USNM. suggest correction
ALLEN, NATHANIEL England, 18th Century, NIM apprenticed to Jonathan Eade in the Merchant Taylors' Company; partner in Eade, Wilton and Allen. London. Crawforth 8; RSW. suggest correction
ALLEN, T. USA, NIM Sextant = USNM. is he same person as John Allen 2? Baltimore, Md. USNM. suggest correction
ALLEN, WILLIAM 1 England, 1770-1843, MIM PHIM F.R.S., 1807; may be too long a working period for one man. Plough Court, Lombard Street (1770- ); 29 Seward Street, Goswell Street; both in London. O'Mara; Taylor 2(2064). suggest correction
ALLEN, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1787, MIM PHIM No. 37 High Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
ALLESTREE, RICHARD England, fl.1643-51, MIM paper quadrant in almanac. Taylor 1(203). suggest correction
ALLFORD, JAMES England?, MIM Horary Quadrant = Soth. 12/16/63-126. RSW. suggest correction
ALLIS, J.H. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Bristol. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ALLISTER, MR. USA, misreading of McAllister, Willam Y., Versailles 11/19/78. RSW. suggest correction
ALLIZEAU France, PHIM Mineralogical Compendium = Soth. 10/28/63-20. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
ALMENT, JOHN Ireland, 1740-87, MIM OIM SIM Surveying Compasses = P.C., D.(1990); Garden Sundial = D.(1989). optician; Evans also reported him as Almont; worked for John Margas before 1767. Mary's Abbey (1767-74); 34 Mary's Abbey (1775-87); both in Dublin. Bryden 9; Evans 1; Morrison-Low and Burnett; Moskowitz 132; Coffeen 30. suggest correction
ALMONT Ireland, c.1750, MIM probably John Alment, which see. Dublin. Evans 1. suggest correction
ALOTTI, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Cirencester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ALSTON AND CO. England, fl.1789-95, MIM Perpetual Calendar Volvelle = BM-1901/11/15-29. Willmore. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
ALT, ISAAC England, c.1675, member of the Spectaclemakers' Company; took apprentices. London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
ALTENDER, T., AND SONS. USA, MIM made rules. Philadelphia, PA. DATM. suggest correction
ALTENEDER, T. USA, fl.1850-76, MIM NIM OIM PHIM patented a drawing instrument joint, 1850, and a telescopic range finder, 1862; made drawing instruments. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
ALTORFII, JOACHIMUS 1591, MIM Instrument = X. Evans 1. suggest correction
ALURESONOVO, MEL Spain, c.1648, this name is marked on the back of a mariner's astrolabe made by Andre Ruffo (NMM-64). A. Stimson 3. suggest correction
ALVERGNIAT France, 18th Century, PHIM Air Pumps = FLO (2). may be predecessor to Alvergniat frères, fl. 1858-90, at 10 rue de la Sorbonne, Paris. Paris? Bonelli 1; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
ALWORTH, THOMAS England, 1695, MIM Garden Sundial, 1695 = Phillips 2/2/84. Oxon (Oxford). RSW. suggest correction
ALZ, M. see Joao Mellorio and M. Alz. suggest correction
AMADIO England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Bearne's 2/17/92. London. RSW. suggest correction
AMADIO AND SON England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2), English, Scottish and Australian Bank Ltd. Francis Amadio 1 and 2. 118 St. John Street Road, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
AMADIO, A. England, 1736, PHIM Angle Barometer, 1736 = X. in style of Charles Orme; probably repaired and re-signed by Amadio. Ashby de-la-Zouch. Goodison 1. suggest correction
AMADIO, F., AND SON England, 1840-44, MIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Christie 12/6/78, Phillips 12/2/87; Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 2/26/88. Francis Amadio 1 and son, probably Francis Amadio 2. 118 St. John Street Road, London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
AMADIO, FRANCIS 1 England, fl.1820-44, MIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(6), Soth. 6/6/75, Soth.-S 9/18/86, Christie-SK 3/3/89. made other philosophical instruments; in partnership with son, 1840-44, probably Francis Amadio 2, which see; often signed "F. Amadio"; the Christie barometer is signed "E. Amadio 118 St. John Street Road, London" but the "E" might be a misreading. 10 St. John Street Road (1820-28); 118 St. John Street Road (1829-44); 2 St. John Street Road; all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1763); RSW; USNM. suggest correction
AMADIO, FRANCIS 2 England, fl.1840-60, OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer with clock = X. optician; probably son of Francis Amadio 1, which see; clock is signed "Cummins." 63 Moorgate (1840-41); 35 Moorgate (1842-51); 5 Cowpers Court and 5 Birchin Lane (1852-60); all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1763). suggest correction
AMADIO, J. 1 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. possibly the J. Amadio, optician, who was at a different address. 17a Telegraph Street, Moorgate Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
AMADIO, J. 2 England, OIM Microscope = D.(1983). 7 Throgmorton Street, London. Coffeen C. suggest correction
AMADIO, J. 3 England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 10/19/87, Phillips 12/2/87. some instruments are signed "Amadio." 6 Shorters Court, City (London?). RSW. suggest correction
AMALDI, PAOLO Italy, 1844, MIM Radio Latino, 1844 = D.(1970). later catalogue calls it a goniometer. Mantua. RSW. suggest correction
AMARDIO, F., AND SON misreading for Amadio. RSW. suggest correction
AMATIUS, F., CAPUC. Italy, c.1750, MIM Regiomontanus-type Sundial, wood = Linton Coll. = Libert et Castor 10/10/80. Belluno. Moreau. suggest correction
AMBROSINI AND MANZINI England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Portsea. Goodison 1. suggest correction
AMBROSONE England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Sotheby 12/15/94. Brighton. RSW. suggest correction
AMELLI Italy, c.1590, MIM Skaphe Dial in gilt-brass box = Evans Coll. Palermo. Gunther 2; Price 2. suggest correction
AMERICAN SCHOOL APPARATUS CO. USA, fl.1860-65, MIM Hemisphere Globe, 5-inch = MIT. company founded by Franklin C. Brownell. 19 Murray Street, New York, N.Y. Warner 4. suggest correction
AMERLINUS, ALBERTUS c.1560-70, MIM Drawing Instrument = BM Print Room. Price 2. suggest correction
AMERLINUS, PAULUS c.1567-69, MIM Quadrant, painted = BM Print Room. Price 2. suggest correction
AMERY, LEONARD D' see Leonard D'Amery. suggest correction
AMICI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA Italy, 1786-1863 fl.1811-63, MIM OIM PHIM he made a great many telescopes and microscopes; a sundial, micrometer and a spectroscope are known; dated instruments range from 1812-35. a renowned astronomer and fine instrument maker; designed a prism. Modena; Florence. Bonelli 1, 2 and 4; Pipping 1; Bryden 9; Dewhirst; Clay and Court; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
AMIEL England, c.1890, PHIM see Lloyd, Payne and Amiel. Manchester. RSW. suggest correction
AMMON, ERHARD Germany, 1579, MIM Artillery Level, 1579 = DRE. also marked "Macht Mych." RSW. suggest correction
AMONTONS, GUILLAUME France, fl.1663-d.1705, MIM PHIM SIM made surveying and architect's instruments, and barometers; invented an air thermometer; described a form of marine barometer in 1695. Paris. Nachet; Hamilton 2; Daumas 1; USNM; Goldschmidt 70; Bedini 8; Price 2; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1. suggest correction
AMSLER, C.T. Switzerland; USA, fl.1848-61, MIM OIM SIM Surveying Compasses = X, D.(1982). importer and manufacturer of mathematical and optical instruments. Philadelphia, Pa. (1848-). Smart 2; USNM; Coffeen. suggest correction
AMSLER, CHARLES F. MIM probably C.T. Amsler, which see. USNM. suggest correction
AMUEL, F. Germany, MIM Cannon Sundials = OXF, Miss Wilmott Coll., P. and S. 11/21/1894. Berlin. G.L'E. Turner 24; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
AMUEL, J. see F. Amuel. G.L'E. Turner 24; Evans 1. suggest correction
ANAAND, THOMAS England, 1683, MIM Gunter Scale, 1683 = P.C. earliest Gunter scale known to date. Delehar 9. suggest correction
ANDERSEN, NIELS Sweden, 1737, MIM Table Dial, small, 1737 = NOR. RSW. suggest correction
ANDERSON Scotland, c.1859, PHIM see Marr and Anderson; probably Robert Marr. 14 Renfield Street, Glasgow. Bryden 3. suggest correction
ANDERSON, DAVID, JR. Scotland, 1597, MIM made a town sundial in 1597. Aberdeen. Loomes 2. suggest correction
ANDERSON, F. England, 1848, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). one signed "Anderson, Registered 1586 Sept. 14, 1848 No. 183." Gravesend. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ANDERSON, J.B. Sweden, MIM Sundial = Evans Coll. owner or maker of dial. Evans 1. suggest correction
ANDERSON, JOHN England, c.1818, NIM claimed to have made an instrument for locating position at sea by observing the Pole Star. 235 High Street, Poplar, London; Liverpool. Taylor 2(1258). suggest correction
ANDERSON, N. England?, c.1850, name on a ten-inch celestial globe constructed by C.A. Reitzel. RSW. suggest correction
ANDERSON, WALTER misreading for Walter Alderson. Loomes. suggest correction
ANDERSONE, DAVID Scotland, 1597, MIM Sundial, 1597 = Tolbooth, Aberdeen. Aberdeen. Baillie 1. suggest correction
ANDERTON England, fl.1783-1810, PHIM Apothecary Balances = OXF, X (1810). probably by Anderton and Calley or Anderton, Son and Calley, as Anderton is not known to have worked alone. Birmingham. Taylor 2(1259); Gunther 2; USNM; D. Crawforth-Hitchins. suggest correction
ANDERTON, JAMES England, fl.1699-1706, MIM son of Nathaniel Anderton; admitted by Patrimony to the Grocers' Company on March 7, 1699; took apprentices. The Minories, London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
ANDERTON, NATHANIEL England, fl.1669-92, MIM apprenticed to Walter Hayes of the Grocers' Company on July 5, 1661; free of the Company, May 13, 1669; took apprentices; engraved a plate of a type of quadrant in 1672 for Leybourn's book, "Panorganon." London? Leybourn; Evans 1; J. Brown 1; Clay and Court. suggest correction
ANDRE, A. France, 1642, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory and silver, 1642 = Schuhmann Sale-111 = MADEX-87 = Chadenat Sale-32 = P.C.; Butterfield-type Sundials = Schuhman Sale-123, Drout-Richelieu 4/28/88. A. André. Paris. Michel 1; RSW; Price 2. suggest correction
ANDREAE, JOHAN LUDOVIC variant spelling for Johann Ludwig Andreae. Tooley. suggest correction
ANDREAE, JOHANN LUDWIG Germany, fl.1688-1726, MIM Celestial Globes = DEU (1715, 1717), NUR 1715), REG (1716), KRM (1716), GOT (1716, 1717), FRA (1717), MUN. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Tooley. suggest correction
ANDREAE, JOHANN PHILIPP Germany, fl.1721-26, MIM Pillar Dials = SLM (1721), DEU (1724); Celestial Globe, 1726 = DEU-45876. Zinner thought he was Johann Phil. Andrecein, which see. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Lunardi. suggest correction
ANDRECEIN, JOHANN PHIL. Germany, 17th Century, MIM Ring Sundial, small, with case = MERC-19 = Hamilton Coll. = Soth. 12/12/55-124. Zinner thought that he might be Johann Philipp Andreae. Nürnberg. Hamilton 1 and 2; RSW. suggest correction
ANDRES, JUAN Bolivia, 1699, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial, silver, 1699 = ADL-A263. designed for southern latitudes; Cocart-type. La Paz. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ANDRESEN, L.I. Denmark, 19th Century, NIM Compass Card = P.C. (1972). in a dry compass. Randers. Price 2. suggest correction
ANDREWES, NATHAN England, d.1782, MIM Sundial, copper = Church, Ecclesfield. watchmaker. Sheffield. Gatty. suggest correction
ANDREWS England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. may be W.H. Andrews, c.1790, clockmaker, listed by Baillie; see also H. Andrews. Royston. Baillie 1; Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ANDREWS AND SONS USA, fl.1848-93, MIM OIM Robert Fisher Andrews and his sons, Robert E. and Charles Andrews; issued a trade catalogue. Buffalo, N.Y. USNM; Smart 1; RSW. suggest correction
ANDREWS, CHARLES England; USA, 1824-68, MIM OIM worked with his father, Robert Fisher Andrews and his brother Robert E. Andrews as Andrews and Sons, 1848-68. Buffalo, N.Y. and Chicago, Ill. Smart 1. suggest correction
ANDREWS, H. England, c.1810, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.-S 7/17/96. see Andrews and W.H. Andrews. Royston. RSW. suggest correction
ANDREWS, HENRY 1 England, 1744-1815, MIM astronomer; globe maker. Crawforth 11; Price 2. suggest correction
ANDREWS, JAMES England, MIM free of the Stationers' Company 16 years after he was bound. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ANDREWS, JOEL W. USA, 1853, PHIM Stick Barometers = VNN, Sale; Mountain Barometer, 1853 = D.(1988). the mountain barometer is signed "J. Andrews Albany, N.Y. 1855." No. 42 High Street, Albany, N.Y. Coffeen Z; MAD March, 1997; RSW. suggest correction
ANDREWS, john HENRY 2 England, c.1771, apprenticed to Edward Roberts 1 in the Joiners' Company on Oct. 10, 1771. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ANDREWS, RICHARD England, c.1730, MIM apprenticed to Fisher Combs of the Clockmakers' Company on Feb. 8, 1730. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
ANDREWS, ROBERT E. England; USA1829-1922, MIM OIM worked with his father, Robert Fisher Andrews and his brother Charles as Andrews and Sons, 1848-93. Buffalo, N.Y. and Chicago, Ill. Smart 1. suggest correction
ANDREWS, ROBERT FISHER England; USA, 1800-68, MIM OIM the father in Andrews and Sons, which see. 14 Webster (1849-52); 171 Main (1852-67); both in Buffalo, N.Y.; also in the Chicago Ill. directories from 1857 to 93. Smart 1. suggest correction
ANDREWS, W.H. England, c.1790, clockmaker; may be Andrews and/or H. Andrews, which see. Royston. Baillie 1; RSW. suggest correction
ANDRIESSON, CLAES Holland, pre-1596, NIM Cross-staff (partial), 1596 = RIJ. may be the owner. Goutum. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
ANDRIVEAU, SAUVET France, c.1850, MIM Orrery = D.(1962). successor to Ch. Dien. 9 rue de Savoie, Paris. Brieux. suggest correction
ANDRONIKOS Macedonia; Greece, c.50 B.C., MIM Multiple Sundial = Archeological Museum, Tenos. designed the Tower of the Winds with its dials and waterclock in Athens. Kyrrhos, Macedonia; Athens, Greece. Price 2 and 13; Noble and Price; Gibbs. suggest correction
ANGELI, MICHAELIS Italy, 1812, MIM Horizontal Sundial, paper, wood, 1812 = P.C. "Michaelis Angeli a Nero Capuccini"; a Capuchin. Nero. Price 2. suggest correction
ANGELO, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see Dangelo and Cadenazzi. Winchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ANGELO, ALBERTI England, fl.1822, PHIM made barometers. Fargate, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1475a). suggest correction
ANGENIEUX, P. France, OIM made objectives. Usines à Saint-Heand (Loire). USNM. suggest correction
ANGLICUS, GUILLELMUS France, c.1231, William the Englishman; wrote a text on the universal astrolabe. Marseilles. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
ANGLOIS, L' misreading for Langlois. suggest correction
ANICH, PETER Austria, 1723-66, MIM Floating Dials = INN(2), SLM, OBE; Polyhedral Dial = OBE; Cube Dials = INN(2), OBE; Celestial Globes, 1758 = NMM-G.133, INN, INN-Wilton(4), INN-BIB, OBE, etc.; Terrestrial Globes, 1758 = INN, INN-Wilton, INN-BIB, OBE, etc. also made wall dials and astronomical clocks. Innsbruck. Zinner 1; Britten; Baillie 1; Anich Cat.; Tooley. suggest correction
ANIL, JAMES HOLCROFT France, 1824, MIM Triangle, ivory = Phillips 10/5/76. "Engineer." Paris. RSW. suggest correction
ANNABOLDI, LEWIS England, c.1830, PHIM misreading for Arnoboldi, which see. Taylor 2(1764). suggest correction
ANNIN, WILLIAM B. USA, 1791-1839, MIM fl.1813-39; globe maker; patent for artificial globe, 1826; engraved maps for Loring globes; worked with George Girdler Smith, an engraver. Boston. Vietor; Bedini 8; Yonge. suggest correction
ANONE, FRANCIS England, fl.1802-08, OIM PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). also made telescopes and thermometers; see Frans Anone. 242 High Holborn; 82 High Holborn; 26 High Holborn (1802-08); all in London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ANONE, FRANS England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. may be Francis Anone, which see. 51 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ANONE, FRS. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably Francis Anone. Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ANSCHEUTZ AND CO. England, c.1800, PHIM Index Balance = Christie 6/7/72; Coin Balance = Christie 4/9/75. RSW. suggest correction
ANSONIA CLOCK CO. USA, c.1922, MIM Horizontal Sundial, aluminium case = WHI, ADL. the instruction book is labled "Sunwatch"; it was made for the Boy Scouts. Bryden 16; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ANTHEAUME France, fl.1765-70, OIM made achromatic lenses. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
ANTHONY, E. AND H.T. USA, c.1850, PHIM made apparatus for ambrotype, Daguerrean and photographic business. New York. Romaine; USNM. suggest correction
ANTHONY, JACOB USA, c.1788, MIM also a turner. Philadelphia, Pa. Bedini 8. suggest correction
ANTHONY, JOHN England, c.1773, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Ripley 1 of the Grocers' Company on Dec. 2, 1765; free of the Company on June 3, 1773. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
ANTONI, GEORGE Austria, late 18th Century, Astronomical Clock, long case = VIU. Vienna. Baillie. suggest correction
ANTONINO, P. 1744, MIM Pillar Dial, wood, 1744 = Koller 11/17/75. RSW. suggest correction
ANTONIUS, MARCUS France, 1602, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1602 = MADEX-3. signed "Marcus Antonius Marrolensis Patumum", the last two names being towns. Beauce. Michel 1. suggest correction
ANTRAM, JOSEPH England, c.1718, MIM member of Clockmakers' Company; took over an apprentice from John Gilbert 1 of the Grocers' Company, 1718; presumed to be a MIM. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
ANZANI see Guggiari and Anzani; may be Anziani, which see. Pelham Street, Nottingham. Taylor 2(2142). suggest correction
ANZIANI see D. Guggiari and Anziani. Goodison 1. suggest correction
AO. H. 1748, MIM SIM Compass with sights for plane table, 1748 = P.C. signed "Ao. H." RSW. suggest correction
APELQUIST, CARL Sweden; England; Sweden, c.1794-1824, MIM studied instrument-making with Ramsden and William Fraser; ran several foundries. Norrköping; Marieberg; Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
APFELBACHER, PHILIP, B.D. Germany, 1693, MIM Bow Dividers, wood, 1693 = DEU. RSW. suggest correction
APIAN, PETER Germany, c.1495-1552, MIM Wall Dial, 1524 = castle, Trausnitz; Celestial Globes, 1541 = Charles V; Pillar Dial = Duke William IV. family name was Bennowitz; instrument designer; author; University of Ingolstadt, 1533; described the nocturnal in 1533 and the torquetum c. 1540. Ingolstadt. Michel 1; Van Ortroy 1; Wattenberg; Zinner 1; Maddison 1. Stevenson. suggest correction
APIAN, PHILIP Germany, 1531-89, MIM Astrolabe and Cosmolabe = lost; Pair of Globes, 1576 = K.B. Library, Munich. son of Peter Apian; family name was Bennowitz. Ingolstadt; Tubingen. Zinner 1; Wattenberg; Stevenson; Tooley 1. suggest correction
APPEL, ALOYSI VON Germany, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = Drecker Coll. Evans 1. suggest correction
APPLEBY, JOSHUA England, 1705, apprenticed to Daniel Quare 1 in the Clockmakers' Company, 1705. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
APPOLD England, c.1850, PHIM invented and/or made a "Register Hygrometer." USNM. suggest correction
APPS, ALFRED England, post-1856, MIM OIM PHIM Mathematical Drawing Instrument Set = D.(1972). optician; T.C. 433 Strand, London, W.C. Calvert 2; RSW. suggest correction
APRILE, F. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Braintree. Goodison 1. suggest correction
APRILE, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2); Stick Barometer = X. possibly Josh Aprile, which see. Goodison 1. suggest correction
APRILE, JOSH England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). Sudbury. Goodison 1. suggest correction
AR/CENNI Germany, 1581, MIM Navicula Sundial, 1581 = BM-1893/6/16-8. destroyed. Cologne. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
ARBON AND KRAP Holland, c.1835, NIM Octants = ANM, AMST; Sextant = ROT; Pocket Sextant = P.C. H.G. Arbon and the Widow A.H. Krap had a shop in Rotterdam, c.1835. Rotterdam. Namur Exhib. Cat; Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
ARCHBUTT, J. AND W.E. England, 1867-92, MIM Sector, ivory = D.(1984); Barometer, pocket = PC. John and William Edward (son) Archbutt. 201 Westminster Bridge Road, London. RSW; WEBDB. suggest correction
ARCHBUTT, JOHN, AND SONS England, fl.1864-66, MIM Sector, ivory = D.(1984). T.C. states that the firm started in 1795; J. Archbutt and Sons fl.1864-66; John and William Edward (son) fl.1867-92. 201 Westminster Bridge Road, London. Crawforth 11; Taylor 2(916); O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
ARCHIPOV Russia, see Babkov and Archipov. GEL Notes, 1973. suggest correction
ARCKEN, VAN Holland, c.1850, MIM Astronomical Instrument = BOM 1906. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
ARCUTT, GEORGE England, c.1698, MIM apprenticed for eight years to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company on Feb. 8, 1698. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
ARDUINO, GIOVANNI Italy, 1754, MIM SIM Bussola Agrimensoria, 1754 = P.C. universal surveying instrument; designer and maker. Vicenza. Brophy. suggest correction
AREIAENSEN, IAN Holland, MIM Sundial, portable = Fry Coll. could be Jan Areiaensen. Gunther 2. suggest correction
ARESSE, F. HIERONYMUS DE Spain, 1598, MIM Sundial, portable, 1598 = Evans Coll. an alternative spelling was Arresse. Evans 1; Gunther 2; Michel 3; Earle; Price 2. suggest correction
ARGAND, JEAN France, c.1800, PHIM Thermometer, silver, case = Ineichen 5/10/76. signed "Argand." Paris. RSW. suggest correction
ARGILL, THOMAS England, c.1800, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Rust 1 of the Grocers' Company on Feb. 7, 1793; free of the Company on Mar. 6, 1800. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
ARIANO, CHARLES England, c.1830, PHIM barometer maker; may be misreading for Charles Aiano, which see. 91 Northgate, Canterbury. Taylor 2(1765). suggest correction
ARIGONI misreading for Origoni in 1841. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ARLERI, FRA A. Italy, c.1780, PHIM Vacuum Pump = Municipal Museum, Modena. invented by Abbé L. Bacelli. Italian Inventory. suggest correction
ARLES DEMONTIGNY see Montigny, Arles de. Augarde. suggest correction
ARMAND, JACQUES-ETIENNE France, 1732-80, MIM Compass Dial, 1780 = NMM-D.139. apprenticed to Jacques Canivet, Nov. 26, 1747, in the "Corporation des fondeurs"; free in the "Corporation", 1755. Paris. NMM 2; Augarde 1. suggest correction
ARMSTRONG, JOHN 1 England, c.1720, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Bulkeley of the Clockmakers' Company on June 13, 1720. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
ARMSTRONG, JOHN 2 England, c.1725, MIM apprenticed to James Wilson of the Clockmakers' Company on April 10, 1725. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
ARMSTRONG, THOMAS, AND BROTHER England, NIM PHIM Sextant = Soth. 4/24/72; Barograph = Phillips 12/12/89; Binocular Microscope = Christie-SK 7/10/80. Manchester and Liverpool. Crawforth 11; RSW. suggest correction
ARMSTRONG, W., AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 1/27/89. Chichester. RSW. suggest correction
ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM GEORGE England, 1810-1900, PHIM Electrostatic Machines = FLO, TEY. Sir William George Armstrong; electrical engineer; first to put in a domestic hydro-electric plant in Cragside in 1840. Cragside, Northumberland. Bonelli 1; G.L'E. Turner 7 and 24; RSW. suggest correction
ARNABOLDI, JARVIS USA, c.1859, PHIM New York N.Y. D.J. Warner 5. suggest correction
ARNABOLDI, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Phillips 11/16/76. Shoreditch. RSW. suggest correction
ARNABOLDI, LEWIS England, c.1835, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. signed "Arnaboldi"; also made thermometers. Steep Hill, Lincoln. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ARNAULD, HEINRICH see Henri Arnault. Zinner 1; Price 2; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
ARNAULT, HENRI Holland; France, fl. 1427-60, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1455 = Charles VII; Astrolabe = NUR (ICA-548); Orrery, 1427 = Duke of Burgundy; Sundials, 1431 = Duke of Burgundy (2). pupil of Johanne Fusoris; sometimes called Heinrich Arnold or Heinrich Arnauld; probably Henricus de Hollandia; astrolabe is signed "Henricus de Hollandia." Zwolle; Paris; Dijon. Poulle 1; Price 1; ICA 2; Zinner 1; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
ARNDT, J.G. Germany, fl.1718-25, MIM Sector = DRE; Triquetrum, 1718 = BRS; Pillar Dial, 1725 = DEU-63427. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
ARNOLD AND CO. USA, fl.1850-63, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, case = D.(1971). Chicago, Ill. Moskowitz 103. suggest correction
ARNOLD AND DENT England, fl.1830-40, John Roger Arnold and Edward John Dent; see latter's entry; clock and chronometer makers. 84 Strand, London. Taylor 2(1310); Brewington 1; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
ARNOLD, C. Germany, 1731, MIM Instrument = X. Evans 1. suggest correction
ARNOLD, CHARLES WILSON England, b.1795 d.1829, NIM Octant = NMM. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
ARNOLD, JAMES England, fl.1829-36, MIM OIM PHIM 5 Union Crescent, Whitechapel, London. Taylor 2(1766); O'Mara. suggest correction
ARNOLD, JOHN ROGER England, 1769-1843, NIM Tide Gauge = AMST. clock and chronometer maker; see Arnold and Dent. London. Mörzer Bruyns 1; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
ARNOLD, THOMAS USA, c.1830, MIM NIM made quadrants and sextants. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
ARNOLDI AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. see Donato Arnoldi. Gloucester. RSW. suggest correction
ARNOLDI, ARNOLDO DI Italy; Holland, c.1600, NIM Quadrant = HAK-1911/462. compass maker; the quadrant is also marked "fiamingo"; made for the Cardinal of Montalto; Amsterdam. Morpurgo 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
ARNOLDI, C.E. AND F. Germany, c.1850, MIM exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. Elgersburg, Gotha, Prussia. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
ARNOLDI, DONATO England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). one signed "D. Arnoldi"; see Arnoldi and Co. Gloucester. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ARNOLDI, MATTHIAS Germany, 1691, MIM Diptych Dial, 1691 = MUN-33/179. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Price 2. suggest correction
ARNOTT, ISAAC England, c.1784, apprenticed to Michael Dancer in the Joiners' Company on Oct. 5, 1784. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ARNOULT France, c.1786, OIM worked at the Observatory. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
ARNOUT 1772, MIM Vertical Pin Gnomon Dial, 1772 = DEU-62546. Price 2. suggest correction
ARONSBERG, M. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.-S 1/25/89. Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
AROSSI Sweden, PHIM Stick Barometer = NOR. owner? stormy? RSW. suggest correction
ARRESSE see Aresse. suggest correction
ARRIGHI, PAULUS-SEBASTIANUS Italy, 1747, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1747 = X. dedicated to Egnatio Danti. Florence. Michel 3. suggest correction
ARROWSMITH, AARON England, c.1840, MIM Terrestial Globe = Wotton Auction 12/30/96. had George Frederick Cruchley as an apprentice. London. Yonge; ATG 2/1/97. suggest correction
ARSANDEAUX France, c.1800, MIM PHIM Planetarium = CNAM-1446; Pyrometer = CNAM-1492. Paris. Daumas 1; Grimaldi(986). suggest correction
ARSENIO, A.F., CAPUCINORUM France, c.1853, MIM made sundials at Aix-les-Bains, Annecy, etc. Gatty. suggest correction
ARSENIUS, FERDINAND Belgium; Holland, fl.1573-1628, MIM Astrolabe, 1573 = Christie 5/18/53 = NMM; Astrolabes = MAA (1618), KEN; Tympans(2) = CNAM (913, 914). ICA 437, 464, 233; 437 owned by Thomas Whitestones, signed on back "F.A. nepos Gemma Frisi"; worked for Plantin, 1589-1628. Louvain; Antwerp (1607-1618). Gunther 1; Price 1 & 2; ICA 2; Van Ortroy 2; Zinner 1; Tooley; Michel 1 and 2; Rooseboom 1; CNAM Horloges Cat. suggest correction
ARSENIUS, GUALTERUS Belgium, fl.1554-1579, MIM his work is characterized by exceptionally handsome astrolabes, armillary spheres, astronomical rings, radii astronomici, etc; examples may be seen at ADL, KES, CLU, NMM, LEL, MAA, MAS, MUN, NOR, OXF, AUG, BM, BRC, LEY, KEN, FLO, CNAM, National Museum of History, Mexico City, etc. Arsenius was the nephew of Gemma Frisius, his work is often signed "G.A. Nepos G.F."; made a rete and a tympan for an astrolabe by Muh. bin Fattuh al Khama'iri in Seville, 1223 A.D.; Loyola U., Chicago has a throne from an 86cm. astrolabe. Antwerp; Louvain. Michel 1, 2, and 4; Van Ortroy 2; Zinner 1; Price 1 and 3; Ward 4; Bonelli 1; Rooseboom 1; Garcia Franco 1; D. Rowe; Brieux 2; NMM 2; ICA 2; Gunther 1; Engelmann 1; J.A. Bennett 2; A.J. Turner 10; Syndram; ADL; Islamic Cat. 1989; RSW. suggest correction
ARSENIUS, REGNERUS Belgium, fl.1565-74, MIM Astrolabes = OXF (1565), SGS (1565), CNAM-3.907 (1569). Roussel-197 is dated 1565; ICA 229, 230, X; Oxf also marked "Nepos G.F."; nephew of Gemma Frisius; Evans thought him uncle of Gualterus Arsenius; Maddison feels he was Gualterus Arsenius and became director of the workshop in 1552 when Mercator went to Duisberg; sometimes seen as Rennerus. Antwerp; Louvain. Zinner 1; Gunther 1; Van Ortroy 2; Michel 1 and 2; Price 1; ICA 2; USNM; Maddison; RSW. suggest correction
ARSENIUS, REMI see Remigius Arsenius. Michel 2 and 4; Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
ARSENIUS, REMIGIUS Belgium, c.1569, MIM Nautical Quadrant, 1570 = KEN; Astronomical Ring, Oct., 1569 = X; Astrolabe, Sept., 1569 = X. the astrnomical ring and the astrolabe were both bought by Plantin; this may be Regnerus Arsenius, which see. Louvain. Michel 2 and 4; Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
ARSENIUS, RENIER see Regnerus Arsenius. suggest correction
ARSENIUS, RENNERUS BelgiumMIM see Regnerus Arsenius. USNM. suggest correction
ARSTALL, GEORGE England, fl.1807-16, PHIM made beam scales and Dicas hydrometers until 1816; see Mary Dicas and Arstall. Liverpool. Bryden 9. suggest correction
ARTALLI, D. England, PHIM Barometer = P.C.; Stick Barometer = X. Bath. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ARTOLET, BERTRAND France, fl.1755-80, MIM apprenticed to Jacques Le Maire in the "Corporation des fondeurs", on July 22, 1731(?); Augarde said he was born 1732, but dates don't agree. Paris. Augarde 1. suggest correction
ARTONQUELLI Italy, 1764, OIM mentioned in 1764 by Lalande as an instrument maker, probably of telescopes. Daumas 1; Dewhirst. suggest correction
ARZONI, G. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2); Soth.-S 9/18/86. Canterbury. Goodison 1; Crawforth 11; RSW. suggest correction
ARZONI, I.H. Holland, c.1800, PHIM Barometer = Fries Museum, Leeuwarden. Leeuwarden. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
ARZONI, J. misreading for G. Arzoni. Crawforth 11; RSW. suggest correction
ARZT, MARCUS Germany, c.1600, MIM Astronomical Clock = MUN. Munich. RSW. suggest correction
ASABONE Scotland, c.1850, OIM Telescope = Maritime Museum of British Columbia. USNM card questions the name. Glasgow. USNM. suggest correction
ASH, JOHN see John Nash. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
ASH, M. England, PHIM Stick Barometer, walnut = Soth.=S 10/19/89. Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
ASHLEY, THOMAS England, c.1749, MIM T.C.; optician. at ye Ggolden Spectacles in Sidney's Alley near Leicester Fields; Cranbourne Alley, Westminster (1749); both in London. Taylor 2(327); Clay and Court; Dewhirst; Daumas 1; Holbrook; Crawforth 1. suggest correction
ASHMORE AND OSBORNE England, c.1830, OIM Spyglass = MYS. Osborne 1. 42 Burgess Street, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1767); RSW. suggest correction
ASHMORE, WILLIAM England, c.1825, OIM Telescope = MYS. see Ashmore and Osborn. Sheffield. RSW; Taylor 2(1767). suggest correction
ASHTON, JOHN England, c.1817, see Thomas Gill. Taylor 2(1341). suggest correction
ASINI, JOHAN BAPTISTA Italy, 1520-22, MIM NIM Sundial, 1522 = FLO-122; Compass Rose, = FLO-1293. Michel thinks he is 200 years later. Florence. Bonelli 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
ASINUS, MICHAEL France, 1602, MIM Astrolabe, paper tympans, 1602 = CLU-7024 = Renaissance Museum, Ecouen. ICA-215; Bonelli shows variant dates. Caen. Bonelli 1; Gunther 1; Price 1; ICA 2; Michel 2 and 3; Nachet. suggest correction
ASKE, HENRY England, c.1688, member of the Clockmakers' Company; George Graham was apprenticed to him on July 2, 1688. London. J. Brown 3; Robischon; Loomes 2. suggest correction
ASKEY, THOMAS England, fl.1808-18, OIM optician. 77 Litchfield Street (1808); Litchfield Street (1818); both in Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
ASLIN England, T.C.; shagreen and morocco case maker. 15 Lower Smith Street, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London. Calvert 2; Crawforth 1. suggest correction
ASNE, MICHAEL L' see Michael Asinus. Michel 3. suggest correction
ASPHER, PETER Italy, 1586, MIM Celestial Globe, 1586 = NMM-G.41. Padua. Tooley; NMM 2. suggest correction
ASSELINNE, DAVID France, c.1620, MIM Sundial, portable = Capt. Creagh-Osborne Coll. (1923); Diptych sundials, ivory = Findlay Sale-209 = NMM, ADL-DPW17. the ivory sundial at the ADL has been treated with acid to give it the appearance of tortoiseshell. Dieppe. Gunther 2; Michel 3; Price 2; NMM 2; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ASSHETON, RICHARD England, 1659, MIM Folding Rule, pear wood, 1659 = NMM. Taylor 1(279); Dewhirst; Evans 1; Clay and Court. suggest correction
ASSIER-PERRICAT France, c.1800, PHIM succeeded his father, Antoine Assier-Perricat; associated himself with the widow of Betalli; made barometers and thermometers; "démonstrateur au Lycée des Arts pour la contruction des baromètres." Paris. Daumas 1; Middleton 1. suggest correction
ASSIER-PERRICAT, ANTOINE France, fl.1771-1805, PHIM Thermometer = GEM. barometer and thermometer maker; "Ingénieur et mbre. de la Société des Arts et Sciences; succeeded by his son; see Bourbon and Assier-Perricat. Rue St. Germain l'Auxerrois Place de l'Ecole, No. 14, Paris. Daumas 1; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1. suggest correction
ASTON AND MANDER England, c.1840-1915, MIM made slide rules; George Mander. London. O'Mara; Moskowitz 111. suggest correction
ASTON, ISAAC England, fl.1814-27, MIM Slide Rules, boxwood = Kenny Sale-124 = P.C. = ADL-DPW38, Soth. 5/10/76; Rules, folding = Christie 12/18/74, 4/9/75, and 12/8/76. the Kenny rule is four-sided, all are signed "I. Aston." 25 Old Compton, Soho, London. Taylor 2(1262); ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ASTON, SAMUEL England, fl.1787-1818, MIM rule maker. Cheapside (1787); 5 Water Street (1801); Birchole Street (1818); all in Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
ASTON, T. 1 England, c.1840, MIM Slide Rule, ivory and electrum = P.C. marked "The Original Maker." London. Delehar 4. suggest correction
ASTON, T. 2 England, fl.1856-65, MIM Slide Rules, Routledge-Bolton-type = DEU (2). rule maker; his work is marked "Original Maker." 216 Heneage Street, Birmingham. Crawforth 5; RSW. suggest correction
ASTON, T. 3 England, c.1856, MIM rule maker. Brueton's Walk, Prospect Row, Birmingham. Crawforth 5. suggest correction
ASTON, THOMAS 1 England, c.1818, MIM made rules. Coleshill Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
ASTON, THOMAS 2 England, c.1828, MIM rule maker. 20 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham. Crawforth 5. suggest correction
ASTON, THOMAS 3 England, fl.1841-56, MIM rule maker; 25 1/2 Willis Street, Birmingham. Crawforth 5. suggest correction
ASTON, THOMAS 4 England, fl.1841-56, MIM rule maker; worked in boxwood and ivory. 17 Jenner's Row, Birmingham. Crawforth 5. suggest correction
ASTON, WILLIAM England, c.1770, MIM made wooden rules. Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
ATELIER H. MORIN ET GENSE the workshop of Henri Morin and Gense. RSW. suggest correction
ATKIN 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Alford, Lincoln. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ATKIN 2 England, pre-1871, PHIM Stick Barometer = OMM. Newcastle. RSW. suggest correction
ATKINS England, fl.1818-19, NIM patented, in 1819, a "Meridian Declination Dial for Compass Deviation." Hornsey Road, Islington. Taylor 2(1263). suggest correction
ATKINS AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2), Soth. 7/21/87. Fenchurch Street, London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ATKINS, GEORGE, AND CO. England, fl.1817-22, OIM Tooley Street, Southwark (1817); Churchyard Alley, Boro' (1822); both in London. Taylor 2(1263). suggest correction
ATKINS, ROBERT England, c. 1802, PHIM made hydrometers; Society of Artsgave him an award for hydrometers; had Quin as a partner, pre-1802. Craven Street, Strand, London. McConnell 4. suggest correction
ATKINSON, H. England, c.1790, MIM Levelling Staff = P.C.(1987). to "T. Fenwick"; owner? RSW. suggest correction
ATKINSON, JAMES 1 England, pre-1665-1711, MIM Taylor said he was apprenticed to Andrew Wakely (of the Joiners' Company?) and succeeded him at his shop; Crawforth found no record; free of the Joiners' Company; admitted to the Clockmakers' Company as Brother in 1668; took apprentices; took his son or nephew, James Atkinson 2, as a partner. St. Savior's Dock near the Griffin (pre-1665); Redriff Wall (Rotherhithe Wall) by Cherry Garden Stairs (south bank of Thames) (1665-1711); both in London. Taylor 1(312); Evans 1; Hamilton 1; J. Brown 1 and 3; Crawforth 7; Robischon; Loomes 2. suggest correction
ATKINSON, JAMES 2 England, fl.1700-28, MIM NIM Backstaff, 1728 = X. son or nephew of James Atkinson 1; partner with him and successor; advertised Coggeshall's slide rule in 1724. St. Savior's Dock; 21 Cherry Garden Stairs, Rotherhithe Wall; both in London. Taylor (515), 2(3); Clay and Court; Dewhirst; Evans 1. suggest correction
ATKINSON, JOHN 1 England, d.1673, NIM compass maker. Harwich, Essex. Taylor 1(255). suggest correction
ATKINSON, JOHN 2 England, fl.1764-95, MIM apprenticed to George Wright 1 in the Grocers' Company on May 11, 1736; turned over to John Farmer 2, a Joiner, on Sept. 25, 1739; free of the Grocers' Company on March 6, 1764; took apprentices. Whitechapel, London (1764-88). J. Brown 1; Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ATWELL, GEORGE England, 1588?-1659, MIM SIM designed and improved instruments for dialling and surveying; author. Cambridge. Taylor 1(116); DNB. suggest correction
ATWOOD, AMOS G. USA, 1841-72, MIM made spirit levels. Nashua, NH. DATM. suggest correction
ATWOOD, GEORGE England, 1740-1807, invented the Atwood Machine in 1780 to find the gravity constant; F.R.S., 1776. Cambridge. Taylor 2(565); G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
ATWOOD, WILLIAM England, c.1840, OIM Telescope = D.(1986). signed "Wm. Atwood Portable." RSW. suggest correction
AUBRIUS, I. Germany, 1605, MIM Diptych Sundial, gilt-brass, 1605 = Spaulding Coll. Trecensis. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
AUBRY, GILLES-CLAUDE France, c.1746, apprenticed to Gilbert François in the "Corporation des fondeurs" on Dec. 13, 1717; master in the "Corporation", June 30, 1746; not known to have mane instruments. Paris. Augarde 1. suggest correction
AUCH, JACOB Germany, 1765-1842, MIM Calculating machines = DRE (1790) and STU. these were a type of calculating instrument which he had invented; watch and clockmaker; pupil of Philipp Matthaus Hahn. Echterdingen (1765-87); Vaihingen an der enz and Karlsruhe (1787-98); Weimar (1798-1842). Evans 1; Friess. suggest correction
AUDEBERT, DENYS Holland, fl.1709-63, MIM made armillary spheres; granted patent for terrestrial and celestial globes in 1735. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
AUFLEGER, JOSEPH Germany, 1838, MIM Analemmatic Sundial, stone, 1838 = MUN; Cannon Sundial = DEU. see Joseph Ausfleger, surely the same. Price 2; Evans 1. suggest correction
AUGUST, ERNST FERDINAND Germany, 1795-1870, PHIM coined the word, `Psychrometer' in 1818; inventor. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
AUGUST, J., KURFURST VON SACHSEN Germany, fl.1553-86, MIM Sundials, wood, 1560 = DRE-A420 and A422; Sundial, 1569 = DRE-A424. J. August, Kürfurst von Sachsen; designed four mining compasses. Saxony. Zinner 1; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
AUGUSTIN MIM Universal Equinoctial Sundial = Evans Coll. Earle. suggest correction
AUGUSTUS, JOHN ANTHONY England, c.1830, MIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. signed "Augustus Falmouth"; see I. Agosti. Church Street, Falmouth. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1768a). suggest correction
AUREL, P. France, MIM Universal Sundial with watch face = OXF. perhaps P. Aurelius. Vienne. Evans 1; Zinner 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
AURELIUS, PATER 1 Czechoslovakia, 1765, MIM Table Sundials, 1765 = Brünn Stadtmuseum, DEU-1697. also signed "a S. Augustino"; see Pater Aurelius (2) a San Daniele. Brünn. Zinner 1; Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
AURELIUS, PATER 2 Austria, fl.1762-70, MIM Heliochronometer, 1762 = Brünn Stadtmuseum; Astronomical Clock, 1770 = MUN. also signed "a San Daniele"; see Pater Aurelius (1) a S. Augustino. Vienna. Zinner 1; Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
AURIFABER, PETRUS see Johann Crolius. Price 2. suggest correction
AURIFEX see Bernardinus; "goldsmith." suggest correction
AURRAY, CLAUDE France, 1613, MIM Sundial, 1613 = Museum, Clermont-Ferrand. Gatty. suggest correction
AUSFELD, H. Germany, c.1850, MIM exhibited in the 1851 Great Exhibition in London. Gotha, Prussia. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
AUSFLEGER, JOSEPH Germany, MIM Horizontal Dial, stone = DEU. see Joseph Aufleger, surely the same. RSW. suggest correction
AUSTEN, HENRY England, c.1712, MIM apprenticed to Richard Conyers of the Clockmakers' Company on April 18, 1700; free of the Company, Sept. 1, 1712; took apprentices. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
AUSTIN Ireland, OIM Telescope = D.(1976). 39 Westmoreland Street, Dublin. Rinaldi 2. suggest correction
AUSTIN, JOHN Ireland, fl.1818-20, MIM 2 Essex Quay, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
AUSTIN, SAMUEL England, c.1700, free of the Stationers' Company between 1664 and 1747. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
AUTHENRIETH Germany, MIM NIM Quadrant = HEI. Heilbron. RSW. suggest correction
AUTOR see R.S. and J. da Silva (J.S. 2); probably author or maker. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
AUZOUT, ADRIEN France, fl.1667-1729, OIM made telescopes; improved the micrometer; pioneered in metrology; author. Paris. Daumas 1; Bonelli 1; Hamilton; Stebbins; Goldschmidt 70; G.L'E. Turner 24; Price 2; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1. suggest correction
AVERNIK, A.G. see Avernik Gebroeders. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
AVERNIK, GEBRS. Holland, c.1750, NIM Compass, wood, pivoted card = Soth. 3/25/86. entry says "A.G. Avernik" but card is signed "Gebrs. Avernik." Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
AVERY, JOHN USA, 1732-94, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = Western Reserve Historical Socity, Cleveland, Ohio; P.C. (1787). used by George Washington when surveying for Lord Faifax. New Preston, Conn.; Bridgewater, N.Y. Smart 1; USNM; Bedini 1 and 8; Guthman 1. suggest correction
AVERY, THOMAS 1 England, d.1843, PHIM balance maker; see W. and T. Avery 1. Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
AVERY, THOMAS 2 England, c.1843, PHIM balance maker; see W. and T. Avery 2; son of Thomas Avery 1. Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
AVERY, THOMAS C. USA, fl.1846-55, MIM NIM PHIM won a diploma in 1846 for a magnetic bath. 77 Charlton Street, New York City. USNM. suggest correction
AVERY, W. AND T. 1 England, fl.1817-43, PHIM Balances = PRM, Christie 11/22/78, D.(1977); Double Balance = K. and C. 10/8/75; Set of Coin Scales, steel = Phillips 2/14/79; Butcher's Steelyard = OXF; etc. "Late T. Beach, Patent" on D. balance; some signed "Avery"; some balances may be by W. and T. Avery 2. Digbeth, Birmingham. Giordano 1; Moskowitz 111; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
AVERY, W. AND T. 2 England, fl.1843-95+, PHIM Pocket Balance = Christie-SK 7/100/80. balance makers; William Avery 2 and Thomas Avery 2 were sons of Thomas Avery 1 of W. and T. Avery 1; they took over firm when their father died in 1843; balance is signed W. and T. Avery Ltd. Birmingham. G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
AVERY, WILLIAM 1 England, PHIM balance maker; see W. and T. Avery 1. Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
AVERY, WILLIAM 2 England, fl.1843-, PHIM balance maker; son of Thomas Avery 1; see W. and T. Avery 2. Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
AVINC, F. JOSEPH MIM Diptych Dial, ivory, large = OXF. Evans thought him "Avin." Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
AVIZARD FRERES France, c.1900, OIM PHIM Barograph, No. 237 = GEM. "Maison de l'Ingr. Chevallier Optn. Avizard Fres. Sucrs.". 21 rue Royale, Paris. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
AVRANCHES France, Pillar Sundial, wood = Soth. 2/5/53. surely made for the town of Avranches. RSW. suggest correction
AXELSON, A.J. Sweden, c.1850, PHIM Balance = STM. Målargränd 6, Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
AYBER, EGIDIUS 1566, MIM Celestial Globe, copper-gilt, 1566 = NUR. Price 2. suggest correction
AYERSCHOTTELS, GEORG Germany, 1614, MIM Astrolabe, 1614 = GEL. ICA-3102. Nürnberg. Chenekal 2; ICA 2. suggest correction
AYRES, BENJAMIN Holland, 18th Century, MIM NIM SIM Octants, wood = DOR, RIJ, AMST (partial); Sextant = TEY; Theodolite = LEY; Sun Compasses = LEY, UTR-Physics Lab., TEY; Azimuth Compass with an octant mounted on top = TEY; Vernier Calipers = UTR; Circumferentor = UTR; Set of Drawing Instruments = Burndy Library, Norwalk, Conn; Equatorial Sundial = UTR. invented the vernier calipers; also signed "Aires." Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; Zinner 1; RSW; G.L'E. Turner 7; USNM; Evans 1; de Rijk; Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
AYSCOUGH, JAMES England, fl.1732-62, MIM OIM PHIM Microscopes = KEN, FLO; Telescopes = KEN, Court Coll., Phillips 12/2/87; Stick Barometers = VAA, D.(1975). apprenticed to James Mann 2, in 1732, in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company in 1740; partner with Mann 2, 1740-48; James Linnell was apprenticed to him in 1754 and succeeded him; see Mann and Ayscough; T.C.; succeeded by his wife who kept his name on T.C.; Phillips marked "Inv et Fe." Archimedes and Two Pairs of Golden Spectacles, near Castle Tavern, Fleet Street (1740-48); Great Golden Spectacles and Quadrant, Ludgate Street (1740-52 or longer); 33 Ludgate Street (Taylor thinks he was alone in 1749); all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(226); RSW; Calvert 2; Daumas 1; Bonelli 1; Evans 1; Clay and Court; Dewhirst; Crawforth 1; Court and von Rohr 3(135); Tyler. suggest correction
AYSCOUGH, MANUEL England, OIM Microscope = WHI. Taylor 2(226). suggest correction
AYSCOUGH, MRS. JAMES England, fl.1759-66+, MIM OIM PHIM succeeded her husband, James Ayscough; kept his name on the T.C. at the Golden Spectacles and Quadrant, no. 33 in Ludgate Street, near St. Paul's, London. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
AYTOWN, WILLIAM Scotland, c.1631, MIM Vertical Sundials = Heriot's Hospital, Edinburgh (11). Gatty. suggest correction
B. 1 1673, MIM Folding Rule, wood, 1673 = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
B. 2 1770, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1770 = Evans Coll.? Evans 1. suggest correction
B. 3 MIM Diptych Sundials = D.(1965), ADL-W195. they have fleur-de-lys marks. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
B. 4 Germany, c.1780, MIM Compass Sundials = D.(1980), OXF, ADL-W182, Christie-G. 5/13/86, Peron et Corsy in Melun, 6/10/79, etc. the "B" is punched on the hour-scale; we agree with Moskowitz who suggests that these sundials were made by David Beringer on the basis of the sundial in WHI, which is identical except that it is signed "David Beringer"; see also "D.B." Nürnberg. Evans 1; Moskowitz 132; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
B. 5 Germany, 18th Century, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood and ivory = D.(1978). decorated with three-leaf clovers; "B" stamped in compass box. Moskowitz 116. suggest correction
B. 6 c.1740, MIM Sandglass = AMST. signed on top. Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
B.A. 1 Germany, 1561, MIM Astrolabe, 1561 = BASH (lost). ICA-3013. Zinner 1; ICA 2; RSW. suggest correction
B.A. 2 Germany, c.1550, MIM SIM Surveying Quadrant = BM-97/1/12-1. see Bartholomew, Abbot; see P. Ildephonsus Mahrer. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
B.A.D. see D.H.S. RSW. suggest correction
B.A.M. Germany, 1719, MIM Ring Sundial, 1719 = Evans Coll. Evans 1. suggest correction
B.B. 1 France, 1655, MIM made portable sundials. Blois. Gunther 2; Hamilton 1. suggest correction
B.B. 2 Germany, c.1750, MIM made sundials. Pipping 1. suggest correction
B.B.C. Holland, c.1700, MIM Perpetual Calendar = Soth. 12/12/55. RSW. suggest correction
B.B.G. Holland, c.1590, MIM Sundial with Quadrant = Hamilton Coll. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
B.C. MIM Sandglass, double = NMM-H.12. NMM 2. suggest correction
B.D.G. France, 1595, MIM SIM Radio Latino, 1595 = Roussel-9 = NMM; Rule, gilt-brass = MADEX-457. rule is ex-Strauss Coll. Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
B.E. Germany, Zinner said to see "C. Fredensburg", but there is no such entry. Zinner 1. suggest correction
B.F. Germany, 1600, MIM Celestial Globe, 1600 = DRE. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
B.H. 1 Austria, fl.1583-84, MIM Astrolabe, 1583 = POB; Nocturnal with Vertical Sundial, 1584 = POB. nocturnal is MADEX-222; astrolabe is ICA-3019. Vienna. Zinner 1; Michel 1; MADEX; Price 2; M.J. Hagen; ICA 2. suggest correction
B.H. 2 England, c.1750, MIM Universal Ring Sundial = Soth. 11/27/72 = D.(1974). owner?; initials in flowing script. Wynter and Turner; Wynter 1. suggest correction
B.H. 3 punchmark on Barent Hendricke compass dial at NOR. RSW. suggest correction
B.K. Germany, 1569, MIM Artillery Level, 1569 = ADL-M203. the initials are punched in a shield with crossed swords between, one of the sword points ends in a cross. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
B.M. 1772?, OIM Martin-type Barrel Microscope = Soth. 4/28/69. RSW. suggest correction
B.P. 1 1601, MIM Horizontal Sundial, stone, 1601 = X. Brieux 2. suggest correction
B.P. 2 Germany, late 18th Century, MIM Diptych Sundials, wood and paper = EMA, PTA, REG, STS, WAI, and ZIT. Zinner 1. suggest correction
B.R.H. "B." over "R.H."; marked on a silver quadrant by Richard Blaxam at the BM. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
B.S. Germany, 1562, MIM Sundial inside bottom plate of round table clock, 1562 = PIC. also marked "C.S." (2) inside lid. Pippa. suggest correction
B.T. MIM Astrological Instrument = NAC. Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
B.V. Italy, MIM Dividers, in the shape of a stiletto = FLO-2515. also marked "Volentieri"; Benvenuto della Vulparia? Bonelli 1; Maccagni 1. suggest correction
BA. H.F. C. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial = WUR. Würzburg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BAADEN, FR. LIBE RATUS CARL. AUG. misreading for Fr. Karl Liberatus of Augsburg and Baden. Soth. 5/12/75. suggest correction
BAAK, TOBIAS Scotland, 1695, MIM Wall Dial, 1695 = Kirkgate, Alloa. also Bachup; master mason; architect. Gatty. suggest correction
BAARDA, JOHANNES VAN Holland, b.1742-c.1810, MIM also made clocks. The Hague. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BAARDA, PETRUS JOHANNES VAN Holland, 1744-1800?, ivory turner; pupil at "Fundatie van de Vrijvrouwe van Renswoude." The Hague. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BABBAGE, CHARLES England, 1792-1871, MIM Calculating Machine = Dudley Observatory, Albany, N.Y. invented a calculator; F.R.S. in 1816. 5 Devonshire Place, Portland Place (1815-27); 1 Dorset Street, Manchester Square (1828-71); both in London. Taylor 2(1265); DNB; DSB; RSW; etc. suggest correction
BABBITT, H.M. USA, 1846, MIM Micrometer, 1846 = Fair of American Institute. Providence, R.I. USNM. suggest correction
BABINEN, GEBHART see Baeinen. Price 2. suggest correction
BABKOV AND ARCHIPOV Russia, fl.1770-80, OIM Telescope, large = GEL. worked in instrument shop attached to the Academy of Arts. RSW. suggest correction
BACCI, GIACOMO Italy, 17th Century, OIM made lorgnettes. Venice. Nachet. suggest correction
BACELLI, ABBE L. Italy, c.1780, invented a vacuum pump made by Arleri; Abbé L. Bacelli. Italian Inventory. suggest correction
BACH, L. Germany, 19th Century, OIM Telescope, three-inch = Wellesley College Observatory, Mass. "Optiker." Munich. USNM. suggest correction
BACHARD DE SARON, J.B. GASPARD France, 1730-94, MIM copied Ramsden's dividing engine, 1775. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BACHELER France, c.1625, MIM Sundial in lid of watch = Soth. 3/18/74. RSW. suggest correction
BACHELIER, DANIEL Germany, 1700, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1700 = DRE-C80. Berlin. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BACHMAYER, JOAN GEORG Germany, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial, stone = ING. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BACHMAYR, GEORG JOSEF Germany, 1750, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1750 = WUR. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BACHUP see Tobias Baak. suggest correction
BACKER, JAN Johan Bacher van Call? suggest correction
BACKER, MORTIMER DE Holland, 1657, PHIM Money Scales and Weights, 1657 = FIT-135. Amsterdam. Price 2. suggest correction
BACKWELL England, c.1780, PHIM Stick Barometer = K. and C. 7/9/75. London. RSW. suggest correction
BACKWELL, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1780-1818, MIM compass and drawing instrument maker. 6 Tash Street, Grays Inn Lane, London. Taylor 2(794); Dewhirst; Crawforth 11. suggest correction
BACKWELL, WILLIAM 2 England, fl.1818-20, OIM son of William Backwell 1. 6 Long Lane, Smithfield, London. Taylor 2(1266). suggest correction
BADDELY, J. England, c.1800, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveying Level = OXF; Telescope, stand = D.; Stick Barometer = Soth.-Chester 9/8/81. possibly Bradderley, which see. Albrighton. Taylor 2(1075a); Daumas 1; Coffeen II; RSW. suggest correction
BADDELY, JOHN England, c.1800, OIM PHIM Telescope = Soth. 2/28/80; Stick Barometer = Soth.-C 9/8/81. Albrighton. RSW. suggest correction
BADGER, JOSEPH USA, 1784, MIM Orrery, 1784 = X. New Haven, Conn. USNM. suggest correction
BADOLLET, J.J. Switzerland?, c.1815, MIM Sundial in pocket watch = MERC-9 = WHI. Hamilton thought he was G.G. Badollet and French. Geneva? Bryden 16; Hamilton 1. suggest correction
BADSEY, JOHN England, c.1738, apprenticed to John Urings 1 or 2 in the Joiners' Company on July 4, 1738. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BAEINEN, GEBHART VON Germany, 1558, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1558 = VIE-F1346. Zinner 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
BAGATELLE France, c.1750, inventor or maker. Paris. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
BAHARIE, A. England, c.1840, NIM Sextants = NMM, Soth. 11/9/59-176. may be one instrument. Sunderland. Taylor 2(2067); NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
BAIJENS see Bayens. Daumas 1; Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BAIJER, JOSEPHUS see Josephus Bayer. suggest correction
BAILEY 1 England, c.1791, MIM NMM 1. suggest correction
BAILEY 2 England, 19th Century, MIM Magnetic Compass = Melun 4/24/83. Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
BAILEY, CHARLES England, c.1778, apprenticed to Charles Lincoln, an OIM in the Spectaclemakers' Company, on June 11, 1778. Court and von Rohr 3(211). suggest correction
BAILEY, J.W. England, fl.1850-62, MIM NIM SIM Sextant, case = P.C. sextant signed "Bailey Fenchurch Street, London"; exhibited at the 1862 Exhibition. 162 Fenchurch Street, London. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BAILEY, JOHN 1 England?; USA, fl.1775-78+, MIM SIM made surveying instruments; Crawforth questioned his English origin. New York, N.Y.; Fishkill, N. Y. (1778). Bedini 1 and 8; Crawforth 11. suggest correction
BAILEY, JOHN 2 USA, 1731-1823, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, 1804 = NYS. signed "J. Bailey, Hanover, Mass."; mechanic; clockmaker. Hanover (1804); Lynn; both in Mass. Bedini 1; Smart 1. suggest correction
BAILEY, JOHN ALYESWORTH USA?, f.1850-84, MIM Burt's Solar Compass and Level = N.Y. Exhib. of the Industry of All Nations, 1853. advertised as manufacturer of Burt's Solar Compass, etc.; partner with William Burt as Burt and Bailey, 1853-56; brass founder. Detroit, Mich. Smart 1; USNM; Elgin. suggest correction
BAILEY, R. England, OIM Reflecting Telescope = Soth. 3/21/73. Bristol. RSW. suggest correction
BAILEY, S. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BAILEY, T. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Stanion. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BAILI 1 France, 1663, OIM made telescopes. Paris. Daumas 1; Clay and Court. suggest correction
BAILI 2 see Bayley 1. Dewhirst; Michel 3. suggest correction
BAILLE see Bayley 2. Michel 3. suggest correction
BAILLE AINE ET NEVEU France, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Bretaudiere et Raynaud, Chalon-sur-Saône 6/23/79. Baille Aîné et Neveu. RSW. suggest correction
BAILLIE, WILLIAM Scotland, 1833, PHIM spirit hyrometer maker. 19 Saltmarket, Glasgow (1833). Bryden 3. suggest correction
BAILLON, FRANCISCUS see Francus Baillou. Engelmann 1; RSW. suggest correction
BAILLON, PIERRE Italy, see Pierre Baillou. NMM 2. suggest correction
BAILLOU, FRANCUS DE Italy, fl.1738-64, OIM Telescope, 1738 = ADL-M431; Objective Lens, 1764 = FLO-3340; Microscope, 1755 = NAC. "Francus de Baillou S.C.R. Majestatis Opticus fecit Mediolani anno 1755" on microscope. Milan. Evans 1; Bonelli 1; Nachet; Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BAILLOU, PIERRE Italy, c.1721, MIM NIM SIM Plane Table Compass = X; Octant = NMM; Mining Compass, 1721 = P.C. Milan. Bryden 9; NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
BAILLY, ROBERTUS DE France, fl.1525-30, MIM Terrestrial Globes, = X (1530), Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. Bailly was an engraver and metal worker; the two globes listed may be the same one. Tooley; Yonge. suggest correction
BAILY, JOEL USA, 1732-97, MIM SIM Levels = Mason and Dixon (1767); Surveyor's Compass, 1765 = X. worked as a surveyor and instrument maker for Mason and Dixon, 1764-68. West Bradford, Chester County, Pa. Bedini 8. suggest correction
BAIN AND AINSLEY England, NIM Course Correcter = ADL-A120. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BAIN, ALEXANDER Scotland; England, 1810-77, MIM apprenticed to a clockmaker in Wick; in 1827 he went to London where he was a journeyman. Wick; London (1827). Taylor 2(1769). suggest correction
BAINBRIDGE, WILLIAM OIM Telescope = Philadelphia Maritime Museum, Pa. RSW. suggest correction
BAINS, ROBERT RAINS England, fl.1816-19, NIM invented a perpetual log. Myton, Kingston-on-Hull. Taylor 2(1269). suggest correction
BAIRD AND TATLOCK England, PHIM Balances = Christie 2/13/68, K. and C. 10/8/75, 7/14/76. London. RSW. suggest correction
BAIRD AND TAYLOR misreading for Baird and Tatlock. suggest correction
BAKER 1 England, c.1830, MIM NIM OIM SIM Folding Rule = DRE; Dumpy Level = AUI; Theodolite = Soth. 10/22/76; Sextant, pocket = Melun 4/24/83; Set of Drawing Instruments, rosewood case = Bearnes 12/6/71; Microscope = FLO-2651. other microscopes appear at auction; surely Charles Baker, which see. 244 High Holborn, London. Moskowitz 108; Bonelli 1; RSW. suggest correction
BAKER 2 England, c.1835?, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Shrewsbury. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BAKER 3 England, fl.1809-11, PHIM partner with John Frodsham. London. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BAKER 4 England, c.1880, MIM Horizontal Sundial, mahogany case = WHI. Bryden 16. suggest correction
BAKER AND HOOPER USA, fl.1822-40, MIM NIM Tell-Tale Compass, 1840 = D.(1976); Plotting Graphometer = D.(1993). David Baker and Hooper; Thomas Wightman engraved the compass cards. No. 54 Ann-Street, (on the Draw-Bridgw), Boston, Mass. D.J. Warner 10 and 12; Moskowitz; Coffeen 41. suggest correction
BAKER, CARVER AND MORRELL USA, c.1900, NIM Marine Compass = PMS. Portland, Maine. RSW. suggest correction
BAKER, CHARLES England, c.1850, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Microscopes = Christie 12/18/74, Christie-SK 12/1/83, Phillips 5/20/75, 2/14/79, 4/20/83; Stick Barometer = D.(1975); Odometers = Phillips 2/2/84, Christie-SK 12/1/83; Meridian Transit = Keighley Art Gallery and Museum. most instruments signed "C. Baker." 244 High Holborn, London. Stevens and Aked; USNM; Moskowitz 108; RSW; Coffeen A. suggest correction
BAKER, D. England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-Bill. 4/21/93. Billingshurst. RSW. suggest correction
BAKER, DAVID USA, b.c.1792-1856, NIM the Whaleman's List showed he was a dealer in nautical instruments; see Baker and Hooper. New Bedford, Mass. Moskowitz, 1976; D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
BAKER, EDWARD England, c.1779, MIM grand-nephew of Benjamin Cole 2 and brother-in-law of John Newton; drawing instrument maker; ensign in the Militia, 1779. London. Millburn 11. suggest correction
BAKER, HENRY England, fl.1848-58, OIM PHIM optician; made barometers and thermometers; had a display in the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. 90 Hatton Garden, London. Goodison 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Bonelli 1; Moskowitz 109. suggest correction
BAKER, RICHARD England, c.1806, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Fairey of the Grocers' Company on March 6, 1806. J. Brown 2. suggest correction
BAKER, ROBERT 1 England, fl.1685-1712, MIM diallist; author; probably the designer of the "Celestial Hemisphere." The Windmill, without Temple Bar (pre-1706); the Union Coffee House, over against the Royal Exchange; both in London. Taylor 1(439); Dawson 216, 1971. suggest correction
BAKER, ROBERT 2 England, OIM Nachet thought that he might have been the first maker of a reflecting microscope; doctor. Nachet. suggest correction
BAKER, WILLIAM 1 England, c.1680, MIM Burford or Oxford. Dewhirst; Taylor 1(416); Evans 1; Gunther 2. suggest correction
BAKER, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1748, MIM apprenticed to Edmund Blow in the Joiners' Company on July 4, 1738; turned over to Thomas Cole, leatherseller, March 6,1738; turned over to Richard Hut in the Clothworkers' Company on Oct. 20, 1740; free in the Joiners' Company, Aug. 2, 1748. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BAKER, WILLIAM 3 USA, fl.1850-54, MIM NIM OIM New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
BAKEWELL, R. England, 18th Century, MIM Sectors = UTR (wood), DEU (ivory). London. Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
BAKEWELL, RICHARD England, fl.1797-1826, MIM SIM made mining compasses, rules of ivory and boxwood, surveying tapes; succeeded by Isaac Trow. Loveday Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9; Taylor 2(1477); RSW. suggest correction
BAKKER, CLAES Holland, c.1650, MIM Astrolabe and Sundial on watch case = Michel Coll. Groningen. Michel 1. suggest correction
BALBRECK France, MIM SIM Wye Level = Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. Paris. USNM. suggest correction
BALBRECK FILS AINE France, MIM PHIM Orographe Schrader = CNAM. Balbreck fils aîné; surveying instrument to draw elevation and location of mountains. Paris. Delehar 8. suggest correction
BALCH, JOHN USA, c.1800, MIM Almanac, rotating, 1800-1900 = D.(1995). Mass. Coffeen 51. suggest correction
BALCH, THOMAS H. USA, fl.1771-1817, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.; Surveying Compasses, wood = PEA, P.C., D.(1978). Essex Institute and PEA instruments may be only one. at the Sign of the Mariner's Compass, State Street, Newburyport, Mass. Smart 1; Brewington 1; USNM; Warner 12; RSW. suggest correction
BALDANTONI, A. Italy, c.1700, MIM NIM SIM Cross-staff = KEN; Alidade = X. Ancona. Daumas 1; Holbrook; Price 2; Evans 1; Hamilton 2; USNM. suggest correction
BALDANTONI, GIUSEPPE Italy, 1784-1873, MIM Ancona; Firenze (1861). Brenni 1. suggest correction
BALDANTONI, GIUSEPPE, E FIGLIO Italy, c.1861, MIM Magnetic Compass = X. Ancona. Brenni 1. suggest correction
BALDEN, JOSEPH England, -1817, PHIM see Beach and Balden. Birmingham. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BALDOCK, RICHARD England, c.1721, MIM apprenticed to William Roberts 1 in the Broderers' Company on Nov. 8, 1705; free in the Company, Dec. 6, 1721. Next the Three Tuns in Shoe Lane, London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BALDWEIN AND BUCHER Germany, fl.1561-68, MIM Orrery Clocks = DRE, KAS. Eberhard Baldwein and Hans Bucher. Marburg. Zinner 1; Gunther 1; Baillie 1; RSW. suggest correction
BALDWEIN AND DIEPEL Germany, fl.1561-63, MIM Astrolabe Clock, 1561-63 = KAS. Eberhard Baldwein and Hermann Diepel. Marburg; Giessen. Lübke. suggest correction
BALDWEIN, EBERHARD Germany, fl.1558-81, MIM Quadrant, wood = lost; Armillary Sphere = KAS; Azimuth Quadrants = KAS, lost (1569); Celestial Globe = P.C. "mechanicus." Kassel; Marburg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BALDWIN, JEDEDIAH USA, fl.1790-1811, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, wood = P.C. (1960). Hanover, New Hampshire. Bedini 1; Smart 1; A.L. King; Price 2; DATM. suggest correction
BALDWIN, THOMAS England, post-1713, MIM George Dennis was turned over to Thomas Baldwin as an apprentice, after 1713; Baldwin may have been a member of the Clockmakers' Company. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BALDWIN, WILLIAM England, c.1655, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company, 1655. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BALE 1 England, fl.1814-15, MIM see Mitchell and Bale. Taylor 2(1389). suggest correction
BALE 2 England, c.1845, MIM Celestial Globes = X (1845), Phillips 12/2/87 (1845), Soth. 5/21/73 (1846); Terrestrial Globe, miniature = D.(1971). Soth. globe is five-inch diameter; see Bale and Woodward. Tooley; Moskowitz 102; RSW. suggest correction
BALE AND WOODWARD England, c.1845, MIM Celestial Globe = Melun 4/24/83. see Bale 2. RSW. suggest correction
BALE, THOMAS 1 England, c.1704, MIM apprenticed to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company; free of the Company on Oct. 2, 1704. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BALE, THOMAS 2 England, PHIM Marine Barometer = X. Bristol. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BALEATO Spain, NIM Azimuth Compasses = MAN-I78 and -I90; Sextant = MAN-I123. Ferrol. Garcia 1. suggest correction
BALERNA Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 2/28/80. probably Domenico Balerno. Dundee. RSW. suggest correction
BALERNA, D. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). Goodison 1. suggest correction
BALERNA, L. England, fl.1841-53?, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Phillips 11/26/83, Soth.-Chester 6/20/85. Halifax. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BALERNO, DOMENICO Scotland, fl.1846-53, PHIM barometer maker. 14 Yeaman Shore, Dundee. Bryden 3; Goodison 1. suggest correction
BALES see Bale suggest correction
BALIE see Bayley 2. Dewhirst. suggest correction
BALL, JONATHAN USA, 1835, NIM patent for mariner's compass, 1835; example at D. with glass bowl and compass card signed "Hooker New York", surely William Hooker. Buffalo, N.Y.; Newry, Me. USNM; Bedini 8; Coffeen Comm.; Warner 12; RSW. suggest correction
BALL, THOMAS England, c.1724, MIM apprenticed to Nathaniel Smith of the Clockmakers' Company on Dec. 31, 1711; free of the Company, July 6, 1724. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BALLARA misreading for Ballard 1. RSW. suggest correction
BALLARD 1 England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth.-S 10/19/89. Cranbrook. Goodison 1; Baillie 1; RSW. suggest correction
BALLARD 2 England, fl.1826-28?, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Lamberhurst. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BALLARD, SAMUEL USA, 1718-93, MIM Boston, Mass. Smart 1. suggest correction
BALLARD, T. England, c.1805?, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London? Goodison 1. suggest correction
BALLARINI, PETER England, 1801-58, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. in partnership with Austin Cattaneo and others, pre-1838; barometer signed "P. Ballarini York." Kings Staith, York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BALLESTEROS, MANUEL DE Spain, MIM Universal Ring Sundial = KEN-1938-369. RSW. suggest correction
BALLESTEROS, PEDRO Spain, 1829, Sundial, 1829 = Man-I149. invented by the Marques de Feria. Madrid. Garcia 1; RSW. suggest correction
BALLESTRE Spain, PHIM Balance, steel = Soth. 4/22/65-41. Madrid. RSW. suggest correction
BALLOCK, PHIL. England, MIM Sundial, portable = Col. Baldwin (1890). Gatty. suggest correction
BALSARY, G., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth.-C 10/9/86, New House 9/10/93. New House barometer signed "Balsary and Co.". London. ATG 8/28/93; RSW. suggest correction
BALTHASER, JOHANN Germany, 18th Century, OIM Microscope = WHI. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BALTUS, MARQUART see Marquart, Baltus. Michel 3. suggest correction
BALTZER see Baltzer Cambon. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BALY see Bayley 2. Dewhirst. suggest correction
BAMASCONI, FRANCIS misreading for Francis Barnasconi, which see. Taylor 2(1771). suggest correction
BAMBER NIM Rolling Rule = Versailles 4/17/83. RSW. suggest correction
BAMBER, JAMES Ireland, c.1820, NIM OIM invented an improved ship's log; may be Bamber, which see. Ballymoney. Taylor 2(1479). suggest correction
BAMBLER, P. MAURUS Germany, MIM Reichenbach. Evans 1. suggest correction
BAMMAN, JOHANNES Germany, fl.1484-91, MIM Astrolabes = Schweinfurt Museum (1484), KRE (1487). KRE is ICA-604, other is ICA-633; also see "H.B. 1." Smalkaldens. Zinner 1; Price 1; ICA 2. suggest correction
BANCE England, c.1797?, PHIM Wheel Barometer in bookcase = J. McGarva Coll. = Soth. 11/15/63. Hungerford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BANCE AINE France, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood = Soth. 10/21/74. Bance Aîné. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BANCKS 1 see Robert Bancks 2. suggest correction
BANCKS 2 England, fl.1820-27, MIM OIM PHIM son of Robert Bancks 2; referred to as Banks, Jr.; made instruments for Dr. Brewster; see Bancks and Son. 119 New Bond Street (1820-27), London. Taylor 2(921). suggest correction
BANCKS AND SON England, fl.1810-34, MIM OIM PHIM Rule, ivory = BM-1918/7/12-19; Wheel Barometers = X(2); Spyglass = Soth. 12/15/78. Robert Bancks 2 and a son; "Instrument makers and Opticians to His Majesty." 119 New Bond Street, London (1820-27). Taylor 2(921); Goodison 1; Price 3; Ward 4; RSW. suggest correction
BANCKS, ANTHONY OLDISS England, fl.1792-96, MIM OIM older brother of Robert Bancks 2; apprenticed to John Kitchingman in the Turners' Company, Aug. 3, 1780; free by patrimony in the Joiners' Company on Aug. 7, 1792; took apprentices; optician. 25 Piccadilly, Strand (1794); 440 Strand (1796); both in London. Crawforth 7; Clifton 1. suggest correction
BANCKS, ROBERT 1 England, fl.1765-pre-1792, apprenticed to William Murry in the Joiners' Company, 1755; turned over to Philip Jones, member of Framework Knitters' Company in 1757; free in the Joiners' Company, 1765; may have been the father of Anthony Oldiss Bancks and Robert Bancks 2. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BANCKS, ROBERT 2 England, fl.1803-38, MIM NIM OIM PHIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including ADL; barometers, microscopes, telescopes, sextants, pantographs, sundials, etc. freed by Patrimony in the Joiners' Company, Nov. 5, 1803; instruments are signed "Bancks" or "Banks", all with same address; some may be by his son; T.C.; "Optical and Mathematical Instrument Maker to His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales"; "Instrument Maker to His Majesty"; Royal appointment to George IV (1820) and to William IV later. 440 Strand ; 441 Strand; 440-1 Strand; New Bond Street (1820); all in London. Taylor 2(921); Goodison 1; Moskowitz 110; Wynter and Turner; Wynter 1; ADL; Clay and Court; Evans 1; Bonelli 1; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1 & 7; Coffeen 12; RSW. suggest correction
BANDERMAN, W. Germany, MIM Inclinometer = Soth. 11/9/59-179. Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
BANFIELD England, PHIM Balance = K. and C. 12/3/75. Brighton. RSW. suggest correction
BANG, T.A. Denmark, c.1812, NIM Marine Compass = Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Conn. Kiopenhavn; enlarged copy of compass card used as table top. Copenhagen. RSW. suggest correction
BANGS, NIELS ROHR Denmark, c.1830, NIM Azimuth Compass = OMM. Copenhagen. RSW. suggest correction
BANIDE France, c.1775, OIM made optical instruments for Rochon. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BANKEL Germany, c.1780, PHIM Money Balance = DRE. may be misreading for James Bankes, which see. RSW. suggest correction
BANKES 1 England, MIM SIM Theodolite = Phillips 2/2/84. surely misreading for Robert Bancks 2, which see. 441 Strand, London. RSW. suggest correction
BANKES 2 see Banks. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BANKES, JAMES England, PHIM made folding balances. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BANKS see Bancks. Engelmann 1; RSW. suggest correction
BANKS AND HATCH USA, fl.1841-44, MIM NIM mathematical instrument makers, 1841; dealers in mathematical and nautical instruments, 1844; see Edward Prince Banks. Sign of the Quadrant and Watch, No. 6 Exchange Street (1841); 72 Exchange Street (1844)' both in Portland, Me.. Portland, Me. Business Directories; RSW. suggest correction
BANKS, EDWARD PRINCE USA, 1811-92 fl.1834-37, MIM NIM T.C.; see Banks and Hatch. two doors below Merchants Bank, Exchange Street (1834); No. 6 Exchange Street (1837); both in Portland, Me. Smart 1; Moskowitz 102; Portland, Me, Business Directories; RSW. suggest correction
BANKS, JOHN c.1900, Water Clock, 1682 = X, made by Pearson-Page Co. of Birmingham in the 20th Century. Britten 1; Darius 1. suggest correction
BANKS, JOSEPH England, c.1830, MIM Terrestrial Globe = Maritime Museum, Horten, Norway. Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society. Fleet Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
BANKS, JR. England, son of Robert Bancks; mentioned as maker by Brewster; see Bancks 2 and Bancks and Son. Clay and Court. suggest correction
BANKS, ROBERT England, see Robert Bancks. Taylor 2(921); Clay and Court; Moskowitz 110. suggest correction
BANKS, WILLIAM England, c.1734, MIM apprenticed to Fisher Combs of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 7, 1734. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BANNISTER, H. England, c.1790, PHIM Angle Barometer = P.C. stolen. Lichfield. ATG 5/8/93. suggest correction
BANNISTER, JAMES England, c.1751, apprenticed to John Sudlow of the Grocers' Company on Aug. 1, 1751. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BANYARD, THOMAS England, c.1683, apprenticed to Joseph Wells in the Joiners' Company, Nov. 6, 1683. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BARABAN France, c.1850, MIM SIM succeeded by C. Dupressoir, which see; also succeeded by L. Thomas Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE 1 France, 1702, MIM Sundial, octagonal, gilt-brass, 1702 = Soth. 5/10/54. may be misreading of date. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE 2 France, fl.1752-1814, MIM NIM SIM made sundials including Butterfield-type, inclining and other horizontal types; made circumferentors, globes, sectors and other drawing instruments, etc.; examples may be seen in many museums including ADL; ADL-N6, ADL-W41, ADL-W67; and octant, 1752 at PMM. could be either Jean-Louis-Jacques Baradelle or his son, Nicolas-Eloi Baradelle; see entries for them; Daumas thought that most of the undated sundials were by Jean-Louis-Jacques Baradelle. Paris. Daumas 1; Hamilton 1 and 2; Weil (2)29; NMM 2; USNM; ADL; Price 3; Ward 4; Wynter 1; Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE FILS France, 1749-1808, Sundial = Prince de Conti Coll. (18th Century). catalogue of instruments, 1778; see Nicolas-Eloi Baradelle. Quai de l'Horloge du Palais, au Quartier Anglais, Paris. Brieux 2; Nachet; Augarde; RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE JUNIOR France, MIM SIM Rule, ebony and ivory = MADEX-504; Graphometer = X; Set of Drawing Instruments = P.C. Baradelle Fils. Paris. MADEX; RSW; Bryden 9. suggest correction
BARADELLE L'AINE France, 1752-94, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Graphometer, 1782 = Versailles 5/6/79; Cam-type Sundial in gold watch case = D.(1985); Spherical Level = Libert et Castor 4/28/82; Equatorial Sundial, gold = NMM; Pair of Globes, wood = Schuhmann Sale-96; Surveying Cross = ADL-W193; Mining Instrument Set = P.C.; Instument Set (1788) = P.C. Baradelle L'aîné; Jean-Louis-Jacques Baradelle, fl.1774-94; Augarde thought him Nicolas-Alexandre Baradelle, c.1761; made nine nautical and mathematical instruments for Courtanvaux. Rue Dauphine, Paris. Courtanvaux; Daumas 1; NMM 2; Philips; A.J. Turner 10; ADL; Augarde; RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE LAINE France, MIM Astronomical Ring = Drouot 4/7/87; Sundial = TIM (1987). misinscribed; should read "Baradelle L'aîné." Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE S. OZ. France, MIM Pedometer in watch case = P.C. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE, CHEZ France, MIM Capuchin-type Sundial = ADL-A---. probably by Jacques or Nicholas Baradelle. Quay del'horloge du Palais à l'Enseigne de l'Observatoire, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE, J.L.J. France, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = Pennsylvania Historical Society, Philadelphia, Pa. Jean Louis Jacques Baradelle, which see. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE, JEAN-LOUIS-JACQUES France, 1752-94, MIM PHIM SIM he made many instruments including sundials, sectors, globes, lodestones, artillery levels, graphometers, etc. member of Guild of "fondeurs ciseleurs"; invented a type of crescent sundial and an artillery level; most instruments signed "Jacques Baradelle"; father of Nicholas-Eloi Baradelle; see Baradelle L'aîné. Paris. Daumas 1; Michel 1; Hamilton 1 and 2; NMM 2; Augarde; Wynter 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLE, NICOLAS-ELOI France, fl.pre-1774-1814, MIM Universal Ring Sundials = Cardinal de Luynes (pre-1774), NMM (1774; Analemmatic Sundial = NMM; Meridian for a globe, 1774 = CNAM-1449; Ellipse Compass = CNAM-2774; Set of Geometric Figures, wood = CNAM-3824; Sundial = NAC; etc. worked for Abbé Rochon in 1805; see Baradelle Fils; son of Jean-Louis-Jacques Baradelle. Quay de l'Horloge, Paris. Daumas 1; Maddison 1; Michel 3; Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4; Wynter 1; Nachet; NMM 2; Augarde; RSW. suggest correction
BARADELLEN, JACQUES see Jean Louis Jacques Baradelle. suggest correction
BARANCA, JOSEPH Italy, 1687, MIM worked with Franc. Ruvolo in producing globes; a terrestrial globe is signed "Franc. Ruvolo fecit. Joseph Baranca Sculpsit Octob. 1687" is at the Chicago Historical Society. Yonge. suggest correction
BARANDELLE FILS misreading for Baradelle Fils. Lempertz 6/14/76. suggest correction
BARBA, GIOVANNI DELLA Germany, c.1525, MIM made excellent instruments, spheres, globes, astrolabes, etc. Michel 3. suggest correction
BARBA, JOSEPH FRANCOIS France, 1760, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1760 = Museum, Nancy. Joseph François Barba. Michel 14. suggest correction
BARBANTI, CARLO Italy, fl.1829-37, MIM PHIM SIM Drawing Instrument = ROM; Polariscope = FLO; Barometer, De Luc-type = FLM. machinist to the Royal Observatory in 1829 and to the Royal Academy of Sciences in 1837, both in Turin. Turin. USNM; G.L'E. Turner 24; Middleton 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARBARET, JACQUES France, MIM Sundial and Compass inside lower lid of watch = LOU. ex-Garnier Coll. Paris. Garnier Cat. suggest correction
BARBER, EDWARD England, c.1674-97, MIM apprenticed in the Joiners' Company in 1667; free of the Company in 1674; took apprentices. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BARBER, ISAAC England, c.1676, free of the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1676. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
BARBER, J. England, c.1850, OIM Telescopes = PMS, Christie-SK 4/17/86. the Christie-SK telescope is signed "Barber London." London. RSW. suggest correction
BARBERIOS, FELICE Italy, 1680, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1680 = Santa Maria delle Grazie Church, Milan. Milan. Baillie 1. suggest correction
BARBIER, JEAN France, c.1720, MIM apprenticed to Jean Lefebvre 2 in the "Corporation des fondeurs" on June 27, 1720. Augarde 1. suggest correction
BARBON 1 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. 21 Panton Street, Haymarket, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARBON 2 England, c.1825, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 5/14/87 & 10/22/87; Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 10/20/89. see Barbon and Co. Fullwood Rents, Holborn, London; 281 Holborn, London. RSW. suggest correction
BARBON AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Fullwood Rents, Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARBON, PETER Scotland, fl.1808-12, OIM Microscope, 1810 = RSM. microscope has 77 Princes Street, Edinburgh as the address. 4 Lothian Street; 18 Nicholson Street (1809); 77 Princes Street (1810); all in Edinburgh. Taylor 2(1076); Goodison 1; Clay and Court; Bryden 3; Morrison-Low 1. suggest correction
BARBON, S., AND CO. Scotland, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Edinburgh. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1076). suggest correction
BARCLAY, ADAM Scotland, d.1753, MIM OIM Edinburgh. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BARCLAY, ANDREW Scotland, c.1870, OIM Telescope = D.(1976); Telescope, Gregorian = Auction, Atlanta, Ga., May, 1987 = D.(1988); Telescope with micrometer eyepiece = FRK = RSM. "engineer." Kilmarnock. Brieux 3; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
BARCLAY, HUGH Scotland, fl.1727-d.1749, OIM also made watches. Edinburg. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BARCLAY, W. Scotland, fl.1825-26, MIM invented instrument to measure elevations. Auldeare, near Nairn. Taylor 2(1480). suggest correction
BARCLAY, WILL. PHIM Stick Barometer, Num. 132 = Christie 12/8/76. RSW. suggest correction
BARCLAY, WILLIAM Scotland, fl.1731-d.1758, OIM Edinburgh. Bryden 3 and 4. suggest correction
BARDE France, c.1850, MIM Equatorial Sundial = NYM. Bardé. Paris. Lübke. suggest correction
BARDIN 1 England, MIM Orrery = Auction, 1915. see H. Bardin. Dewhirst. suggest correction
BARDIN 2 England, MIM globe maker; either Thomas Marriot or William Bardin, which see. USNM; Yonge.. suggest correction
BARDIN 3 England?, NIM Sextant = D.(1968). RSW. suggest correction
BARDIN, G.A. England, MIM Celestial Globe = NMM-G.166. London. NMM 2. suggest correction
BARDIN, H. England, c.1780-85, MIM Tellurium = NMM. see Bardin 1. London. NMM 2. suggest correction
BARDIN, THOMAS MARRIOT England, fl.1806-27, MIM Terrestrial Globes on sta = P-B 1946 (on stand), Boston Athenaeum, Mass., Wilson Museum, Castine, Me.; Celestial Globes = Wilson Museum (1800), P.C. worked with William Bardin, his father or uncle; member of Girdlers' Company. 16 Salisbury Square, Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(1077); Crawforth 11; Yonge. suggest correction
BARDIN, W. AND T.M. England, c.1780-1819, MIM Pairs of Globes = Soth., Wilkinson and Hodge 3/23/23, P-B 10/28/44-936, USNM, APS, Adams Nat'l Historic Site, Mass, (1800, 1807); Terrestrial Globes = Hispanic Society, New York, Essex Institute, Mass. (1798), Schuyler Mansion, (1798), Dartmouth College, New Hamp. (1814), Boston Athenaem, Mass. (1817), P.C. (1819); Celestial Globes = Christie 12/8/76, Essex Institute, USNM, Boston Athenaeum. William and Thomas Marriot Bardin. 16 Salisbury Square, Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(796a, 1077); Multhauf 1; Bedini 1; RSW; USNM; Moskowitz 102; Crawforth 11; Yonge. suggest correction
BARDIN, W., AND SON England, MIM Pair of Globes = University Observatory, Coimbra. RSW. suggest correction
BARDIN, WILLIAM England, fl.pre-1780-1803, MIM Pairs of Globes = NMM-168 and -169, VCW, Longleat House; Terrestrial Globes = Archaeological Museum, Nivelles, Belgium, VCW (1782-2), Phillips 12/12/89 (1783); Celestial Globes = PEA (1782), VCW (1785). in Leathersellers' Company; in Girdlers' Company, 1776; most work signed "W. Bardin"; worked with Thomas Marriot Bardin, which see; collaborated with James Ferguson; Longleat globes are ten-inch, celestial dated "April, 1785", the other dated "1783"; PEA signed "Wright's New Improved Celestial Globe----Made and Sold by William Bardin---Jany. 1, 1782." 16 Salisbury Square, Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(796a); Belgian Inventory; Moskowitz 102; NMM 2; Crawforth 11; Yonge; RSW. suggest correction
BARDON misreading for Bardou. suggest correction
BARDOU France, fl.1819-50, OIM Telescope, enameled = Soth. 122/13/65-106; Telescope = PEA. probably P.G. Bardou; he and A. Bardou shared the same address; firm established in 1819. 55, rue de Chabrol, Paris. USNM; Moskowitz 118; Brewington 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARDOU AND SON France, post-1850, OIM Telescope, 3-inch = P.C.; Telescopes = P.C.(1987), D.(1976). first P.C. (3-inch) is 38" long; second P.C. is also marked "G B" with a type of ampersand in between. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARDOU AND SONS France, post-1850, OIM Telescope = D.(1977). may be misreading for Bardou and Son. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARDOU ET FILS France, post-1850, OIM Telescopes = MYS. one marked "Charles Hutchinson and Son, Boston." Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARDOU, A. France, c.1850, OIM Telescopes = Christie-SK 11/19/87 (2), 8/20/87. 55, rue de Chabrol, Paris. Moskowitz; RSW. suggest correction
BARDOU, P.G. France, c.1850, OIM made telescopes. 55 rue de Chabrol, Paris. Moskowitz; RSW. suggest correction
BAREKHAN, J.R. Germany, NIM Sextant = OMM. Bremerhaven. RSW. suggest correction
BARELLA AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Newcastle. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARELLA, A. Holland, PHIM Barometer, double = Christie 12/8/76. Amsterdam. RSW. suggest correction
BARELLA, D. Holland, PHIM Barometer = Soth.-Mak van Waay April, 1978. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BARELLI England, c.1790, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-Pulborough 3/1/83. see Josh Barelli and Co. Reading. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARELLI, JNO., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = X. Bath. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARELLI, JOHN England, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, D.(1975); Barometer = D.(1971). may be Barelli in Della Torre and Barelli, which see; X is signed "J. Barelli"; 1971 D. signed "Jon" with little bar under the "n". London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARELLI, JOSH, AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. see Barelli. Reading. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARELLI, JUNO England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Abridge Antique and Auction 2/21/90. may be misreading for Jno. Barelli. Bath. RSW. suggest correction
BARETTA USA, c.1850?, see McAllister and Baretta. Smart 1. suggest correction
BARINE, P. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARKER 1 England, c.1736, OIM microscope maker. Nachet. suggest correction
BARKER 2 England, c.1780, MIM SIM Theodolite = D. Wynter and Turner. suggest correction
BARKER 3 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer in door of clock = Connoisseur, July, 1911. attributed to William Barker, clockmaker, fl.1747-86. Wigan. Goodison 1; A.J. Hawkes. suggest correction
BARKER 4 England, NIM Magnetic Compass = Christie 3/9/65-3. signed "Barker's Patents 181/15"; probably Francis Barker, which see. RSW. suggest correction
BARKER AND SON England, 19th Century, NIM Compass = Peron et Corsy, Melun 6/10/79. probably Francis Barker and Son. London. RSW. suggest correction
BARKER, FRANCIS England, c.1850, MIM NIM PHIM Sundials, round, slate = Christie 12/18/74 = 4/9/75, P.C. compass designer; see Barker 4. 12 Clerkenwell Road, London. NMM 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
BARKER, FRANCIS, AND SON England, 1848-to present, MIM NIM PHIM Sextant, box = Christie-SK 10/6/83; Augsburg-type Sundial = P.C.; Equatorial Sundials = Soth. 3/14/57-140, 11/9/59-174. also made aneroid barometers; firm continues to produce instruments to this day; most are signed "F. Barker and Son"; T.C. marked "Late Grove and Barker"; "17 years with and successors to J. and G. Simms." "Sundial House", 12 Clerkenwell Road; 23 Great Sutton Street, E.C. (post-1858); both in London. Moskowitz 107; RSW; USNM; Chaldecott 3; RGO. suggest correction
BARKER, WILLIAM England, c.1711, MIM apprenticed to John Worgan of the Grocers' Company on Oct. 8, 1700; was turned over to William Haddon, Stationer, on Mar. 12, 1700 (os). London. Taylor 1(560); Evans 1; J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BARLACE England, c.1780, MIM Sectors = Soth. 6/23/87, Nouveau Drouot 5/20/88. both sectors have twelve-inch radii. London. RSW. suggest correction
BARLING England, post-1740, MIM Soho Rule, boxwood and ivory = P.C. a type of slide rule designed by James Watt, c.1739. Limehouse Hole, London. Delehar 2 and 9. suggest correction
BARLOW, PETER England, 1776-1862, devised Barlow's Wheel, a machine which demonstrated Faraday's discovery of electro-mechanical rotation. Greenslade, Jr. 1; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BARLOW, THOMAS H. USA, 1789-1865, MIM Planetaria = Washington and Lee University, Lexington Va., Sayre School, Lexington Ky., University of Mississippi, University, Miss. the planetaria were very large, 13 feet in diameter; at least 11 more were made, now all lost; inventor; machinist; published a brochure for the instrument. Lexington Ky.; Cincinnati, Ohio. Langemann. suggest correction
BARLOW, WILLIAM England, 1544-1625 fl.1580-1618, MIM NIM designed instruments, including a compass with an alidade to determine variation. Winchester (1581); Salisbury (1615). Taylor 1(37); Evans 1; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BARNABITI Italy, c.1847, OIM made reflecting microscopes. Clay and Court. suggest correction
BARNARD, I. England, 1784, MIM Gauge, folding, for wine = X; Slide Rule, 1784 = P.C. Queries, S.I.S. Bull. 1, 1983; Delehar 9. suggest correction
BARNARDA, P. England, fl.1803-11, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. in directories as maker. 22 West Street, West Smithfield, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNARDA, P. AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. see P. Barnarda. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNASCHINA 1 England, OIM Telescope = D.(1973). variant spelling of Barnasconi? London. RSW; Wynter 1. suggest correction
BARNASCHINA 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. probably Francis Barnasconi. Newcastle-on-Tyne. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNASCHINA, ANTHONY England, fl.1826-28, OIM PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2), Soth. 7/6/73. one X is signed "A. Barnaschina." New Road, Gravesend. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCHINA, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Gravesend. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNASCHONE England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Devizes. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNASCHONE, CHAS. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Boston. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNASCHONI AND MONTHI see Bernaschoni and Monthi. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCHONI, B. England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = P-B 10/24/42. RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCONE 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2), Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. possibly M. Barnascone. Leeds. Goodison 1; RSW; USNM. suggest correction
BARNASCONE 2 England, c.1825, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1997). Merthyr. ATG 6/14/97. suggest correction
BARNASCONE, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. could be Andrew Barnascone of Boston or A. Bernasconi of Leeds. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCONE, ANDREW England, c.1822, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 7/19/88. signed "A. Barnascone". High Street, Boston. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCONE, G.B. England, c.1780, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, P.C. (1972). 13 St. Michaels Square; 14 St. Michaels Square; both in Southampton. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCONE, J., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNASCONE, M. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(4). also spelled Bernasconi. Leeds. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNASCONI, A. England, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-Chester 2/2/84. Leeds. RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCONI, F., AND SON England, c.1860, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 10/19/87. Francis Barnasconi renamed the firm to be "F. Barnasconi and Son" by 1860. Newcastle. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCONI, FRANCIS England, fl.1827-58, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 2/26/88. signed "F. Barnasconi, Newcastle"; also spelled Barnesconi. 34 The Side (1827-34); 16 Groat Market (1838); 28 Groat Market (1841); 29 Groat Market (1844); 20 High Bridge (1847-53); 35 High Bridge (1855-58); all in Newcastle. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1771); RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCONI, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer with Thermometer = Soth. 12/15/83. signed "L. Barnasconi Trowbridge Warranted." Trowbridge. RSW. suggest correction
BARNASCONI, LEWIS England, fl.1833-41, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). may have made barometers. 42 Burgess Street (1833-37); 233 Waingate (1834-41); 19 Waingate (1841); all in Sheffield. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNASCONI, M. England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth.-Chester 5/16/85, 7/25/85. Leeds. RSW. suggest correction
BARNES AND ASPINALL England, PHIM scale makers. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BARNES, WILLIAM England, c.1706, MIM apprenticed to John Johnson 3 of the Grocers' Company on Aug. 24, 1706. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BARNESCONI see Barnascone, Barnasconi and Bernasconi. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARNETT, ASHER England, fl.1770-77, OIM spectacle grinder and optician. 25 Coleman Street (1770); 25 Froggery (1777); both in Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BARNETT, MORRIS England, PHIM Marine Barometer = MYS. Ramsgate. RSW. suggest correction
BARNETT, THOMAS England, 1768-1816 fl.1789-1816, MIM OIM PHIM Stick Barometer = X. signed "T. Barnett"; T.C.; apprenticed in the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1782; free of the Company on Dec. 17, 1789; patented a method of aerating fluids, 1802; instrument maker to H.M. Board of Customs and Excise; advertised all kinds of barometers; made telescopes and other instruments. 21 East Street, Lambeth (1789); 61 Great Tower Street; No. 4 Mores Yard, Old Fish Street near Dockers Commons; all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(797); Dewhirst; Clay and Court; Calvert 2; Court and von Rohr 3(216); Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BARNI France, c.1825, PHIM Wheel Barometer, diamond-shaped = Doyle 1/24/90. Amiens. RSW. suggest correction
BARNS, DANIEL England, c.1753, apprenticed to Richard Rust of the Grocers' Company on March 16, 1753. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BARNUKA England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Bury. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BAROCCIO, AMBROGIO Italy, c.1600, MIM Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
BAROCCIO, GIAMBATTISTA Italy, may be Giovanni Battista Baroccio. Urbino. Price 2. suggest correction
BAROCCIO, GIOVANNI BATTISTA Italy, 1570, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1570 = ROB. see Giovanni Maria Baroccio; Price thought he was Giambattista Baroccio. Venice; Urbino. Morpurgo 1; Michel 2; Price 2. suggest correction
BAROCCIO, GIOVANNI MARIA Italy, 1570, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1570 = ROB; Planetary Clock = Bernard Coll., Paris. must be same as Giovanni Battista Baroccio, which see; clock was for the Pope; globe maker. Urbino. Morpurgo 1; Michel 2; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BAROCCIO, SIMONE Italy, fl.1568-70, MIM son of Giovanni Maria Baroccio; clockmaker; made Commandino- and Guidobaldi-type proportional compasses. Urbino. Morpurgo 1; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BARON, EDMOND England, c.1693, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Feilder of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 7, 1693. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BARON, PATRICK Ireland, 1794, OIM optician. 83 Dame Street, Dublin (1794). Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
BARR Scotland see White and Barr. Glasgow. USNM. suggest correction
BARRAND, ROGER France, Aneroid Barometer = D.(1972). "horloger"; reproduction. rue Despiches, Orléans. RSW. suggest correction
BARRAUD England, fl.1823-45, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D. also made chronometers. 41 Cornhill, London. Wynter and Turner; USNM. suggest correction
BARRELL, JOHN England?, c.1828, NIM Sextant = Old Gaol Museum, Me. USNM. suggest correction
BARRERE France, see Girard et Barrère. Christie-SK 4/17/86. suggest correction
BARRETA, D. England, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, D.(1996). may be Dom Barret. 67 Holborn, London. Goodison 1; ATG 7/6/96. suggest correction
BARRETT England, NIM see Spencer, Barrett and Co. suggest correction
BARRETT, DOM England, 1783?, PHIM Angle Barometer = X. dated in pencil; may be D. Barreta. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BARRETT, ROBERT M. England, c.1850, MIM in Great Exhibition of 1851 in London; D. Primavesi was his agent in Cardiff. 4 Jamaica Terrace, Limehouse, London. G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
BARRETT, SIMON England, c.1678, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Claxton in the Clockmakers' Company; turned over to Joseph Wells of the Joiners' Company on July 3, 1668, until 1675; free of the Clockmakers' Company, April 8, 1678; took apprentices. London. J. Brown 3; Loomes 2. suggest correction
BARRINGTON, THOMAS England, c.1828, MIM 32 Wytch Street, Strand, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
BARROLL, JOHN England, c.1701, MIM apprenticed to John Wood 1 of the Clockmakers' Company for eight years on June 1, 1701. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BARROW AND OWEN England, MIM NIM OIM T.C. in marine compass box; Henry Barrow. 26 Oxenden Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
BARROW, HENRY England, 1790-1870, MIM NIM PHIM Theodolite = KEN; Telescope = KEN; Mariner's Compass = NMM; Gunner's Level = NMM; Dip Needles = USNM, Royal Greenwich Observatory, Hurstmonceaux Castle; Actinometer = KEN; Barometer, Thermometers (2) = P. & S. 2/4/1876. might have been apprenticed to either George Dollond 1 or Edward Troughton 2 as he did work for both of them before 1829; appointed MIM under the Surveyor General of India (1830-39); succeeded to the business of Thomas Charles Robinson in 1842; became "Robinson and Barrow" (1842-50); also made balances; invented a new dip needle. London (pre 1830); Calcutta (1830-39); 38 Devonshire Street, London (1842-43); 26 Oxenden Street, London (1845-64). Pipping 1; RSW; Bryden 8; Taylor 2(2069); McConnell; USNM; NMM 2; Stock 1 & 2. suggest correction
BARROW, HENRY, AND CO. England, fl.1850-69, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Thermometer = Soth. 3/11/77; Telescope, three-draw = Phillips 1/30/84; Sextant, box = Phillips 10/26/83; Protractor, full, with sights = Drouot 4/7/87. some signed "H. Barrow and Co.; one carries the East India Co. trademark; also made theodolites, magnetic compasses, etc.; see Henry Barrow. 26 Oxenden Street, London. O'Mara; RSW; USNM; Stock 1 & 2. suggest correction
BARROW, JOHN England, 1792, MIM author. London. Dawson 216, 1971. suggest correction
BARROW, W., AND W. LOVELACE England, pre-1756, PHIM T.C.; made artificial magnets; partnership broke up in 1756. at the Golden Lion in St. Martins Le-Grand, London. Calvert 2; Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BARROW, WILLIAM England, c.1756, NIM PHIM Compass, 1756 = NMM. T.C.; see W. Barrow and W. Lovelace; made artificial magnets; left London in 1756. London; Woolton near Prescott, Lancs. (1756). NMM 2; Calvert 2. suggest correction
BARRY England, c.1800, MIM NIM Telescope, pocket = Soth.-N.Y. 2/23/79; Octant = Seamans Institute, New York; Sextants = MYS, LIM, Soth. 10/17/60-157; Circular Protractor = D.(1976). probably Richard Barry, which see. London. Moskowitz, 1976; RSW; USNM. suggest correction
BARRY, JOSEPH Ireland, fl.1780-1824, MIM SIM Circumferentor = X. also a watchmaker. Cork. Mollan 1 and 2; SIS Bulletin #1, 1983; Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
BARRY, M. England, fl.1815-25, MIM continued Richard Barry's business. Navigation Warehouse, Minories, London. Moskowitz 112; USNM; Brewington 1. suggest correction
BARRY, RICHARD England, fl.1799-1820, MIM NIM OIM Telescopes = PEA, P.C.(1969); Protractor, full, with arm = D. (1976); Sextant, ebony = D.(1993). sextant scale is signed "I.R." (8); T.C. 290 Wapping Street (1799-); 106 Minories; Navigation Warehouse, Minories (1810-15); all in London. Moskowitz 112; Taylor 2(925); Brewington 1; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; Coffeen 43. suggest correction
BARSTON, JOHN England, fl.1738-40, patented a quadrant, 1738; Joseph Turner worked with him on the quadrant. Hatton Garden, London. Taylor 2(228); Dewhirst; Evans 1; Millburn 8. suggest correction
BART, JOHANN Germany, c.1525, MIM see Giovanni della Barba. Michel 3. suggest correction
BARTENSCHLAGER, J.C. Germany, 1713-99, MIM SIM Universal Ring Sundial = SCH-5269; Table Sundials = SCH-5268, ZUS-LM2639, and ZUR(2); Graphometer = ZUR; Surveying Instruments = SCH and ZUS; Sector = Soth. 10/17/60-132. Schaffhausen. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARTHELEMY France, c.1790, PHIM Hydrometer, silver, case = Drouot 11/7/75. "Md Orfèvre et Joailler de Lunel"; Barthélémy. dans la Grand'rue, vis-à-vis le Bureau de la Colerie, No. 346, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BARTHELMES Germany, c.1830, PHIM Barometer = DRE. Gotha. RSW. suggest correction
BARTHOLOMAEUS, S. Germany, 1736, MIM Sundial, stone and brass, 1736 = FRA. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BARTHOLOMEW, ABBOT Germany, 1550, MIM Chalice Dial, 1550 = BM-1896/12/14-1. see B.A. 2. Aldersbach. Price 3; Ward 4; Evans 1; Gatty. suggest correction
BARTLETT, JOHN 1 England, c.1754, MIM apprenticed to John Gilbert 1 of the Grocers' Company on Dec. 18, 1746; turned over to John Urings 2 in the Joiners' Company by Barbara Gilbert, administrator, on March 18, 1752; free in the Grocers' Company, Feb. 5, 1754. J. Brown 1; Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BARTLETT, JOHN 2 England, c.1900, Roman Sundials, copies = Wray Sale-78 = OXF (falsely dated 1640), ADL-T46 (falsely dated 1642). by D.B. Sheahan of New York City; address marked on sundials is "Chester." Michel 1; Dyer; Fox 2; Tomlinson 1; RSW. suggest correction
BARTLETT, MOSES England, d.1709, MIM sundial recorded. Exeter. Loomes 2. suggest correction
BARTLETT, WILLIAM England, c.1700, apprenticed to Elizabeth Toogood in the Joiners' Company, July 16, 1700. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BARTOLLA, G. England, c.1775, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 12/15/72. Barford. RSW. suggest correction
BARTON 1 England, 18th Century, MIM Ramsden worked under him. Nachet . suggest correction
BARTON 2 England, 19th Century, OIM Telescope, three-draw = Christie-SK 4/14/89. Strand, London. RSW. suggest correction
BARTON, JOHN England, fl.1791-1815, NIM invented a type of floating compass. 36 Old Bond Street; upper Belgrave Square, Pimlico; both in London. Taylor 2(926). suggest correction
BARTON, PETER misreading for Peter Barbon. Morrison-Low; RSW. suggest correction
BARTRAM, ABRAHAM England, c.1602, apprenticed to Charles Whitwell of the Grocers' Company on June 24, 1602. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BARTS England, MIM Sundial, portable, case = Central Museum and Art Gallery, Northampton. London. Stevens and Aked. suggest correction
BARTSCH, JACOB Holland, 1600-33, MIM Instrument, 1624 = LEY. also marked "Jac. ab Leiden." Leiden. Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
BARTSCHERER, HANS Sweden, fl.1563-82, MIM Cube Dial, 1580 = STH-12580. Stockholm. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BARUCKER Germany, 18th Century, OIM made Cuff-type microscopes; optician; possibly W. Burucker, which see. Nürnberg. Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
BASERGA France, c.1805, MIM succeeded by his son, A. Baserga. 54 Quai des Orfevres et 15 Place Dauphines, Paris. USNM. suggest correction
BASERGA, A. France, c.1830, MIM succeeded his father, Baserga. Paris. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BASERGA, F., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Ipswich. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BASNETT early spelling for Bassnett. Moskowitz 101. suggest correction
BASS England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Northampton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BASS, GEORGE England, fl.1706-69, OIM apprenticed in 1706 to Ralph Sterrop of the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company on March 28, 1716; Master of the Company in 1747; took apprentices; made early achromatic lenses in 1733 which had been invented by Chester Moor Hall. Bridewell Precinct (1733); Fleet Ditch (1764); both in London. Taylor 2(6); Daumas 1; Dewhirst; Court and von Rohr 3(82); A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BASSANO, CHRISTOPHER Italy, fl.1700-50, MIM Sundial = E.C. Middleton Coll. Evans 1. suggest correction
BASSETT USA, MIM Bassett Adder = D.(1984). Chicago, Ill. Moskowitz 127. suggest correction
BASSETT, N. USA, 1836, patented a surveying compass, 1836. Wilmington, Del. USNM. suggest correction
BASSETT, THOMAS England, c.1669, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Isaac Webb of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 18, 1669. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BASSNET, JAMES see James Bassnett. suggest correction
BASSNETT England, c.1840, NIM Quadrant = PMS; Hadley's Quadrant = PEA-M3274; Octants = PMS (2), BMM, NMM, Dukes County Historical Society, Edgartown, Mass. one PMS marked "G.W." on ivory scale, the other "SBR"; surely James Bassnett. Liverpool. NMM 2; Brewington 1; RSW; Moskowitz 101; USNM. suggest correction
BASSNETT, J., AND H. DUREN England; USA, c.1850, NIM Octant = PMS. James Bassnett and his New York dealer, Henry Duren. Liverpool and New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
BASSNETT, JAMES England, fl.1829-57, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Barometer = PEA-751; Stick Barometers = PMS, VNN, MYS; Telescope = Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Ill.; Marine Barometer = MYS; Sextant = SFM; Quadrant = D.(1972). changed name from Basnet to Bassnett in 1841; spelling variants are Bassnet and Basnett; optician; watch and clockmaker; T.C.; in partnership with son, Thomas?, 1857-60. 4 Barnes Court, Shaws Brow (1829); 13 Roberts Street North (1834-37); 1 Roberts Street (1841-51); 58 Roberts Street (1857); 8 Roberts Street (1857-60); all in Liverpool. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(2070); Brewington 1; Moskowitz 101; Bryden 9; USNM; Crawforth 6; RSW. suggest correction
BASSNETT, JAMES, AND SON England, fl.1855-65, MIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = Soth. 7/16/76; Marine Compass = Soth.-PB pre-1980; Telescope = Christie-SK 4/14/89. opticians; probably the son was Thomas Bassnett; both barometers and telescope signed "Bassnett and Son"; compass signed "J. Bassnet and Son, Liverpool". 8 Roberts Street, Liverpool. Bryden 9; Moskowitz 104; Brewington 1; Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BASSO, FRANCESCO Italy, fl.1560-70, MIM also a cartographer. Milan. Tooley. suggest correction
BASTARD, WILLIAM England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BASTICK AND DRIVER England, PHIM T.C.; scale makers; "late forman and apprentice to Mr. Vandome." No.2 Holywell Row, Worship Street, near Finsbury Square, London. Calvert 2. suggest correction
BASTIEN L'AINE France, 1842, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1842 = BOM 3/28/06-556. Bastien L'aîné. Rue St André des Arts, 60, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BAT. LUGD. 1640, MIM Diagonal Scale, 1640 = SKO. may be Lugdini for London. Price 2; Bedini 5; RSW. suggest correction
BATCH, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Chichester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BATE England, fl.1807-49, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums including a terrestrial globe on tellurian, ADL-L34, garden sundial at Washington Old Hall, Washington Village, County Durham; a wooden protractor, 1846, at BM; mountain barometer in a cane; Bate's Ready Reckoner; Thomson's Lunar Corrector (No. 209), etc. could be Robert Brettell Bate or his son; ADL tellurian is reputed to be by Sauter and Gyldenstolke. 17 Poultry, Cheapside; 20/21 Poultry, Cheapside; both in London. Taylor 2(1079); Goodison 1; Dewhirst; Brewington 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Moskowitz 107; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Delehar 9; ADL; Yonge; Coffeen 35; RSW. suggest correction
BATE AND POULTRY misreading for Bate in Poultry. RSW. suggest correction
BATE AND SON England, pre-1840-49, Robert Bretsell Bate and son. London. Taylor 2(1079); Moskowitz 105. suggest correction
BATE, BARTHOLOMEW England, 1806-95, OIM apprenticed to Robert Brettell Bate, his father, of the Spectaclemakers' Company on Jan. 24, 1822, free of the Company on Jan. 27, 1829; see Bartlett Bate. Clay and Court; Taylor 2(1079); Court and von Rohr 3(249). suggest correction
BATE, BARTLETT England, c.1822, OIM PHIM optician; took out a patent for improvements in hydrometers and saccharometers; called Junior; may be Brettell or Bretsell Bate or may be confused with Bartholomew Bate; may be the son of Robert Bretsell Bate or may be a ghost except for the "Jr." of the Poultry, London. Taylor 2(1079); Clay and Court; Court and von Rohr 3(249). suggest correction
BATE, HENRY France, c.1274, wrote a treatise on the astrolabe. Malines. Gunther 1; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BATE, JOHN England, 1809-40, PHIM worked with his father, Robert Brettell Bate. London. McConnell 4. suggest correction
BATE, JOHN 1 England, c.1626, MIM made gunner's scales; may be John Bates. London. Taylor 1(52); Evans. suggest correction
BATE, JOHN 2 Ireland, 1750, MIM Sundials = X (1750), Soth.-PB pre-1980. Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett; RSW. suggest correction
BATE, JOHN 3 England, c.1832, OIM London. Taylor 2(1773). suggest correction
BATE, P. England, 18th Century, MIM Sundial = Christie-SK 11/27/86. RSW. suggest correction
BATE, PHILIP Ireland, fl.1761-62, MIM Nicholas Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
BATE, ROBERT BRETTELL England, 1782-1847, MIM NIM OIM PHIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums; they include orreries, microscopes, dials, telescopes, globes, octants, barometers, etc.; Meridian Transit = ADL-A138. T.C.;made free of the Spectaclemakers' Companyby redemption in 1814; Master of the Company, 1828-30; took his son, Bartholomew, as apprentice in 1822 and as partner before 1840; Brettell also appears as Brettel and Bretsell; some instruments are signed "R.B. Bate"; "Optician in Ordinary" to George IV in 1818, to William IV in 1830 and to Queen Victoria in 1837; also acted as dealer; T.C. 17 Poultry; 20/21 Poultry (1830); both in Cheapside, London. Taylor 2(1079); Goodison 1; Moskowitz 105; Brewington 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Price 3; Ward 4; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1 & 7; Court and von Rohr 3(238); McConnell 4; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BATECIN, S. LAUR. Italy, NIM Compass in gimbals = FLO-3176. Venice. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BATEMAN, JOSEPH England, fl.1823-40, MIM made an eight-foot slide rule. Middlesex. Taylor 2(2071). suggest correction
BATEMAN, T. England, MIM globe maker; succeeded by John Newton. at the Globe and Sun in Chancery Lane, Fleet Street, London. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BATENBURG AND CO. Holland, c.1790, NIM Octants, ebony and ivory = ADL-A192, Christie 12/18/74. Rotterdam. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BATENBURGH, JAN VAN see Jan van Call. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BATERNA 1780, PHIM made barometer, c.1780; Baserga? Halifax. USNM. suggest correction
BATES England, c.1760, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2), Phillips 4/20/83. Kettering. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BATES, JOHN see John Bate 1. Taylor 1(52); Evans 1. suggest correction
BATES, RICHARD England, MIM T.C. at the Quadrant without Newgate facing the Old Bailey, London. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BATES, THOMAS England, c.1686, apprenticed to John Worgan of the Grocers' Company on June 3, 1686. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BATH, ABRAHAM Abraham, Bath; misreading of name on globe in the Chicago Historical Society; see Abraham 1 and Jacob Abraham. Yonge; RSW. suggest correction
BATHER England, PHIM Chondrometer = Christie-SK 10/6/83. Haymarket. RSW. suggest correction
BATIS, IOANNES Italy, c.1575, MIM Horary Quadrant = FLO-2525. for latitude 42°. Bonelli 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
BATKA, WENZD Czechoslovakia, c.1850, MIM in the 1851 Great Exhibition in London. Prague (Austria). G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BATTELL, AFFABELL England, fl.1737-48, MIM apprenticed to John Potten in the Broderers' Company, Jan. 15, 1707; free in the Company, June 8, 1737; assistant compass maker at Deptford Yard, 1741-48. Beaufort Buildings in the Strand, London (1737). Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BATTEN, EDWARD England, c.1671, MIM apprenticed by turnover to John Marke of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 16, 1671. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BATTENBURG AND CO. misreading for Batenburg and Co. RSW. suggest correction
BATTENBURGH see Jan Bacher van Call. Michel 3. suggest correction
BATTI see Moretti and Batti. suggest correction
BATTINI, B. Italy, 1721, MIM Horizontal Sundial, silver and ivory, 1721 = Michel Sale-7. the bottom has an engraved cruciform motif. RSW. suggest correction
BATTISTA, B.D. England, c.1860, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 1/27/88. Downham. RSW. suggest correction
BATTISTESSA see Zerbonie, Battistessa and Co. RSW. suggest correction
BATTISTESSA AND CO. 1 Scotland, c.1825, PHIM Wheel Barometers = P.C. (1974); Soth.-S 1/27/88. 8 and 9 Calton Street, Edinburgh. RSW. suggest correction
BATTISTESSA AND CO. 2 England, fl.1830-43, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; see Battistessa, Molteni and Guanziroli; see Zerboni, Battistessa, Molteni and Guanziroli. 13 Baldwins Gardens (1830-33); 106 Hatton Garden (1840-43); both in London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BATTISTESSA, MOLTENI AND GUANZIROLI England, c.1834, PHIM made barometers. 13 Baldwins Gardens, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BAUDEN Belgium, c.1800, MIM Alidade = DOR. Mons. RSW. suggest correction
BAUDOU France, c.1788, PHIM made a balance barometer in 1788. Grenoble. Middleton 1. suggest correction
BAUER, CARL Germany, c.1820, MIM Terrestrial Globe, miniature, box = Soth. 6/23/87. globe marked "P.B. 5"; published a pocket globe with the celestial gores on the outside of the case. Nürnberg. Edell 1; RSW. suggest correction
BAUER, JOH. BERNARD Germany, fl.1790-1801, MIM Celestial Globe, 1792 = BAM; Terrestrial Globes = Markisches Museum, Berlin (1801), Soth. 6/9/25; Globe, 1800 = X; Planetarium, 1791 = BAM. "mechanicus"; see Klinger and Bauer. Nürnberg. RSW; Tooley. suggest correction
BAUER, JOHANN Germany, 1639, MIM Celestial Globe, 1639 = Berlin-Babelsberg University Observatory. see Jan van Call; may be same man. Callens. Zinner 1; Price 2. suggest correction
BAUER, KILIAN Germany, fl.1725-26, MIM Pillar Sundials, 1725, 1726 = WUR. Würzburg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BAUER, P. Germany, 1683, MIM Equatorial Sundial, 1683 = OXF. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BAUGH, JOHN England, c.1672, apprenticed to Walter Hayes of the Grocers' Company on June 24, 1672. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BAUM, J., AND CO. England, c.1875, MIM Horizontal Sundial, folding = WHI. marked "Birmingham Patent", but no patent found. Birmingham. Bryden 16. suggest correction
BAUMANN Germany, fl.1760-1830, MIM NIM SIM Circumferentor = STL; Repeating Circle = AMST. Stuttgart. Daumas 1; Evans 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
BAUMGARTINGER, JEAN ERASME Germany, 18th Century, MIM Table Sundial, octagonal = Rosenheim Sale-374; Equatorial Sundial, copper-gilt and silvered = MADEX-152 = P.C.. Mergentheim. Michel 3; MADEX. suggest correction
BAUMGARTNER, FRIEDRICH Germany, 1759-1843, Baumgärtner; wrote on new mechanical instruments. Leipzig. Michel 3. suggest correction
BAUSCH, J.J. Germany?, PHIM Microscope, pocket, wood = HAR. "Excelsior Microscope." RSW. suggest correction
BAUSSARD France?, 1790, MIM Water Clock, 1790 = CNAM. Cons. Nat'l 2. suggest correction
BAUSSE, JOHANN GEORG Germany, fl.1750-84, MIM made Copernican and Tychonic planetaria, now lost. Gotha. Zinner 1; USNM. suggest correction
BAXTER USA, NIM see Nickerson and Baxter. Boston, Mass. RSW. suggest correction
BAXTER, JOHN England, fl.1825-26, MIM 32 John Street, Birmingham. Taylor 2(1481). suggest correction
BAXTER, ROBERT England, c.1830, OIM Livery Street, Birmingham. Taylor 2(1774). suggest correction
BAXTER, WILLIAM England, c.1752, apprenticed to John Gilbert 2 of the Grocers' Company on Mar. 19, 1752. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BAYENS GEBROEDERS Holland, fl.1798-1850, MIM OIM SIM Microscopes = LEY (1798), LEY; Circumferentor = Christie-SK 9/11/86. Pieter and Adrianus Bayens; see Dellebarre and Bayens Gebroeders. Delft. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BAYENS, ADRIANUS Holland, fl.1790-post-1842, MIM OIM see Bayens Brothers; see Dellebarre and Bayens Brothers. Delft. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
BAYENS, PIETER Holland, 1744-1846, MIM OIM Plane Table Alidade = Christie-SK 11/19/87. see Bayens Brothers; see Dellebarre and Bayens Brothers. Delft. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
BAYER, JOSEPH Germany, c.1771, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = Soth. May, 1903 = Evans Coll. = OXF-G.434. marked "Soc. Jesu fecit." Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2; Evans 1; Michel 3; Maddison 1; RSW; Gatty. suggest correction
BAYER, MARTIN Germany, c.1559, MIM clockmaker; see M.B. 3. Annaberg. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
BAYLEY 1 England, fl.1663-70, OIM Monconys called him Baili (1666); member of the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1663; optician. in St. Paul's Churchyard, London. Taylor 1(295); Daumas 1; Michel 3; Dewhirst; Court and von Rohr 3(III). suggest correction
BAYLEY 2 sometimes Baili, Bailie, Baly, Baylie, Baille. Michel 3. suggest correction
BAYNHAM, CHARLES England, c.1744, apprenticed to George Adams 1 of the Grocers' Company on Mar. 8, 1742; turned over to William Collier, Goldsmith, on Oct. 27, 1744. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BAYSER Germany, MIM Inclinable Sundial, case = MADEX-133 = P.C. may be Beyser. MADEX. suggest correction
BAYSER, BOE Denmark, 1735, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1735 = Drecker Coll. Price 2. suggest correction
BAZERGA, GEBROEDEN Holland, c.1830, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 4/20/83. "Gebroeden Bazerga tot Rotterdam." Rotterdam. RSW. suggest correction
BAZZANTI, ISIDORUS GASPAR Italy, 1760, OIM Solar Microscope, 1760 = FLO-3229. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BEACH AND BALDEN England, -1817, PHIM Thomas Beach and Joseph Balden; balance makers; succeeded by W. and T. Avery 1 in 1817. Birmingham. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BEACH, LEWIS USA, fl.1830-46, MIM made rules and squares. Mass.(1830-46); Bennington, Vermont (1859). DATM. suggest correction
BEACH, THOMAS England, c.1800, PHIM made balances; T.C.; was partner with Joseph Balden; succeeded by W. and T. Avery. No. 11 in Digbeth, Birmingham. Giordano 1; Calvert 2; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BEAL, JOHN England, c.1826, MIM had James Prentice as an apprentice, c.1826; was he possibly John Beale 1 or 2? London. Smart 1; RSW. suggest correction
BEALE, JOHN 1 England, c.1812, MIM Middlesex. Taylor 2(1273). suggest correction
BEALE, JOHN 2 England, 19th Century, MIM OIM PHIM T.C. No. 76 Maid Lane near the Borough, London. Calvert 2; Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BEAN, FOWLER England, fl.1781-91, apprenticed to George Adams 2 of the Grocers' Company on June 18, 1773; free of the Company on March 1, 1781; described himself as "surgeon" and took his two sons as apprentices. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BEARD, CORNELIUS England, c.1670, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Edward Thorogood of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 7, 1670; turned over to James Atkinson 1 of the Clockmakers' Company. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BEARELLI see Riva and Bearelli. RSW. suggest correction
BEARETTI, PETER England, c.1833, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 26 Great Bath Street, Clerkenwell, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BEASARDO, P. Germany, 1553, MIM Equatorial Sundial, 1553 = Drecker Coll. Price 2. suggest correction
BEATTIE see Proctor and Beattie. London. RSW. suggest correction
BEAUJEU, FRANQUE A. France, MIM Garden Sundials = Peron et Corsy, Melun 6/10/79. Rhône. RSW. suggest correction
BEAUJEU, LIENARD DE Canada, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = X. "Nouvelle France." "Antiques", 1965, 87:336-7. suggest correction
BEAULIEU, A. Belgium, c.1790, OIM made optical squares; showed in the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. Brussels. USNM; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
BEAUME France, pre-1782, PHIM Beaumé; invented an areometer. Courtanvaux. suggest correction
BEAUMONT, PHILIP England, c.1689, MIM apprenticed to Withers Cheney of the Clockmakers' Company on Aug. 15, 1689. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BEAUTEMPS DE ST.-POURCIN, P. France, c.1575, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, mounted on an atlas figure = D.(1976). signed also "Inventeur." Avergne. Brieux 3; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BEAUTIN France, c.1820, MIM Window Dial, glass, with noon cannon = Satterlee Coll. "Opticien de la Reine." Rue de Castiglione No. 8, Paris. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
BEAUVAL, FIRMIN DE France, c.1485, designed an astronomical clock. Amiens. Weil 2(23). suggest correction
BEAVER, SAMUEL England, c.1828, apprenticed to William Green 2 in the Joiners' Company on Dec. 4, 1828. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BEAVES England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Trowbridge. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BEAVISS, EDWARD England, 1760, MIM Orrery, 1760 = Soth. 12/16/63-112. RSW. suggest correction
BECHADERGUE, P. France?, 18th Century, MIM Dividers, wood = D.(1982). Coffeen A. suggest correction
BECHER, A.B. England, fl. 1836-44, invented an artificial horizon c.1843. London. McConnell 4. suggest correction
BECHLIN pre-1798, PHIM made magnets. Pipping 1. suggest correction
BECHTLER USA, MIM SIM Surveying Level, hand-held = North Carolina State Archives. Rutherford County, North Carolina. USNM. suggest correction
BECK see R.and J. Beck; see Smith and Beck. suggest correction
BECK, G. England, fl.1780-1840, NIM Quadrant = Auction, August, 1807. invented a quadrant, theodolite and protractor patented in 1780. Taylor 2(1080); KEN. suggest correction
BECK, GEORGE W. USA, c.1834, PHIM manufactured and sold electrical machinery of various kinds. Boston, Mass. USNM. suggest correction
BECK, JOSEPH England, c.1847, OIM microscope maker; worked with his brother, Richard Beck 2, as R. and J. Beck. London. Moskowitz 132. suggest correction
BECK, R. AND J. England, fl.1847-94, OIM Microscope = D.(1989). Richard and Joseph Beck. 31 Cornhill, London. Moskowitz 132. suggest correction
BECK, RICHARD 1 England, 1637, apprenticed to Daniel Quare 1 of the Clockmakers' Company in 1673. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BECK, RICHARD 2 England, fl.1847-, OIM worked first with James Smith 3 as Smith and Beck; later with his brother, Joseph Beck and James Smith 3; after 1866 worked alone with Joseph Beck. London. Moskowitz 111. suggest correction
BECKEL BROTHERS USA, OIM Telescope = MYS. New York, N.Y. RSW; WEBDB. suggest correction
BECKER England, PHIM Balance, case = Peron et Corsy, Melun 6/10/79. probably Jecker. London. RSW. suggest correction
BECKER AND SONS USA, post-1836, MIM NIM SIM founded by Christopher Becker 2, which see. Brooklyn, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
BECKER'S SONS Holland?; USA, c.1860, PHIM Specific Gravity Balance = D.(1972). New York, N.Y. Moskowitz 104. suggest correction
BECKER, A. Germany, c.1850, PHIM Barometer = DRE. Gotha. RSW. suggest correction
BECKER, ANDREAS Germany, 1607, MIM Astrolabe, 1607 = Elblag Museum, Poland. ICA-594; offered to the Boerhave Museum, June, 1988. Zinner 1; Price 1; ICA 2; RSW. suggest correction
BECKER, C. England, c.1850, PHIM Galvanometer = Royal Institution, London; Heliochronometer = D.(1987). London. Coffeen 16; RSW. suggest correction
BECKER, CHRISTOPHER 1 Holland, 1806-90, PHIM Physical Instruments = LEY, GRO. Groningen. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BECKER, CHRISTOPHER 2 Holland; USA, 1806-90, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Theodolites = P.C., Christie-Amst 10/22/81-623. made astronomical and nautical instruments; made first analytical balance in the U.S; see Becker's Sons; founded Becker and Sons in Brooklyn, N.Y. post-1836; Christie theodolite is signed "Becker Arnhem"; had display in Great Exhibition of 1851 in London as from Arnhem. Arnhem (1851); New York, N.Y. USNM; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
BECKET, JOHN England, c.1698, MIM apprenticed to Richard Conyers of the Clockmakers' Company on Dec. 15, 1698. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BECKETT, BENJAMIN England, c.1767, apprenticed to John Urings 2 in the Joiners' Company on March 3, 1767. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BECKHER, JOHANN Austria, 1726, MIM Celestial Globe, 1726 = NUR-WI1212. invented by R.P. Michael Caucigh. Linz. Zinner 1; Globus Dec., 1956. suggest correction
BECKIT, ROBERTUS England, 1597, MIM Sector with bow, 1597 = P.C. = OXF. steel points. Calvert 3; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
BECKMAN, L. USA, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = Gurley Museum, Troy, N.Y. Toledo, Ohio. USNM. suggest correction
BEDFORD, HILKIAH England, 1634-89, MIM Universal Ring Sundials = NMM, OXF, FLO, LAW, PAK, Foster's Sales Rooms, May, 1916, London Museum, Soth. 6/23/69; Quadrant = Soth. 10/22/76; Gunter Quadrant and Nocturnal = TIM; Dialing Rule = KEN. apprenticed to John Thompson 1 of the Stationers' Company in 1646; free of the Company in 1654; admitted to Clockmakers' Company in 1667; took apprentices. Hosier Lane (-1666); at the Sign of the Globe, near Holborn Conduit; in Fleet Street, near end of Fetter Lane (1666-89); all in London. Taylor 1(284); Maddison 1; Clay and Court; Dewhirst; Michel 3; J. Brown 1 and 3; A.J. Turner 8, 9 & 10; RSW. suggest correction
BEDINGTON, JOHN England, fl.1845-52, T.C. No. 40 Digbeth, Birmingham. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BEDOS DE CELLES France, author; designed sundials. suggest correction
BEDWELL, THOMAS 1 England, 1546-95, designed a carpenter's rule. London. Taylor 1(41). suggest correction
BEDWELL, THOMAS 2 England, fl.1825-49, MIM PHIM made barometers and thermometers. Leman Street, Goodmans Field (1825); 53 Great Alie Street (1834-45); 3-4 Little Alie Street (1846-49; all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1483). suggest correction
BEEFE, NICOLAS DE Holland, fl.1761-67, MIM The Hague. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BEELDSNIJDER, FRANCOIS Holland, 1755-1808, OIM Microscope objective, achromatic, 1791 = UTR-Physics Lab. François Beeldsnijder. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
BEELING, Z. see Boyling 2. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BEER, JOOST DE Holland, fl.1620-30, MIM Sundial, 1625 = ROM; Astronomical Compendium = LEY-A74; Dutch Box Sundial, silver and ivory = Wray Sale-38. delivered instruments for Jacob van Neck's expedition; surely the maker of a pocket sundial signed "I.B." (10) at AMST, which see; perhaps the same as Joost Peer. Amsterdam. Zinner 1; Rooseboom 1; Price 2; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BEERS, JAMES M. USA, c.1810?, MIM Wheelbarrow Hodometer = USNM. New Haven, Conn. USNM. suggest correction
BEERS, SMITH USA, 1839, MIM held a patent on a hodometer, 1839. Waterbury, Conn. USNM. suggest correction
BEETS, CORNELLIS Germany, c.1787, NIM Compass Roses = HAM, Focke. Hamburg. RSW. suggest correction
BEHAIM, CASPAR see Chasparus Bohémus. Vincent 2. suggest correction
BEHAIM, HANS 1740, PHIM Weather Forecaster, 1740, #37 = MUN. RSW. suggest correction
BEHAIM, MARTIN Germany, 1459-1507, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1492 = NUR. the globe is of cardboard covered with vellum. Nürnberg. Behaim Cat., 1957; Crone; Winter; Culver; Candee; Stevenson; DSB; A.J. Turner 10; Yonge. suggest correction
BEHAIM, MORITZ Austria, 1559, MIM Quadrant with Sundial = FRA; Astronomical Clock, 1559 = Spitzer = Paul Garnier Coll. Vienna. Neumann 1 & 3. suggest correction
BEHAMB, MAURICUS Germany, 1558, MIM Evans thought that Behaim and Behamb were the same person; he said the town was Frankfort. Frankfort. Evans 1. suggest correction
BEHRINGER see Beringer. suggest correction
BEIGHTON, HENRY England, 1687-1743, designed and made an improved plane table; constructed an hodometer; F.R.S., 1720; engineer and land-surveyor; author. Griff, Warwickshire; Chilversloton, near Nuneaton. Taylor 1(550) and 2(9); DNB; Middleton 1. suggest correction
BEILBY 1 England, c.1810, MIM PHIM Universal Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 1/22/73; Universal Ring Sundial = WHI-1661; Sundial, circular, with lid = Soth. 4/29/77; Stick Barometer = D.(1973), Soth. 5/18/89 = Soth.-S 10/19/89. see Richard Beilby; see Charles Beilby. Bristol. Bryden 9 and 16; Wynter 2; RSW. suggest correction
BEILBY 2 England, see Proctor and Beilby. Birmingham. Bryden 9; RSW. suggest correction
BEILBY, CHARLES England, fl.1809-19, MIM OIM PHIM Telescope, three-draw = Christie-SK 10/6/83. T.C. 2 Clare Street, Bristol (1814-19). Bryden 9; RSW; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BEILBY, R. AND C. England, fl.1809-13, MIM OIM PHIM Richard and Charles Beilby. 2 Clare Street, Bristol. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BEILBY, RICHARD England, fl.1809-20, MIM OIM PHIM see R. and C. Beilby. 2 Clare Street, Bristol. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BEILLY misreading for Beilby. suggest correction
BEIPOLTH, JOHANN see Johann Deilpolth. suggest correction
BEITELROCK, JOHANN Germany, 1736, MIM Astrolabe Clock, 1736 = Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague. Augsburg. Bruton. suggest correction
BEITENMAN, JOHN USA, c.1775, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = D.(1986). Coffeen 12. suggest correction
BEKA AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = K. and C. 3/28/73. Norwich. RSW. suggest correction
BELCHER AND BROTHERS USA, c.1830, MIM Gunter's Scales = MYS (2). misreading for Belcher Brothers. New York, N.Y. DATM; RSW. suggest correction
BELCHER BROS. USA, fl.1829-37, MIM Gunter's Scales, wood = USNM, X. New York, N.Y. Bryden 9; USNM; Philip E. Stanley. suggest correction
BELCHER BROS. AND CO. USA, c.1835, MIM Gunter's Scale, wood = D.(1972). New York, N.Y. Moskowitz 104; DATM. suggest correction
BELCHER BROTHERS USA, fl.1822-77, MIM Gunter's Scales = PEA, D.(1979); Slide Rule, folding = D. (1972); Square, wood = Essex Institute, Salem, Mass. Thomas, William and Charles Belcher. New York, N.Y. Moskowitz 103; Brewington 1; Philip E. Stanley; RSW; Bedini 8. suggest correction
BELCHER, CHARLES, THOMAS AND WILLIAM USA, fl.1837-43, MIM rule makers; T. and W. Belcher and Co. may really be Thomas and William and Charles Belcher. 17 Platt, New York, N.Y. (1837-43). USNM. suggest correction
BELCHER, T. AND J. USA, misreading, see T. and W. Belcher. DATM. suggest correction
BELCHER, T. AND W. AND C. USA, fl.1824-26, MIM Gunter Scale, wood = Maine Historical Society, Portland. Thomas and William and Charles (or is the "C" for Co.?) Belcher. New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
BELCHER, T. AND W., AND CO. USA, fl.1825-26, MIM rule makers; see T. and W. and C. Belcher. 146 Division (1824); 141 Mulberry (1825-26); both in New York, N.Y. USNM; Bedini 8. suggest correction
BELCHER, THOMAS USA, fl.1823-29+, MIM rule maker. New York, N.Y. Bedini 8. suggest correction
BELCHER, ZACHARIAH England, c.1822, MIM made wood and ivory rules. 4 Knight Street, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1485). suggest correction
BELKMEER, PETRUS Holland, 1732, OIM Microscope, 1732 = Optical Convention Cat., Leyden? Enkhuisen. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BELL, EDMOND England, c.1704, MIM apprenticed to John Wood 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on June 5, 1704. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BELL, H., AND CO. England, PHIM balance makers. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BELL, HENRY Scotland, fl.1856-81, NIM OIM worked with Isaac Bell, 1860-62. 48 Maxwell Street (1856-57); 50 Maxwell Street (1858-59); both in Glasgow. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BELL, I. AND H. Scotland, fl.1860-62, NIM Isaac and Henry Bell. 54 St. Enoch Square (1860-61); 70 1/2 Great Clyde Street (1862); both in Glasgow. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BELL, ISAAC Scotland, fl.1838-59, NIM compass maker; see I. and H. Bell. Delftfield Lane (1839-44); 16 York Street (1847-48); 50 Maxwell Street (1849-57); 52 Maxwell Street (1858-59); all in Glasgow. Bryden 3.à suggest correction
BELL, JAMES Scotland, fl.1836-61, OIM PHIM after 1839 he is listed as a clock and machine maker. 54 South Bridge Street, Edinburgh (1836-38). Taylor 2(2073); Bryden 3; Clarke et al. suggest correction
BELL, JOHN 1 England, c.1667, MIM admitted to the Clockmakers' Company in 1667. London. Taylor 1(310); Clay and Court; J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BELL, JOHN 2 England, c.1699, MIM apprenticed to Nathaniel Smith of the Clockmakers' Company on March 20, 1699. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BELL, JOHN 3 England, 1710, MIM may be John Bell 1. London. Evans 1. suggest correction
BELLA, DELLA England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). Preston. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLANGER, P. France, 1658, MIM Instrument, 1658 = X. Blois. Evans 1. suggest correction
BELLANI, ANGELO Italy, c.1835, PHIM Thermographs = FLO-1794 (1835), FLO-2025. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BELLANI, ANGIOLO MARIA Italy, 1786-52, PHIM made barometers, thermometers and meteorological instruments. Monza; Milan. Brenni 1. suggest correction
BELLARMATUS, HIERONYMUS France, 1541, MIM Sundial, ivory, 1541 = Prince de Conti Coll, 1771. 7° east magnetic deviation. Blois. Evans 1; Hellman; Hamilton 2; Le Monnier; Vivielle 2. suggest correction
BELLATTI AND SON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Newark. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLATTI, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Burton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLATTI, L. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. may be Louis S. Bellatti, which see. Lincoln. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLATTI, L. 2 England, c.1825, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2); Angle Barometers = D.(1982), D.(1973). probably Lewis Bellatti; D.(1973) is signed "Bellatti of Grantham." Grantham. Goodison 1; Antiquarian Horology, Vol. 13, No. 3, March 1982; RSW. suggest correction
BELLATTI, LEWIS England, c.1822, OIM optician; jeweler; may have sold or made barometers; see L. Bellatti 2. High Street, Grantham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLATTI, LOUIS S. England, c.1856, PHIM may be barometer maker; may be L. Bellatti 1. 34 Steep Hill, Lincoln (1856). Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLEJEAN France, MIM Neuveville. Evans 1. suggest correction
BELLET France, fl.1790-1825, NIM Repeating Circle, 1805 = CNAM; Borda Circle = FGM; Surveying Compass = Melun 4/24/83. principal worker for Etienne Lenoir. Paris. Daumas 1; Italian Inventory; RSW. suggest correction
BELLETTI, PAOLO Italy, fl.1680-89, OIM Telescope, 1680 = D.(1973); Telescopes, refracting = Waddesden Manor (1682), P.C. (1689). Bologna. Rizzo/Garisenda Antiquariato; G.L'E. Turner 30; RSW. suggest correction
BELLHOUSE, E.T., AND CO. England, PHIM Force Pump = College of Technology, Manchester. Eagle Foundry. Manchester. Lowery. suggest correction
BELLI, GIUSEPPE Italy, PHIM invented and made hygrometers, electric machines, electric magnetic models; invented an improvement in the pneumatic pump. Pavia. Brenni. suggest correction
BELLIENI France, c.1812, MIM SIM Theodolite = Christie 6/7/72; Inclinometer, pocket = D.(1986); Telescopic Compass = P.C. Nancy. Coffeen 13; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BELLIENI, SCHIOVETTI France, NIM OIM Rhumb Line Finder = P.C. optician; Belliéni. Brest. RSW. suggest correction
BELLING, J. England, 18th Century, MIM Ring Sundial = Soth. 2/28/80. Fore Street, Bodmin. RSW. suggest correction
BELLINGAM, JOHN R. England, c.1675, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company; took apprentices. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
BELLINGER, CHARLES England, c.1687, MIM apprenticed to John Bellinger 1 of the Clockmakers' Company from date of indenture, Sept. 29, 1686, taken with a non-member of the Company. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BELLINGER, JOHN 1 England, fl.1686-1720, MIM NIM Rule, 1699 = P.C; Nocturnal, boxwood = Bonhams 3/11/77; Davis Quadrants = Whaling Museum, Nantucket, Mass., Christie-SK 11/27/86. apprenticed by turnover to Robert Starr of the Clockmakers' Company on Aug. 14, 1677; free of the Company, July 5, 1686; took apprentices; rule made for Thomas Scalinger; nocturnal and quadrant signed "J. Bellinger". Taylor 1(510); J. Brown 3; RSW. suggest correction
BELLINGER, JOHN 2 England, fl.1726-32, MIM apprenticed to his father, John Bellinger 1, of the Clockmakers' Company on March 3, 1706; free of the Company, Jan. 17, 1726. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BELLINGER, JOHN 3 England, c.1730, MIM apprenticed to his father, John Bellinger 2, of the Clockmakers' Company on April 6, 1730. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BELLINGER, WILLIAM England, c.1732, MIM apprenticed to his father, John Bellinger 2, of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 9, 1732. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BELLISA, FRANCESCO Italy, MIM Calendar in clock case = TIM. Aquila. RSW. suggest correction
BELLONI, F. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLOTTI variant spelling for Belotti. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLOTTI AND GUGERI see Belotti and Gugeri. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELLWORTH England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 11/16/76. London. RSW. suggest correction
BELNET France, c.1861, MIM see Thuret et Belnet Dijon. RSW. suggest correction
BELOTTI England, see Gugeri and Belotti. Taylor 2(2142); Goodison 1. suggest correction
BELOTTI AND GUGERI England, fl.1829-36, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, Soth. 12/14/89; Wheel Barometer = X. Andrew Gugeri; changed to Gugeri and Belotti after 1838; the stick barometer has only London as an address; the wheel barometer shows the Holborn, London address; made thermometers and looking glasses 15 Upper Union Court, Holborn (1829); 16 Charles Street, Hatton Garden (1830-36); both in London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BELOTTI, THOMAS England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 2/28/80. St. Ives. RSW. suggest correction
BELTRAMI, LUIGI Italy, c.1800, MIM made instruments devised by Carlo Castelli. Milan. Emil Offenbacher 22, 1970. suggest correction
BELTRAMI, MARTINI Holland, c.1790, PHIM Barometers = LEY; Thermometers = LEY. Leeuwarden. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BELTRAMI, MARTINI, EN COMP. Holland, c.1800, PHIM made a mercury barometer, c.1800. Leeuwarden. USNM. suggest correction
BEMBO, PIETRO Italy?, 1547, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1547 = X. Tooley. suggest correction
BEMBRIDGE, THOMAS England, c.1683, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Robert Starr of the Clockmakers' Company on Aug. 16, 1669; free of the Company on May 23, 1683. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BEMELMANS, NICOLAS Austria?, c.1738, MIM maker or dealer; supplied a large collection of instruments to Charles, Duke of Lorraine, Regent-Prince of Belgium. Vienna? Michel 14. suggest correction
BEMIS AND CALL CO. England, c.1850, MIM Bow Dividers, = D.(1971). "Cast Steel." Moskowitz 103. suggest correction
BEMIS, SAMUEL AMERICANUS USA, 1790-1881, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1810 and 1860 = Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn Mich. Professor of History, Yale University; made clocks and watches; dentist. Keene, New Hampshire (1806); Boston, Mass. (1817). Smart 1; Price 2. suggest correction
BENARD, F. France, c.1600, see Chauvin. Paris. Baillie 1; Britten. suggest correction
BENARD, JEHAN France, 1611, MIM Sundial in watch lid = BM. Paris. Baillie 1. suggest correction
BENBRICKE, JAMES England, c.1671, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Hilkiah Bedford of the Clockmakers' Company on June 5, 1671. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BENBRIDGE see Bembridge. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BENCI, CARLO Italy, 1616-76, MIM Pair of Globes, 1671 = X. Tooley. suggest correction
BENDON England, PHIM see Keyzor and Bendon. Bell 2; Goodison 1; Moskowitz 114. suggest correction
BENEDETTI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA Italy, c.1574, MIM invented an instrument, presumably to construct sundials; author. Turin. Schatzki, 1970. suggest correction
BENEEDEN Denmark?, 1763, NIM Octant, 1763 = Roussel Sale-81. signed on front "Beneeden het Lohat" below cupid; marked "Jens Nickelsen" on mirror support; also marked "Capt. Cornelis Strop 1763." Lohat. RSW. suggest correction
BENELLI, F. Italy, 1813, PHIM Measure, 1813 = FLO-1429. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BENER see Benner. RSW. suggest correction
BENER, PHILIPP JAKOB Germany, fl.1582-1633, MIM goldsmith; father of Johannes Benner; made pillar sundial signed "P.I.B.", 1629, at University Art Museum, Uppsala, Sweden. Augsburg. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
BENETJINK AND CO. England, c.1840, PHIM Stick Barometer = K. and C. 9/29/76. London. RSW. suggest correction
BENEVOLO France, PHIM Machine à Vapeur = D.(1966). Bénévolo. Passage de l'Hôtel Dieu 22, Lyon; Paris. RSW; Brieux 3. suggest correction
BENHAM, JOHN England, 18th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Collumpton. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BENNECKE Germany, 1792, MIM OIM SIM Graphometer, 1792 = P.C. optician; variant spelling is Benecke. Berlin. Daumas 1; Brieux 3. suggest correction
BENNER see Bener. RSW. suggest correction
BENNER, JOHANNES Germany, 1620-59+, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Christie 6/20/74. son of Philipp Jakob Bener, which see. Augsburg. Bobinger 2; RSW. suggest correction
BENNET 1 England, fl.1785-1814, MIM SIM Theodolite = Auction, 1803. London. Taylor 2(799). suggest correction
BENNET 2 variant spelling for Bennett. suggest correction
BENNET, JOHN England, c.1710, MIM SIM Protractor = KEN; Compass = OXF; Circumferentor = NMM-T.22; Rule, ivory = Soth. 10/17/60-130. sometimes spelt "Bennett"; T.C. at BM; member of the Spectaclemakers' Company. London. Taylor 1(556); Maddison 1; Dewhirst; Evans 1; Clay and Court; RSW. suggest correction
BENNET, NEHEMIAH USA, 1775, MIM SIM Surveying Quadrant, 1775 = D.(1992); Alidade for plane-table, 1777 = USNM - 319076. both instruments signed "N. Bennet"; see Noah Bennet. Middleboro, Mass. USNM; Bedini 1 and 8; Coffeen 36. suggest correction
BENNET, NOAH USA, 1777, MIM SIM possibly Nehemiah Bennet. Middleboro, Mass. USNM; Bedini 1 and 8; RSW. suggest correction
BENNET, THOMAS England, fl.1775-94, MIM made sandglasses. 49 Wade Street (1775); Bridewell Lane (1793-94); both in Bristol. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BENNETT 1 Ireland, fl.1780-1800, MIM Compass Sundial = OXF. Cork. Taylor 2(1082); Michel 3; Britten; Gunther 2; Dewhirst; Evans 1. suggest correction
BENNETT 2 Ireland, PHIM Marine Barometer = GMM. see F. Bennett; see J. Bennett 2. Cork. RSW. suggest correction
BENNETT, ANTHONY England, c.1841, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. barometer signed "Bennett" plus address. High Street, Kettering. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BENNETT, F. Ireland, c.1815, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 7/21/83. see Bennett 2. Cork. RSW. suggest correction
BENNETT, J. 1 England, 1775, MIM Sundial, round, 1775 = Soth. 2/28/80. London. RSW. suggest correction
BENNETT, J. 2 Ireland, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = D.(1987). see Bennett 2. Cork. RSW. suggest correction
BENNETT, JOHN 1 England, fl.1712-50?, MIM SIM Theodolite = KEN. apprenticed to his father, William Bennett, of the Clockmakers' Company; free of the Company on Sept. 29, 1712; took apprentices. High Holborn, London. Taylor 2(10); J. Brown 3; Clay and Court. suggest correction
BENNETT, JOHN 2 England, fl.1743-68, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Circumferentors = ADL-M156, NMM-T.22, KEN, Christie-SK 3/31/83; Pantograph, 1767 = Burton Constable; Pair of Globes = Temple Newsham, Leeds; Telescope, double prism eyepiece = VCW; Theodolite = Soth. 12/19/66-67; Stick Barometer = WHI. most instruments signed "J. Bennett"; made "Fowler's Sliding Rule and Halfpenny's Tangent Rule"; "Instrument maker to their Royal Highnesses William, Duke of Gloucester, Prince Henry and Prince Frederick"; T.C.; opposed Peter Dollond's patent in 1754; not a member of the Spectaclemakers' Company. The Globe, Crown Court, between St. Ann's, Soho and Golden Square, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(332); Crawforth 1; Michel 3; Engelmann 1; E. Hall; Calvert 2; Maddison 1; C.N. Robinson; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BENNETT, JOHN 3 England, c.1715, MIM apprenticed to Richard Bennett 2 of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 10, 1715. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BENNETT, JOHN 4 England, c.1733, MIM apprenticed to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company; turned over to Richard Bennett 2 of the Clockmakers' Company; free of the Company on April 2, 1733. Hatton Wall, St. Andrews Holborn, London. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BENNETT, JOHN 5 England, c.1850, MIM Stick Barometers = WHI, D.(1976), Soth. 10/19/87. in the 1851 Great Exhibition, London. 65 Cheapside, London. G.L'E. Turner 24; Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BENNETT, JOHN 6 England, fl.1731-59, MIM John Cobham turned over to him, in the Clockmakers' Company on May 6, 1732; took eleven apprentices. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BENNETT, JOSEPH England, c.1828, MIM 133 Goswell Street and 10 E. Harding Street, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
BENNETT, L. England, fl.1799-1826, MIM 26 Charles Street, Hatton Garden, London. Taylor 2(1277); Dewhirst; Crawforth 6. suggest correction
BENNETT, RICHARD 1 England, c.1663, apprenticed to John Blighton 1 or 2 of the Grocers' Company on March 2, 1663. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BENNETT, RICHARD 2 England, fl.1715-29, MIM apprenticed to his father, William Bennett, of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 29, 1707; free of the Company, July 4, 1715; took apprentices. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BENNETT, THOMAS 1 Ireland, fl.1809-67, MIM NIM OIM Stick Barometer = D.(1996). T.C.; taken over by Reynolds and Wiggins, 1867. Patrick Street (1809-12); 2 Patrick Street (1820); 65 Patrick (1824); 124 Patrick Street (1844-67); all in Cork. Soth. 9/20/83-98; RSW; Morrison-Low and Burnett; AH Summer, 1996. suggest correction
BENNETT, THOMAS 2 England, fl.1832-40, MIM PHIM T.C. 162 Goswell Street, London. O'Mara; Taylor 2(1777). suggest correction
BENNETT, WILLIAM England, fl.1687-1733, MIM apprenticed by turnover to John Brown 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on April 2, 1677; free of the Company, Sept. 29, 1687; took apprentices. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BENOIT FILS, JEAN France, c.1800, MIM constructor, technician, clockmaker; firm founded in 1791. Besançon. USNM. suggest correction
BENSON, FREDERICK England, c.1796, apprenticed to Anthony Oldiss Bancks in the Joiners' Company on Aug. 16, 1796. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BENSON, J.W. England, PHIM Barometer, pocket = K. and C. 12/12/73. Ludgate Hill, London. RSW. suggest correction
BENSON, JOHN USA, fl.1793-98, OIM made lenses; imported telescopes. Birmingham, N.Y.; 12 Princess Street; 106 Pearl Street; 147 Pearl Street, at the Sign of the Green Spectacles; all in New York, N.Y. Bedini 1 and 8. suggest correction
BENTLEY, G. England, c.1850, MIM Engineer's Set Square = D.(1975). RSW. suggest correction
BENTLEY, THOMAS England, c.1766, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Darlington. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BENTWICKE, JAMES England, c.1671, Bentwicke's apprentice was turned over to Hilkiah Bedford of the Clockmakers' Company on June 2, 1671. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BENZONI, A. England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1976). Sheraton style. RSW. suggest correction
BERANGER, ANE. MAISON France, c.1850, PHIM Countertop Balance = Phillips 2/15/89. (Ancienne Maison Beranger); "Usines de la Mulatière"; see Joseph Beranger et Cie. Lyon. RSW. suggest correction
BERANGER, DAVID Germany, 1806, MIM Astronomical Sundial, 1806 = MERC-115; Cube Sundial = MERC-163. surely misreading for David Beringer. Hamilton 1; RSW. suggest correction
BERANGER, JOSEPH France, 1847, PHIM Béranger; invented a sensitive balance in 1847. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BERANGER, JOSEPH, ET CIE. France, c.1850, PHIM in 1851 Great Exhibition, London. 97 Rue Centrale, Lyons. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BERCINI England, PHIM see Wheelhouse and Bercini. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERENDT Holland, c.1777, MIM Perpetual Calendar = X. Groningen. Michel 3. suggest correction
BERENGER Germany, MIM Cube Sundial = Drouot 4/26/67-42. surely David Beringer. RSW. suggest correction
BERG, F.L. Germany, MIM Augsburg. Evans 1. suggest correction
BERG, FRANS JOHAN Sweden, 1825-98, MIM OIM SIM Telescopic Level, 1850 = NOR; Alidade = STM; Dumpy Level = P.C. (1987). business founded in 1850; made surveying, mining, and drawing instruments; T.C. Kammakaregaten 19 (hörnet af Drottinggaten), Stockholm. Pipping 1; Calvert 2; RSW. suggest correction
BERG, JOHANN DANIEL VOM Germany?; Belgium?, c.1795, PHIM Money Balances = Koller 11/17/75, Soth. 10/3/88; Balance = DRE. is Daniel the surname? in der Bergischen Haupstadt, Lennep, 179. RSW. suggest correction
BERGANER, MICHAEL Austria, misreading for Michael Bergauer. MADEX-64. suggest correction
BERGAUER Germany, MIM Quadrant = P.C.(1976). modern English forgery. signed Bergauer of Augsburg but was made in London. Brieux 4. suggest correction
BERGAUER, JOHANN MICHAEL Austria, fl.1716-35, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundials = BM-OA/384, NUR, INN, Beyer Coll., Diözesan Museum, Brixen, etc. Ward thinks c.1690. Innsbruck; Vienna. Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Baillie 1; W. Eckhardt 3. suggest correction
BERGAUER, MICHAEL Austria; Germany, c.1671, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundials = BMR, NMM, BM, OXF, INN (1671), NUR, HEI, USNM, PRA, etc. some made in Innsbruck, others in Augsburg; probably invented this type of sundial. Innsbruck; Augsburg. Josten; Zinner 1; Michel 1; Dewhirst; Price 3; Ward 4; Bobinger 2; Chandler and Vincent. suggest correction
BERGE England, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Sextant = D.(1986). many instruments are signed "Berge"; some are marked "Berge London late Ramsden" it is difficult to determine whether John or Matthew Berge made them. London. Goodison 1; Bedini 5; Wynter 1; Serrio; Moskowitz 105; Coffeen 14; RSW. suggest correction
BERGE, JOHN England, 1742-1808, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Octant = D.(c.1976); Telescope = P.C.; Mirometer = WHI-399; Sextant, box = X; etc. apprenticed to Peter Dollond of the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1756; free of the Company in 1773; worked for Dollond until 1790; Taylor and Wynter think John Berge was responsible for the instruments signed "late Ramsden"; Crawforth and Goodison think that Matthew Berge was the maker. 59 St. Paul's Churchyard (1756); Johnson Court, Fleet Street (1791); 3 Crane Court, Fleet Street (1797-1803); 26 Lower Eaton Street, Pimlico (1805-07); all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(571); Dewhirst; USNM; Court and von Rohr 3(193); Crawforth 6; RSW. suggest correction
BERGE, MATTHEW England, fl.1802-51, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including sextants, surveying compasses, gunner's calipers, stick barometers, Gunter's scales, telescopes, etc. above instruments all signed "M. Berge late Ramsden"; son or nephew to John Berge, which see; also see Berge; worked for Ramsden and succeeded him; may have been apprenticed to him; T.C. 119 Piccadilly, London (c.1819). Taylor 2(1083); Goodison 1; Dewhirst; Evans 1; Moskowitz 105; USNM; Crawforth 1 & 6; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BERGEN USA, see Doty and Bergen. RSW. suggest correction
BERGER England, c.1800, "late Ramsden"; misreading for Berge. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BERGER, C.L., AND SONS USA, MIM SIM Plane Table = Mystic Seaport, Conn.; Theodolite = P.C. No. 37 Williams Street, Boston, Mass. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BERGER, L., AND SON USA, MIM SIM Field Theodolite = Christie 12/21/71. Boston, Mass. RSW. suggest correction
BERGER, MATTHIAS Germany, MIM Astronomical Instrument = NOR. Nürnberg. RSW. suggest correction
BERGERE, VAN DER Holland, fl.1800-21, OIM microscopes in 1800 and 1821 catalogues. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BERGERON France, 1796, MIM Ornamental Lathe, 1796 = P.C. (1988); Set of Turning Tools = Christie-SK 5/24/90. à la Flotte d'Angleterre, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BERGNA, J. BAPTIST England, fl.1830-40, PHIM barometer maker; some barometers signed "J.B. Bergna", others "Baptist Bergna"; see Grassi, Bergna and Origoni. St. Nicholas Churchyard, Newcastle. Taylor 2(2074); Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERHAIM, MARTIN see Martin Behaim. Candee. suggest correction
BERI AND PATERA England?, c.1780, PHIM Barometer = X. Leek. USNM. suggest correction
BERI, G. England, c.1770?, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERIDGE England, c.1748, PHIM made a certain type of thermometer; watchmaker. Boston. Chaldecott 2. suggest correction
BERIGER see Beringer. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BERINGER, A. France, MIM Sundial (dated 1708) = P.C. Bedini thinks it is by D.B. Sheahan. Dieppe. Price 2; Bedini 6. suggest correction
BERINGER, D. Germany, MIM SIM Surveying Instrument = OXF. "D. Beringer fecit"; possibly David Beringer, which see. RSW. suggest correction
BERINGER, D., AND G.P. SEYFRIED Germany, c.1800, MIM Cube Sundials , wood and paper = BRS, FLO, MUN, WUR, LIE, KAS, UTR, Soth. 2/28/75; etc; Cube Sundial, silver = ADL-M327; etc. David Beringer; the ADL sundial is mounted on a later base. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Michel 1; Chandler and Vincent 2; Price 2; de Rijk; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BERINGER, DAVID Germany, 1756-1821, MIM many wood and paper cube and diptych sundials exist; some of the latter have two volvelles on the lid and sometimes are in French; compass sundials are at OXF, WHI and ADL, etc.; brass horizontal sundial is at OXF; a pair of globes, signed "David Beringer", are in a P.C.; we agree with Moskowitz that compass sundials signed "B." or "D.B." were made by Beringer; an artillery level is at NYC. some of the sundials are signed "D. Beringer"; wooden diptychs often signed "Verfertigt von David Beringer." Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Michel 1; Bonelli 1; Moskowitz 109; Monreal; Garcia 1; Engelmann 1; Hamilton; Wynter 1 and 2; USNM; Nachet; Chandler and Vincent 2; Bryden 16; ADL; Syndram; RSW. suggest correction
BERINGERUS, P. Germany, 1750, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1750 = NMM-D.1. signed "P. Beringerus Herzog Can:Soreth"; may be owner. NMM 2. suggest correction
BERKETTS see Becket. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BERLE, JEAN DE France, c.1400, MIM pupil of Johannes Fusoris. Paris. Poulle 1; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BERLINGER Austria, post-1769, MIM Astronomical Clock = P.C. Vienna. Tardy. suggest correction
BERNARD DE VERDUN France, c.1250, may have devised the torquetum. Verdun. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BERNARD, DESIRE F. France, c.1850, MIM Desiré F. Bernard; in the 1851 Great Exhibition, London. 30 rue des Maroursets, Paris. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BERNARDA see Cermanati and Bernarda. suggest correction
BERNARDI, DANIEL Italy, 1629, MIM Cruciform Dial, 1629 = MADEX-80 = Prin Coll. = NMM-D.44. Michel 1; Dewhirst; MADEX; NMM 2. suggest correction
BERNARDI, N. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERNARDINUS Italy, 1565, MIM Astrolabe, 1565 = Museo Civico Malatestiano, Fano. "Aurifex." Italian Inventory. suggest correction
BERNARDUS France, c.1680, MIM Astronomical Compendia = OXF-B, Evans Coll. = D.(1988). first name. Maddison 1; D. Brieux 1. suggest correction
BERNASCHONI AND MONTHI England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (2); Stick Barometers = X, Soth. 2/28/80. one of the wheel barometers is signed "Barnaschoni and Monthi"; one of the stick barometers is signed "Bernaschoni and Monti." Leicester. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BERNASCHONI AND MONTI Barometer=P.C. see Bernaschoni and Monthi. RSW; WEBDB. suggest correction
BERNASCONE England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Merthyr. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERNASCONE, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 4/19/78. Sheffield. RSW. suggest correction
BERNASCONI England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. see M. Bernasconi. Leeds. RSW. suggest correction
BERNASCONI, A. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Newcastle. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERNASCONI, A. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-West Sussex 10/18/83. "Warranted." Boston. RSW. suggest correction
BERNASCONI, M. England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth.-S 1/27/88, Soth.-S 7/17/96. variant of M. Barnasconi? Leeds. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BERNHARDUS France, c.1600, MIM Sundial = Evans Coll. = OXF? Dewhirst; Price 2. suggest correction
BERNIE France, MIM Sundial, octagonal, small = Wray Sale-62. probably Bernier. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BERNIER France, fl.1783-1820, MIM OIM SIM Pantograph = Spitzer Sale-2870; Rules = MADEX-499, WHI, Roussel Sale; Sector = Soth. 10/17/60-134; Butterfield-type Sundials = P.C., D., Drouot 4/26/67-45, Libert et Castor 4/28/82, Drouot 4/7/87; Telescopic Quadrant = NAC; Folding Square = BIR; Protractor = VCW; Graphometers = Chayette 6/28/86, P.C. probably successor to Langlois; WHI has 30 inches on one side, 80 cm. on the other. au Niveau à la Sphère; en la Cité; both in Paris. Daumas 1; Michel 1; Dewhirst; Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
BERNIERES, M. France, c.1774, OIM constructed a burning glass for M. Trulaine de Montigny of the Académie des Sciences, Paris. Paris. Spargo 1. suggest correction
BEROSSUS c.300 B.C., MIM invented an early sundial, the hemicycle. Cousins. suggest correction
BERQUEZ England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer and clock = Soth.-Chester 3/9/83. Vere Street, Cavendish Square, London. RSW. suggest correction
BERQUIN, JEAN France, 18th Century, MIM Ring Sundials = WHI-733, McVitty Coll. WHI is silver, 1650?, and with leather case. Bordeaux. Bryden 16; Hamilton 2; RSW. suggest correction
BERRICK, RALPH England, c.1770, MIM rule maker. Queen Street, Wolverhampton. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BERRINGER England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERRINGTON, JOHN England, c.1822, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. signed "J. Berrington, Leicester." High Street, Leicester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERRY 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Great Windmill Street, Hay Market, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERRY 2 see Newton and Berry; see Newton Son and Berry. London. RSW. suggest correction
BERRY 3 England, c.1777, OIM PHIM optician; succeeded by Matthew Wisker, a barometer maker. Spurriergate, York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERRY AND BERRY England, post-1700, MIM globe makers; William and E. Berry. Holborn Court, London. Taylor 1(331). suggest correction
BERRY AND MACKAY Scotland, fl.1879-1975, NIM Octants = Christie 3/31/83, FRK = RSM. made clocks and watches; started out as James Berry and Alexander Spence Mackay, 1879-90; Mackay worked alone until his death in 1914; firm taken over in the 1940's by Walter Murray, who may have already been working for the firm; the firm closed in 1975 when Murray died. Aberdeen. Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, A. England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Bearne's 3/11/97. Hertford. RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, D. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Huntingdon. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERRY, D. 2 England, c.1780, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Phillips 1/13/76. Nottingham. RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, E. see William Berry. suggest correction
BERRY, G., AND SON England, NIM Sextant = Soth. 12/15/78. West Hartlepool. RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, GEORGE ALLAN Scotland, fl.1857-86, NIM son of James Berry; see James Berry and Son, 1857-64; was made a member of the Hammermen Incorporation in 1866. Aberdeen. Clarke et al. suggest correction
BERRY, J. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth. 5/18/89. Soth. signed "J. Berry Berwick St. John"; maybe J. Berry 2, 3 or 4 at different addresses. 16 Berwick Street, Soho, London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, J. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. may be J. Berry 1, 3 or 4 at different addresses. 12 Little Chapple Street, Soho, London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, J. 3 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. may be same as J. Berry 1, 2 or 4 at different addresses. 78 Wardover Street, Soho, London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, J. 4 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 1/26/90. may be J. Berry 1, 2 or 3 at different addresses. 17 Noel Street, Soho, London. RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, JAMES Scotland, 1808-90, NIM OIM Sextant = Christie-SK 5/17/78. apprenticed to William Spark; admitted to the Hammermen, 1837; made clocks, watches and chronometers; took his son, George Allan Berry, as a partner in James Berry and Son, 1856-64; took Alexander Spence Mackay as partner in Berry and Mackay, 1879-1890; firm lasted until 1975. 52 Castle Street (1835-52); 53 Marischal Street (1852); 88 Union Street (1853-56); all in Aberdeen. Bryden 3; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, JAMES, AND SON Scotland, fl.1857-65, NIM OIM Sextant = Soth. 10/28/86. James Berry and George Allan Berry, 1857-64; son worked alone, 1866-78. 88 Union Street (1857-60); 29 Union Street (1861); 29 St. Nicholas Street (1862-64); 59 1/2 Marischal Street (1865); all in Aberdeen. Bryden 3; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
BERRY, JOH. England, c.1836, MIM 14 Jamaica Terrace, Limehouse, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
BERRY, JOHN England, fl.1738-65, PHIM Angle Barometer = X. The Dial near the Cross, Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BERRY, T. Scotland, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-Glasgow 5/19/82 lot #36. Aberdeen. Clarke et al. suggest correction
BERRY, WILLIAM England, 1639-1718, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Moxon of the Weavers' Company in 1656; free of the Company, 1664; globe maker; publisher; his grandson was William Watkins 1; some of the addresses probably the same place; partner with Robert Morden as Morden and Berry, (1669-70). The Blue Anchor, Middle Row, Holborn, just outside Holborn Bars (1669); The Globe near the New Exchange on the north side of the Strand (1674); at the Globe between Charing Cross and Whitehall (1680); The Globe, Craggs Court near Charing Cross (1681-1700); Holborn Court, between Holborn and Gray's Inn; Sign of the Globe, between Charing Cross and Whitehall; all in London. Taylor 1(331); Evans 1; Tooley; Tyacke 1. suggest correction
BERSELIUS, HADRIAN AMEROCCIO Italy, 1522, MIM Astrolabe, 1522 = Fry Coll. Price thought the astrolabe was c.1380; ICA-202; owner? Michel 2; Price 1; ICA 2; Gunther 1. suggest correction
BERT, PAUL France, 1767, MIM Globe Sundials, stone, 1767 = MADEX-173 & -174 = NMM-Caird; Globe Sundials, ivory, 1767 = Drouot Richelieu 4/28/88. Michel 1; Dewhirst; NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
BERTHAUD, L'ABBE France, MIM SIM Circumferentor = P.C.(1965). l'Abbé Berthaud. RSW. suggest correction
BERTHAUX France, MIM Celestial Globe = CNAM-7432; Armillary Sphere = CNAM-7444. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
BERTHELEMY, A. France, 19th Century, MIM OIM Telescopic Level = La Rochelle 7/16/83. Berthélémy; succeeded by A. Lepetit. Paris. Christie 12/18/74; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BERTHERAN, M. France, c.1560, MIM Sundial in base of clock = Soth.-NY 6/22/88. needle in compass box probably is a replacement. RSW. suggest correction
BERTHET France, c.1750, NIM mounted a micrometer on a quadrant. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BERTHET, ANDRE France; Portugal, 1774, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial, 1774 = Ineichen 10/18/74; Heliochronometer, case = LIM. "Horloger"; see Berthet; André Berthet. Lisbon. RSW. suggest correction
BERTHOUD, FERDINAND Switzerland; France, 1729-1807, MIM NIM Tide Timer, 1788 = AMST; Celestial Globe on clock = Hertford House, London. Paris. USNM; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Grimaldi (975); Cajori; J.A, Bennett 2. suggest correction
BERTHOUD, PIERRE-FREDERIC France, c.1750, MIM Sundial = Musée de la Chaux-des-Fonds. Pierre-Frédéric Berthoud. Couvet. RSW. suggest correction
BERTHROUD France, misreading for Berthoud. Grimaldi (975). suggest correction
BERTIE, GEORGE USA, fl.1807-08, MIM Georges Street, Baltimore, Md. Smart 1. suggest correction
BERTIN, JEAN France, c.1830, PHIM Steam Apparatus = ADL-M412. "Bertin inv. No. 175." Engelmann 1; Michel 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BERTINI, D. Italy, 1796, PHIM Electric Machine, 1796 = Lycée, Lucca. Italian Inventory. suggest correction
BERTINI, MICHELE Italy, c.1780, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial, 1780 = WHI. Bryden 16; Price 2. suggest correction
BERTOLA, ANTONIO BARTOLOMEO Italy, c.1763, MIM OIM made astronomical instruments. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
BERTONI, ANGIOLO Italy, fl.1850-61, OIM Florence. Brenni 1. suggest correction
BERUCKER Germany, c.1768, OIM made solar microscopes. Nürnberg. Clay and Court. suggest correction
BERVILLE, MATTHIEU France, c.1690, MIM Bloud-type Sundials = Wray Sale-138, D.(1964). Dieppe. Michel 1; Dewhirst; RSW. suggest correction
BERZELIUS, JONS JACOB Sweden, 1779-1848, MIM Baron Jöns Jacob Berzelius; chemist; secretary to the Academy of Sciences; invented a slide rule for atomic weights, c.1830. Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
BESANCENOT France, 1759, MIM Sundial, oval, 1759 = NAC. Besançenot. Is-sur-Tille. Michel 3; Nachet. suggest correction
BESERGA England, see Monti and Beserga. Bell 2. suggest correction
BESNOS England, c.1849, MIM Armillary Sphere = CNAM. misreading for Desnos. Paris. Grimaldi(991). suggest correction
BESOZZI, B. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Christie-SK 10/20/89. the barometer at Christie was marked "Shaftsbury." Weymouth; Shaftsbury. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BESSARD, TOUSSAINCTS DE France, c.1574, MIM invented a canometer to find the meridian and a micrometer for directional measurements; author. Rouen. RSW. suggest correction
BESSLER, JOHANN ERNEST ELIAS Germany, 1680-1745, PHIM made a "perpetuum mobile"; called himself "Orffyrius." Kassel? USNM. suggest correction
BESSON, JACQUES France, c.1567, author; designed instruments for astronomy, surveying and navigation including the "cosmolabe." Paris. O'Neal; Poggendorf; Dawson 216, 1971. suggest correction
BEST, ROBERT USA, fl.1811-31, MIM PHIM repaired philosophical and mathematical instruments; watchmaker. Cincinnatti, Ohio. "Antiques", July, 1974. suggest correction
BESTER, OWEN HIBBARD USA, 1809-57, MIM OIM PHIM Washington, D.C. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
BETALLI France, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = CNAM. same as Christophe Bettally. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BETTALLY, CHRISTOPHE France; England, fl.1770?-88, PHIM Wheel Barometer and Thermometer = Bute Coll. (1787) = D. (1967); Stick Barometer = X; Vacuum Pump = FLO-1537. surely same as Betalli; stick barometer is signed "Bettally London"; other signed "C. Bettally fecit London 1787"; T.C.; made physical instruments in glass. Paris; 1 Charlotte Street, Pimlico (1787); 292 Oxford Street, opposite Stratford Place (1788); both in London. Goodison 1 and 5; Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BETTALLY, JOSEPHE France, fl.1768-71, PHIM Wheel Barometer, 1771 with a Thermometer, 1768 = Christie 6/22/89. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BETTESWORTH, J. England, c.1800, MIM succeeded by William Garrard. The Naval Academy, Ormond House, Paridise Row, Chelsea, London. Taylor 2(838); NMM 2. suggest correction
BETTINI, MARIO Italy, 1582-1657, MIM invented instrument for tracing the meridian. Bologna. Boffito; Michel 3. suggest correction
BETTS, JOHN England, fl.1839-63, MIM Globe, portable, 1850 = X. publisher. 115 Strand; 7 Compton Street Brunswick Square; both in London. Taylor 2(2075); Tooley. suggest correction
BETTS, THOMAS England, c.1818, MIM rule maker. Inge Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BEUCKEL 1763, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood, 1763 = P.C. date could be 1768. RSW. suggest correction
BEUERLEIN, JOACHIM misreading for Joachim Deuerlin. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BEVAN, BENJAMIN England, fl.1804-38, MIM engineer; modified the Dunn-type accounting slide rule in 1822; invented a self-registering rain-gauge. Leighton Buzzard, Bushey Heath. Taylor 2(1084); Delehar 2 and 9. suggest correction
BEVAN, E. England, PHIM Marine Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BEVAN, SYLVANUS England, c.1817, invented an improved slide rule. Taylor 2(1279); G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BEWTON, ARNOLD England?, 1865, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1865, on stand = Lesieur et Le Bars, Le Havre 7/9/90. RSW. suggest correction
BEYER, JOHANN Germany, 1673-1751, MIM Celestial Globe, 1718 = KAS. Hamburg. Zinner 1; Tooley. suggest correction
BEYERINCK Holland, fl.1829-45, OIM Telescope = LEY. Leiden. RSW. suggest correction
BEYSER, JEAN-DAVID Germany, 18th Century, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundials = OXF, MEM; Augsburg-type Sundials = Spaulding Coll., P.B. 1/22/54-55, OXF; Sundials, horizontal = OXF, CLU, USNM, MERC-49 (silver), Schuhmann Sale-134, Lempertz 6/14/76; Perpetual Calendars = D.(1972), Soth. 3/27/72. D. calendar is in lid of case of L.T.M. sundial. Mannheim. Maddison 5; Zinner 1; Michel 1 and 3; Daumas 1; Hamilton 1 & 2; Wynter and Turner; USNM; Dewhirst; RSW. suggest correction
BEZARD France, c.1769, OIM optician; lens maker. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris (1769). Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
BIANCHETTI, I. France, c.1850, NIM Hadley Quadrant = NMM-S.189; Octant = Christie-SK 10/23/87. T.C. 1 rue Beauvais, Marseilles. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHI 1 Holland, fl.1740-78, PHIM made barometers and thermometers. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = X. probably George Bianchi. Ipswich. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI 3 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI 4 France, 18th Century, MIM SIM Graphometer = D.(1980). rue de Coq, St. Honoré 11, Paris. Coffeen I; Moskowitz 120. suggest correction
BIANCHI AND CO. Holland, pre-1793, MIM OIM PHIM made solar microscopes, pumps, etc.; by 1793 owners of a fancy-goods shop. Kalverstraat over de Gapensteeg, Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI AND PRIMAVESI Holland, PHIM Barometer = LEY. Amsterdam. RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHI AND SONS France, 1831, MIM worked in 1831. Paris. USNM. suggest correction
BIANCHI, A., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHI, B. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Portsmouth. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI, B. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Tunbridge Wells. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI, B. 3 France; Italy?, c.1820, PHIM see Fioruzzi e Bianchi. Paris; Piacenza? Brenni 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI, BARTHELEMY NIM Sextant = CNAM-6692. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
BIANCHI, CAMPORINO Belgium, NIM Spyglass, ivory = Soth. 12/13/65-95. Brussels. RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHI, F., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Leicester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI, G. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = X. could be either G. Bianchi 2 or 3 or George Bianchi. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI, G. 2 Scotland, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Edinburgh. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI, G. 3 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 7/16/76. Windsor. RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHI, GEORGE England, fl.1805-16, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Christie-SK 5/8/86; Stick Barometer = X. all signed "G. Bianchi Ipswich." St. Clements Street (1805-08); Westgate Street (1809-16); both in Ipswich. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHI, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Barometer = Soth. 2/4/77. wheel marked "Lane End"; other marked "Blandford." Lane End, Blandford. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHI, PRIMAVESI AND CO. Holland, c.1771, OIM made optical instruments. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BIANCHI, V. Ireland, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, D.(1976), Christie-SK 10/20/89. the barometer at Christie's is marked "Belfast." Dublin; Belfast. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHII, FILIPPO E XAVIER DI Italy, fl.1764-66, MIM PHIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundials = DEU, KEN-1923/404; Equatorial Sundials = VEN (1764), Soth. 5/19/96-46 (1754); Universal Equatorial Sundial, No. 3, 1764 = P. and S. 3/20/96; Air Pump, No. 93, 1766 = PRA. "Filippo and Xavier Fratelli di Bianchii"; also spelled "Bianchy." Venice. Evans 1; Michel 3; Czech. Inventory; D. Bachman (1983); Earle; RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHINI, ANTONIO Italy, 1564, MIM SIM Surveying Sector, with dials, 1564 = FLO-2511. see A.B. 1; clockmaker. Venice. Bonelli 1; Michel 2; Price 2. suggest correction
BIANCHINI, FRANCESCO Italy, 1662-1729, MIM inventor or maker. Verona. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
BIANCHINI, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1972). RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHY 1 Austria, 1767, PHIM Thermometer, 1767 = X. Vienna. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BIANCHY 2 France, 1785, PHIM made physical apparatus. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BIANCHY 3 Holland, c.1790, PHIM made barometers. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BIANCHY 4 see Bianchi. suggest correction
BIANCHY, DI MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = P.C. probably Filippo e Xavier Fratelli di Bianchii, which see. RSW. suggest correction
BIANCHY, R. France, c.1785, PHIM Barometer = CNAM. Rue St. Honoré No. 252, Paris. Middleton 1. suggest correction
BIANELI England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 9/10/86. Ipswich. RSW. suggest correction
BICKERTON, JOHN England, c.1735, MIM Samuel How turned over to him as an apprentice; may have been a member of the Clockmakers' Company. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BIDAULT, C. France, 1650, MIM Equatorial Sundial, case, 1650 = Evans Coll. = OXF; Table of Latitudes = Evans Coll. au Palais des Galleries, quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Evans 1; Dewhirst; Nachet; Price 2; Britten; RSW. suggest correction
BIDAULT, JACQUES France, post-1762, MIM Garden Sundial = Picard, Drouot Richelieu, Dec. 11, 1991. perhaps related to C. Bidault, which see; apprenticed to Clerget. Quay de l'Horloge, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BIDDELL, JONAS England, c.1756, apprenticed to John Farmer 2 in the Grocers' Company on Nov. 2, 1756. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BIDDLE USA, pre-1776, OIM repaired telescope now at Library Company, Philadelphia, Pa. Philadelphia, Pa. RSW. suggest correction
BIDDLE, OWEN USA, 1737-1799, MIM clockmaker; made a planetarium. North Ward, Philadelphia; Chester County; both in Pa. Bedini 1 and 8;; USNM. suggest correction
BIDER, FRANCIS England, 1716, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1716 = OXF-Evans. Evans 1. suggest correction
BIDLAKE, JAMES 1 England, 1767-1805, MIM also made clocks and watches. 31 Minories, (until 1782); 16 Sun Street, Bishopsgate Without (1799-1805); both in London. Taylor 2(572). suggest correction
BIDLAKE, JAMES 2 England, fl.1820-27, MIM watch and clockmaker; son of James Bidlake 1. 48 (or 8) Chiswell Street, London. Taylor 2(1489). suggest correction
BIDSTRUP, JESPER Denmark; England; Denmark, fl.1762-1802, MIM OIM PHIM Telescopes = ROS, Soth. 4/27/64-140, D., AUI, Videnskabs- historisk Museum, Aarhus; Mechanical Powers Apparatus = Sor° Akademi, Sor°. worked first with Nairne and Blunt, 1788; by 1793 was working by himself; had a catalogue; appointed "Royal City Mechanicus" upon his return to Copenhagen. Copenhagen; 36 St. Martin's Street, Leicester Square, London (1793); Copenhagen. Brieux 3; Chaldecott 3; Taylor 2(438); Dewhirst; RSW. suggest correction
BIE, C. DE Holland, c.1689, NIM Magnetic Compass = D.(1986). compass maker. The Hague. Schück; Coffeen Z. suggest correction
BIEHELER, LANDELINUS Germany, fl.1781-84, MIM Celestial Globe, 1781 = FRE; Terrestrial Globe, 1784 = FRE. Freiburg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BIENNAIS, MARTIN GUILLAUME France, 1764-1843, MIM Instrument Set in travel case = Musée Carnavalet; Rule, folding, mother-of-pearl = D. "orfèvre de Leurs Majestés Imperiales et Royales"; "Me. Tabletier ébeniste"; travel case belonged to Napoleon; rule from travel case of the Duchess d'Otrante; made magnificent traveling cases. au Singe violet, rue St.-Honoré, No. 283, Paris (1809-19). "Connaissance des Arts", Oct., 1980; Versailles 11/19/78; RSW. suggest correction
BIENVENU France, c.1775, PHIM made physical apparatus. 18, rue de Rohan, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
BIETTE France, c.1820, OIM PHIM Telescope = P.C. (1973); Marine Barometer = Drouot Richelieu 4/28/88. Lyon. Troadec; RSW. suggest correction
BIFEZZI, G. Italy, 1835, MIM Telemeter, 1835 = FGM. Naples. Italian Inventory. suggest correction
BIGAS England, PHIM Hydrometer = A-P 3/15/76. "Patented". Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
BIGG, BENJAMIN England, c.1679, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Robert Cooke of the Clockmakers' Company on Feb. 3, 1679. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BIGGS, B. England, c.1800, NIM Octant = P.C.; Sextant = ADL-A249. Swansea; Cardiff. Taylor 2(1085); ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BIGGS, EDMUND England, c.1695, MIM apprenticed to John Bellinger 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on Dec. 12, 1695. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BIGGS, SAMUEL England, c.1752, apprenticed to John Urings 2 in the Grocers' Company on March 9, 1752. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BIGGS, THOMAS England; USA, fl.1785-1822, MIM NIM OIM SIM Hadley Quadrant, 1785 = Virgina Historical Society, Richmond, Va.; Octant, 1792 = P.C. T.C. in Adams' quadrant; apprenticed to Benjamin Condy, up to 1776; soldier, 1776-1781; worked in New York for eight years; returned to Philadelphia; succeeded Benjamin Condy in 1792; made and dealt in instruments. 32 Well-Fleet Street, London; Philadelphia, Pa.; No. 8 Water Street; 60, facing Beekman's Slip (1786); 32 Wall Street, near the Coffee House; both in New York, N.Y.; 81 South Front Street (1792); 85 South Front Street (1801-06): at the Sign of the Sextant (1815), 66 South Front Street (1807-21); all in Philadelphia, Pa. Bedini 1 and 8; Smart 1; Gillingham; USNM; D.J. Warner 8; DATM; RSW. suggest correction
BIGNELL England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIGOT, E. French Guiana, MIM Cruciform Sundials = MERC-14 (176)= WHI, ADL-DPW47. may be one sundial, Bryden 16 does not show it, although Hamilton stated that it was sold to Whipple. Cayenne. Hamilton 1 and 2; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BIHLER, JOHANN PHILIP Germany, c.1750, MIM Equatorial Sundial = Huelsmann Coll. hour-plate is star-shaped; fitted case. Augsburg. Syndram. suggest correction
BILD, VEIT Germany, 1484-1529, MIM astronomer; sundial maker. Augsburg. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
BILDT, BAUKE EISMA VAN DER Holland, 1753-1831, OIM Telescopes = LEY, LOS, UTR, Eisinga's House, Franeker, Bom Auctions 1906 & 1910. succeeded his great-uncle, Jan van der Bildt 1, c.1791. Franeker. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2; Daumas 1. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BILDT, JOHANNES VAN DER 1 Holland, 1709-91, OIM Telescopes = ZUR, UTR; LEY, Eisinga's House, Franeker, Dr. Coopman's House, Franeker (No. 368), LOS, TEY, P.C., Frisian Maritime Museum, etc. worked with his two sons; his great-nephew, Bauke Eisma van der Bildt succeeded to the business c.1791; full name was Jan Pytters van der Bildt; taught in high school in Franeker. Franeker. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; Zinner 1; G.L'E. Turner 28; Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
BILDT, JOHANNES VAN DER 2 Holland, 1736-1779, OIM Telescopes = LEY, AMST, Eisinga's House, Franeker. son of Jan van der Bildt 1. Franeker. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; RSW. suggest correction
BILDT, LUBBERTUS VAN DER Holland, 1738-80, OIM PHIM Instruments = LEY, UTR (Physics Dept), Eisinga"s House, Franeker. Franeker. Rooseboom 1; RSW. suggest correction
BILLAUX L'AINE France, c.1787, PHIM made physical apparatus; also spelled Billeau and Billiaux; Billaux l'Aîné. Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
BILLIAUX France, c.1782, PHIM see Greppin et Billiaux. Paris. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BILLING, JOSEPH England, c.1830, OIM 14 Maryland Street, Birmingham. Taylor 2(1778). suggest correction
BILLING, R. England, c.1703, MIM bookseller with G. Briant, may have been instrument makers. at the King's Head, Cornhill, London. Taylor 1(536). suggest correction
BILLINGHURST, ANTHONY England, c.1672, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Hilkiah Bedford of the Clockmakers' Company on July 1, 1672. J. Brown 3; A.J. Turner 9. suggest correction
BILLON France, 1787, MIM made instrument to draw ellipses. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BINDA 1 France, MIM Cannon Sundials = NOR (2). Marseilles. RSW. suggest correction
BINDA 2 France, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Versailles 4/17/83. "Opticien". RSW. suggest correction
BINDA, GIOVANNI England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1973). York. RSW. suggest correction
BINGHAM England, c.1825, Captain, R.N.; invented a perpetual log. 22 Arundel Street, Strand, London. Taylor 2(1779). suggest correction
BINGHAM, CHARLES England, fl.1808-18, MIM Table of Equation of Time, silver = BM-1897/3/15-2. signed "C. Bingham"; Price thought London and 18th Century; made sundials. Ann Street, Birmingham. Taylor 2(1779a); Bryden 9; Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
BINGLEY, WILLIAM, AND SON England, 1808-18, PHIM made plates for batteries and piles. Bishopgate Street, Islington, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BIOLA, B. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Cambridge. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BIOLO, B. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Norwich. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BION FILS France, son of Nicholas Bion. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BION, L. MIM Universal Ring Sundial, case = Soth. 5/19/86-64. possibly Nicholas Bion. RSW. suggest correction
BION, NICHOLAS France, 1652-1733, MIM his wide range of very well made instruments is illustrated in his book of 1709 on the construction and use of mathematical instruments; his production was very large and examples can be seen in numerous museums. his book was translated into English in 1723 by Stone, and into German in 1717 by Doppelmayer; "Ingénieur du Roi pour les Instruments de Mathématique"; T.C.; Lordelle was successor. quay de l'Horloge du Palais à l'enseigne du Soleil d'or (1699-1702 and 1708); au Quart de Cercle Géométrique sur le quay de l'orloge du Palais (1704); both in Paris. Daumas 1; Michel 1 and 2; Maddison 1 and 5; Josten; Bonelli 1; Price 3; Ward 4; NMM 2; USNM; Wynter 1; Hamilton 2; Tooley; Dewhirst; Moskowitz 109; Calvert 2; Engelmann 1; DSB; J.A. Bennett 2; Bryden 16; ADL; Syndram; Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
BIRCH, WYRLEY England, MIM Vertical Plate Dial = Evans Coll.= OXF. Evans 1; Dewhirst. suggest correction
BIRD, JOHN England, 1709-76, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums including miniature sextant, ADL-A288, mural quadrants at Technical Museum, Milan and NMM (1750), theodolite at Palermo Observatory, meridian telescope at MLL, stick barometer and thermometer at Herschel Home Museum, Bath; etc. apprenticed to Jonathan Sisson 2 in 1740; worked for him and George Graham; author; last great instrument maker to divide his scales by hand; T.C.; opposed Peter Dollond`s patent. Durham (1709-40); Sea Quadrant, Court Gardens; Sea Quadrant near the New Exchange Buildings (1748-63); both in Strand, London. Taylor 2(232); Goodison 1; Middleton 1; Maddison 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Stimson 2; Moskowitz 4 & 7; USNM; King 1; ADL; RSW; Daniel; Pipping 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Garcia 1; DNB; DSB; J.A. Bennett 2; Crawforth 1; de Rijk; Coffeen 11; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BIRD, THOMAS England, c.1822, OIM High Street, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1490); Dewhirst. suggest correction
BIRDSTRUP, J. misreading for Jesper Bidstrup. Taylor 2(438); Dewhirst; Chaldecott 3; RSW. suggest correction
BIRKHEAD, JOHN England, c.1722, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Smith 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on July 2, 1722. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BIRNIE, JOHN Ireland, fl.1775-85, MIM Universal Ring Sundial = Bigger Coll. clockmaker. Templepatrick, Co. Antrim. Bigger; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BISCHOFF, J.P. Germany, fl.1780-90, MIM Heliochronometer = Huelsmann Coll.; Instrument = DEU. Ansbach. Syndram; RSW. suggest correction
BISHOP 1 England?, PHIM Wheel Barometer = APS. London? Multhauf 1. suggest correction
BISHOP 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see John Bishop. Sherborne. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BISHOP, JAMES Scotland, c.1794?, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, Christie-SK 5/15/96. clockmaker; X instrument signed "Jas. Bishop Edinburgh"; Christies signed "Jas. Bishop Musselburgh." Edinburgh. Goodison 1; Baillie 1; RSW. suggest correction
BISHOP, JOAQUIM USA, fl.1845-57, MIM NIM PHIM made philosophical and chemical instruments. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
BISS, JOHN England, c.1746, apprenticed to John Farmer 2 in the Grocers' Company on Oct. 14, 1746. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BISSAKER, ROBERT England, fl.1642-54, MIM Slide Rule, wood, 1654 = KEN. made shipbuilder's rule. Ratcliff over against the Red Lyon Tavern, London. Bryden 9; Taylor 1(200); Dewhirst; Daumas 1; Clay and Court; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BISSEKER see Bissaker. suggest correction
BITHRAY, STEPHEN England, fl.1827-60, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 1/22/88; Stick Barometers = X, Heathcote Ball 12/14/90, Phillips 10/5/76; Telescopes = D.(1982), Soth.-West Sussex 6/21/83; Compass Sundial = KEN-1947-280; Sextant with Telescope = Soth. 11/13/61-70; Universal Equatorial Sundial, case = Soth. 3/25/86. also made microscopes; "Bithray successor to J. Smith, Royal Exchange, London." North Piazza (or North Gate), 29 Royal Exchange, London. Taylor 2(1491); Goodison 1; Dewhirst; Clay and Court; Lake Forest, Ill. Antique Show, June 1982; RSW. suggest correction
BITTERLIN Germany, MIM Compass = Strasbourg. Colmar. Evans 1. suggest correction
BIZOT, J.L. France, 1702-81, MIM Vertical Dial = House, Faubourg Tarragnoz, Besançon, 1757; Floor Dial = Madeleine Church, Besançon. Bizot was counselor to the Presidial of Besançon; vertical dial was destroyed in 1880. Besançon. Gatty; COMP Vol. 1, No. 2. suggest correction
BLACHFORD AND CO. England, NIM probably Robert and William Blachford. Minories, London. Taylor 2(1086). suggest correction
BLACHFORD AND IMRAY England, fl.1836-42, NIM OIM PHIM Gunter Rule, sliding = D.(1980); Wheel Barometer= Christie-SK 5/15/96. Robert Blachford and James Imray were partners, 1836-42. 116 Minories; Navigation Warehouse; both in London. Taylor 2(1086); Brewington 1; O'Mara; Moskowitz 120; RSW. suggest correction
BLACHFORD, ROBERT England, fl.1804-42, NIM OIM Telescope = PEA; Sextant = D.(1989). signed "Blachford"; worked with William Blachford at the Warehouse in the Minories; it was Blachford and Co. at Leadenhall Street; James Imray joined him in 1836. Navigation Warehouse, Little Tower Hill (1804-20); 137 Minories 1805; 114 Minories (1810-17); 79 Leadenhall Street (1821-25); 116 Minories (1836-40); all in London. Taylor 2(1086); Brewington 1; Moskowitz 120; O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
BLACHFORD, WILLIAM England, c.1830, OIM worked with Robert Blachford in the Minories; perhaps Blachford and Co. Minories, London. Taylor 2(1086). suggest correction
BLACKBURN England, see Moffett and Blackburn; T.C. Calvert 2. suggest correction
BLACKBURN, CUTHBERT England, fl.1847-48, PHIM see Johnson and Blackburn; barometer and thermometer maker. 34 Hatton Garden (1847-48); 7 Alfred Street, City Road (1848); both in London. Goodison 1; Bell 2. suggest correction
BLACKBURNE, R. England, c.1850, NIM Mariner's Journalets = P.C.(1986), D.(1986). plotting device; D. also marked "aBn.", letters being in reverse. London. Multhauf 3; Coffeen 12. suggest correction
BLACKIE England, c.1825, OIM microscope maker. Clay and Court. suggest correction
BLACKIE, WILLIAM Scotland, fl.1834-38, OIM made jewel lenses for microscopes. Edinburgh. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BLACKWELL, J. England, c.1820, OIM Telescope = Frau Dr. Gustav Bloch Coll., Vienna. watchmaker. 43 Plumben Street, City Road, London. Britten; RSW. suggest correction
BLACKWOOD, W. AND J.T. England, NIM Octant = Christie 3/29/60-9. North Shields. Morrison-Low 1; RSW. suggest correction
BLADEL, JOSEPH Germany?, 18th Century, MIM Crescent Sundial = ZAG. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BLADO- England, c.1800, NIM name appears on a Hadley's quadrant shown on Thomas Swann's T.C.; may be owner or maker. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BLADON see Bleyghton. Taylor 1. suggest correction
BLAEU, WILLEM JANSZOON Holland; Italy, 1571-1638, MIM he made many celestial and terrestrial globes of different sizes including a 67.7 cm. celestial globe, 1640 = ADL-M440, a printed astrolabe, telluriums to be found at LEY, BAU, WOL, KAS and AMST, etc.; a mural quadrant at LEY. pupil of Tyche Brahe on Hven; designed a Copernican armillary sphere; dated globes range from 1602-40. Alkmaar; Amsterdam; Venice. Koman; Rooseboom 1; Zinner 1; Stevenson; Gunther 1; Bonelli 1; Michel 2; Daumas 1; Belgian and Italian Inventories; Millburn 5; Wynter 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2; NMM 2; DSB; ADL; T. Campbell; Yonge; RSW. suggest correction
BLAGRAVE, JOHN England, b.1558? d.1612, designed many fine astronomical and surveying instruments, including his Mathematical Jewel, Uranical Astrolabe, three-legged compass, running staff, armillary sphere, etc; author. Reading. Taylor 1(52); Dewhirst; Gunther 1 and 4; Michel 1, 2 and 3; Engelmann 1; D. King; DNB; ADL; John Collins; Blundeville; John Palmer; RSW. suggest correction
BLAIR USA, see Booth, Garrett and Blair. USNM. suggest correction
BLAIR, ARCHIBALD Scotland, c.1827, OIM 16 Broughton Place, Edinburgh (1827). Bryden 3. suggest correction
BLAIR, H.G., AND CO. England, fl.1829-60, NIM T.C. in OOM Hadley octant case; compass adjusters; made chronometers; opticians. Bristol (1829); 95 Bute Street, Cardiff (1860). Bryden 9; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; RSW. suggest correction
BLAIR, ROBERT Scotland, fl.1783-1828, invented the aplanatic telescope. Edinburgh. Taylor 2(802). suggest correction
BLAKE, JOHN England, fl.1766-1820, MIM apprenticed to John Urings 2 in the Joiners' Company, July 23,1752; free in the Company, May 6, 1766; took apprentices. near Hermitage Bridge, near Broad Street, Ratcliff (1766-73); New Ratcliff (1774-76); near Ratcliff Cross (1801); near Brewers Meeting, Stepney (1820); all in London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BLAKELEY, BENJAMIN England, fl.1832-36, MIM PHIM 11 High Street, Lambeth, London. Taylor 2(1780); O'Mara. suggest correction
BLAKELY England, c.1780, MIM Drawing Instrument Set = NMM. London. NMM 2. suggest correction
BLAKENE England, 1342, MIM Astrolabe, 1342 = BM-1853/11/4-1. ICA-292. Gunther 1; Price 1 and 3; Ward 4; ICA 2; Michel 3; Dewhirst. suggest correction
BLAKENEY see Cameron and Blakeney. RSW. suggest correction
BLAKENEY AND CO. England, NIM Octant, brass with ivory scale = Christie-SK 10/6/83. Sunderland and Howe. Morrison-Low 1; RSW. suggest correction
BLAKENEY, J.B., AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = OMM. see J.W. Blakeney and Co. South Shields. RSW. suggest correction
BLAKENEY, J.W., AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = VNN. see J.B. Blakeney and Co. Hull and Sutherland. RSW. suggest correction
BLAKEY, G.H. England, Master, R.N.; invented a stadiometer, c.1850; instrument made by W. Heath, Devonport. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BLAKSLEE, ZIBA USA, 1768-1834, MIM SIM made surveying instruments, clocks and bells. Newtown, Conn. Bedini 1; Smart 1. suggest correction
BLANC, JACQUES Switzerland, PHIM Money Balances = Stadtmuseum, Meissen. Geneva. RSW. suggest correction
BLANCHINI, ANTONIUS see Antonio Bianchini. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BLANCKE BZ., HENDRIK Holland, fl.1816-26, NIM compass maker. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BLAND, EDWARD England, c.1668, apprenticed to Walter Hayes of the Grocers' Company on Aug. 19, 1668. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BLAND, JOSEPH England, c.1700?, MIM diallist. Beeston, Nottinghamshire. Taylor 1(516). suggest correction
BLASER, JACOB Switzerland, MIM Hohenmesscheibe = Stuker 11/22/66. Berne. RSW. suggest correction
BLASET France, fl.1769-72, OIM optician. Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
BLATCHFORD AND IMRAY see Blachford and Imray. O'Mara. suggest correction
BLATON see Bleyghton. Taylor 1(163). suggest correction
BLATT, I. England, 20th Century?, PHIM Stick Barometers = D.(1975), K. & C. 12/12/73. Brighton. RSW. suggest correction
BLATTNER, JACOB Switzerland; USA, 1812-88, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = P.C.; Clark County Historical Museum, Vancouver, B.C., Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, D.(1990), D.(1987). Berne; St. Louis, Mo. USNM; Smart 1; Coffeen 16; RSW. suggest correction
BLAUWE, P.D. Belgium, 1777, MIM Perpetual Calendar, disc, 1777 = BM-1901/11/15-16. Gend. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
BLAVET France, 1769, OIM made lenses and mirrors. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
BLAXAM, RICHARD England, 1651, MIM Quadrant, silver, 1651 = BM-1855/5/9-1 (destroyed). also has monogram of "B." over "RH."; usually listed erroneously as "Bloxham." Price 3; Ward 4; Taylor 1(250); Clay and Court; Dewhirst. suggest correction
BLAYTON, EDWARD England, c.1612, apprenticed to Elias Allen of the Grocers' Company on July 7, 1612. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BLENAERTS, I. France, 1770, MIM Sundial, 1770 = OXF. Malines. Michel 3. suggest correction
BLENKINSOP, JOHN England, c.1793, apprenticed to Dudley Adams of the Grocers' Company on July 4, 1793. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BLENLER misreading for Bleuler. K. and C. 3/28/73. suggest correction
BLEUBER misreading for Bleuler. Christie 2/8/79. suggest correction
BLEULER, JOCK Globe, miniature = D.(1997). misreadimg for John Bleuler. ATG 10/14/97. suggest correction
BLEULER, JOHN England, c.1757-1829, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums , including a microscope, 1788, sextants, an orrery, sundials, an ivory thermometer, a barometer, Miniature Terrestrial Globe, etc. apprenticed to Henry Raines Shuttleworth of the Spectacle- makers' Company in 1771; free of the Company, Oct. 7, 1779; Master of the Company 1792, 1795, 1811; worked with Shuttleworth until 1791; succeeded to Thomas Whitford's business, 1791; T.C., optician. Mr. Shuttleworth's, 23 Ludgate Street; 27 Ludgate Street, (1791); both in London. Taylor 2(687); Daumas 1; Brewington 1; Dewhirst; Crawforth 1; Moskowitz 105; Calvert 2; Court and von Rohr 3(200); USNM; J.A. Bennett 2; Sotheby's 5/11/94; RSW. suggest correction
BLEWLER misreading for Bleuler. Brewington 1. suggest correction
BLEYGHTON, JOHN England, fl.1630-34, MIM may be the same as John Blighton 1. near Bull Head Tavern in Tower Street, London. Taylor 1(163); Dewhirst; Evans 1; J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BLIGHTON, JOHN 1 England, fl.1620-54?, MIM apprenticed to Elias Allen of the Grocers' Company; free of the Company on Aug. 16, 1620; may be John Bleyghton. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BLIGHTON, JOHN 2 England, fl.1654-, MIM free of the Grocers' Company by Patrimony on Aug. 9, 1654; might mean that his father, John Blighton 1, had died and thus the last three apprentices in his father's list would have been his. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BLIGNY, AUGUST 18th Century, MIM SIM Carpenter's Square with pivoted index = LOS. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BLISS AND CO. USA, c.1845, NIM Bearing Sight Instrument = MYS. New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
BLISS AND CREIGHTON USA, c.1845, MIM NIM SIM John Bliss 1 and Creighton. New York City. USNM. suggest correction
BLISS, JOHN (1), AND CO. USA, fl.1845-78, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Marine Compasses = PMS, Nat'l Museum of Canada, D.(1978); Surveying Compass = USNM; Bliss Taffrail Log = D.(1971). log patented 1864 and 1878.; started as Bliss and Creighton; T.C. 2 Burling Slip; 128 Front Street, between Wall and Pine; all in New York, N.Y. USNM; Brewington 1; Moskowitz 132; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BLISS, JOHN 1 USA, 1795-1857, MIM NIM SIM Surveying Compasses = D.(1960); Marine Compass = Glenbow Museum, Canada; Alidade = D.(1997). became John Bliss and Co. in 1845. 42 Fulton Street, New York, N.Y. USNM; Moskowitz 103; Brewington 1; Bedini 6; J.A. Bennett 2; MAD June 1997. suggest correction
BLISS, JOHN 2 USA, fl.1840-78, NIM New York, N.Y. J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
BLISS, MOSES BRIDGMAN USA, 1798-1885, MIM Garden Sundial with compass and analemma = D.(1980). sundial registered in Maine. Mass.; Maine; Wis. Moskowitz 120. suggest correction
BLOCH, ABRAHAM Germany, 1583, MIM Calendar Plate, 1583 = MUN-1294. Bayreuth. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BLOCK, FRANCIS England, c.1689, MIM apprenticed to John Bellinger 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on July 18, 1689. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BLOCKER, SYMEN DIRCKXSEN Holland, c.1626, MIM marked on mariner's astrolabe at SKO, (NMM-13); thought to be owner; copy of it is at STK. Waters 1; A. Stimson 3; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BLOK, TJEPKE see Keimpe Zeilmaker en Tjepke Blok. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BLOMBERG, MARTINUS Sweden, c.1575, MIM Horizontal Sundial, silver = NOR-81.147. Stockholm. Swedish Exhib. Cat., 1952; RSW. suggest correction
BLOND, C. misreading for C. Bloud. Pugsley Sale. suggest correction
BLOND, C.H. misreading for C. Bloud. Stewart, et al. suggest correction
BLONDEAU France, 18th Century, MIM Square = Spitzer-2869; Level = Spitzer-2824 = And.-Spitzer Sale-5; Universal Ring Sundial = MADEX-218 = CNAM; Sector = ADL-M89. universal ring sundial had five sundials added at a later time and is signed "Blondeaux"; could be B., or Nicholas or Roch Blondeau. Paris. Daumas 1; Cons. Nat'1 1; Destombes 4; Hamilton 2; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BLONDEAU, B. France, 18th Century, MIM sundial maker. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BLONDEAU, NICOLAUS France; Italy, fl.1694-1706, MIM SIM Universal Ring Sundials = CNAM, Nouveau Drouot 5/20/88, D.(1986), OXF-B112, TIM, Drecker Coll.= P.C., etc.; Military Protractor = ADL-M125; Sector, 1694 = OXF; Pair of Dividers, = NMM (1694); Compass = P.C.(1965); Surveying Quadrant, 1695 = P.C.; Ellipsometer Track = HAK; Gunnery Calipers = MAA. calipers signed "N. Blondo"; OXF sector signed "Nicolaus Blondo fecit" (the final "o" has an acute accent over it); the Nouveau Drouot and D.(1986) universal ring sundials all have an inner rotating ring divided into 15-minute intervals, to give Italian or Babylonian hours as well as local suntime. Paris (1694-95); Naples (1706). Daumas 1; Engelmann 1; Michel 3; Gunther 2; Josten; NMM 2; Coffeen 12; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BLONDEAU, PETRUS see Petrus Blondeus. Daumas 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
BLONDEAU, ROCH France, fl.1664-90, MIM SIM Sector, 1670 = Soth. 12/19/66-53; Rule, 1668 = CNAM; Butterfield-type Sundials = OXF-B71 and B72, WHI (silver) (1673), MADEX-91 = NMM (1670), Christie 2/13/68-38, LEY, ADL-M89; Rule, folding, silver, 1670 = A-P 3/15/76; Horizontal String-gnomon Sundial, 1667 = WHI; Pocket Sundial, 1664 = D.(1994); etc. "ingénieur du roi en instruments des mathématiques." à l'enseigne de la Boussole, Quai du Grandcours-d'Eau, Ile de la Cité, Paris (1665). Daumas 1; Michel 1; Dewhirst; Engelmann 1; Evans 1; Josten; Bryden 11 and 16; Coffeen 46; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BLONDEAUX see Blondeau. MADEX. suggest correction
BLONDEL ET MELLY Switzerland, 1840, MIM Zakhorloge, 1840 = AMST. Geneva. Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
BLONDEL, HENRY 1707, MIM Sundial, copper, 1707 = P.C. for 48°. RSW. suggest correction
BLONDEUS, PETRUS France; Italy, c.1700, MIM Recipiangle = ADL-M107. the instrument is signed "Petrus Blondeus Gall. fecit Romae"; he was a Frenchman working in Rome; the invention of the recipiangle is credited to Silvius Maggirius. Rome. Engelmann 1; Daumas 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BLONDO, NICOLAUS see Nicolaus Blondeau. RSW. suggest correction
BLONO, NICOLO Italy, MIM Instrument = NMM. probably Nicolaus Blondeau. Naples. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
BLOUD many Bloud-type sundials are signed "Bloud"; could be by Charles, Charles le Jeune, Gabriel, Jacques or Jean Bloud. suggest correction
BLOUD, CHARLES France, fl.1653-80, MIM Bloud-type Sundial, large, 1653 = HAR; a great number of his portable sundials are found in numerous collections, including ADL, WHI, OXF, etc. Huguenot; he invented a magnetic azimuth sundial now known as the Bloud-type; they were usually of ivory but a few tortoise- shell ones exist; a sliding hour scale within the compass box is adjusted to the time of year by turning the volvelle on the back; when the sundial is aligned with the sun, the compass needle points to the proper hour; usually signed "Fait et Invent par Charles Bloud à Dieppe" on back plate. Dieppe. Michel 1 and 3; ADL; Syndram; Bryden 16; Daumas 1; Maddison 1 and 5; Josten; Vivielle 1; Monreal; Price 2 and 3; Ward 4; USNM; NMM 2; Tardy; Nachet; Hamilton 1; T. Murdock; RSW. suggest correction
BLOUD, CHARLES, LE JEUNE France, c.1700, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = WUP, Lempertz 4/28/61, Christie 11/24/83; Bloud-type Sundial, ivory = Soth. 11/13/61-81. Dieppe. RSW. suggest correction
BLOUD, GABRIEL France, c.1666, MIM Bloud-type Sundials, ivory = ADL-N20, MADEX-168 = Musée, Dieppe, MERC-88, PMM, etc.; Diptych Sundial, ivory = P.C. probably son or brother of Charles Bloud. Dieppe. Michel 3; Hamilton 1 and 2; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BLOUD, I. France, c.1670, MIM Horizontal Sundials = BM, Soth. 12/12/55/ (ivory). BM gnomon is for 50° latitude; maybe Jacques or, less likely, Jean Bloud. Ward 4; RSW. suggest correction
BLOUD, JACQUES France, c.1666, MIM Bloud-type Sundial, ivory = MERC-60. possibly son or brother of Charles Bloud. Dieppe. Hamilton 1 and 2; RSW. suggest correction
BLOUD, JEAN France, c.1690, MIM Horizontal Sundial, ivory and silver = OXFB-201. Dieppe. Maddison 5. suggest correction
BLOUD, KAREL France, MIM Montfoort. Evans 1. suggest correction
BLOW, EDMUND England, fl.1704-38, MIM NIM Napier's Bones, 1715 = OXF; Backstaff, 1736 = WHI. apprenticed to Grace Wells in the Joiners' Company, Aug. 6, 1695; free in the Company, June 13, 1704; took apprentices; the bones were made for Mr. Julius Deeds; the backstaff was made for James M'Culloch. Golden Quadrant, Plow Alley, Union Stairs, Wapping; Virginia Street; both in London. Taylor 1(570) and 2(14); Dewhirst; Crawforth 7; RSW; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
BLOW, F. see Edmund Blow. suggest correction
BLOXAM, JAMES MACKENZIE England, 1843, invented depleidoscope in 1843, made and sold by E.J. Dent who named the instrument. Coffeen; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BLOXHAM, RICHARD misreading for Richard Blaxam. Taylor 1(250); Price 3; Dewhirst; Clay and Court. suggest correction
BLOYD, C. misreading for C. Bloud. Bernal Sale. suggest correction
BLUNDY, CHARLES England; USA, fl.1753-60, PHIM made or sold thermometers. London; Church Street, Charleston, S.C. Bedini 1. suggest correction
BLUNT 1 see Nairne and Blunt. suggest correction
BLUNT 2 England, OIM Spyglass = USNM. could be Edward or Thomas Blunt. London. USNM. suggest correction
BLUNT AND CO. USA, fl.1868-78, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM George William Blunt; succeeded Blunt and Nichols. New York, N.Y. Moskowitz 103; Brewington 1. suggest correction
BLUNT AND NICHOLS USA, fl.1866-68, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Edmund Blunt 2, F.M. Nash and John H Nichols were partners in Blunt and Nichols; succeeded by Blunt and Co., in 1868; Nichols was the Blunts' uncle. New York, N.Y. Smart 1. suggest correction
BLUNT AND SON 1 England, 1802 and 1814, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Thomas Blunt 1 and possibly William Blunt or Thomas Blunt 2. London. Wess 1. suggest correction
BLUNT AND SON 2 England, fl.1822-24, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Thomas Blunt 1 and Edward Blunt. London. Wess 1. suggest correction
BLUNT, CHARLES 1 England, fl.1811-18, MIM NIM OIM SIM Surveying Compass = Soth. 4/22/65-53; Instrument = NMM; Alt-azimuth Quadrant = WHI; Telescope, single draw = Christie-SK 4/14/89. T.C.; made sextants, alt-azimuth circles and pocket theodolites; compass is signed "C. Blunt." Cornhill; 38 Tavistock Street (1817); both in London. Taylor 2(1281); Wess 1; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BLUNT, CHARLES 2 Sir Charles Blunt; marked on a sundial, ADL-T22, which is signed "H.C. 1591"; it is the work of D.B. Sheahan of New York, N.Y. c.1900. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BLUNT, E. England or USA, OIM Telescope = MYS. could be Edmund or Edward Blunt. RSW. suggest correction
BLUNT, E. AND G.W. USA, fl.1826-66, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. Edmund (1) and George William Blunt, sons of Edmund March Blunt; manufactory at Elizabeth, N.J., listed as being formerly Hermann Wendt (1859). 149 Fly Market Street (1826); Maiden Lane; 179 Water Street, corner of Burling Slip and West Hooker Street; all in New York, N.Y. Moskowitz 103; Smart 1; Brewington 1; USNM; Bedini 8; RSW; J.A. Bennett 2; D.J. Warner 10; DATM. suggest correction
BLUNT, EDMUND 1 USA, 1799-1866, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM son of Edmund March Blunt; older brother and partner of George William Blunt; see E. and G.W. Blunt. New York, N.Y. Smart 1; Moskowitz 103; J.A. Bennett 2; D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
BLUNT, EDMUND 2 USA, 1842-94, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM son of Edmund Blunt 1; partner in Blunt and Nichols with F.M. Nash and John H. Nichols, 1866-68; this firm became Blunt and Co. in 1868, and Edmund was succeeded by his brother, William Sinclair Blunt at that time; he established the New York Optical Works that same year. 16 Burling Slip, New York, N.Y. (1868-94). Smart 1 suggest correction
BLUNT, EDMUND MARCH USA, 1770-1862, MIM NIM Nautical Compass = USNM. publisher; set up chart and quadrant shop, 1812; his sons, Edmund (1) and George William Blunt, carried on the firm; Warner 12 says that son-in-law, William Hooker, took over 202 Water Street in 1819. Newburyport, Mass. (1793-1811); at the Sign of the Quadrant, 202 Water Street, corner of Beekman Slip, New York, N.Y. (1811-62). USNM; Brewington 1; Bedini 8; D.J. Warner 10 and 12. suggest correction
BLUNT, EDWARD England, c.1828, MIM PHIM Barometer = Christie 8/2/72. son of Thomas Blunt 1; could be Blunt and Son, 1822-24; free by Patrimony in 1825; took over the business; barometer is signed "E. Blunt"; spirit level signed "Pool-London." 22 Cornhill, London. O'Mara; Wess 1; RSW. suggest correction
BLUNT, GEORGE WILLIAM USA, 1802-78, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM younger son of Edmund March Blunt and younger brother of Edmund Blunt 1; see E. and G.W. Blunt. New York, N.Y. Smart 1; Brewington 1; Moskowitz 103; Bedini 8; J.A. Bennett 2; D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
BLUNT, JOHN England, c.1767, NIM Sextants = Soth. 3/21/73, Christie 12/17/75. compass maker; catalogues think he is 1800 or later; may be two men. Wapping Dock, London. Taylor 2(576); RSW. suggest correction
BLUNT, ROBERT England, c.1789, MIM apprenticed to George Adams 2 of the Grocers' Company on Sept. 5, 1782; free of the Company on Dec. 3, 1789. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BLUNT, T. AND T. England, c. 1822, MIM OIM PHIM Sets of Drawing Instruments = P.C., Decatur House, Washington, D.C.; Microscope = Phillips 11/16/76; Rule, ivory = P.C.; Hydrometers = X (de Luc-type), Phillips 5/20/75; Garden Sundial = D.(1975); Telescope, Gregorian = Moose Factory Museum, Ontario; Barometer = P.C. perhaps Thomas Blunt 1 and 2. 22 Cornhill, London. USNM; Delehar 3; Wess 1; RSW. suggest correction
BLUNT, T., AND SON England, c.1822, OIM Microscope = P.C.; Telescope = Christie 4/9/75. Thomas Blunt and Son; telescope signed "Blunt and Son." 22 Cornhill, London. O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
BLUNT, T.T. misreading for T. and T. Blunt? Soth. 2/8/83. suggest correction
BLUNT, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1760-1822, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including barometers, microscopes, telescopes, sundials, levels, dipping needles, orreries, etc. apprenticed to Edward Nairne of the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1760; free of the Company in 1771; Master of the Company 1782-94; partner of Nairne, 1774-93; worked alone, 1793-1805; had son in business in 1805; "Mathematical Instrument Maker to His Majesty"; T.C.; see Nairne and Blunt; see T. and T. Blunt; see T. Blunt and Son; succeeded by Thomas Harris.. 22 Cornhill; 136 Minories (1814-20); both in London. Taylor 2(577); Goodison 1; Clay and Court; Symonds; Moskowitz 112; Wynter and Turner; Dewhirst; Multhauf 1; USNM; Pipping 1; Court and von Rohr 3(180); Calvert 2; Crawforth 1 & 6; Wynter 1; Wess 1; Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
BLUNT, THOMAS 2 England, c.1811., MIM OIM free of the Spectaclemakers' Company on March 2, 1811; may have been son in Blunt and Son 1. 18 Ivy Lane, London. Dewhirst; Court and von Rohr 3(241); Wess 1. suggest correction
BLUNT, WILLIAM England, c.1825, MIM Rev. William Blunt, son of and apprenticed to Thomas Blunt 1 of the Spectaclemakers' Company, June 1, 1816; free of the Company on Oct. 11, 1825. Court and von Rohr 3(244); Wess 1. suggest correction
BLUNT, WILLIAM SINCLAIR USA, 1837-1903, MIM SIM in 1868 he replaced his brother, Edmund Blunt 2 in Blunt and Co. with F.M. Nash as a partner. New York, N.Y. Smart 1. suggest correction
BLYDENBURGH AND GILES USA, fl.1838-42, MIM SIM Transit = D.(1983). Samuel Blydenburgh and Edward Giles; also sold nautical, optical and philosophical instruments. Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM; Coffeen E. suggest correction
BLYDENBURGH AND HYDE USA, c.1847, MIM Samuel Blydenburgh and Joseph Hyde; machinists. 1 Fetter Lane, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1. suggest correction
BLYDENBURGH, SAMUEL USA, 1802-52, MIM see Blydenburgh and Giles; see Blydenburgh and Hyde. Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
BLYTON see Blighton. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BOARDMAN England, 1709, MIM Perpetual Calendar, 1709 = D.(1975). Wynter 1. suggest correction
BOBY see Schulen and Boby. suggest correction
BOCHSEN, JOHANN CARL France, 1616, Bochsen designed an artillery level in 1616; author; in a mms. in Ulm he takes the title "Meisterey." Strasbourg. RSW. suggest correction
BOCKELTS, JAN Holland; Germany, fl.1607-40, MIM Sundials in watch lids = Mallett Coll., NYM (Morgan Coll.) the sundial in the NYM is signed "Jan Bockelts Aachen." Aachen. Vincent 2; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BOCKSTAEL, VAN France, d.1740, MIM Equatorial Sundials = Musée, Nancy (2). "Machiniste du Roy." Nancy. Michel 3 and 14. suggest correction
BODDINGTON, JOHN England, c.1734, MIM Perpetual Calendar = BM-1930/1/6-1 apprenticed to Simon Cade of the Clockmakers' Company on April 5, 1725; free of the Company, Oct. 7, 1734. Threadneedle Street, London. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
BODEUR France, 1819, PHIM Barometer, 1819 = CNAM. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. USNM; Middleton 1. suggest correction
BODIN, FRIEDRICH Germany?, 1788, MIM Lippspring. Evans 1. suggest correction
BODSON France, c.1800, OIM optician; made lenses and mirrors. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
BODUMONT, J.B.F. Belgium, 1796, MIM Sundial, slate, large = X; Tellurium = X. rue de l'Intendant, Brussels. Michel 3. suggest correction
BOEHM, ANDREAS Germany, 1720-90, OIM PHIM Geissen. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BOEKENES, P. Holland, 1707, NIM Cross-staff, three vanes, 1707 = HAK. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
BOEKMER, TOBIAS misreading for Tobias Volkmer. "Engineering", post-1944. suggest correction
BOELAU, G. Ireland?, c.1850, MIM Clinometer = D.(1972). Moskowitz 104. suggest correction
BOERNAVE, JEHAN France, 1354, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Strasbourg Cathedral. destroyed c.1550. Strasbourg. Gunther 1. suggest correction
BOETHIUS, A.M.S. fl.480-525, MIM was commissioned by Theodoric to construct a water clock and sundial for Gundibald, King of the Burgundians. Cousins. suggest correction
BOFFAT see Buffat. suggest correction
BOFFI, A. AND P. England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth., 6/6/96. see P. and A. Boffi. Hastings. RSW. suggest correction
BOFFI, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Hastings. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOFFI, P. AND A. England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 7/21/87, D.(1990). D.(1990) is signed "P.A. Boffi." RSW. suggest correction
BOFFY, L. England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie 4/25/91. Hastings. RSW. suggest correction
BOGGAIA, D. England, c.1839, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 29 1/2 Great Warner Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOHAIM see Behaim. suggest correction
BOHEIM, MORITZ see Moritz Behaim. Neumann 1. suggest correction
BOHEMUS, CHASPARUS Austria, 1568, MIM Astrolabe Clocks = Spitzer Sale = Chauteau d'Anet (1568), Morgan Coll. = NYM (1568). Chasparus Bohémus; alternative spelling is "Caspar Böheim." Vienna. Tardy 1; Vincent 2; Van Cittert; Neumann 1. suggest correction
BOHINI DE PORTARIS Italy, 17th Century, MIM Astrolabe = Castello Sforzesco, Milan. might be ICA-2059 or -2061. Italian Inventory; ICA 2. suggest correction
BOHLING, CHRISTIAN see Christian Boyling. Michel 3. suggest correction
BOHM, MARCUS Germany, c.1660, MIM Astrolabe Table Clock = UTR. Gunther 333; Van Cittert thought c.1600. Augsburg. Gunther 1; Michel 3; Britten; Van Cittert; de Rijk. suggest correction
BOHME, PROF., AND M. REITER Austria, MIM Starfinder, celestial globe with two telescopes = AUI. "Pat. des Prof. Bohme, etc." Innsbruck. RSW. suggest correction
BOIG, JOHN Scotland, fl.1649-d.1663, MIM Edinburgh. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BOIJLING see Boyling. suggest correction
BOISSIER Germany, MIM Equatorial Sundial = HEI. Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
BOITTE France, MIM see Girard and Boitte. RSW. suggest correction
BOJSI, PAUL England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Rayleigh. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOKMA, ALLE JANS Holland, 1801-80, MIM Planetarium, 1841 = Eisinga's House, Franeker; Tellurium = FRI. mill maker. Workum. Rooseboom 1; RSW. suggest correction
BOLING, Z. Z. Böling; see Z. Boyling. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BOLLAND, WILLIAM PHIM Beam Balance, pocket = Christie-SK 2/9/84. RSW. suggest correction
BOLLEN, E.R. Germany, 1697, MIM Instrument, 1697 = X. Hertogenbosch. Evans 1. suggest correction
BOLLES, WILLIAM USA, 1800-67, designed a trigonometer, 1824. New London, Conn. Brewington 1; Bedini 8. suggest correction
BOLLETTI, L. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOLLING Germany, 1709, Bölling; possibly Z. Boyling. Kassel. Evans 1. suggest correction
BOLLON see Thomas Bolton. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BOLLORE, LOUIS France, NIM Marine Compass, small = Versailles 4/17/83. Concarneau. RSW. suggest correction
BOLONGARO AND SON England, fl.1848-60, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; "Printers and Publishers to the Queen"; Dominic and Peter Bolongaro. 32 Market Street (1845-54); 30-32 Market Street (1855-60); both in Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOLONGARO, DOMINIC Italy; England, 1817?-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. making barometers by 1843; his son, Peter, was partner, 1848-60; worked with Vittore Zanetti up to 1817. 2 Old Millgate (1817-30); 14 Market Street (1832-33); 32 Market Street (1834-54); 30-32 Market Street (1855-60); all in Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOLONGARO, PETER England, fl.1848-60, PHIM son of Dominic Bolongaro; see Bolongaro and Son. Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOLTER, HUGH England, fl.pre-1638-72, OIM apprenticed into the Woodmongers' Company; free of the Company in 1666; transferred to the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1666; worked for Robert Hooke. Little Minories, London (1670-72). Taylor 1(275); Court and von Rohr 3(18); Crawforth 6. suggest correction
BOLTON 1 England, fl. c.1837-50, MIM Rule, ivory = Soth.-Chester 9/22/83; Sectors, ivory = Phillips 2/2/84, D.(1984); Routledge-type Slide Rule, ivory = Christie-SK 11/15/79. the rule from the Soth. Cat. is from a set of drawing instruments. RSW. suggest correction
BOLTON 2 MIM Bolton's Cypher Wheel = D.(1973). Wynter 1. suggest correction
BOLTON, D. England, c.1815, MIM Garden Sundial = BM-1926/10/16-10. made for Queen Caroline. London. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
BOLTON, FREDERICK AND HENRY England, c.1837, MIM successors of Thomas Bolton. 62 Loveday Street, Birmingham. Taylor 2(2018). suggest correction
BOLTON, JOHN England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Durham. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BOLTON, THOMAS England, fl.1808-45, MIM Set of Mathematical Instruments, case = X; Garden Dial = X. Bryden says (Bollon?), 1808-18 and rule maker; Clay and Court thought instrument set c.1780; may be two makers. 6 Colmore Row (1808; Colmore Row (1818); 61 and 62 Loveday Street; all in Birmingham. Bryden 9; Taylor 2(1782); Clay and Court; Dewhirst; Crawforth 6. suggest correction
BOMBARDA see Augustinus Cucco, bombarda. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BOMBELLI, BALDASSARO England, c.1830, PHIM made barometers. 6 King Street, Whitehaven. Taylor 2(1783). suggest correction
BOMBERG, CARL Germany, OIM Refracting Telescope = P.C. four-inch. Fredinau Strasse, Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
BON, JEAN France, c.1820, Jambon? Coffeen Note. suggest correction
BON, JOHN Scotland, fl.1840-46, NIM Octant = D.(1976); Marine Barometer = Soth. 4/28/88. also made chronometers and watches; succeeded by Mrs. John Bon by 1850; signature on back of compass card in azimuth cmpass by Thomas Smith. 17 Dock Street (1840); 25 Dock Street (1845); 26 Dock Street (1846); all in Dundee. Taylor 2(2082); Bryden 3; Moskowitz; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
BON, MRS. JOHN Scotland, fl.1850-53, NIM succeeded her husband after 1846; by 1853 she was no longer listed as a NIM. 24 Dock Street East, Dundee (1850). Bryden 3; Clarke et al. suggest correction
BONALDO, MARCO Italy, 1677-99, MIM Pair of Globes = Widener Library, Harvard U., Cambridge, Mass. the celestial globe is dated 1677, the terrestrial, 1699. Venice. Yonge. suggest correction
BONANNI, P. PHILIPPE Italy, c.1689, OIM made microscopes; author. Daumas 1; Nachet; Price 2. suggest correction
BONAR, JOHN Scotland, fl.1623-34, MIM Equatorial Sundial, Dec. 11, 1623, slate = Dumfries Burgh Museum; Sundials, slate = Kirkcudbright (1623), Loudoun Castle (1634), Soth. 10/15/73 (1634) = Soth. 6/24/74 = D, RSM, Bangor Heritage Center. Johanne? Aerae = Ayr. Gatty; Wynter and Turner; USNM; Rohr and Somerville; RSW; Clarke et al; Somerville. suggest correction
BOND, A. England, c.1850, OIM Microscope, double pillar = D.(1981). London. Moskowitz 122. suggest correction
BOND, HENRY England, c.1600-78, developed a ship-builder's scale; may be the Henry Bond who observed variations in the compass in 1662. London. Bryden 9; Bedini 8. suggest correction
BOND, JOHN England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. one barometer is signed "Bond Okehampton", the other "John Bond." Okehampton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOND, THOMAS England, c.1685, MIM apprenticed to Withers Cheney of the Clockmakers' Company on April 30, 1685. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BOND, W. England, 1795, MIM Garden Dial, 1795 = D.(1975). RSW. suggest correction
BOND, WILLIAM USA, fl.1781-1823, MIM NIM Horizontal Sundial, 1781 = X; Octant, ebony, 1823 = UTR. apprenticed in 1769; naturalized in 1785; father of William Cranch Bond. 152 State Street, Boston, Mass. Price 2; Evans 1; Carlaw. suggest correction
BOND, WILLIAM CRANCH USA, 1789-1859, MIM PHIM astronomical and meteorological instruments, 1819; son of William Bond; showed in the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London; Director of Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge (1839-). Dorchester, Mass. USNM; Bedini 8; J.A. Bennett 2; Carlaw. suggest correction
BOND, WILLIAM, AND SON USA, c.1850, MIM NIM in the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. Boston, Mass. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BONET see Bonetus de Latis. suggest correction
BONETUS DE LATIS France, c.1490, MIM Astrolabe on a finger ring = X. made for Pope Alexander; Gunther 172. Gunther 1; Michel 3; Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BONFA, R.P., S.J. France, fl.1672-73, MIM Wall Dial, 1672-73 = facade of the Jesuit College (now a girls' high school, Grenoble. Grenoble. Boursier. suggest correction
BONIUS, JOANNES Germany, fl.1573-91, MIM Astronomical Compendia = ADL-M366, KEN, FRA, VAA; Diptych Sun- dial, gilt-brass = LIE; Perpetual Calendar, 1591 = Rein Stift. Boone? Bamberg? Zinner 1; Michel 1 and 2; Engelmann 1; Evans 1; Rooseboom 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BONNE France, 1727-94, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1783 = CNAM-768; Celestial Globe = Dépôt de la Marine, Paris. "Ingénieur-hydrographie de la Marine." Paris. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4; Michel 3; Brieux 2; Howse 2. suggest correction
BONNEAU, VINCENT France, 1574, MIM Nocturnal with Quadrant, 1574 = WHI. "Faict à Sens par Vincent Bonneau." Sens. Bryden 16; Hamilton 2; RSW. suggest correction
BONNEMAIN 1626, MIM SIM Surveying Cross, 1626 = BMR. Michel 7; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BONNES France, 18th Century, MIM Analemmatic Sundial = OXFB-237. Maddison 5. suggest correction
BONNET France, c.1850, MIM in Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. 5, Chemin de Ronde de la Barriere, Ménilmontant. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BONNEVIE, CLAUDE France, fl. 1654-87, MIM Horizontal Sundials, silver, oval = NMM-D.125 (Caird), D.(1997); Watch, enameled = Musée Paul Dupuy. NMM is ex-Bernard Coll.; watch is signed "Claude Bonnevye." Paris. Hamilton 2; Nachet; Tardy 1. suggest correction
BONONIE, PEREGRINA SPANIOLUS 1637, MIM Square, 1637 = ROM-4080. Price 2. suggest correction
BONSIGNORI, DOM STEFANO Italy, fl.1570-87, made polyhedral sundials of wood and leather; for instruments see D.S.B.F.F., D.S.F.F., D. Steph. B.F.F.; possibly D. Stephanus; sometimes spelled "Buonsignori." Florence. Bonelli 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
BOOK see Boig. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BOOKER, FRANCIS AND JOHN Ireland, fl.1761-73, OIM T.C. shows microscope and telescope. Essex Bridge, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
BOOKER, JOHN Ireland, fl.1774-89, sold looking glasses; see Francis and John Booker. 6 Essex Bridge; 4 Jervis Street; both in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
BOONE see Joannes Bonius. Engelmann 1; Michel 1 and 2; Rooseboom 1; RSW.. suggest correction
BOONEN, J. STAATS Holland, fl.1823-40, NIM succeeded Johannes Gerard Hulst van Keulen van de Velde in 1823; succeeded by Jacob Swart although the firm continued under the name of "Gerard Hulst van Keulen." Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BOONIUS see Bonius. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BOOSMAN, W. Holland, 19th Century, NIM Compass Rose = AMST. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
BOOSMAN, WILLEM, EN CO. Holland, 1836-1926, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Horseshoe Magnet = LEY; Compass = KRO; Instruments = ROT; Compasses = AMST (19); Sextant = AMST. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
BOOTH, GARRETT AND BLAIR USA, 1836-99, PHIM made chemical and physical instruments. 404 and 406 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
BOOZ Germany, 18th Century, MIM SIM Protractor and Compass = BAM. made geodetic instruments. Aschaffenburg. Michel 3. suggest correction
BORBIGE, CHARLES England, c.1830, MIM Wheel Barometer = X. 1 King Street, Whitehaven. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1784). suggest correction
BORCH, HANS MIM Horizontal Sundial, lead = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. RSW. suggest correction
BORDA, JEAN CHARLES, CHEVALIER DE France, 1733-99, NIM Reflecting Circles = PMM, PEA-M4082. improved the reflecting circle in 1787; author. Paris. Daumas 1; Brewington 1; Italian Inventory; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BORDER, G. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Sleaford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BORDES, LOUIS France, fl.1700-47, MIM inventor or maker. Lyon. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
BORDESSA AND EATON England, c.1855, PHIM barometer and thermometer makers; see Novati, Bordessa and Eaton. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BORDESSA, PIETRO England, fl.1834-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. signed "P. Bordessa Chester"; sometimes found as Peter Bordesa. 33 Bridge Street Row, Chester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BORDOGNA Italy, 1780, MIM Instrument, 1780 = X. Milan. Evans 1. suggest correction
BORDOGNA, ANTONIO Italy, c.1810, MIM made meteorological and magnetic instruments; compasses and astronomical instruments. Milan. Brenni 1. suggest correction
BORDOLI AND CASSAROTI England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Stamford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BORDOLI, BERNARD England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Marlborough. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BORDOLI, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 22 Charles Street, Hatton Garden, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOREL, PIERRE France, 1620-89, OIM made a telescope for l'observatoire de Paris in 1673; member of l'Académie Royal des Sciences, 1674. Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
BORELLI 1 Italy, 1608-79, OIM pupil of Galileo; made 40' and 60' telescopes. Dewhirst. suggest correction
BORELLI 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 5/18/89. RSW. suggest correction
BORELLI, D. England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 11/21/95; Thermometers = Christie-SK 11/21/95. thermometers signed "Borelli Farnham." Farnham. RSW. suggest correction
BORELLI, G. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BORG, ERIC fl.1737-67, MIM globe maker. RSW. suggest correction
BORGER France, 1753, NIM compass maker. Paris. Schück. suggest correction
BORGER, IVER JENSEN Denmark, fl.1755-99, MIM NIM Compasses = P.C., PEA, ADL-N50; Hanging Compasses = CRT, Soth. 11/16/87; Compass Sundial = Ineichen 10/20/75; Compass Rose, paper = GMM. compass card is one of four in a crown compass at PEA, see also Benjamin Brown. Copenhagen. Brewington 1; RSW. suggest correction
BORINI England, c.1810, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1965). Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
BORINI, P. 1 England, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 7/16/76, X(3); Stick Barometer = X. the stick and two wheels signed "P.Borini." Bull Street, Birmingham. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BORINI, P. 2 England, c.1818, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; see Peter Borini and Co. Snowhill, Birmingham. Goodison 1; Bryden 9. suggest correction
BORINI, PETER, AND CO. England, c.1808, OIM PHIM opticians. 14 Edgbaston Street, Birmingham. Goodison 1; Bryden 9. suggest correction
BORIUS Holland?, pre-1794, OIM telescope mentioned in catalogue of 1794. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BORLACE, J. 1724, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, silver, 1724 = P.C.(1983). RSW. suggest correction
BORNER, JOHAN HENRICH Germany, 1693, MIM Vertical Disc Sundial, 1693 = KEN-1938/337. Johan Henrich Börner; has perpetual calendar. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
BORNIER misreading for Bernier. RSW. suggest correction
BORRELLI, J. England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 10/16/86. Basingstoke. RSW. suggest correction
BORRIUS see Borius. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BORROMEI, JULES 1775, MIM Plotting Protractor, 1775 = ADL-M98. instrument invented by Robequi. Daumas 1; Michel 3; Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BORSARI, BONIFACIO Italy, 1760, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1760 = Modena Museum? Modena. Michel 3. suggest correction
BOS, JOHANNES Belgium, fl.1591-1623, MIM Astrolabe, 1597 = ADL-M33A; Calculating Device, 1623 = Soth. 3/11/52. son of Jacob Bos, cartographer; he made several astrolabes dated between 1591-97; some are dated "Marti 24 1597"; these last seem to be copies, in a smaller size, of ADL-M33A, including HAR, WHI, etc. Antwerp; Rome. Engelmann 1; Maddison; Price 1 and 5; Zinner 1; Michel 3; Rooseboom 1; Gunther 1; Hollands Glorie; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BOS, SALOMON EN JAN Holland, c.1799, NIM Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BOSCH, ANDREAS see Andreas Busch. Zinner 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BOSCH, D. VAN DER Holland, fl.1821-50, MIM Rule = AMST; Parallel Rules, 1821 = RIJ. Rotterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2. suggest correction
BOSCH, S. see P. Odenkirchen. suggest correction
BOSE, GEORG MATTHIAS Germany, c.1743, improved the electrical machine. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BOSIUS, IOANNES see Johannes Bos. Michel 3. suggest correction
BOSSAGE, NICOLAS France?, c.1790, PHIM Thermometers, mercury = GEM (2). de Saussure Coll. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BOSSI, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Hastings. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOSSI, P. England, PHIM WQheel Barometer = X. Rayleigh. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOSTOCK, J. England, c.1765, OIM Microscope = D.(1983); Microscope, Watkins-type = D.(1986). London. Coffeen. suggest correction
BOSWELL, SAMUEL England, fl.1709-57, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Cooke 1 of the Joiners' Company Sept. 9, 1701; free in the Company on May 5, 1709. Spittalfields, London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOTJES, WILDRIK Holland, 1814-74, MIM Planetariums = X(2), Eisiga's House, Franeker, (1857-58). Nieuwe Pekela. Baillie 1; RSW. suggest correction
BOTTA, LOUIS England, c.1780, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 6/6/75, 1975 Sales Cat., X. sometimes Luigi Botta. Evesham and Worcester. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BOTTI, GIOVANBATTISTA AND MATTEO Italy, pre-1776, MIM SIM Sundial = FLO-2506; Graphometer = FLO-187. Bonelli 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
BOTTOMLEY England, c.1850, NIM Sextant = Christie 12/12/72. 11 Billiter Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
BOTTOMLY, J. USA, MIM Protractor = X. DATM. suggest correction
BOUCART France, MIM PHIM Cameras Lucida = Soth. 12/2/74, Christie 11/22 78; Horizontal Sundial = Chez Boucart; Cannon Sundial = Cranbrook Institute of Science, Michigan. sundial maker; "Constructeur." Quai de l'horloge 35, Paris. Boursier; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BOUCART, MAISON France, MIM Sundial = Maison Boucart. 35 Quai de l'horloge, Paris. Boursier. suggest correction
BOUCHER ET LESNE France, c.1810, OIM Boucher et Lesné; opticians and lens makers. au Soleil et à la Gerbe d'or, 3 Quai de l'horloge, Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
BOUDHUINE France?, 19th Century, NIM Reflecting Circle = PMM. RSW. suggest correction
BOUDRY see François Ducommun-dit-Boudry. RSW. suggest correction
BOUFFLER, R. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 17 Leather Lane, Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOUFFLER, ROBERT England, c.1839, PHIM made barometers and thermometers. 7 Bell Court, Grays Inn Lane, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOUGLOUX France, c.1830, PHIM Thermometer = Nouveau Drout 5/20/88. "élève et succ. de Mr. Vincent." Quai Pelletier No. 30, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BOUGUER, PIERRE France, 1698-1758, PHIM barometer maker; constructed the first effective photometer. Poggendorff; DSB; Wolf; Middleton 1; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BOUILLY France, MIM SIM Graphometer, copper = And.-Spitzer-32. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BOUJUS see Bovius. suggest correction
BOULANGER, LOUIS France, fl.1500-50, MIM Globe, 1514 = X. sometimes spelt Boulenger; astronomer and geographer. Albi. Tooley; Hamilton 2; Price 2; Gunther 2. suggest correction
BOULBY, GEORGE England?, 1813, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1813 = X. RSW. suggest correction
BOULTER, BENJAMIN England, c.1776, apprenticed to Michael Dancer in the Joiners' Company on Oct. 1, 1776. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOULTER, JAMES USA?, c.1850, MIM made mathematical drawing instruments. USNM. suggest correction
BOULTON, THOMAS England, c.1645, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company, 1645. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOUQUET ET GEORGES OBERHAUSER France, c.1830, OIM Microscope = NAC. Trécourt was also involved with this microscope. Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
BOUR France, post-1817, MIM Orrery = VNN. invented by Ch. Rouy, 1817, Paris. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BOURBON ET ASSIER-PERRICAT France, c.1771, PHIM Thermometer = CNAM; Barometer = CNAM. André Bourbon and Antoine Assier-Perricat. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BOURBON, ANDRE France, fl.1751-71, PHIM Barometers = Lehmann Sale-31, Academy of Sciences, Paris, 1751; Thermometers = COR, Academy of Sciences, Paris, 1752. André Bourbon; took Antoine Assier-Perricat as partner, c. 1771. Paris. Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
BOURBON, M. LANGE DE see Lange de Bourbon, M. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
BOURBON, MICHAEL France, fl.1735-53, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial, 1735 = MERC-45 = OXFB-209; Sundial, silver, 1753 = Soth. 5/10/54-134. 1753 dial may be Butterfield-type. Paris. Maddison 5; Michel 3; Hamilton 1; F.J.B. Watson; RSW. suggest correction
BOURDIN see Bourdon. Weschler 5/22/76. suggest correction
BOURDON, EUGENE France, 1808-84, PHIM Aneroid Barometer in clock base = Weschler 5/22/76. Eugène Bourdon; invented the aneroid barometer, 1849. 74 Faubourg du Temple, Paris. G.L'E. Turner 24; Middleton 1; DSB; RSW. suggest correction
BOURET, VDA DE CH. France, c.1850, MIM label on Spanish terrestrial globe. Paris. Moskowitz 104. suggest correction
BOURETTE, E.H. France, fl.1841-62, PHIM made thermometers. rue Saint-Maur, 131, Paris. USNM. suggest correction
BOURGAUD France, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = USNM (1964). Nantes. USNM. suggest correction
BOURGEOIS, JACQUES France, c.1645, OIM made mirrors and lenses. rue Saint-Denis, près Saint-Jacques, Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
BOURGOIS France, PHIM Altimeter Barometer = Phillips 2/2/84. 27 Rue des Pyramides, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
BOURIOT, L'ABBE, DE L'ETANG France, fl.1765-70, OIM L'Abbé Bouriot de l'Etang; amateur; made achromatic lens. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BOURN England, c.1839, PHIM made barometers. 40 Bull Street, Birmingham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOURNE AND SON England, fl.1799-1802, MIM Thomas Bourne 1 and 2. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOURNE, JOSHUA England, fl.1744-67, MIM apprenticed to John Urings 1 in the Joiners' Company on April 4, 1731; free in the Company, Oct. 2, 1744; took apprentices. Goodmans' Fields, London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOURNE, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1767-1821, MIM apprenticed to Joshua Bourne in the Joiners' Company on June 3, 1755; free in the Company, May 5, 1767; listed as Bourne and Son, 1799-1802; may have taken apprentices. Bethnal Green Road (1803-09); Hog Row, Bethnal Green Road (1821-38); both in London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOURNE, THOMAS 2 England, fl.1801-03, MIM younger son of Thomas Bourne 1; free in the Joiners' Company by Patrimony on March 3, 1801, on the report of William Williams 3 and Michael Dancer; the apprentices listed to him might have been his father's. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOURNE, WILLIAM England, fl.1565-88, designed nautical instruments; wrote in 1574 a description of the log line. Gravesend. Taylor 1(38); Bedini 8; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BOUTORDO France, 18th Century, PHIM Coin Balance = Soth. 10/3/88. also marked "D.O.R." with anchor. RSW. suggest correction
BOUTY, EDOUARD France, NIM Borda Circles = D.(1967), Soth. 2/25/86. Paris. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BOUVERI England, also spelled Bouverie; see Francis Boveri. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOVERI, FRANCIS England, fl.1830-41, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. also made thermometers. 9 Eyre Street Hill, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOVIUS, FRANC. XAVER JOSEF Germanyfl.1711-19, MIM SIM Sundials, stone = AUG (1711), KEN-1880-33 (1712), GRA-7655 (1715), EIS (1716), SOL (1716), MUN (1718), FRA (1718), ADL-M286 (1719); Surveying Instrument = MOS. "Franc. Xaveri Josephus Bovius SS can. exam. et approb. Presbyter Eystettensis invent fecit"; see F.B.P. Eichstatt. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Evans 1; Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BOVOLENTA, ANTO FABRIS Italy, MIM SIM Quadrant = Christie 2/8/66-6; Alidade for plane table = ADL-M134; Rule = P.C. Fabris probably means maker; ADL is signed "Fabris Bovolenta." Engelmann 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BOWDITCH, NATHANIEL USA, 1773-1838, MIM Horary Quadrant, Aug. 20, 1792 = PEA-M9819. author of "American Navigator." Boston, Mass. Bowditch; Brewington 1; Loring; Taylor 2(689); Burstyn; Bedini 8; DSB. suggest correction
BOWE, JOHN England, c.1699, apprenticed to Thomas Cooke 2 of the Joiners' Company in 1699. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOWEN, EMANUEL England, fl.1720-67, MIM Planisphere = Soth. 10/17/60-148. geographer to George II, 1748-60. Taylor 2(153). suggest correction
BOWEN, RICHARD England, c.1678, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Wells of the Clockmakers' Company; free of the Company on Dec. 2, 1678. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BOWEN, THOMAS England, c.1830, OIM 27 Market Place, Manchester. Taylor 2(1785). suggest correction
BOWER England, PHIM Stick Barometer = D.(1976). "Model Barometer". St. Neats. RSW. suggest correction
BOWERMAN, R. England?, c.1770, MIM Gunter's Rule. signature stamped, may be owner, though another name is carved on the rule. Coffeen 55. suggest correction
BOWERS, JOHN England, c.1761, apprenticed to John Farmer 2 in the Joiners' Company on June 30, 1761. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BOWLES, DANIEL England, c.1767, apprenticed to John Atkinson 2 of the Grocers' Company on March 6, 1764; turned over to Richard Rust of the Company on March 26, 1767. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BOWLES, J.S. England, c.1830, MIM Quadrant Sundial, slate. 1830 = South Wilts. and Blackmore Museum, Salisbury. Stevens and Aked. suggest correction
BOWLES, THOMAS SALTER USA, b.c.1765-1821, MIM NIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses, wood = Bedini Coll., D.(pre-1967), P.C., Streeter Coll., Yale University / Bennington Museum, Vermont; Compass Card from surveying compass = Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, New Hamp. some compass cards engraved by Joseph Callender. Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Bedini 1 and 8; Smart 1; Price 2; USNM; D.J. Warner 10 and 12; DATM; RSW. suggest correction
BOWLEY, WILLIAM England, fl.1809-16, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. barometers signed "Bowley Salop"; also made thermometers; T.C. in FIT (WHI). Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOWMAN, EDMUND USA?, 1785, MIM Sundial, 1785 = Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. USNM. suggest correction
BOWMAN, ROBERT Scotland, c.1802, OIM Calton Hill Observatory, Edinburgh. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BOWSKILL England, NIM Marine Compass = Versailles 11/20/83. London. RSW. suggest correction
BOWYER, WILLIAM England, 1630, MIM Garden Sundial, copper, 1630 = Essex Institute, Salem, Mass. clockmaker. London. RSW. suggest correction
BOXER, J. England, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Phillips 2/2/84. "warranted." Folkestone. RSW. suggest correction
BOY DE MORNAS, CLAUDE France, fl.1761-68 d.1783, MIM Celestial Globe = HAY. Paris; Lyon. Yonge. suggest correction
BOYER France, c.1800, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = Appay, Cannes 5/14/88. Amiens. RSW. suggest correction
BOYER, J.H. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BOYLE, ROBERT England, 1627-91, scientist; invented the hydrometer and named it; developed an air pump at Oxford with Robert Hooke. Oxford; London. G.L'E. Turner 20; Middleton 1; USNM; DNB; DSB. suggest correction
BOYLING, CHRISTIAN Germany, fl.1669-77, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1669 = GRA-7678; Artillery Levels = ROU-217 = Rosenheim-319 = ADL-M206 (1675), OXF (1677), Auction Sale, 1903 (1671); Augsburg-type Sundial, 1676 = NOR; Perpetual Calendars = Marouf III 3/27/71 (on base of sand-box), TIM = Christie 4/14/88 (on top of silver pill box, 1677). the "y" in Boyling has an umlaut over it; "Mechanicus"; silver pill box has hall-mark for 1677. Dresden. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Engelmann 1; ADL; Evans 1; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
BOYNTON, G.W. England?, OIM Telescope = D.(1978). RSW. suggest correction
BR---- England, NIM Octant = Pannett Park Museum, Whitby. ivory scale signed "SBR", for Spencer, Browning and Rust. Bristol. RSW. suggest correction
BRABY England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Tunbridge Wells. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRACEGIRDLE England, PHIM Barometer with feet = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRACHER, GEORGE England, fl.1826-38, MIM OIM PHIM Telescopes = PEA, D.(1976), Dukes County Historical Society, Edgartown, Mass., Whalers' Village Museum, Lahine, Maui. made telescopes for E.A. Kutz (1), New York, City; Taylor dated him a century earlier; telescopes signed "G. Bracher." 19 King Street, Commercial Road, London. Taylor 2(1496); O'Mara; Brewington 1; RSW. suggest correction
BRACHER, H. England, c.1820, OIM Telescope, refracting = Soth. 10/19/87. London. RSW. suggest correction
BRACHET Germany, MIM Universal Sundial, folding gnomon = P.B. 1/22/54-28. Hannover. RSW. suggest correction
BRADBURN England, c.1840, MIM Gunter Rule, boxwood = D.(1975). Birmingham. Moskowitz 110. suggest correction
BRADBURY, A. England, c.1822, MIM 28 Hollis Street, Cavendish Square, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
BRADDERLEY England, 1760, MIM SIM Theodolite, 1760 = X. Taylor thinks may be same as J. Baddely. Daumas 1; Taylor 2(578). suggest correction
BRADEL, JOSEPH Germany, see Joseph Bradl. RSW. suggest correction
BRADFIELD, WILLIAM HENRY England, fl.1838-46, OIM 30 Royal Street, Lambeth, London. Taylor 2(2085). suggest correction
BRADFORD England, c.1820, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Octant = Bowes Museum; Hadley Quadrant = OMM; Inclinable Sundials = Soth. 3/10/87, Gilbert 8/27/76, NOR; Telescopes = Soth. 3/12/62, D.(1982); Sextants = PEA, D.(1972), Historical Society of Delaware; Circumferentor = D.(1975); Marine Barometer = Phillips 10/26/83. could be George, Isaac or John Bradford 2; all worked at same address; octant was given as a prize in 1863. 99 Minories; 136 Minories; both in London. Taylor 2(929 and 929a); Brewington 1; Moskowitz 108; Coffeen B; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BRADFORD AND SON England, c.1825, NIM Octant = D.(1987). 136 Minories, London. Coffeen 15. suggest correction
BRADFORD, GEORGE England, fl.1817-46, MIM NIM OIM Hadley Quadrants, ebony = NMM, PEA; Sextants = PEA, Victory Museum, Portsmouth; Telescopes = PEA, P.C., HAM, Honfleur 6/17/79; Compass = AMST; Circumferentor = WHI. uncle of John Omer; T.C. 99 Minories (1817-36); near Tower Hill (1843); both in London. Taylor 2(1284); Brewington 1; Soth. 7/7/78; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Moskowitz 108; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BRADFORD, I., AND SON England, OIM Telescope = DeLuca 8/1/87. London. RSW. suggest correction
BRADFORD, ISAAC England, fl.1795-1822, MIM NIM Mariner's Compass = Christie-SK 10 23/87. T.C.; worked with his brother, John Bradford 2; see Isaac Bradford and Co.; see Isaac and John Bradford (2). Wapping Old Stairs; 136 Minories; both in London. Taylor 2(929); Collins 1; RSW. suggest correction
BRADFORD, ISAAC AND JOHN England, fl.1795-1822, MIM NIM Isaac Bradford and his brother, John Bradford 2. 87 Bell Dock, Wapping (1795-1800); 69 Bell Dock, Wapping (1805-15); 136 Minories; all in London. Taylor 2(929, 929a). suggest correction
BRADFORD, ISAAC, AND CO. England, NIM Octant, ebony = TIM (1987). 136 Minories, London. RSW. suggest correction
BRADFORD, JOHN 1 England, fl.1654-56, MIM Taylor 1(261); Dewhirst; Evans 1; Clay and Court; Daumas 1. suggest correction
BRADFORD, JOHN 2 England, fl.1795-1822, MIM NIM worked with his brother, Isaac Bradford, 1817-22. London. Taylor 2(929a); Coffeen B. suggest correction
BRADL, JOSEPH Germany, fl.1756-70, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = AUG. Oberhausen. RSW . suggest correction
BRADLEE, J. see John Bradley. RSW. suggest correction
BRADLEY, JAMES 1 England, 1693-1762, Astronomer Royal, 1742-62; F.R.S.in 1719; made a clock-driven telescope with his uncle, James Pound in 1719; discovered the aberration of light, 1728, etc. London. Taylor 1(470)and 2(16); DNB; DSB; Dewhirst; Bedini 8. suggest correction
BRADLEY, JAMES 2 England, c.1786, MIM member of the Feltmakers' Company; took over Rowland Tiddler as an apprentice from William Morris of the Grocers' Company on Sept. 12, 1786; Tiddler became a MIM in the Grocers' Company. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BRADLEY, JOHN England; Russia, fl.1710-16, MIM Analemmatic Sundial = MLL; Universal Ring Sundial = GEL. apprenticed to John Worgan of the Grocers' Company in 1697; turned over to Jonathan Roberts, Embroiderer; free of the Grocers' Company in 1704. Navigation School, Moscow; Naval Academy, St. Petersburg (1715). Taylor 2(17); Chenekal; J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BRADSHAW, J. England, Water Clock, 1690 = Neumarkt 10/8/71. surely a modern object. RSW. suggest correction
BRAGAZZI, A. AND J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see Bregazzi. Ashburn. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRAGONZI, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRAHAM BROS. England, MIM Protractor and Parallel Rule = Christie-SK 3/31/83. Bath. RSW. suggest correction
BRAHAM, JAMES England, c.1850, MIM PHIM Compass and Thermometer on column = Soth.-Chester 6/9/83; Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = D.(1973). thermometer gives full name and address; wheel barometer signed "Braham Torquay"; "Clockmaker to the Duchess of Clarence." 8 The Strand, Torquay. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BRAHAM, JOHN England, 1797-1856, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Microscope = Wellcome Institute; Plotting Rule = OXF; Instrument = KEN; Telescope with stand = P.C.; Stick Barometers = X(2); Wheel Barometers = X(2), Christie-SK 10/20/89; Theodolite = D.(1979); Telescope, refracting = Soth. 3/10/87. P.C. telescope, rule and one wheel barometer signed "Braham Bristol"; other telescope signed "Braham Bath"; one stick barometer signed "Braham Bath and Bristol." 42 College Green, Bristol (1830); 8 Pulteney Bridge, Bath (1833); 10 St. Augustines Parade, Bristol (1833-42); 5 York Buildings, Bath (1837); 17 St. Augustines Parade, Bristol (1851-56). Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1788); O'Mara; Bryden 9; RSW; Moskowitz 119; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BRAHE, TYCHO Denmark; Czechoslovakia, 1546-1601, Pin Gnomon Sundial, 1578 = DEU. astronomer; author; teacher; designer of many important large instruments that he used in his observatories on Hven and in Prague. Hven; Prague. Brahe; Dreyer; Michel 3; Repsold; Raeder and Strömgren; Maddison; Grimaldi; Tooley; Price 2; DSB; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BRAMAN, J. England, pre-1867, MIM Instrument = Royal Institution. invented and made by J. Braman; belonged to Faraday. London. RSW. suggest correction
BRAMBANA AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 3/7/75. see P. Brambano. RSW. suggest correction
BRAMBANO, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see Brambana and Co. Evesham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRAMEN, THOMAS Holland, c.1675, MIM planetarium mentioned in 1765 collection catalogue. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BRAMER, BENJAMIN Holland; Germany; Czech., 1588-1652, brother-in-law and student of Jost Bürgi; author; architect to the Prince Elector in Marburg; may have been the father of Willem Bramer, according to Rooseboom; made improvements to some surveying instruments. Kassel (1591-1604); Prague (1604-09); Kassel (1609-12); Marburg (1612-30); Kassel (1630-34); Ziegenhain (1635-52). Zinner 1; Michel 3; DSB; Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BRAMER, PAULUS Holland, 18th Century, MIM Cube Sundials = Spitzer-2852, Ken-93. may be one sundial. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Zinner 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
BRAMER, WILLEM Holland, fl.1686-1734, MIM clockmaker; Rooseboom thought that he might be son of Benjamin Bramer. Zwolle. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BRANCHLE, T. Germany, I. Brauchle?. Munich. Evans 1. suggest correction
BRAND FRERES Belgium, c.1800, MIM SIM Augsburg-type Sundial, case = D.(1972); Graphometer = Soth. 3/10/87. Brand Frères; "Opticiens du Roi." Brussels. Moskowitz 104; RSW. suggest correction
BRAND, G. 1 see Gerardus Brand. suggest correction
BRAND, G. 2 see Georg Brand. suggest correction
BRAND, GEORG Germany, 18th Century, MIM Ring Sundial = OXFB-34; Equatorial Sundial = OXFB-101. Zinner thought he might be Gerardus Brand. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Josten. suggest correction
BRAND, GERARDUS Holland, 1594-1659, MIM Diptych Sundials = NOR, LIN, MOS (1653); Sundial, pocket = Maritime Museum, Groningen; Equatorial Sundial = OXF; Hour Scale from Compass Sundial = NOR; Sundial, oval, in ivory box = MERC = McVitty Coll. = P.B. 1/22/54-53. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Zinner 1; Hamilton 1 & 2; RSW. suggest correction
BRAND, J. Holland, see Gerardus Brand. Hamilton 1 and 2. suggest correction
BRANDEGGER Germany, c.1800, MIM NIM Measuring Instrument = Stuker 11/22/66; Sextants = BAM, Soth. 6/23/87. Ellwangen. Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
BRANDER AND CO. England, c.1760, NIM Compass in gimbals = D.(1971). signed on compass card. 82 Minories, London. Moskowitz 102. suggest correction
BRANDER UND HOSCHEL Germany, 1774-83, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Alidade, large = AUG; Reflecting Quadrant = ADL-M184; Sextants = OXF, Christie-SK 4/17/86; Theodolite = Soth. 4/22/65-49; Microscope = KEN; Meridian Compasses = D., P.C.; Instrument Set, silver = OXF; Artillery Level = BAM; Meridian Sundial = AMST; Equatorial Sundials = ADL-W228, Harburg Museum, DEU, ZUR; Protractors, full = Christie-SK 4/17/86, Huelsmann Coll. (with vernier); Compass = P.C. (1987). Georg Friedrich Brander and his son-in-law, Christof Kaspar Höschel. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2; Brachner; Wissner; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Engelmann 1; J.A. Bennett 2; Syndram; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BRANDER, C.G., AND SON England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 6/1/88. includes an "Improved Sympiesometer." London. RSW. suggest correction
BRANDER, GEORG FRIEDRICH Germany, 1713-83, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM noted prolific instrument maker; his instruments are found in many museums,the principal collection being at DEU; the quality ranges from magnificent to mediocre. pupil of J.G. Doppelmayer in Nürnberg; invented quite a few new types of instruments, star-finder and mirror dividers, etc.; took his son-in-law, Christof Kasper Höschel, as a partner, 1744-83; one of the microsopes at the DEU is signed "G. F. Brander Ratisb." (Regensburg); most of the instruments however have Augsburg as an address. Regensburg; Augsburg (1734). Zinner 1; Brachner; Wissner; Daumas 1; Maddison 5; Bobinger 2; Michel 3; Price 3; Ward 4; Bonelli 1; Pipping 1; USNM; Nachet; Clay and Court; J.A. Bennett 2; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
BRANDER, J.F. Germany, misreading for G.F. Brander. NAC. suggest correction
BRANDIS AND SONS USA, fl.1916-20, NIM Sextants = USNM, ADL-L46b, D.(1990). ADL is on loan from Navy; D. marked "No. 3227", its frame marked "Navy 845." Brooklyn, N.Y. ADL; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BRANDIS, F.E., SONS AND CO. USA, fl.1890-1916, NIM Mechanical Navigator = USNM; Wye Level = Gurley Museum, Troy, N.Y. Brooklyn, N.Y. USNM; Smart 1. suggest correction
BRANDRETH AND WILLDEY England, fl.1711-13, MIM OIM Timothy Brandreth and George Willdey; "late servants to Mr. Yarwell and Mr. Sterrop"; produced maps; T.C. Sign of Archimedes and Globe, Ludgate Street (1711); in Exchange Alley running out of Cornhill (1712); both in London. Taylor 1(498 and 517); Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; Tyacke 1. suggest correction
BRANDRETH, TIMOTHY England, 1677-1714, MIM OIM apprenticed to John Yarwell and Ralph Sterrop of the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1693; free of the Company, 1701; took apprentices; made instruments, as journeyman, for John Marshall; partner to George Willdey, 1707-13; made maps. Sign of the Archimedes and Globe, near Ludgate (1711); in Exchange Alley running out of Cornhill (1712); both in London. Taylor 1(517); Clay and Court; Evans 1; Tyacke 1; Court and von Rohr 3(69). suggest correction
BRANDT, G. see Gerardus or Georg Brand. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BRANHAM, JAMES England, misreading for James Braham. RSW. suggest correction
BRASELMANN, JOHANN PET. Germany, fl.1776-79, PHIM Money Scales = HAK (1779), DRE, Phillips 4/20/83; Balances = Pharmacy Museum, Cracow, Phillips 2/2/84. Wichlinghausen in Oberbarman. RSW. suggest correction
BRASHER, G. England, OIM Telescope = MYS. London. RSW. suggest correction
BRASSI, F. HIERONOMI Italy1591, MIM Azimuth Quadrant, 1591 = POB. also signed "Graecius." Destombes 1. suggest correction
BRAUCHLE, I. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Universal Ring Sundials = SLM, OXF. OXF is on stand with compass. Munich. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Evans 1. suggest correction
BRAUCHLER, I. surely I. Brauchle. Evans 1. suggest correction
BRAUER Germany, 19th Century, MIM Transit = KEN. J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
BRAUN, ANTONIUS Czechoslovakia; Austria, 1685-1728, MIM NIM OIM Sundial, silver and brass, 1716 = OXF; Astrolabe with compass, 1716 = Lanna Coll-1220; Universal Ring Sundial on stand, 1719 = ADL-M313; Ring Sundial, 1720 = Miller Coll.; Parallel Rule, 1722 = Warren Coll. = P.B. 10/9/43-120; Telescope, parchment = DEU-34362; Astronomical Instrument = Auction Sale, 1943; Linear Rule, 1722 = D.(1987). linear rule signed "Invenit et Fecit"; Price and Daumas say the telescope was marked "de Löwenfeld"; developed a multiplying machine. Prague (1720); Vienna (1724). Zinner 1; Culver 1; Habacher; Daumas 1; Engelmann 1; Price 2; A.J. Turner 10; ADL; cOFFEEN 17; RSW. suggest correction
BRAUND, J. England, c.1690, PHIM Barometer with Thermometer = Soth., Wilkinson and Hodge 2/9/23. London. RSW. suggest correction
BRAUNHOFFER, MATHIAS Germany, 1759, MIM Circle Measuring Instrument, 1759 = Pressburg Museum. Augsburg. Fischer. suggest correction
BRAUNMULLER, JOSEF ANTON Germany, 1763-1800, MIM Augsburg-type Sundials = AUG, ZUR. signed "Anton Braunmüller." Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2; RSW. suggest correction
BRAUNSHARDT Germany, OIM Telescope, ivory and brass = DRE (lost). RSW. suggest correction
BRAY, JOHN England?, c.1820, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = P.C., D.(1978). Moskowitz 116; RSW. suggest correction
BREAKS, THOMAS England, 1771, improved the theodolite; author. Moskowitz 104. suggest correction
BRECAZZI England, misreading for Bregazzi. RSW. suggest correction
BRECHTE, ROGER France?, 1537, MIM Vertical Sundial with Quadrant and Calendar, 1537 = OXF. Gunther 2; Michel 3. suggest correction
BRECKNEEL England, c.1850, PHIM Balance = K. and C. 7/13/73. Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
BREE, CORNELIS JANSZ. DE Holland, c.1672, NIM marine compass maker; head of the compass makers guild in 1672. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BREE, WEDUWE CORN. DE Holland, c.1744, NIM compass maker; widow of Corn. de Bree. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2 & 5. suggest correction
BREED, AARON USA, 1791-1861; fl.1810-60, MIM NIM OIM SIM Surveying Compass, wood = Old Sturbridge Village Museum, Mass.; Surveying Compass, brass = Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Mich.; Marine Compass, dry = DeLuca Auction 3/21/81. T.C. at the Sign of the Quadrant, No. 2 Rowe's Wharf, opposite Purchase Street; No. 166 Broad, corner of Purchase Street; No. 143 Broad Street, head of India Wharf; all in Boston, Mass. Bedini 1 and 8; Smart 1; USNM; D.J. Warner; Chaldecott; DATM. suggest correction
BREEM BURGH, JAN Holland, c.1740?, NIM Compass Card = AMST. marked on the back "Iacob de Iong in Amsterdam"; Jong may be the maker. Edam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
BREESE, JAS. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. Wisbech. RSW. suggest correction
BREGAZZI 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably Samuel Bregazzi, which see. Derby. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BREGAZZI 2 England, c.1790, PHIM Wheel Barometers = D.(1970), X(2), Phillips, Son and Neall Jan. 1971. probably Innocent or Peter Bregazzi; D. and Phillips barometers signed "Breggazzi". Nottingham. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BREGAZZI, INNOCENT England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Dursley. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BREGAZZI, IT. AND PR. England, fl.1825-34, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; Innocent and Peter Bregazzi, brothers; T.C. High Pavement, Nottingham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BREGAZZI, J.P. England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 10/20/89. Nottingham. RSW. suggest correction
BREGAZZI, J.P. AND T. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). probably Innocent and Peter Bregazzi. High Pavement, Nottingham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BREGAZZI, PETER England, fl.1825-42, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). barometers signed "P. Bregazzi"; worked with his brother, Innocent, 1825-34. Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham (1840-42). Goodison 1. suggest correction
BREGAZZI, S., AND CO. England, c.1809, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2), Soth. 12/17/87. Willow Row, Derby. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BREGAZZI, SAMUEL England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (2); Barometer, Thermometer and timepiece in Gothic tower = John Harrison, 1830 = Bagshaws of Ashbourne Auction House, July, 1946; Angle Barometer = Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. wheel barometers signed "S. Bregazzi"; one says "Darby." Queen Street, Derby. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BREGENS, BENEDICT Germany, 1690, OIM Burning Glass, 1690 = FLO-2545. Dresden. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
BREGNA see Grassi, Bregna and Origoni. Taylor 2(1869). suggest correction
BREGUET, ABRAHAM-LOUIS France, 1747-1823, PHIM Thermometers = Christie 7/16/68-173, BM; Pedometer = BM. watchmaker; invented bi-metallic thermometer, 1820. Paris. G.L'E. Turner 24; C. Breguet; Ward 4. suggest correction
BREGUET, ANTOINE LOUIS France, c.1770, MIM Paris. C. Breguet. suggest correction
BREGUET, LOUIS-FRANCOIS-CLEMENT France, 1804-83, PHIM Thermometer = FLO-367; Resistor = FLO-494. Louis-François-Clement Breguet; grandson of Abraham-Louis Breguet. Paris. Bonelli 1; C. Breguet; DSB. suggest correction
BREHMER, E.F. Sweden, c.1855, MIM Kammakargatan 62; Normalmsgaten 20; both in Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
BREITHAUPT, CARL WILHELM Germany, c.1790, MIM son of Johann Christian Breithaupt; brother of Friedrich Wilhelm Breithaupt; made astronomical instruments. Kassel. J.A. Bennett 2; von Mackenson 3. suggest correction
BREITHAUPT, F.W., UND SOHNE Germany, c.1850, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Theodolites = DRE, Clock Museum, Warsaw, Christie 12/12/72; Meter = P.C.(1973); Compass = DRE. also made balances; they were in the 1851 Great Exhibition in London. Kassel, Hesse, Prussia. G.L'E. Turner 24; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW; von Mackenson 3. suggest correction
BREITHAUPT, FREDRICK WILLIAM Germany, 1780-1855, MIM Artillery Level = Christie 4/9/75; Mining Compass = P.C.; Sundial, watch-type = USNM. succeeded his father, J.C. Breithaupt. Kassel. Zinner 1; Daumas 1; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW; von Mackenson. suggest correction
BREITHAUPT, JOHAN CHRISTIAN Germany, 1736-99, MIM OIM Ruling Engine = KAS; Mural Quadrant = KAS; Semi-Circles = KAS (2). succeeded by his son, Fredrick William Breithaupt. Kassel. Zinner 1; Kirchvogel; Daumas 1; J.A. Bennett 2; von Mackenson 3. suggest correction
BREITINGER Switzerland, PHIM Stick Barometer = DEU. Zurich. Middleton 1. suggest correction
BREMER, GABRIEL Sweden, fl.1770-90, OIM apprenticed to Henrik Holmbom. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
BRENNER see Bener. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BRENNER AND SIBE Denmark, fl.1556-1600, MIM Astronomical Clock = ROS. Copenhagen. Baillie 1. suggest correction
BRENNER, STEFFEN Denmark, fl.1556-1602, MIM Astrolabe Clock, 1588 = Tihloror Museum, Lubeck. see Brenner and Sibe. Copenhagen. Baillie 1; Maurice 1. suggest correction
BRENTA, DOMINICUS Italy; Holland, fl.1760-85, PHIM Barometer = P.C. also made mirrors. Varenna (-1760); Holland. USNM. suggest correction
BRENTA, JOSEPH Holland, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie 4/28/82. Amsterdam. RSW. suggest correction
BRENTEL, GEORG Germany, fl.1573-1619, MIM Chalice Sundial, paper, 1608 = CRT. also designed various types of sundials; Price thought Brentel was from Nürnberg. Lauingen. Zinner 1; Price 2. suggest correction
BRESTBARTA, C. England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth., 6/6/96. Northampton. RSW. suggest correction
BRETON France, c.1850, PHIM Thermometer = Versailles 11/20/83. RSW. suggest correction
BRETON FRERES France, c.1840, MIM OIM PHIM Model of Rack and Pinion = Soth. 11/21/74; Solar Microscope = A-P 3/15/76; Model Jack = OXF; Equatorial Sundial = Gersaint 7/20/96. Breton Frères. Rue Dauphine 23 (25), Paris. G.L'E. Turner 24; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BREWING misreading for Browning. Peron et Corsy, Melun 6/10/79. suggest correction
BREWSTER, DAVID Scotland1781-1868, scientist; invented the kaleidoscope; held various patents including a micrometer telescope with William Harris 1, c.1809; F.R.S. in 1815; author. Edinburgh. Taylor 2(1088); Dewhirst; G.L'E. Turner 24; DNB; DSB; Wynter 1; Morrison-Low 4; RSW. suggest correction
BREZI see Brzezi. suggest correction
BRIANT, G. England, c.1703, bookseller with R. Billing; may have been instrument makers. King's Head, Cornhill, London. Taylor 1(536). suggest correction
BRICKHEAD see Birkhead. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BRICKHILL, JAMES England, c.1688, MIM apprenticed, by turnover, to Robert Jole of the Clockmakers' Company, for eight years, on Oct. 5, 1668. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BRIDGER, RICHARD England, fl.1707-17, MIM PHIM apprenticed to Francis Hauksbee 1; carried on the business for Hauksbee's widow; see Vream and Bridger. Upper end of Hind Court, Fleet Street, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 1(551) and 2(18); Evans 1. suggest correction
BRIDGES, HENRY England, fl.1730-41, MIM Astronomical Clock, monumental = X. Waltham Abbey. Baillie 1. suggest correction
BRIDGES, THOMAS Englandc.1761, MIM apprenticed to Christopher Jacobs; ran away before 7/20/1761. Wolverhampton. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BRIEF, FRANCIS England?, 1575?, MIM Polyhedral Sundial = ADL-M318. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BRIERE France, 1789, MIM Sectors = Wray Sale, VCW, NYC-156-27-349; Square = D.(1964); Set of Drafting Instruments, silver, 1789 = P.C.; Graphometer = KEN. Brière; the drafting set is signed on the protractor. Paris. Industrial Museum of New York Cat.; Bedini 8; RSW. suggest correction
BRIGGS see Lewis and Briggs. Taylor 2(623). suggest correction
BRIGGS, FRANCIS England, c.1718, MIM apprenticed to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company on May 5, 1718. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BRIGGS, JAMES England, c.1804, apprenticed to Ebenezer Hoppé in the Joiners' Company on Jan. 10, 1804. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BRIGGS, MATTHEW England, c.1785, MIM apprenticed to Edward Roberts 1 in the Joiners' Company on June 7, 1785; made excise insruments. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BRIGGS, WILLIAM England, c.1819, MIM globe maker; worked for Thomas Marriott Bardin in 1819. London. Millburn 11. suggest correction
BRIGHTLY, CHARLES H. USA, 1816-97, MIM SIM Wye Level = Gurley Museum, Troy, N.Y. partner with Charles S. Heller in Heller and Brightly, 1870-89; initial is H. or S. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM; Smart 1. suggest correction
BRIGUET Germany, c.1800, MIM Quadrant with equation of time, silver = Evans Coll. Paris. Evans 1. suggest correction
BRIN, N. Germany, 17th Century, MIM Universal Ring Sundial = O-P-6. Nürnberg. Monreal. suggest correction
BRIND, WILLIAM England, PHIM T.C.; "from Mr, Reed's." at the Hand and Scales in Carey Lane in Foster Lane, Cheapside, London. Calvert 2. suggest correction
BRINK, VAN DEN Holland, c.1830, see Krap and van den Brink. Rotterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
BRINKMAN, C., AND D.B. SELTER Holland, c.1860, MIM NIM makers and repairers of instruments; T.C. in octant box at BRE. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
BRINKMAN, J.G. Germany, 18th Century, OIM Microscope = UTR. Bremen. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BRIOT, I.F. France, 19th Century, MIM Floating Sundial, paper = ADL-N10. manuscript. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BRIOYS, JEAN 1644, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1644 = DOR. RSW. suggest correction
BRISCALL England, PHIM Barometer = D.(1972). Birmingham. John Bell. suggest correction
BRISSYEUS, STEPHEN France, pre-1690, MIM OIM mentioned by Bonanni in 1690 as an instrument maker. Grenoble. Dewhirst; Clay and Court. suggest correction
BRISTOW, JOHN England, fl.1775-95, MIM engine-maker (instruments). 47 Ratcliff Highway; 12 Mansion House Street; both in London. Taylor 2(691). suggest correction
BRISTOW, MARGARET AND JAMES England, c.1820, MIM probably daughter and son of John Bristow; T.C. Taylor 2(691). suggest correction
BRISTOW, MARY England, fl.1796-1805, MIM widow of John Bristow; presumably mother of Margaret and James Bristow. London.. Taylor 2(691). suggest correction
BRISTOW, MARY, AND SONS England, c.1805, MIM widow and sons of John Bristow. London. Taylor 2(691). suggest correction
BRIT, WALTER England, 1395, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1395 = OXF? Gunther 2. suggest correction
BRITTON, W. England, c.1840, OIM Goring Aplanatic Engiscope = Crisp Coll. Taylor 2(2087); Clay and Court. suggest correction
BROADBELT, MICHAEL England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Knaresborough. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BROADHURST, CLARKSON AND CO. England, c.1850, OIM Telescope, refracting = Soth. 6/23/87. 63 Farringdon Road, London. RSW. suggest correction
BROCI England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 10/19/87. RSW. suggest correction
BROCK, B. England, c.1753, OIM Solar Microscope = X. see G. Brock. London. Taylor 2(443). suggest correction
BROCK, G. England, c.1775, OIM Solar Microscope = X. may be same as B. Brock. London. Clay and Court. suggest correction
BROCOT Germany?, PHIM Barometer on clock = Keglemann Auctionhaus 6/8/74. RSW. suggest correction
BRODARD France, c.1800, PHIM made barometers. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BRODERICK, WILLIAM Ireland, c.1824, PHIM Barometer and Thermometer on clock = Armagh County Museum, The Mall. Dublin. Stevens and Aked; G. Fennel; Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
BRODSORG, S. see S.B. 1. Gunther 1. suggest correction
BROEDE, H. Holland, c.1742, NIM compass maker. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BROEN, JOANNES DE c.1650, MIM Celestial and Terrestrial Globes = Lehmann Sale-307. only one is signed. RSW. suggest correction
BROGGI, GILLANDO England, fl.1826-28, PHIM Wheel Barometers = P.B. 5/31/39, X(6), Soth. 5/14/87 = 10/22/87; Stick Barometer = X. stick barometer signed "Broggi Chelmsford"; some wheel barometers are signed "G. Broggi", two are signed "G. Broggi Chelmsford", one is "G. Brogi", others, "G. Broggio." Maulsham, Chelmsford. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1789); RSW. suggest correction
BROGGIO, G. see Gillando Broggi. RSW. suggest correction
BROGI, G. see Gillando Broggi. RSW. suggest correction
BROKAW, ISAAC USA, c.1771, MIM may have been instrument maker; son-in-law of Aaron Miller. Philadelphia Pa.; New Jersey? Bedini 1; USNM. suggest correction
BROMAN, ANDERS Sweden, c.1816, PHIM Electrical Machine = SWE. Pipping 1. suggest correction
BROME see Broom. Taylor 1(368). suggest correction
BRONLUND, R.J. Sweden?, c.1850, NIM Marine Compass = OMM. Porsgrunn. RSW. suggest correction
BRONNE, JOHN T.C.; misreading for John Browne (3). Pearsall. suggest correction
BROOK, ABRAHAM England, c.1789, PHIM Barometer with Thermometer - USNM. devised an electrometer; barometer and thermometer signed "Brook Norwich." Norwich. USNM; Schuman Cat. XXIII, 1970. suggest correction
BROOKE England, MIM Dividers, iron = Soth. 10/15/73. Sheffield. RSW. suggest correction
BROOKE, CHRISTOPHER see Christopher Brookes. Taylor 1(230); J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BROOKE, JACOBUS England, 1698, MIM Sundial, rectangular, 1698 = Soth. 2/5/53 = P.C. (1990). RSW. suggest correction
BROOKES AND HAWKES England, NIM Binnacle Compass = Christie-SK 2/9/79. Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
BROOKES, CHRISTOPHER England, fl.1649-51, MIM apprenticed to Elias Allen of the Grocers' Company in 1629; free of the Company, 1639; married to the daughter of William Oughtred; worked in metal; designed and made quadrants and planispheres; the name sometimes appears as Brooks. Oxford. Taylor 1(230); J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BROOKES, THOMAS England, 1695, MIM Gunner's Calipers = D.(1994). might be owner? Coffeen X (1994). suggest correction
BROOKS England, c.1850, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Microscope = Christie 5/26/76; Wheel Barometer = Soth. 7/21/83; Augsburg-type Sundial = Soth. 3/10/87; Drum Sextant = Kelton Coll. (1990). Ludgate Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
BROOKSBY, THOMAS England, PHIM free of the Blacksmiths' Company 24 years after he was apprenticed; scalemaker. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BROOM England, c.1674, OIM glass grinder for Robert Hooke. St. Paul's Churchyard, London. Taylor 1(368). suggest correction
BROSONI, M. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Brighton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BROSSET FRERES France, c.1855, MIM OIM SIM Surveying Compass = Peron et Corsy, Melun 6/10/79; Telescopic Level = D.(1975). "Brosset Frères." 22 Puedes Fianes-Bourgeois, Paris. J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BROUGHTON, WILLIAM England, 1679, MIM Nocturnal, fruitwood, 1679 = Soth. 2/2/76. "for both Bears." RSW. suggest correction
BROURBER, ALEXANDER see Alexander Brourbrer. Michel 3. suggest correction
BROURBRER, ALEXANDER MIM Universal Ring Sundial, small = Roussel Sale-234. Michel 3; RSW. suggest correction
BROUSSON, MARC HENR Germany, MIM Pedometer = Evans Coll. = OXF? accent mark over `n' in Henr. Neirwied. Evans 1. suggest correction
BROUWER, REINIER Holland, c.1708, NIM Marine Compass = WMH. Hoorn. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BROWGI, GILLANDO see Gillando Broggi. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BROWN 1 England, 1792-96, NIM OIM Octant, 1792 = RSM; Hadley Quadrant, 1796 = MYS. Bristol. Bryden 9; RSW. suggest correction
BROWN 2 England, c.1799, OIM made telescopes. Taylor 2(930); Daumas 1. suggest correction
BROWN 3 England, c.1850, OIM Microscope = D.(1980). signed "Brown London", but might be of French origin. London. Moskowitz 121. suggest correction
BROWN 4 see Browne. suggest correction
BROWN AND CHALMERS Scotland, fl.1838-42, NIM George B. Brown or H. Brown and James S. Chalmers. 37 Bridge Street (1838-40); 48 Bridge Street (1841-42); both in Leith. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BROWN AND HEARTTE USA, fl.1830-31, MIM NIM OIM SIM Surveying Compass = GUR. John G. Brown and Isaac T. Heartte; T.C. at the Sign of the Quadrant, Baltimore, Md. (1830). Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
BROWN AND HUNT USA, fl.1834-37, MIM NIM OIM Sextants = Peabody Museum, Yale University. Edmund Brown and Harvey W. Hunt; T.C. Sign of the Compass Card, 190 Water Street (1834-35); Sign of the Compass, 27 Fulton, one door from Water Street, near Holt's Hotel (1835-37); both in New York, N.Y. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
BROWN, ANDREW Scotland, fl.1817-21, MIM 100 High Street, Glasgow. Bryden 3. suggest correction
BROWN, B. Scotland, PHIM Double Barometer = P.C. Edinburgh. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BROWN, BENJAMIN England, fl.1797-1831, MIM NIM OIM Octant = MYS; Telescope = WHI; Crown Compass = PEA. may be Brown 1 or 2; sometimes spelled Browne; T.C.; foul anchor on scale of octant; telescope signed "Browne Bristol"; the crown compass at PEA is signed "B. Browne Bristol" but has three other cards on top; see I.I. Borger, James Gale, and Gray and Lisset. the Quay (1813); Quay and 14 Wilson Street (1814-24); 2 Old Park Hill and opposite Crane No. 7 (1829-31); all in Bristol. Taylor 2(930a and 1497); Bryden 9; Brewington 1. suggest correction
BROWN, BUSH G. USA, 1820-63, MIM see E. Brown and Son. New York, N.Y. Smart 1. suggest correction
BROWN, D., AND SON USA, c.1833, MIM NIM owned their own dividing engine. Providence, R.I. Bedini 8. suggest correction
BROWN, DAVID STEPHENS England, PHIM made self-acting sympiesometer and barometer. Eton Lodge, Ashby Road, Islington, London. USNM. suggest correction
BROWN, E., AND SON USA, fl.1841-63, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C.; Transit = WHI; Octant = USNM; Theodolite = D.(1981). T.C. at PEA; T.C. in box of Gennert and Holzke Wye Level; Edmund Brown and Son; octant signed "E.W. Brown and Son." New York, N.Y. Brewington 1; USNM; Smart 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Coffeen H; Moskowitz 122; Garcelon 33. suggest correction
BROWN, E.W., AND SON see E. Brown and Son. suggest correction
BROWN, GEORGE Scotland, 1650-1730, MIM Rotulas Arithmetica = RSM (1699,incomplete), (1699), (1700), (1701). Rev. George Brown; patented his Rotula Arithmetica, a simple calculator, in 1698. Edinburgh. Bryden 15; Morrison-Low 1; RSW. suggest correction
BROWN, GEORGE B. Scotland, fl.1836-37, NIM H. Brown probably was his brother. 38 Shore, Leith. Taylor 2(2088); Bryden 3. suggest correction
BROWN, GEORGE G. England, c.1850, NIM Binnacle = MAN-I65. compass rose signed "Imray, Son and Co. London." London. Garcia 1. suggest correction
BROWN, H. Scotland, c.1837, NIM George B. Brown was probably his brother. 38 Shore, Leith. Taylor 2(2088a); Bryden 3. suggest correction
BROWN, H.L., AND SON England, PHIM Aneroid Barometer = D.(1976). Sheffield. RSW. suggest correction
BROWN, J., AND C.S. FRANCIS USA, c.1836, MIM OIM astronomical instrument makers. New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
BROWN, JAMES Scotland, fl.1773-89, PHIM Hydrostatic Glass Bubbles = RSM (4). T.C.; made hydrostatical bubbles invented by Alexander Wilson; the business was continued by William Twadell from 1789 to 1792. Irongate, Glasgow. Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; Bryden 3; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 1 England, fl.1654-97, MIM OIM PHIM Nocturnal, boxwood = Gabb Coll. = NMM-N.20; Triangular Quadrant, fragment = OXF; Quadrant, ivory = BM-1923/2/6-2; White's Rule, 1663 = Pepys; Timber Rule, small, 1663 = Pepys; Spiral Calculator, 1664 = Pepys; Telescope, 1666 = Pepys; Perspective Instrument (Wren's design), 1669 = Pepys; Vertical Sundial, boxwood = NMM-D.341. son of Thomas Brown 1; father of Thomas Brown 2; apprenticed in the Joiners' Company; free in the Company sometime between 1627 and 1654; see J.B. 2; admitted to the Clockmakers' Company in 1667 as a Brother; took apprentices; Master of the Company in 1681; T.C.; invented a triangular quadrant; see Crawforth 7 for further information. see Brown, John 1 (cont.). see Brown, John 1 (cont.). suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 1 (CONT.) Dukes Place (1661); Sign of the Sun Dyal (later Sphere and Sun Dial or Sphere and Dial), Minories; both near Aldgate, London. Taylor 1(224); Goodison 1; Dewhirst; Latham and Matthews, vols. 4,5,7,9; Price 3; Ward 4; Wynter and Turner; Daumas 1; Calvert 2; J. Brown 1 and 3; NMM 2; Clay and Court; Crawforth 7; Robischon; Rabone 1; RSW. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 10 Scotland, 1708, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1708 = Bowland, Galashiels. Edinburgh. Somerville. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 2 England, c.1654, MIM apprenticed to John Johnson 1 in the Joiners' Company, Jan. 8, 1627; free of the Company on Aug. 7, 1654; may be John Brown 1. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 3 Englandc.1627, MIM apprenticed to William Hammond of the Joiners' Company in 1627; may be John Brown 1. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 4 England, c.1629, MIM apprenticed to Henry Wylan in the Joiners" Company, 1629; may be John Brown 1. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 5 England, c.1635, MIM apprenticed to Christopher Turner in the Joiners' Company, 1635; may be John Brown 1. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 6 England, fl.1642-99, MIM had fourteen apprentices in the Joiners' Company; could have been John Brown 1-5 or another man. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 7 England, c.1703, MIM apprenticed to Walter Henshaw of the Clockmakers' Company on Feb. 13, 1703. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 8 England, c.1808, apprenticed to John Corless in the Joiners' Company on May 3, 1808. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN 9 England, c.1830, OIM 51 Dean Street, Newcastle. Taylor 2(1790). suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN G. USA, 1805-post-48, MIM worked for Richard Patten for many years in New York, N.Y.; partner with Isaac T. Heartte as Brown and Heartte, 1830. New York, N.Y.; Baltimore, Md. (1830-39); Washington, D.C. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
BROWN, JOHN ROGERS USA, 1810-76, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = X. invented first automatic machine for graduating rules, 1850. Providence, R.I. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
BROWN, JOSEPH R. USA, c.1852, MIM made rules, standards. Providence, R.I. DATM. suggest correction
BROWN, M. England, c.1802, OIM made a special type of telescope. London. USNM. suggest correction
BROWN, R., AND SONS England, c.1850, PHIM balance makers. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BROWN, S.G. USA, NIM Marine Compass in binnacle = K. and C. 3/19/75. may be S.B. Brown. Watfford. RSW. suggest correction
BROWN, T. England, Water Clock, variant, 1631 = D.(1973). modern work. York. RSW. suggest correction
BROWN, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1627-53, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, circular, ivory = P.C.(1987). sometimes spelled `Browne'; father of John Brown 1; apprenticed to Launcelot Smith in the Joiners' Company; free of the Company in 1623; took apprentices; made a circular, wooden slide rule in 1631; made Napier's bones, etc. The Globe, Fenchurch Street, near Northumberland Alley, Aldgate, Minories, London. Taylor 1(154); Dewhirst; Evans 1; Clay and Court; Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
BROWN, THOMAS 2 England, fl.1676-79, MIM apprenticed by turnover to his father, John Brown 1, of the Clockmakers' Company, on April 5, 1669; free of the Company, July 3, 1676; took an apprentice; "Thomas Browne" was an alternative spelling. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BROWN, W.H., AND CO. England, 19th Century, MIM Slide Rule, boxwood, with index = D.(1986). Birmingham. Coffeen 13. suggest correction
BROWN, WILLIAM England, c.1797, apprenticed to John Browning 1 of the Grocers' Company on Jan. 5, 1797. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BROWNE, B. England, fl.1797-1831, MIM T.C. at PEA; see Benjamin Brown. The Quay, Bristol. Taylor 2(930a); Brewington 1. suggest correction
BROWNE, DANIEL England, fl.1614-34, MIM made brass instruments. Cricklade, London. Taylor 1(127); Evans 1. suggest correction
BROWNE, JOHN 1 England, see John Brown 1. Calvert 2; Robischon; Rabone 1; RSW. suggest correction
BROWNE, JOHN 2 England, c.1650, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company in 1650. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BROWNE, JOHN 3 England, fl.1750-75, NIM Backstaff = Soth. 1960. also made compasses; T.C. near Wapping Old Stairs; Southwark; both in London. Taylor 2(450); Calvert 2; Crawforth 1. suggest correction
BROWNE, JOHN 4 England, c.1750, NIM compass maker. No. 5 Stoney Lane near Pickle Herring Stairs, Southwark, London. Delehar 1. suggest correction
BROWNE, ROBERT England, fl.1705-30, devised sextants and quadrants. near St Katherine's Dock, London. Taylor 1(548). suggest correction
BROWNE, WILLIAM England, c.1790, NIM Hadley's Quadrant = Soth. 3/10/87. might possibly be William Brown, which see. Wapping, London. RSW. suggest correction
BROWNELL, FRANKLIN C. USA, fl.1855-60+, educator; hired by Dwight Holbrook in 1855 as a promoter, wrote manuals; he founded the American School Apparatus Co. of New York, N.Y. in the 1860s. Hartford, Conn.; New York, N.Y. D,J. Warner 4. suggest correction
BROWNING 1 England, c.1780-1830, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Spectroscopes = OXF. probably John Browning 1; see Spencer, Browning and Rust; see Spencer, Browning and Co; see Browning and Rust. London. Taylor 2(805); Brewington 1. suggest correction
BROWNING 2 USA, c.1825, MIM NIM SIM Surveying Compasses, wood = Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Mich., P.C.; Octant = De Young Museum, San Francisco. P.C. and octant signed "Baltimore"; other instrument signed "Boston"; probably Samuel Browning 1. Boston, Mass.; Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; USNM; DATM. suggest correction
BROWNING 3 USA, c.1803, MIM OIM see Newell and Browning. Merchants' Row, Boston, Mass.(1803). Smart 1. suggest correction
BROWNING AND RUST England, c.1835, NIM Octant = OMM; Sextant = PMS. London. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
BROWNING AND SON USA, fl.1816-41, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = GUR, Old Sturbridge Village, Mass. Samuel (1) and Samuel S. Browning, father and son. 67 Broad Street, Boston, Mass. Smart 1; USNM; DATM; RSW. suggest correction
BROWNING, GEORGE England?, 1782, NIM Octant, mahogany, 1782 = Soth. 12/19/66-16. RSW. suggest correction
BROWNING, JOHN 1 England, fl.1782-1838, MIM OIM PHIM Microscope = D.(1972); apprenticed to Richard Rust of the Grocers' Company on March 1, 1768; free of the Company, July 4, 1782; brother of Samuel Browning 1; according to the addresses John Browning appears not to have been involved in any firm; Taylor's addresses were different. 49 Virginia Street (1782); Pennington Street, Ratcliffe Highway (1793); Prince's Square, Ratcliffe Highway (1797); 25 Prince's Square (1800); 17 Wellclose Place, New Road, St. George in the East (1803); all in London. Taylor 2(805); Moskowitz 104; Coffeen B; USNM; J. Brown 1; RSW. suggest correction
BROWNING, JOHN 2 England, fl.1803-, MIM apprenticed to his father, Samuel Browning 1, of the Grocers' Company on Sept.3, 1795; free of the Company, May 5, 1803. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BROWNING, JOHN 3 England, fl.1860-72, OIM PHIM Spectroscope, hand = D.(1991). T.C.; "Optical and Physical Instrument Maker to Her Majesty's Goverment, The Royal Observatory, Kew Observatory, etc."; probably was the successor to Spencer, Browning and Co., c.1860. 111 Minories E. (1860-72) and 63 Strand (1872); 6 Vine Street, E.C.(factory); all in London. Calvert 2; Moskowitz 4; Chaldecott 3; RGO; Gemmary III. suggest correction
BROWNING, RICHARD England, c.1818, MIM admitted to the Grocers' Company by Patrimony on Dec. 3, 1818; son of Samuel Browning 1; partner in the firm of Spencer, Browning and Rust 2 with his brother, William and with Ebenezer Rust 2 from 1819 until 1840 when the name of the firm changed to Spencer, Browning and Co. 66 Wapping (1818-39); 111 Minories (1839); also at 6 Vine Street (1848); all in London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BROWNING, SAMUEL 1 USA, 1778-1864, MIM NIM see Browning 2; clockmaker; partner with Joseph Newell, as Newell and Browning, 1803; T.C. engraved by Thomas Wightman. 4 Dock Square (1805); 35 Broad Street (1809); 77 Broad Street (1816-25); 282 Washington (1829-41); all are in Boston, Mass.; Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; USNM; Warner 12. suggest correction
BROWNING, SAMUEL 2 England, fl.1782-1819, MIM NIM Octant = VNN. brother of John Browning 1; apprenticed to Richard Rust of the Grocers' Company on Feb. 5, 1767; free of the Company, July 4, 1782; partner in Spencer, Browning and Rust 1 with Ebenezer Rust 1 and William Spencer 2. 327 Wapping Street, London (1782-83); Eaton Socon, Beds. (1786-92); Wapping, London (1795-1819). J. Brown 1; RSW. suggest correction
BROWNING, SAMUEL 3 England, c.1792, apprenticed to Samuel Browning 2, his father, in the Grocers' Company on June 7, 1792. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BROWNING, SAMUEL S. USA, c.1803-35, MIM OIM son of Samuel Browning 1. Boston, Mass. Smart 1. suggest correction
BROWNING, WILLIAM England, fl.1819-40, MIM brother of Richard Browning; Spencer, Browning and Rust 2 was run by Ebenezer Rust 2 and William and Richard Browning, 1819-40, a continuation of the original firm. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BRUCE England, see Wilson and Gillie, Bruce and Son. Cardiff. suggest correction
BRUCE, J., AND SONS England, NIM PHIM Marine Compass = NOR; Marine Barometer = D.(1972). Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
BRUCE, JOHN England, fl.1865-96, NIM PHIM Sextant = Melun 4/24/83; Octant, ebony and brass = Soth. 12/8/69; Marine Barometer = DeLuca 10/21/95. octant signed "J. Bruce Liverpool"; T.C. in sextant case; also made chronometers. Wopping?, Liverpool. Bryden 9; Crawforth 1. RSW; Nautical Brass Jan/Feb, 1996. suggest correction
BRUCE, JOHN, AND SON England, NIM Sextant = Christie-SK 2/8/79; Position Indicator = Soth. 7/15/63-152. Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
BRUCE, WILLIAM England, fl.1806-27, brass and optical turner; worked with Charles Robert West on a portable telescope, 1806. 16 King's Head Court, Shoe, Lane, London. Taylor 2(1092). suggest correction
BRUCKNER, G. 1842, MIM Pair of Globes, 1842 = X. Tooley. suggest correction
BRUFF, CHARLES OLIVER USA; Canada, 1735-1817, MIM loyalist. New York, N.Y.; Tarrytown, N.Y. (1777); New York, N.Y.; Shelburne, Nova Scotia (1783). Bedini 8. suggest correction
BRUGGER AND HOFFMEYER England, c.1822, PHIM made barometers and clocks. Norfolk Street, Lynn Regis. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRUGGER AND STRAUB England, fl.1845-60, PHIM barometer and thermometer makers? German clock and watchmakers, 1856. 79 High Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRUGGER, LORENZ AND A. England, fl.1843-44, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; see Brugger and Straub. 79 High Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRULAT ET CHOARET France, 18th Century, MIM Sundial = D.(1970). Lyon. Merzbach. suggest correction
BRUMELL, G.T. England, post-1839, MIM Slide Rule, Hawthorn-type = P.C. Delehar 2 and 9. suggest correction
BRUN, J. England, 1772, OIM Microscope, 1772 = KEN. Clay and Court. suggest correction
BRUNDELL, PHILIP GEORGE England, c.1795, apprenticed to John King 2 of the Grocers' Company on Feb. 5, 1795. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BRUNDL, J. Sweden?, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = NOR. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BRUNELL, J. MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = NOR. scales for 59° and 63°20'. RSW. suggest correction
BRUNER France, NIM Meridian Circle = PMM. RSW. suggest correction
BRUNER AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BRUNER, ERASMUS Germany, c.1600, MIM Instrument = DRE. there is a tower clock case at OXF signed Asmus Birin Bruner, 1577 = Mallett Coll.-120. Augsburg. Evans 1; Maddison 7. suggest correction
BRUNI Italy, 1787, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1787 = Koller 11/17/75. Bologna. RSW. suggest correction
BRUNI, POMPILIO Italy, d.1668, MIM NIM also made compasses. Urbino. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
BRUNI, THEOPHILI Italy, 1640, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1640 = Naval Museum, Venice. Venice. Italian Inventory. suggest correction
BRUNN, LUKAS Germany, fl.1598-1620, MIM Protractor = DRE; Rules = DRE(2). invented a measuring instrument with screw micrometer, made by Christoph Trechsler. Annaberg. Zinner 1; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
BRUNNER, CASPAR Germany, c.1555, MIM Rule, folding, 1555 = HAK; Artillery Level, 1556 = DRE. Nürnberg. RSW. suggest correction
BRUNNER, IGNATIUS England, fl.1849-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 4/17/86. wheel signed "I. Brunner Birmingham"; stick signed "Brunner" with full address. 66 Edgbaston Street, Birmingham. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BRUNNER, JOHANN Germany; France, 1804-62, MIM OIM SIM succeeded by his sons, Emil and Otto; perhaps worked with them, 1855 on. rue de Vaugirard, 183, Paris. Pipping 1; Poggendorff; USNM. suggest correction
BRUNTON England, NIM Sextant = MYS. London. RSW. suggest correction
BRUSH, THOMAS England, fl.1643-56, MIM made garden sundials. Taylor 1(225). suggest correction
BRUYN, WEDUWE W. Holland, fl.1826-35, MIM NIM the widow of W. Bruyn; instrument and compass maker. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BRUYNEEL, CORNELIS Holland, c.1684, NIM compass maker. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BRYAM, E.M. USA, c.1846, see Ephraim N. Byram. USNM. suggest correction
BRYAN, EDWARD England, MIM Level = Melun 2/24/83. 24 Cross Street, Manchester. RSW. suggest correction
BRYAN, THOMAS England, 1656, MIM Garden Sundial, 1656 = MYS. RSW. suggest correction
BRYANT, J. England, c.1825, MIM Garden Sundial, bronze = D.(1982). (check Pearson Page Pictures)? Coffeen A. suggest correction
BRYN see Jong and Bryn. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BRYSON Scotland, c.1830, NIM Sextant, pocket = Soth. 2/28/80. Edinburgh. RSW. suggest correction
BRYSON, ALEXANDER Scotland, 1816-66, MIM NIM PHIM eldest son of Robert Bryson 1; made meteorological instruments including thermometers and barometers; member of the Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts in Scotland; trained in Musselburgh and London. Edinburgh (1844-66). Clarke et al. suggest correction
BRYSON, JAMES MACKAY Scotland, 1824-94, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Stick Barometer = X; Wheel Barometer = X; Surveying Compass = Soth. 2/8/83; Microscopes = Christie-SK 7/10/80, FRK = RSM (3); Spectroscope = FRK = RSM; Scale, boxwood = RSM; Rain Gauge = RSM; Thermometer, maximum, mercury = RSM; etc. son of Robert Bryson 1; brother of Alexander and Robert (2) Bryson; worked under Repsold in Hamburg,1843, and later under Merz in Munich; set up as an optician in 1850; worked independently; member of the Edinburgh Merchant Company; instruments signed "Bryson Edinburgh." 65 Princes Street (1850-52); 24 Princes Street (1853); 60 Princes Street (1855-66); 60A Princes Street (1867-93); all in Edinburgh. Goodison 1; Bryden 3; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
BRYSON, ROBERT 1 Scotland, 1778-1852, MIM PHIM a Hammerman, 1815; noted clockmaker; interested in instruments involving time pieces; made self-registering barometers and thermometers; father of Robert Bryson 2 and Alexander Bryson; founding member of the Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts in Scotland; influential member of the scientific community in Edinburgh; see Robert Bryson and Son(s). The Mint, High Street (1810-15); 5 South Bridge opposite to Hunter's Square (1815-40); 66 Princes Street (1840-52). Clarke et al. suggest correction
BRYSON, ROBERT 2 Scotland, 1819-86, MIM PHIM son of Robert Bryson 1; worked with his father and brother Alexander as Robert Bryson and Son(s). Edinburgh. Clarke et al. suggest correction
BRYSON, ROBERT, AND SON(S) Scotland, 1844-86, PHIM clockmakers; also made meteorological instruments; Robert Bryson 1 and his sons Robert Bryson 2 and Alexander Bryson. 66 Princes Street, Edinburgh. Clarke et al. suggest correction
BRZEZI, STEPH A. Czechoslovakia, 1573, MIM Sandglass, four-part, 1573 = Museum Kradec Kralové, Bohemia. Brezi? Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
BUC, N. DU France, c.1666, NIM compass maker. Dieppe. Schück. suggest correction
BUCH, D. ZACCARIAS Germany, fl.1593-1633, MIM Armillary Spheres = Hamilton Coll. (1593), AMST (1633). the AMST instrument is signed "D. Zaccarias Buch. Aquensis"; the Hamilton sphere is signed "Zacharias Bucha." Aquensis. Mörzer Bruyns 1; Hamilton 2; Michel 3. suggest correction
BUCHAN, L. Scotland, c.1835, MIM PHIM Barometer, portable = RSM. Taylor thoght that he was a Scot. Manchester. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(2089); Morrison-Low 1. suggest correction
BUCHANAN, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BUCHANAN, JOHN England, fl.1710-11, MIM made sundials. Steeple Bumpstead, Essex. Taylor 1(557). suggest correction
BUCHART see Bucher. Baillie 1. suggest correction
BUCHART, JOHAN HEINRICH Germany, 1686, MIM Sundial, composite, 1686 = KAS; Mathematical Instrument Set, 1686 = KAS. Hamburg. Michel 3; RSW. suggest correction
BUCHER, HANS 1 Germany, fl.1561-79, MIM Orrery Clock = DRE; Celestial Globes, 1575, 1577 = lost. see Baldwein and Bucher. Marburg. Zinner 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
BUCHER, HANS 2 Germany, 1570, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory, 1570 = Soth. 1/27/48-148 = 16/17/75. probably misreading for Hans Ducher. RSW. suggest correction
BUCHER, HANS 3 Germany, 1750, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory, 1750 = Koller 11/17/75. Marburg. RSW. suggest correction
BUCK, J. England, c.1850, MIM PHIM Drawing Compass = Versailles 11/20/83; Balance, folding = DRE. "maker". New Gate Street (London?). RSW. suggest correction
BUCK, J.W. England, c.1850, PHIM Barometer = Soth. 5/31/89. "Improved Marine." 36 High Street, Wapping (London). RSW. suggest correction
BUCKHAM, A. USA, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C. Smart 1. suggest correction
BUCKLEY, AND. England, fl.1716-18, MIM Perpetual Calendars = Wray Coll. (1716), BM-1901/11/15-4, Bodleian Library, Oxford. Price 3; Ward 4; Evans 1; Wray; Gunther 2. suggest correction
BUCKLEY, JOSEPH Ireland, fl.1832-59, MIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 2/28/80; Protractor with Rule = D.(1995). optician; the barometer is signed "J. Buckley Dublin." 14 Lower Sackville Street, Dublin. Bryden 9; Morrison-Low and Burnett; offeen 51; RSW. suggest correction
BUCKLEY, WILLIAM England, 1519-71, MIM Ring Sundial, 1546 = Princess Elizabeth (1546). may be W.B. 1. Lillieshal, Shropshire; London. Taylor 1(14); RSW. suggest correction
BUCKNALL, WILLIAM England, 1731, received a patent in 1731 for an astronomical instrument. Millburn 8. suggest correction
BUDD England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Banbury. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BUEHLER, JAMES A. England, fl.1740-1800, MIM globe maker. Tooley. suggest correction
BUEL, ABEL USA, 1742-1822, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = Conn. Historical Society, Hartford, Conn. sometimes spelled as "Buell." New Haven, Conn. Smart 1. suggest correction
BUFFAT France, 1682, invented the sidérostat. Toulouse. Nachet. suggest correction
BUFFHAM USA, c.1850, OIM Telescope, tin and brass = D.(1988). has three- and six-inch lenses. Milburn, Lake County, Illinois. RSW. suggest correction
BUFFHAM, WILLIAM England, OIM Microscope = Phillips 6/15/76. Rochdale. RSW. suggest correction
BUFFON France, MIM Cannon Sundial = Jardin des Plantes (Jardin Royal), Paris. Paris. Boursier. suggest correction
BUHLE, GEB. Germany, 1853, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1853 = BOM 3/28/16-557. Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
BUHLER, J.A. Germany, MIM Terrestrial Globe, miniature = Soth. 2/9/61. Nürnberg. RSW. suggest correction
BUIRD, EDWARD Scotland, fl.1674-80, a sea captain; imported nautical instruments. Leith. Bryden 3; Clarke et al. suggest correction
BULBRECK France, c.1850, MIM made Burnier's combined compass and clinometer. Paris. USNM. suggest correction
BULFORT see Newbord and Bulfort. RSW. suggest correction
BULKELEY, THOMAS England, c.1715, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Feilder of the Clockmakers' Company on June 11, 1707; free of the Company, Dec.17, 1715; took an apprentice. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BULL 1 England, c.1830, NIM Octant, ebony and ivory = Soth. 6/9/77. 113 Upper East Smithfield, London. RSW. suggest correction
BULL 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Bedford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BULL, JOHN England, c.1582, MIM made rules, compasses and geometrical instruments in metal; may have held office at the Mint. Exchange Gate, London. Taylor 1(59); Evans 1; Dewhirst; Michel 3; Gunther 4; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
BULL, WILLIAM England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Stratford, Essex. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BULLA, A. England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see Bulla, Grasi and Fontana. Exeter. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BULLA, GRASI AND FONTANA England, c.1830, PHIM barometer makers; variant is Bulla, Grassi and Fontana; probably A. Bulla and B. Fontana. 134 Fore Street, Exeter. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BULLANT, JEAN France, fl.1561-72, MIM Armillary Sphere = X. tradition says that he made the sphere for Catherine de Medici, c.1572; wrote book on sundials, 1561. NYM Bulletin, Summer, 1966; Weil 2(19); Nachet; Price 2. suggest correction
BULLET, PIERRE France, 1639-1716, invented the "pantomètre" about which he wrote. Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet; Price 2. suggest correction
BULLOCK England, c.1780, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, K. and C. 3/19/75. K. and C. has thermometer on it; X could be F. Bullock. Melkesham. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BULLOCK, F. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Corsham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BULLOCK, JAMES England, fl.1776-94, MIM Mathematical Machine = OXF; Calculating Machines = KEN, (see Sotheby 1994 note), Aubert Sale, 1806. the calculating machine was invented by Viscount Mahon (later Lord Stanhope) in 1777; Sotheby's offered, by private treaty, a calculating machine in 1994; clockmaker; his son, Edward, was apprenticed to David Cateay in 1776. Leather Lane; Furnival's Inn; both in London. Taylor 2(807); A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
BULMAIN AND DENNIES USA, c.1799, NIM New York, N.Y. Bedini 1. suggest correction
BULMAN, HANS see Jakob Pühlmann. Zinner 1. suggest correction
BULTE, DANIEL England, c.1663, MIM apprenticed to Ralph Greatorex of the Clockmakers' Company; free of the Company on April 6, 1663. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BUMA SIBOUT 1747, MIM Ring Sundial, silver, 1747, with case = Soth. 12/12/55. probably not the maker's name. RSW. suggest correction
BUMEL, MICHAEL Germany, fl.1613-33, MIM SIM Surveying Instrument, 1613 = STU; Plane Table with Alidade and Sundial, 1625 = FLO-150; Pedometer, 1626 = NUR-WI1320; Graphometer, 1633 = STU-12870; Horary Quadrant = SLM. see M.B. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Bonelli 1; Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
BUNDERS, JAN Holland, 1797, MIM grandson and pupil of Jan van Deijl; see Jan van Deijl en Zoon. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BUNDERS, JAN VAN DEIJL Holland, 19th Century, OIM PHIM Barometer = X. probably great grandson of Jan van Deijl 2. made telescopes; see Jan Van Deijl Bunders en Zoon. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
BUNDERS, JAN VAN DEIJL, EN ZOON Holland, c.1850, PHIM Barometer = X. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
BUNDOCK, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer, with clock = Soth. 5/14/87. London. RSW. suggest correction
BUNTEN France, fl.pre-1828-43, NIM PHIM Barometers, Siphon-type = OXF (1840), CNAM (1841); Mountain Barometer = Nisbit 4/4/1860; Marine Compass, small = PMM. made standard thermometers. Quai Pelletier 30, Paris. Dewhirst; USNM; Chaldecott 3; RGO; Middleton 1; RSW. suggest correction
BUNTING, THOMAS England, c.1724, apprenticed to John Crooke 1 or 2 in the Joiners' Company on May 12, 1724. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BUONSIGNORI, DOM STEPHANO see Dom Stephano Bonsignori. Bonelli 1 and 2; Michel 3. suggest correction
BURACKER MIM Floating Sundial = UTC. probably Burucker. suggest correction
BURATTINI, TITO LIVIO Italy; Poland, fl.1659=80, MIM OIM Lens = FLO (1690 inventory); Calculating Machine = FLO-3179 (?). made microscopes and telescopes; made telescopes for Hevilius; he gave a calculating machine to one of the Medici and may have been the maker. Warsaw (post-1670). Bonelli 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
BURBIDGE England, c.1820, MIM Terrestrial Globe, miniature, case = Soth. 5/21/73. London. RSW. suggest correction
BURBRIDGES see Burgoyne, Burbridges, and Squire. RSW. suggest correction
BURCKARDT, JOANN: AD: Germany, 1692, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1692 = Habsburg, Feldman S.A. Auction, Geneva 1987. solid center plate with alidade. Munich. Delehar 5. suggest correction
BURDEN, PETER England, c.1682, apprenticed to John Worgan of the Grocers' Company on Feb. 7, 1682. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BURDETT, HENRY England, c.1734, MIM apprenticed to Simon Cade of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 2, 1723; free of the Company, Oct. 7, 1734; took an apprentice, Willand Challand (Shalland), 1737/38. Crooked Lane, London. J. Brown 1; Clifton 1. suggest correction
BURDETT, WILLIAM Holland, MIM Inclinable Sundial, round, case = DRE. Amsterdam. RSW. suggest correction
BURDON, E., ET RICHARDS misreading for E. Bourdon et Richards. Brewington 1. suggest correction
BURDY, WILLIAM England, fl.1806-23, MIM Camden Town, Middlesex; Fulham, London. Taylor 2(1094). suggest correction
BUREAU, THOMAS England, fl.1756-60, OIM Microscope = OXF; Microscope, pocket, 1756 = Crisp Coll. ownership of the OXF microscope is attributed to George III, of England. Taylor 2(452); Nachet; Gunther 2. suggest correction
BUREL, COL. c.1829, invented a plummet level, 1829. USNM. suggest correction
BURFORD, EDMUND GOODWIN England, c.1778, apprenticed to John Gilbert 2 of the Grocers' Company on Jan. 9, 1778. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BURGE misreading for Berge. Christie 12/18/74. suggest correction
BURGE, CALEB England, c.1682, MIM apprenticed to Simon Barrett of the Clockmakers' Company on April 13, 1682. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BURGE, JUSTE see Jost Burgi. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
BURGE, M. England, 1851, NIM Sextant, 1851 = NMM. possibly M. Berge. Taylor 2(1083); NMM 2. suggest correction
BURGER, GEORG MATHAUS Germany, 1750-1825, MIM Heliochronometers = O-F 5, Drecker Coll., Schmitt-Friderich Coll., DEU-1679, Traunstein Heimatmuseum-1344. "Mechaniker"; all signed "Mathäus Burger." Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Monreal; Lunardi. suggest correction
BURGER, M. GEORG ARNOLD Germany, 1649-1712?, MIM Evans 1; Doppelmayer. suggest correction
BURGERS UND CO. Germany, MIM Sector = DRE. Cologne. RSW. suggest correction
BURGES, BARTHOLOMEW USA, 1740-1807, MIM made an orrery; lecturer. Boston, Mass. Hindle 1; Bedini 1 and 8. suggest correction
BURGESS, GEORGE JAMES England, c.1789, apprenticed to William Morris 1 of the Grocers' Company on April 2, 1789. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BURGESS, ROGER England, c.1737, MIM apprenticed to William Dean in the Broderers' Company on March 5, 1728; free in the Company, Oct. 5, 1737. Vere Street, Clare Market, London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BURGH, IAN BREEM Holland, c.1730, NIM Compass Rose = AMST. Edam. Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
BURGH, JAN VAN DER Holland, 1690, NIM Parallel Rules, 1690 = AMST. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
BURGH, JUST see Jost Bürgi. suggest correction
BURGI, JOST Switzerland; Germany, 1552-1632, MIM SIM a notable maker of fine instruments, his work covered a wide range including an astrolabe (KAS), astronomical sextant (PRA), globe clocks (BASH), (GOT), (CNAM), proportional dividers (KAS), etc. Jost Bürgi; thought to have invented the proportional dividers; worked for Wilhelm IV at Kassel; see"I.B." (12). Lichtensteig; Kassel (1584-1623). Zinner 1; Michel 3; Evans 1; Baillie 1; Josten; Horsky; Horsky and Skopova; Maddison 5; Daumas 1; Aked; Von Mackensen (1983); DSB; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
BURGOYNE, BURBIDGES, AND SQUIRE England, MIM 16 Coleman Street, London. USNM. suggest correction
BURI see Burry. Britten. suggest correction
BURKETT, EDWARD England, c.1700, MIM apprenticed to William Sellars of the Clockmakers' Company on April 16, 1700. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BURLEIGH, M. England, MIM Calculating Scale = ADL-N41. also marked "M.B." ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BURLESTER, E. South Africa, OIM Microscope = Christie-SK 2/9/84. see Burmester, probably the same man. Cape Town. RSW. suggest correction
BURLINI, BIAGIO see Biasio Burlini. Brieux 2. suggest correction
BURLINI, BIASIO Italy; England, 1720-60, OIM Telescope = KEN; Microscopes = LEY, NAC, Natural History Museum, Antwerp, Crisp Coll. "Prof. in Venig"; author; Crisp signed "Elaboratum a Blasis Burlini Venitiis Optico", according to Clay and Court. Venice; at Archimedes, London. Brieux 2; Daumas 1; Belgian Inventory; Nachet; Crisp Coll.; Clay and Court; RSW. suggest correction
BURMEISTER, JOCHAM Germany, 1777, NIM Hanging Compass = NMM-C152. Lubeck. NMM 2. suggest correction
BURMESTER South Africa, OIM Telescope, single draw = Phillips 2/14/79. see E. Burlester, probably the same man. Cape Town. RSW. suggest correction
BURNABY, THOMAS England, c.1697, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Tuttell of the Clockmakers' Company on June 7, 1697. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BURNAP, DANIEL USA, 1759-1838, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, 1791 = Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio. clockmaker; also made wooden and brass surveying compasses. East Windsor; Coventry; both in Conn. Bedini 1, 8 and 17; Price 2; Smart 1. suggest correction
BURNCKER see W. Burucker. Daumas 1. suggest correction
BURNELL, RICHARD England, c.1801, apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1 of the Grocers' Company on Feb.6, 1794; turned over to Richard Lomas of the Wheelwrights' Company on Feb.12, 1794; free of the Grocers' Company on May 7, 1801. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BURNETT 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Durham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BURNETT 2 Ireland, c.1860, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 7/23/87. Dublin. RSW. suggest correction
BURNHAM USA, c.1831-42, MIM a partner in the firm of Robinson, Burnham and Co., 1831-42; probably from Essex, Mass. Danvers, Mass. Smart 1. suggest correction
BURNIER, CAPT. France, c.1850, MIM invented a type of compass and clinometer, 1850. Paris. USNM. suggest correction
BURNS England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Epsom. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BURNTHWAITE, GEORGE England, MIM Protractor, full = P.C. Lamonby. RSW. suggest correction
BURON France, fl.1830-51, NIM Octant, case = D.(1976). 8, rue des Trois Pavillons, Paris. Brieux 3; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BURROUGHS, ROBERT S. USA, c.1840, NIM made or sold nautical compasses. Warner 12. suggest correction
BURROW England, 19th Century, PHIM Barometer = Phillips 9/10/86. Malvern. RSW. suggest correction
BURROW AND THOMS England, c.1847, PHIM 289 Strand, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
BURROW, W. AND J. England, c.1810, MIM Slide Rule = D.(1983). 62 and 63 Great Tower Street, London. Moskowitz 125. suggest correction
BURRY, JACOB France, 1667-1722, MIM Cruciform Sundial = Feill Coll. Paris. Baillie 1; Britten. suggest correction
BURSILL AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BURT AND BAILEY USA, fl.1835-56, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = Sacramento County Historical Society, Cal. William Burt and John Aylesworth Bailey. Jefferson Avenue between Bates and Randolph (1853-54); 213 Jefferson Avenue (1855-56); both in Detroit, Mich. Smart 1; Elgin. suggest correction
BURT AND WATSON 1 USA, fl. 1857-58, MIM SIM Burt's Solar Compasses = Henry Ford Museum; Burt's Equatorial Sextant = Michigan Museum of Surveying, Lansing. William Burt and Thomas Watson. Detroit, Mich. Elgin; Leiserowitz. suggest correction
BURT AND WATSON 2 USA, 1860, MIM SIM Burt Solar Compass = Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit, Mich. William Austin and John (2) Burt and Thomas Watson. Detroit, Mich. Elgin; RSW. suggest correction
BURT, J. AND W. USA, fl.1856-57, MIM John Burt 2 and his brother, William Burt; W.H. Fawcett, a MIM, worked for them. 214 Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Mich. Smart 1. suggest correction
BURT, JOHN 1 England, c.1824, apprenticed to William Elliott 1 in the Joiners' Company on March 31, 1824. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BURT, JOHN 2 USA, 1814-86, MIM surveyor with his father, William Austin Burt, 1840-50; partner with his brother, William Burt in J. and W. Burt, 1856-57; also a partner in Burt and Watson, 1857-58; invented a type of lock for canals. Detroit, Mich. Smart 1. suggest correction
BURT, PETER England, fl.1813-27, devised a new binnacle, log and steering compass. 4 Providence Place, Commercial Road, Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(1286); Bedini 8. suggest correction
BURT, WILLIAM USA, 1825=98, MIM SIM son of William Austin Burt; partner with John A. Bailey, 1853-56; partner with his brother, John Burt 2 as J. and W. Burt, 1856-57; partner with John Burt 2 and Thomas Watson in Burt and Watson, 1857-58. Detroit, Mich. (1814-66); Marquette, Mich. Smart 1. suggest correction
BURT, WILLIAM AUSTIN USA, 1792-1858, MIM Equatorial Sextants = D.(1993, U.S Naval Obs., USNA. invented the solar compass in 1836, a typewriter in 1829, and the equatorial sextant c.1855; see William Burt and Watson. Petersham, Mass.; Wales Township, Erie County, N.Y. (pre-1824); Mount Vernon, Mich. (1824); Detroit, Mich. Smart 1; Bedini 8; Coffeen 43; RSW. suggest correction
BURTON England, c.1750, MIM NIM Sextant = Leigh and Soth. 4/10/1794. Ramsden started as an engraver to a Burton in 1751, perhaps Mark Burton, which see. London. Goodison 1; Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
BURTON, EDWARD England, MIM OIM 47 Church Street, Minories, London. USNM. suggest correction
BURTON, GEORGE 1 England, fl.1772-1815, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Stick Barometers = Gloucester Museum, Christie-SK 9/11/86, X. "X" is signed "G. Burton"; the others signed "Burton London"; he was probably the Burton whose instruments were carried on Cook's second voyage by William Wales and another set was given to Mr. W. Gooch when he went to join Vancouver in the Pacific in 1791; it is unlikely that John Burton was the maker involved. 136 High Street Borough, Southwark, London. Taylor 2(694); Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
BURTON, GEORGE 2 England, c.1830, MIM NIM PHIM 3 Devonshire Buildings, Great Dover Street, London. Taylor 2(1791). suggest correction
BURTON, JAMES England, fl.1828-46, OIM PHIM 10 Great Bell Alley (1828-29); 10 Western Street, Pentonville; 25 Pleasant Row, Pentonville; all in London. Taylor 2(1792); O'Mara. suggest correction
BURTON, JOHN England, fl.1758-75, OIM might have been the Burton who furnished instruments for Cook's second voyage but more likely it was George Burton 1; opposed Peter Dollond's patent in 1764. Johnson Court, Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(453); Court and von Rohr 3(XXVI). suggest correction
BURTON, JON. Ireland, c.1780, MIM Garden Sundial, "made for Henry Percy" = D.(1973). Dublin. RSW. suggest correction
BURTON, JOSEPH England, c.1822, OIM 15 Blackfriars Bridge, near the Magdalen, London. Taylor 2(1499); Dewhirst. suggest correction
BURTON, MARK England, fl.1730-69, d,1786, MIM OIM PHIM barometer and thermometer maker; divided scales; T.C.; possibly successor to G. Lyford; took apprentices, including Jesse Ramsden; Clay and Court thought him 20 years later. Euclid's Head, near New Church, Strand; Denmark Court, Strand (1755); Strand (1763-69); all in London. Taylor 2(454); Goodison 1; Clay and Court; Clifton 1. suggest correction
BURTON, W. England, c.1750, MIM Sector = Soth. 2/20/85 = D.(1991). Coffeen 35; Clifton 1; RSW. suggest correction
BURUCKER, W. Germany, 1728-80, MIM Pillar Sundials, wood = CNAM-13.591, Luipold Museum, Würzburg, LID-M43, Drecker Coll., STS, NUR-WI1300, BASH-1917/856, D.(1984); Sundials = AMST, Koller 11/17/75; Magnetic Compass = P.C.; Calendar, pendant = OXF; Equatorial Sundial = OXF; Horizontal Sundials = Drecker Coll.(3); Artillery Level = P. and S. 3/20/1896 = OXF. Koller sundial is polychrome paper dial in brass sphere; the OXF instrument is also marked "W.B." (1), which see. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Esdaille; Lunardi; Coffeen F; Cons. Nat'l 2; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
BURY see Burry. Britten. suggest correction
BUSBY, SAMUEL England, c.1811, invented a compass to show the time of longitude. Taylor 2(1287). suggest correction
BUSCH AND OEHLSCHLAGER Germany, fl.1654-64, MIM Copernican Planetaria = MLL, Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark, Andreas Busch and Adam Oehlschläger. Limburg; Gottorp. Zinner 1; Michel 3; H.C. King 2. suggest correction
BUSCH, ANDREAS Germany, fl.1654-64, MIM worked for Duke Ferdinand IV; see Busch and Oehlschläger. Limburg; Gottorp. Zinner 1; Michel 3; King 2. suggest correction
BUSCH, C.C., AND CO. USA?, PHIM Kalaidoscope = Maria Mitchell House, Nantucket, Mass. RSW. suggest correction
BUSCH, E. Germany, c.1850, OIM in the 1851 Great Exhibition, London. Rathenow, Prussia. USNM; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BUSCH, ELIAS Germany, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = Soth. 7/23/62-10. RSW. suggest correction
BUSCHMAN, JNO. Germany, c.1692, MIM Sundial with Compass on table clock = SPI-Anderson 3/25/27. RSW. suggest correction
BUSCHMANN, CASPAR 1 Germany, c.1536-1613, MIM Calendar Clock = ADL-M378. clockmaker; signed "Cas: Bu." Augsburg. Engelmann 1; Bobinger 2 and 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BUSCHMANN, CASPAR 2 Germany, c.1563-1629, MIM Astronomical Compendium with Regiomontanus-type Sundial and a Nocturnal, 1611 = BEK; Compass and Calendar, 1628 = CLU; Astronomical Compendium = DEU; Sundial, 1628 = Middelburg Zeeuwsch Genootschap der Wetenschappen. signature on the 1611 sundial is "Caspar Buschman automatarius in Augusta Anno 1611." Augsburg. Bobinger 2 & 3; Zinner 1. suggest correction
BUSCHMANN, DAVID Germany, 1626-1701, MIM Vertical Sundial on a table clock = MUN; Equatorial Sundials on clocks = VIE, Feill Coll., P.C.(1918-Frankfort). VIE has a sundial and an armillary sphere on a clock. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2 and 3; Michel 3. suggest correction
BUSCHMANN, HANNS see Johann Buschmann 1. Bobinger 2 and 3. suggest correction
BUSCHMANN, JOHANN 1 Germany, c.1600-62, MIM Diptych Sundial, round = MUN-33/234; Sundial in pocket watch = SPI-2731; Planispheric Sundial = Prin Coll. = NMM; Proportional Compasses, = NUR (1635), THO. member of the Clockmakers' Guild; SPI signed "Hanns Buschmann." Augsburg. Bobinger 2 and 3; Zinner 1; NMM 2; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
BUSCHMANN, JOHANN 2 Germany, c.1632-76, MIM Magnetic Azimuth Sundial = MADEX-105 = NMM-D.60; Ring Sundial = Stuker 2/7/58-3442 = Weil = P.C.; Pin-gnomon Horizontal Sundials = MUN-33/234, Prin. clockmaker. Augsburg. Bobinger 2 and 3; Zinner 1; NMM 2. suggest correction
BUSH, JOSEPH England, c.1700, MIM free of the Stationers' Company after 1664 and before 1747. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BUSH, MARGARET England, c.1763, MIM member of the Stationers' Company for at least 15 years after William Bush's death; took apprentices. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BUSH, R., AND CO. England, c.1816, PHIM made a brass and copper still, in use for many years; seized by the I.R.S. in 1951. Bristol. USNM. suggest correction
BUSH, WILLIAM England, pre-1763, MIM free of the Stationers' Company; succeeded by his widow, Margaret Bush. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BUSHELL, EDWARD England, c.1687, MIM apprenticed to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct.3, 1687. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BUSHELL, SAMUEL England, c.1690, MIM apprenticed to Withers Cheney of the Clockmakers' Company on July 12, 1690. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BUSNELL, WALTER India, 19th Century, MIM Equatorial Sundial = Phillips 10/26/83. Calcutta. RSW. suggest correction
BUSS England, MIM Slide Rule, Proof, ivory = D.(1981). 48 Hatton Garden, London. RSW. suggest correction
BUSS, THOMAS O'DEMPSEY England, 1847- 83, PHIM Saccharometer = D.(1972); Sikes' Hydrometer = Christie 5/15/73; Hydrometer Sets = Longleat House, Wilts.(2); etc. successor to R.B. Bate. 33 Hatton Garden; 3 Upper East Smithfield, Tower Hill; both in London. G.L'E. Turner 24; Moskowitz 104; RSW; Coffeen A; USNM. suggest correction
BUSS, THOMAS ODEMCY see Thomas O'Dempsey. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
BUSSY, WILLIAM England, c.1714, MIM apprenticed to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct.26, 1714. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
BUSUCKER see W. Burucker. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
BUTCHER, CHAR. England, MIM Garden Sundial = Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell. for 52°10' latitude. Bedford. RSW. suggest correction
BUTCHER, JOHN England, c.1786, apprenticed to John Parminter 1 of the Grocers' Company on Dec.3, 1778; free of the Company on Feb.2, 1786. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
BUTERFIEL Butterfield-type Sundial = Christie-N.Y. 4/3/85 = D. naive copy of a Butterfield-type sundial. Moskowitz ; RSW. suggest correction
BUTERFIELD instruments signed this way are sometimes contemporary copies of the very popular sundials made by Michael Butterfield. Moskowitz 102; RSW. suggest correction
BUTLER England, 1630, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1630 = Christie-SK 11/15/79. London. RSW. suggest correction
BUTLER AND POWELL England, c.1818, MIM rule makers. Lionel Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
BUTLER, JAMES England, c.1765, MIM apprenticed to Francis Morgan in the Joiners' Company on November 19, 1765; listed as a MIM in the directories. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
BUTT, MR. England, c.1815, OIM made a short Cassegrain telescope. The Paragon, Kent Road, London. USNM. suggest correction
BUTTERFIELD, HORACE S. USA, c.1815, MIM made an astronomical calculator with Olof Ohlson. Portland, Oregon. A.H. Brown. suggest correction
BUTTERFIELD, MICHAEL England; France, 1635-1724, MIM OIM SIM Butterfield made a wide range of well made instruments. an Englishman who spent his working life in Paris, from before 1665 to his death in 1724; master and juror (1702-04) in the "Corporation des fondeurs"; "Ingénieur du Roi"; best known as the developer of the Butterfield-type sundial; many copies and forgeries of his work exist. England (1635-pre-1665); Aux Armes d'Angleterre, Faubourg Saint-Germain, rue Neuve-des-Fossés (1678); Quai des Morfundus, Ile de la Cité (1691); both in Paris. Daumas 1; Taylor 1(369) and 2(22); Coffeen A; Mörzer Bruyns 1; USNM; Michel 1; Dewhirst; Price 3; Ward 4; Belgian Inventory; Hamilton 2; Wynter 1; Stewart; Moskowitz 110; Lister; Engelmann 1; J.A. Bennett 2; Bryden 16; Bonelli; A.J. Turner 10; Rinaldi 23; Syndram; Augarde; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
BUTTERWORTH, JOHN England, c.1759, MIM clockmaker; engraver; may have made sundials. Bull and Bear Yard, Leeds. Loomes. suggest correction
BUTTI 1 Holland, PHIM Barometer = LEY. Amsterdam. RSW. suggest correction
BUTTI 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Taunton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BUTTI GEBROEDERS EN STOPANNI Holland, fl.1794-1817, PHIM Barometer = WMH. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BUTTI, BARNASCHINA AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Francis Barnaschina? Newcastle-on-Tyne. Goodison 1. suggest correction
BUTTI, DONATI Italy; Holland, c.1794, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; see the Gebroeders Butti en Stopanni as well as D. Butti and Sons; partner with Solaro in 1817. Milan; Amsterdam (1794-1817). Mörzer Bruyns 2; Crommelin; Daumas 1. suggest correction
BUTTI, DTO, EN ZONEN Holland, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie April, 1978. made thermometers. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
BUTTI, L. Scotland, fl.1825-67, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. carver and gilder. 232 Cargate (1825-26); 1 and 2 Ronaldson's Buildings (1836); 2 Springfield Buildings (1848-52); all in Leith; 14 Hanover Street, Edinburgh (1853-67). Goodison 1; Morrison-Low. suggest correction
BUTTI, LOUIS JOSEPH Italy; Scotland, fl.1823-24, OIM PHIM worked with John Zenone as Zenone and Butti; dealt in telescopes and, probably, barometers. 5 Calton Street, Edinburgh. Clarke et al. suggest correction
BUTTIERI, CARLO ANTONIO Italy, OIM Telescope, cardboard = D.(1986). signed on the objective lens. Rome. Wynter 1. suggest correction
BUZZOFO, HIERONIMO DE ANTONIO Italy, 1562, MIM NIM SIM Cross-staff, wood and brass, 1562 = BM-1901/7/20-1. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
BYGRAVE, RICHARD England, c.1742, OIM apprenticed to George Bass, an OIM in the Spectaclemakers' Company, March 27, 1733; free in the Company on Feb. 28, 1742 Court and von Rohr 3(136). suggest correction
BYNTER, JORG Germany, 1485, MIM "compastmacher" in 1485. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
BYRAM, EPHRAIM N. USA, fl.1836-46, MIM NIM made a "Universal Planetarium", c.1836; received an award for an improvement in the suspension of the marine compass, c.1846. Sag Harbor, Long Island, N.Y. USNM; Warner 12. suggest correction
BYRD, JOHN England, c.1760, MIM Garden Sundial = Palacio Réal, Madrid. misreading for John Bird, which see. London. RSW. suggest correction
BYWATER AND CO. England, c.1840, NIM Quadrant = D.(1976). Liverpool. Rinaldi. suggest correction
BYWATER, DAWSON AND CO. England, c.1835, MIM NIM Octant = D.(1975); Compass, portable = Soth. 5/25/68; Marine Compass = Soth. 3/25 86. see John Bywater, Dawson and Co. No. 18 Pool Lane , Liverpool. Bryden 9; RSW. suggest correction
BYWATER, JOHN England, fl.1816-35, MIM NIM OIM PHIM invented a corrected compass for deviation; see John Bywater, Dawson and Co.; see Bywater, Dawson and Co; optician. 49 Gloucester Street (1816); 44 Seymour Street (1832-35); 18 Pool Lane; all in Liverpool. Taylor 2(1288); Goodison 1; Crawforth 6. suggest correction
BYWATER, JOHN, AND CO. England, MIM PHIM Marine Barometer = P.C.(1976). opticians; agent for Dollond telescopes. 18 Pool Lane, Liverpool. Crawforth 6; RSW. suggest correction
BYWATER, JOHN, DAWSON AND CO. England, fl.1819-32, MIM NIM OIM agents for Adie, Dicas and Willis; T.C.; see John Bywater; see Bywater, Dawson and Co. 20 Pool Lane, Liverpool. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1288); Moskowitz 101. suggest correction
C. 1 France, 16th Century, MIM Astronomical Compendium = Koller 11/17/75. punchmark is "C." RSW. suggest correction
C. 2 c.1550, MIM Dividers = P.C.(1987). RSW. suggest correction
C. DES P. France?, MIM Sector = Drouot 4/26/67-71. RSW. suggest correction
C. KO. see C.K.F. RSW. suggest correction
C.A.B. Germany, 1600, marked on an astronomical ring, dated 1600, at OXF signed "Succa"; also marked "I.A.D." and "A." (2). Zinner 1; Hamilton 1 and 2; RSW. suggest correction
C.A.D. 18th Century, MIM Table Sundial, circular = Koller 11/17/75. RSW. suggest correction
C.B. England, c.1650, MIM probably Christopher Brookes; author. Wadham College, Oxford. Dewhirst; Clay and Court. suggest correction
C.B.A. 1 see C.A.B. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
C.B.A. 2 Germany, MIM Rule with Level = TIM. may be scale markings. RSW. suggest correction
C.C. 1 MIM Compass Sundials, brass in round ivory boxes = NOR, OXF. punchmark on hour scale. Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
C.C. 2 c.1850, PHIM Electrical Apparatus = D. Brieux 2. suggest correction
C.C., SIR England, 1667, see Sir Charles Cotterel. RSW. suggest correction
C.D. 1 16th Century, MIM Artillery Level = LOS. RSW. suggest correction
C.D. 2 MIM Compass, three legs = ADL-M72. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
C.D. 3 c.1830, MIM Cannon Sundial = Versailles 2/28/82. RSW. suggest correction
C.D.P. France, c.1800, not an instrument maker; abbreviation for "Calibre Des Pieces." Christie 4/3/85. suggest correction
C.F.Z.K. Germany, 1570, MIM Diptych Sundial, 1570 = Rosenheim Sale. may be owner; sundial also marked "V.S." RSW. suggest correction
C.G. 1 Germany, fl.1572-76, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, wood, 1572 = VIE; Horary Quadrant, 1574 = BASH. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Evans 1; Price 2 suggest correction
C.G. 2 Holland?, 17th Century, MIM Compass Sundial, ivory box = OXFB. Maddison 5; Evans 1. suggest correction
C.G. 3 England, c.1700, MIM Vertical Sundial, east declining = OXF. Cornwall. RSW. suggest correction
C.H. 1677, MIM Compass Sundial in bone sphere, 1677 = WRAY-85; Capuchin Sundial, wood = SLM. Zinner 1; RSW; Haupolter. suggest correction
C.H.B. Germany, MIM Vertical Sundials = P.C., Soth. 12/17/62-112. the Soth. instrument is like Roman "Ham" sundial. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
C.H.M.A.D. Germany, 1601, MIM Horizontal - Vertical Sundial, 1601 = Drecker Coll. misreading for C.T.M.F.D.? RSW. suggest correction
C.H.R.S.S. Germany?, 1596, MIM Sundial, 1596 = FLO-2511. Bonelli 1 called it a sundial but Bonelli 5 picture is of artillery level. Bonelli 1 and 5. suggest correction
C.I. Germany, 16th Century, MIM Artillery Instrument = VIE-AR3102. Zinner 4. suggest correction
C.I.K./A.M. MIM Ring Sundial, cast pewter = NOR. "C.I.K." over "A.M." (6). RSW. suggest correction
C.I.R.S.T. 1701, see C.T.P.M.A. Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
C.K. see C.K.F. RSW. suggest correction
C.K.F. Germany, fl.1631-48, MIM Diptych Sundial, 1631 = MERC-105 = Soth. 12/12/55 = 3/27/72; Artillery Level, 1648 = KES; Instrument = Koller, Nov. 1967; Astronomical Compendium = Drouot 6/16/65. Koller signed "C. Ko."; Drouot signed "C.K."; probably Christoph Köhler. Dresden. Zinner 1; Hamilton 1 and 2; RSW. suggest correction
C.L. 1 16th Century, MIM Artillery Level = VIE-742. Zinner 4. suggest correction
C.L. 2 17th Century, MIM Dividers = Soth.-P-B 6/14/76. fleur-de-lys under monogram. RSW. suggest correction
C.M. England, c.1780, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.-West Sussex 10/18/83. Portsmouth. RSW. suggest correction
C.M. DE W. Holland, 1797, MIM Horizontal Sundial, marble, 1797 = UTR. "C.M. de W. fec. et exc." Amsterdam. de Rijk; RSW. suggest correction
C.N.A.L. owner? on astrolabe at CLU, also signed "Nepos Gemmae Frisii fecit Lovani 1661"; re-engraved from 1561; ICA-234. Price 1; ICA 2; Nachet; Cluny Cat. suggest correction
C.P. 1 Germany, 16th Century, MIM Astronomical Compendium, box = P. and S. 3/20/1896. probably the owner. RSW. suggest correction
C.P. 2 England, c.1800, "C.P." is marked on the dial plate of a horizontal sundial, WHI-1191; the wind rose is marked "H." (4) and the compass card is marked "R.G." (1), perhaps Ralph Greatorex? Bryden 16. suggest correction
C.R. 1 c.1663, MIM Sundial, silver = Soth. 11/5/28-424. epact tables for 1663-1700; tide table. RSW. suggest correction
C.R. 2 France, MIM Horizontal Sundial = P.C. signed "C. deposé R." RSW. suggest correction
C.R. 3 Germany, c.1750, OIM Microscope = BIL. Nürnberg. Purtle. suggest correction
C.R.W. c.1575, MIM Astrolabe = BRN. Louvain-type. Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
C.S. 1 Germany, fl.1546-1602, MIM probably Christopher Schissler; many instruments signed this way; Zinner thought initials might also stand for Christopher Senft. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Bobinger 1; Drechsler 2; RSW. suggest correction
C.S. 2 Germany, this mark is inside the lid of a table clock signed "B.S." there is a sundial on the bottom plate of the clock. Pippa. suggest correction
C.S. 3 Germany, 1646, MIM Artillery Level, 1646 = AUG-3547. dolphin on front; Christopher Schissler der Junger? Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
C.S. 4 Germany, Astronomical Compendium, wood and silver, 1565 = Physics Institute, Padua. modern work; see Georg Hartmann for similar sundial by same maker. Augsburg. RSW. suggest correction
C.S. CO. USA, distributor or dealer for Stanley and Co. Pine Meadow, Conn. DATM. suggest correction
C.S.A.P. 1633, MIM Artillery Level, 1633 = HAK. also marked "Elias Innsel." RSW. suggest correction
C.S.L. MIM Full Protractor = D.1968). RSW. suggest correction
C.S.S. Germany, fl.1578-87, MIM Dividers with altimeter scale, 1578 = ZUS; Dividers with Sundials = VIG (1584), VIE (1587). may be Christopher Schissler Senior. Zinner 1; Egger; RSW. suggest correction
C.T. 1 Germany, 1534, MIM Rule, 1534 = DRE. Drechsler 2. suggest correction
C.T. 2 the initials are marked on a nocturnal with sundial; the months have Italian initials; the owner was Caesar Sambara, Bishop of Tortona; WHI-734, 1548. Hamilton 1; Whipple 1; Bryden 16. suggest correction
C.T. 3 England, 1581, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, stone, 1581 = Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Charles Turnbull, which see; author. Lincolnshire. Gatty. suggest correction
C.T.C.F. Germany, 1609, MIM Micrometer, 1609 = DRE. Christoph Trechsler or his son? Dresden. Zinner 1. suggest correction
C.T.D. Germany, 1598, MIM Astronomical Compendium, 1598 = BEK. "Christoph Trechsler, Dresden." Dresden. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
C.T.D.E.M. Germany, fl.1611-24, MIM NIM SIM many instruments signed this way within this period; "Christoph Trechsler Der Elder Mechanicus." Zinner 1; Michel 15; Maddison 5; Josten; Drechsler 2; Société Belge; Czech. and Polish Inventories; Trois Siècles; Price 3; Ward 4; Engelmann 1; ADL; Syndram; RSW. suggest correction
C.T.D.E.M.F. Germany, 1614, MIM Artillery Level, 1614 = DRE. "Christoph Trechsler Der Elder Mechanicus Fecit." Zinner 1. suggest correction
C.T.F. Germany, 1589, MIM SIM Surveying Instrument, 1589 = DRE. "Christoph Trechsler Fecit"; signed "C.T.F. Anno 1589 M.S."; it is "M.S." (5); also marked "A.B. Riesen." Zinner 1 and 4; Josten; Gunther 2; Kirnbauer 2; Dreschler 2; Bonelli 1; RSW. suggest correction
C.T.M. Germany, fl.1604-20, MIM Rule, 1604 = DRE; Pairs of Dividers, 1604 = OXFB, Soth, 2/15/53; Artillery Levels = HAK (1605), DRE (1609); Range Finder, wood, 1605 = DRE; Circles = P.C. (1605), DAR (1620); Level, 1608 = Soth. 12/8/69; Dividers, 1623 = HAK. "Christoph Trechsler Mechanicus." Zinner 1; Maddison 5; Drechsler 2; RSW. suggest correction
C.T.M.D. Germany, fl.1607-09, MIM Quadrant, 1607 = DRE; Artillery Level, 1609 = ADL-M200; Sundial = DRE. "Christoph Trechsler Mechanicus Dresden." Dresden. Zinner 1; Körber 1; Drechsler 2; Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
C.T.M.F. Germany, fl.1603-15, MIM SIM Circle, 1603 = DEU; Nocturnal, 1603 = P.C.; Surveying Instrument, 1608 = OXF; Sector, 1615 = DRE. "Christoph Trechsler Mechanicus Fecit." Dresden. Zinner 1; Dewhirst; Gunther 2 and 6; Drechsler 2. suggest correction
C.T.M.F.D. Germany, 1609, MIM Micrometer, 1609 = DRE. "Christoph Trechsler Mechanicus Fecit Dresden." Dresden. Zinner 1. suggest correction
C.T.P.M.A. 1701, MIM Analemmatic Sundial, 1701 = Museum of Arts and Sciences, Brno. also marked "C.I.R.S.T." and "Bene Sociantur." Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
C.T.S.M. Germany, 1624, MIM Diptych Sundial, 1624 = Goteborg Museum. "Christoph Trechsler Sohn Mechanicus." Dresden. Zinner 1. suggest correction
C.T.S.M.F. Germany, 1623, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1623 = DRE-521. "Christoph Trechsler Sohn Mechanicus Fecit." Zinner 1; Drechsler 2. suggest correction
C.V. MIM Horizontal Sundial = USNM. may be "G.V." USNM. suggest correction
C.W. 1 England?, 1610, MIM Astronomical Compendium = Christie 7/16/68 = P.C.; Case of Drawing Instruments = KEN. both may be by Charles Whitwell. Taylor 1(88); Wynter and Turner; RSW. suggest correction
C.W. 2 Germany, 1694, MIM Perpetual Calendar, 1694 = Koller 11/17/75. Gotha. RSW. suggest correction
C.W. 3 c.1900, Horary Quadrant = ADL-T27. the work of D.B. Sheahan but in the style of Christopher Wren. Fox 2; Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CABASSON Germany, c.1850, MIM OIM SIM Telescopic Levels = La Rochelle 7/16/83, Versailles 11/20/83; Mining Dial = P.C.(1987). the telescopic levels may be one instrument. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CABEO, NICOLO Italy, 1585-1650, S.J.; developed a compass with a dipping needle; author; recognized and described electrical repulsion; professor of mathematics at Padua when Galileo was there. Ferrara; Padua. Zeitlin and Ver Brugge Cat.; DSB. suggest correction
CABER, CHARLES, AND CO. USA, OIM Telescope = MYS. "Wanderer Telescope." New Bedford, Mass. RSW. suggest correction
CABINET DU ROY France, c.1650, Armillary Sphere = ADL-M7. an address, not a name. Versailles. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CABOGA, C. MARII see G. Maru. USNM; Thielmann; RSW. suggest correction
CABRIER Holland, c.1704, PHIM made barometers and gave them English makers' names. Amsterdam. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
CABRIER, CHARLES England, fl.1697-1724, MIM Astronomical Clock = Feill Coll. Lombard Street, London. Baillie 1. suggest correction
CADDEI, GIOVANI Italy, MIM Garden Sundial, round = Delft Sundial Exhib. (1984). RSW. suggest correction
CADE, SIMON England, fl.1688-1730, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, D.(1976), K. and C. 4/7/76. apprenticed to Henry Wynne of the Clockmakers' Company on April 12, 1680; free of the Company, April 12, 1688; took apprentices; D. barometer is in olivewood. Charing Cross, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 1(456); J. Brown 3; Baillie 1; Dewhirst; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
CADENAZZI England, see Dangelo and Cadenazzi. Winchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CADGELL, THOMAS England, c.1682, MIM apprenticed for eight years to William Elmes of the Clockmakers' Company on June 3, 1682. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
CADOL France, 18th Century, MIM Artillery Instrument = Stuker (1961). Cadot? RSW. suggest correction
CADOT France, fl.1747-53, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial, 1751 = Versailles 4/17/83; Sector, 1747 = OXF; Sundial, 1748 = McVitty Coll. = P-B 1/22/54; Graphometer, 1753 = KEN. does not appear to be Michel Cadot. Lyon. Gunther 2; Hamilton 2; RSW. suggest correction
CADOT, MICHEL France, fl.1730-53, MIM SIM made many Butterfield-type sundials (including one dated 1742 in the Huelsmann Coll and another, 1740, in Soth. 12/12/55) and mathematical instruments, including sectors, theodolites and rules; examples may be seen in many museums including the ADL, BM, OXF, etc.; Sector, 1733 and Folding Square, 1733 = HAR apprenticed to Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas Delure in the "Corporation des fondeurs, 1718; Master n the Corporation; son-in-law of Henry Macquart, 1720; see Macquart and Cadot. Quay de l'Horloge, Ile de la Cité (1730); à l'Astrolabe (1734); both in Paris. Daumas 1; Hamilton 1 and 2; Michel 1 and 3; Nachet; Dewhirst; Gunther 2; Körber 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Engelmann 1; Syndram; Augarde; Giordano X; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CAELLINS, MARCUS ANTONIUS Italy, 1684, MIM Astronomical Instrument, 1684 = MIM-312. Caellius? Rome. Chenakal 4. suggest correction
CAESIUS see Blaeu. Zinner 1. suggest correction
CAETANI see Joseph-Maria Cavaliero, Baron of San Caetani. Gunther 2; Evans 1. suggest correction
CAFFIERI Italy; France, c.1750, OIM made the decorated brass tubes for Magny's microscopes; either Giacomo or Filipo. Daumas 1; Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
CAFFIERI, J. France, c.1710, MIM J. Caffiéri; signed on base of astronomical clock by Fardoil; also marked "A. Coypel." Trois Siècles. suggest correction
CAFSERA England, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1979). Cassera? Stourbridge. Antique Collector, Oct. 1979. suggest correction
CAGNI, I. Italy, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Middleton 1. suggest correction
CAGNOLI Italy, MIM Quadrant = Bologna University Observatory. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
CAHUET France, fl.1770-72, OIM Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
CAIETANUS, P., CAPUC. see P. David a San Cajetanus, Capuc. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CAIL England, MIM NIM SIM Protractor = Phillips 10/5/76; Surveying Level = Phillips 10/26/83; Level = Soth. 10/28/86; Sextants, pocket = Christie 7/29/76, Soth.-C. 6/26/85; Mining Dial = Soth. 6/23/87; Parallel Rules = ADL-W163; Rule = ADL-W160; etc. either John or Septimus Anthony Cail. Newcastle-on-Tyne. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CAIL AND SONS England, MIM NIM Sextant, incomplete = Christie-SK 1/31/85. Newcastle. RSW. suggest correction
CAIL, JOHN England, fl.1825-65, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Stick Barometer = Soth-S 1/25/89; Theodolite = RSM; Quintant, 1825 = NMM; Octants, ebony = Rye Museum, Soth. 4/28/69; Telescope = Soth. 1/22/73; Circular Slide Rule = Cooke's Shop, CMY; Sextant, copper and wood = NMM; Circumferentor = Dean and Chapter, Durham Cathedral; Sector, ivory = ADL-W117; Protractor = ADL-W115; Parallel Rule = ADL-W163; etc. worked for Troughton in London; partner with his brother, Septimus Anthony Cail, 1851-53; T.C.; Rye octant is marked "improved." 2 New Bridge Street (1823-37); 44 Northumberland Street (1838-39); 61 Pilgrim Street (1841-53) and 45 Quay Street (1841-53); 8 Grey Street(1853-55) ; 21 Grey Street (1855-58); all in Newcastle-on-Tyne. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1500); Calvert 2; KEN; Moskowitz 115; Crawforth 1; Delehar 2; Coffeen 11; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CAIL, JOHN AND SEPTIMUS ANTHONY England, fl.1851-53, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM brothers. 45 Quay Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1095 and 1500); Moskowitz 115. suggest correction
CAIL, SEPTIMUS ANTHONY England, fl.1857-84, MIM NIM PHIM Hadley Quadrants = NMM, OMM; Sextant, ebony and ivory = ADL-W217; Octant = Glasgow Art Museum; T.C.; usually signed "S.A. Cail." Newcastle-on-Tyne. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1095); Price 2; Moskowitz 115; Crawforth 6; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CAIRNS England, c.1850, OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Barometer = AMST; Telescope = D.(1974). probably Alexander Cairns. which see. 12 Waterloo Road, Liverpool. Goodison 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1; RSW. suggest correction
CAIRNS, ALEXANDER England, pre-1842-c.1869, NIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Sextant = San Francisco Maritime Museum; Octant = D.(1974); Quadrant = Mystic Seaport, Conn. T.C.; optician; chronometer and watchmaker; sold nautical instruments. 12 Waterloo Road; 13 Waterloo Road (1869); both in Liverpool. Goodison 1; Moskowitz 108; RSW. suggest correction
CAJETANUS, P. DAVID A SAN, CAPUC. Austria, 1726-82, MIM Horizontal Sundials, stone = Koller 11/17/75, BEK; Sundial, 1750 = Soth. 12/12/55 = Ader Picard 3/16/81; Horizontal Sundial, brass and marble, 1742 = ADL-M282. the ADL instrument is signed "P. Caietanus Capuc." and probably was not made by David as he would have been only 16. Vienna. Zinner 1; Moreau; Price 2; Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CAL, DIRCK VAN Holland, 1650, MIM made a celestial globe in 1650. Steenwijk. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CALANI AND CO. PHIM Thermometer = Soth. 10/17/60. RSW. suggest correction
CALDERA, SERAPHANO see Serafino Antonio Maria Calderara. Taylor 2(2091); Dewhirst. suggest correction
CALDERARA, S. AND A. England, PHIM Angle Barometer = Soth. 7/21/83. probably Serafino Calderara. London, Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CALDERARA, SERAFINO ANTONIO MARIA England, fl.1831-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = Soth. 12/14/95. X is signed "S. Calderara London"; Soth. signed with address "Leather Lane, Holb., London." 16 Kirby Street (1831-33); 78 Leather Lane, Hatton Garden (1834-51); 42 Baldwins Gardens (1852-60); 2 Kings Terrace, Bagnippe Wells Road (1854-55); all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(2091); Dewhirst; RSW. suggest correction
CALDERON ES TARSA Hungary, c.1850, MIM PHIM Aneroid Barometer = Christie 5/5/70; Compass = P.C.(1987). Budapest. RSW. suggest correction
CALDINI, GIUSEPPE Italy, c.1780, PHIM Electrostatic Machine = FLO. "Mecanico." Florence. Bonelli 1; RSW. suggest correction
CALE, WILLIAM England, Water Clock, 1700 = CAS. modern work from Birmingham. London. RSW. suggest correction
CALEHOF see Kalthoff. Dewhirst. suggest correction
CALL 1 England, MIM Set of Drawing Instruments = Phillips 10/5/76. surely misreading for "Cail." Newcastle-on-Tyne. RSW. suggest correction
CALL 2 see Bemis and Call Co. suggest correction
CALL, JAN BACHER VAN Holland, fl.1644-67, MIM PHIM Nocturnal, 1647 = OXF. made sundials, clocks, pumps, etc; Zinner listed him as "Johan Bacher Van Call." Batenburg; Nijmegen. Rooseboom 1; Zinner 1; Gunther 2; Michel 3. suggest correction
CALL, JAN BECKER see Jan Bacher van Call. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CALL, JAN VAN Holland, MIM PHIM see Jan Bacher van Call. Batenburg; Nijmegen. Rooseboom 1; Gunther 2; Zinner 1. suggest correction
CALLAGHAN 1 England, c.1840, NIM OIM Hadley Quadrant = PEA; Telescope, refracting = Soth.-S 7/23/87. 45 Great Russell Street, London. Brewington 1; RSW. suggest correction
CALLAGHAN 2 England, c.1860, OIM PHIM Barometer = X; Barograph = Christie-SK 2/9/79; Telescopes = FRK-T42, Phillips 2/14/79; Spyglass = Christie 2/12/72. barometer signed "Callaghan." 23a New Bond Street, corner of Conduit Street, London. Goodison 1; Frank; RSW. suggest correction
CALLAGHAN AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM Aneroid Barometer = Christie-SK 4/17/86. RSW. suggest correction
CALLAGHAN, W. England, c.1850, MIM may be the same as Callaghan 1. 45 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
CALLCOTT, JOHN England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Cotton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CALLENDER, J. England, c.1820, OIM made a sea-telescope and stand. 19 Plough Court, Fetter Lane, London. Taylor 2(1501). suggest correction
CALLENDER, JOSEPH USA, 1751-1821, Compass Cards = D, Eldred 10/11/75. apprentice of Paul Revere; engraved compass cards for T.S. Bowles, Gedney King, Samuel Emery, D. Pearson, Newell and Son, etc. Boston, Mass. Brewington 1; Moskowitz 103; Bedini 8; Rudd; Warner 12; RSW. suggest correction
CALLICUM, W. England, 1598, NIM Quadrant, 1598 = D.(1965?) = Soth. 6/8/70. RSW. suggest correction
CALLOW, JOHN England, fl.1797-1808, MIM NIM also made compasses and dog collars. Ashted Row (1797); 31 Ashted Row (1801-08); both in Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
CALLOW, MARY ANN England, c.1818, MIM NIM also made compasses and dog collars; probably the widow of John Callow. Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
CALLOW, R. England, c.1750, MIM Ring Sundial = WHI. Bryden 16. suggest correction
CALOMBO, LEONIDE USA, c.1867, PHIM New York, N.Y. D.J. Warner 5. suggest correction
CALONNE France, c.1750, MIM Architect's Etui with Instruments = Versailles 5/6/79. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CALTENBACK, FULLER AND CO. England, c.1850?, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 1/22/87. 77 Blackman Street, Borough, London. Bell 2; RSW. suggest correction
CALTHOFF see Kalthoff. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CALTIN, B. 1728, MIM Astronomical Clock and Sundial, 1728 = MADEX-16A = Strauss Coll. = NMM. MADEX; NMM 2. suggest correction
CALVI, DR. CARMELUS Italy, 1755, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1755 = Stucker, 1958. maker. RSW. suggest correction
CAM France, 19th Century, MIM Equatorial Sundial = Christie-SK 9/11/86. Rue de la Paix, 24, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CAM, J. England, OIM Telescope = FRK-T133. London. Frank. suggest correction
CAMBON, BALTZER 1642, MIM Astrolabe, cardboard, 1642 = LUN. ICA-613. Price 1; Zinner 1; ICA 2. suggest correction
CAMDEN, WILLIAM England, c.1710, MIM Sundial inside lid of watch = OXF. Weldon Coll. London. RSW. suggest correction
CAMENADE, CAREL ANTHONIJ Italy; Holland, 1761-1809, MIM PHIM made barometers and calipers. Milan; Delft. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
CAMERON AND BLAKENEY Scotland, fl.1853-60, MIM NIM PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 10/22/87; Sympiesometer = Soth 12/5/72; Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 1/12/83; Octant = NMM; Telescope = FRK = RSM; Azimuth Dial = FRK = RSM. Paul Cameron and John Blakeney. Glasgow. Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
CAMERON, ALEXANDER Scotland, fl.1818-48, NIM Octant, with case = Christie 2/8/66-2 = FRK = RSM. watch and clockmaker; probably only a dealer. High Street (1818-24); Overgate (1829-48); both in Dundee. Frank; Bryden 3; Clarke et al. suggest correction
CAMERON, J.R. England, fl.1840-52, NIM PHIM Marine Barometer = Jared Coffin House, Nantucket, Mass.; Tell-Tale Compass = PEA; Sextants = PEA, Koller June, 1967, Soth. 12/19/66-10. T.C. in case for Chrichton octant (1852) in Kelton Coll. (1990); octant was made for A. Dobbie. 54 South Castle Street; 14 South Castle Street near the Customs House (1852); both in Liverpool. Brewington 1; Calvert 2; USNM; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
CAMERON, PAUL Scotland, 1814-70, MIM OIM PHIM Compass Card = NMM. author, 1848; took John Blakeney as his partner, 1853-60; firm became Paul Cameron and Co., 1861-64, 1866-69; firm was Houston and Cameron in 1865; exhibited at the London Exhibition of 1851. 87 London Street, Glasgow (1851-54). Bryden 3; Clarke et al. suggest correction
CAMERON, PAUL, AND CO. Scotland, fl.1861-69, MIM NIM PHIM interrupted in 1865 when firm's name was Houston and Cameron. 11 and 19 Howard Street (1861-64); 25 Howard Street (1866-67); 2 York Place (1868); 178 Broomielaw (1869); all in Glasgow. Clarke et al. suggest correction
CAMILLUS Italy, 1554, MIM Armillary Sphere = VAA. could be Camillus Vulparia? Florence. Grimaldi (706). suggest correction
CAMINADA Italy; Holland, c.1790, PHIM made barometers; glass blower. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CAMINADA GEBR. Holland, c.1850, MIM Linear Dividing Machine = P.C. (1973); Dividing Circle = P.C. (1973). Rotterdam. RSW. suggest correction
CAMINADA, J. Holland, fl.1820-61, MIM PHIM made barometers and calipers. Delft. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CAMINADA, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMINADA, P. England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(4), Soth.-S 1/10/90; Barometer = Soth. 7/3/70. Taunton. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CAMMACK see Foster and Cammack. RSW. suggest correction
CAMMENADE, CAEL ANTHONY see Carel Anthonij Camenade. suggest correction
CAMOTTA, MRS. ANN England, c.1860, PHIM made barometers; probably widow of Richard Camotta. 14 Bull Green, Halifax. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMOTTA, RICHARD England, fl.1830-41, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. signed "Camotta Halifax." 14 Bull Close (1830); 12 Bull Green (1841); both in Halifax. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMOZZI, CHARLES England, fl.1830-52, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(3). all signed "C. Camozzi Bicester"; succeeded by his widow, Eleanor Camozzi, in 1852. Market End (1830); Market Place (1832-50); both in Bicester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMOZZI, ELEANOR England, 1852, PHIM succeeded her husband, Charles Camozzi, in 1852; barometer maker or dealer. Bicester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMP, ALB. U.D. Holland, c.1742, NIM Alb. u.d. Camp; compass maker. Buitenkant, Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
CAMPANI, GIOVANNI Italy, see Giuseppe Campani. Baillie 1. suggest correction
CAMPANI, GIUSEPPE Italy, 1620-96, OIM a renowned maker of telescopes and microscopes; his work is found in many museums, including KEN, KAS, NAC, POB (2)(1673), FLO, Zeiss Jena (1696) etc.; dated examples range from 1669-1696; brother of Matteo Campani; author; clockmaker. Spoleto; Rome. Bonelli 1 and 4; Morpurgo 1; Daumas 1; Nachet; Paris 1900; Gunther 2; Italian Inventory; Purtle; Trois Siècles; Bryden 11; Drechsler 2; Bedini 11; DSB; Clay and Court; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
CAMPANI, MATTEO Italy, fl.1660-80, MIM brother of Giuseppe Campani; made clocks and watches; author; devised instruments for his brother. Rome. Daumas 1; Nachet; Morpurgo 1; Baillie 1; Britten; Zeitlin No. 214; Michel 3; Bedini 11 and 14. suggest correction
CAMPBELL 1 England, PHIM Marine Barometer = D.(1989), Cardoza Auction 8/26/89. see John Campbell 2. Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
CAMPBELL 2 Germany, NIM Compass Rose = HAM. Hamburg. Schück 2. suggest correction
CAMPBELL, CHARLES USA?, 1798, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1798 = X. USNM. suggest correction
CAMPBELL, J. 1 England, c.1850, NIM Octant = LIM. Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
CAMPBELL, J. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Gatehouse (York?). Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMPBELL, JOHN 1 England, 1720-90, improved Hadley' quadrant; devised a sextant; Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy. Taylor 2(335); Brewington 1. suggest correction
CAMPBELL, JOHN 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see Campbell 1 and J. Campbell 1. 6 South Castle Street, Liverpool. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CAMPBELL, W., AND CO. Germany, NIM Sextant = X. see Campbell 2. Hamburg. Dewhirst; RSW. suggest correction
CAMPI, GIO. BATTA Italy, c.1750, OIM T.C.; optician. Genoa. Calvert 2; KEN. suggest correction
CAMPI, JOHN England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Wolverhampton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMPINI, JEAN-JUSTIN Italy, 1639-98, OIM lens maker; designed microscopes; author; nom de plume was Carlo di Napoli. Naples. Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
CAMPIONE 1 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Oxford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMPIONE 2 Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Christie 12/17/75. Christie signed "Campioni Edinburgh." Edinburgh. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CAMPIONI Scotland, see Campione 2. RSW. suggest correction
CAMPIONI AND CO. Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Edinburgh. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAMPONOVO, ANGELO England, c.1846, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2), Christie-SK 6/24/88. one X signed "Camponovo Summers Town, Oxon."; the other X and Christie-SK signed "Camponovo Oxford." St. Thomas's Parish, Oxford. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CANBY, J., AND SON England, 19th Century, OIM Telescope = Christie-SK 11/27/86. South Castle Street, Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
CANISIUS, DANIEL Holland, 18th Century, NIM Reflecting Circle = AMST. Daniél Canisius; owner? Rotterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2; RSW. suggest correction
CANIVET, JACQUES France, fl.1743-74, MIM OIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including ADL; dated ones range from 1750-72. nephew, pupil of, and successor to Claude Langlois; "Ingénieur du Roi" and "Ingénieur en Instruments de Mathématique de Messieurs de l'Académie Royale des Sciences" (1756-74); Master of the "Corporation des fondeurs, 1743; took over Jean-Baptiste Lordelle's shop sign; took apprentices; made many instruments for Courtanvaux; succeeded by Lennel. Place de la Marché Neuf (1743); à la Sphère, Quai de l'Horloge (1747); both on the Ile de la Cité, Paris. Daumas 1; Brieux 3; Courtanvaux; Trois Siècles; Wynter and Turner; Coffeen 14; Michel 3; J.A. Bennett 2; Bryden 16; ADL; Augarde; RSW. suggest correction
CANNON, F.W. England, see W.F. Cannon. RSW. suggest correction
CANNON, W. England, c.1820-40, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1980). surely W.F. Cannon. Shadwell. RSW. suggest correction
CANNON, W.F. England, c.1850, NIM Sextants = Christie-SK 4/17/86, Soth. 10/28/86, MYS, Seamans Institute, New York; Marine Compass = OMM; Octants, ebony = Pugsley Sale, Christie-SK 2/9/84. compass and octant signed "W.F. Canon"; Institute sextant signed "W.K. Cannon"; surely the same man. 177 Shadwell; 175 High Street, Shadwell; both in London. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
CANOVA, PETER England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Halesworth. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CANTERO, FRAN. DE LA FUENTE Spain, MIM Dividers = MAA. RSW. suggest correction
CANTI, C.A. 1 England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Phillips 10/26/83, Soth. 4/28/88. X has first address; Phillips has the other and may be for C.A. Canti 2. Malling, Kent; 16 Brooke Street, Holborn (London). Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CANTI, C.A. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth. 2/4/77. X signed "C.A. Canti, Jr." 59 Shoe Lane, Holborn, London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CANTI, C.A., AND SON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 16 Brooke Street, Holborn (London). Goodison 1. suggest correction
CANTI, E. England, c.1775, PHIM Barometer = Christie 2/19/70. Town Malling, Kent. RSW. suggest correction
CANTLEY England, c.1726, MIM sundial maker; taught James Ferguson the art. Earle. suggest correction
CANTON, J. England, 1753, PHIM Electroscope, 1753 = DEU. London. Wheatland 2. suggest correction
CANTONI, B. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 2/19/87. "Warranted." Horsham. RSW. suggest correction
CANTY, C.A. see C.A. Canti 2. London. RSW. suggest correction
CANTZLER Germany, c.1790, MIM Kantzler? Daumas 1. suggest correction
CANVA, FRANCISCO ANTON Spain, NIM Marine Compass = ROM. Barcelona. Price 2. suggest correction
CANZ, GIOVANNI Italy, MIM Sandglass = TRE; Marine Compass = TRE. Trieste. RSW. suggest correction
CANZIUS, JACOB HENDRIK ONDERDEWYNGAART see Onderdewyngaart Canzius. Mörzer Bruyns 2; Rooseboom 1; Brieux 2; Crommelin 1; Multhauf 1; KEN; Daumas 1; Clay and Court; Nachet. suggest correction
CAPADORA, D. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer with Thermometer = Soth. 6/6/75. may be variant spelling for "Capoduro." Cirencester. RSW. suggest correction
CAPADURO England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Deal. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAPADURO, DOMENICO England, c.1830, OIM Lombard Street, Margate. Taylor 2(1793). suggest correction
CAPELLA, J. England, c.1780, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1975). Coventry. RSW. suggest correction
CAPELLA, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. could be L. Casella. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CAPELLA, MICHAEL England, c.1854, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. signed "M. Capella" with address. 53 Edgbaston Street, Birmingham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAPELLI England, PHIM made barometers; see Stringa and Capelli. Newport. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAPI France, pre-1782, PHIM Barometer = COR. Paris. Courtanvaux. suggest correction
CAPILUPI, GIULIO Italy, 1609, MIM Astronomical Compendium, 1609 = P.C. designed a universal sundial; author. Mantua. Morpurgo 1; RSW. suggest correction
CAPO, ANTHONY Ireland, fl.1819-54, OIM PHIM Barometer, 1819 = X. spelled "Cappo" from 1839 on; optician. 154 Millfield (1819-20); 164 Millfield 1839-40); 168 Millfield (1843-46); 160 Millfield (1850-54); all in Belfast. G. Fennell; Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
CAPPI, WILLIAM England, fl.1844-50, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 11 Bakers Row, Clerkenwell, London. Goodison 1; Dewhirst. suggest correction
CAPPO, JOSEPH 1 Ireland, fl.1835-80, PHIM weather-glass maker; philosophical and chemical instrument maker; may be related to and successor to Anthony Cappo. 168 Millfield (1835); 202 North Street (1839); 164 Millfield (1840); 147 Millfield (1856); 24 Portland Street (1858); 14 Portland Street (1860-61); 5 Portland Place (1863-80); all in Belfast. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
CAPPO, JOSEPH 2 Scotland, fl.1847-53, PHIM made hydrometers. Buchanan Court, 75 Argyll Street (1847-52); 404 Parliamentary Road (1853); both in Glasgow. Bryden 3. suggest correction
CAPPO, JOSHUA Ireland, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Belfast. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
CAPPY France, 1767-80, PHIM Thermometers = CNAM; Barometers = CNAM. Rue et Place Royale, Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CAPPY ET MOSSY France, fl.1768-80, PHIM Aerometer = CNAM; Thermometer = CNAM; Barometer = D.(1970); Weather Instrument = D.(1970). Rue et Place Royale, Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CAPPY ET NEVEU France, 1776, PHIM Thermometer, 1776 = CNAM. Rue et Place Royale, Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CAPRA, ALLESSANDRO Italy, c.1678, invented a hodometer. Bologna. Morpurgo 1; Weil 2. suggest correction
CAPRA, BALDASSAR Italy, c.1580-1626, claimed to have been making sectors for six years in 1607. Milan. Daumas 1; DSB; Gunther 2. suggest correction
CAPRANI, G., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Norwich. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAPRANI, L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Leicester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAPUCCINI, NETO Italy, 1812, MIM Sundial, 1812 = P.C. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
CAR. PL. see Carolus Platus. Michel 3. suggest correction
CARACIA, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Edenbridge. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CARACIA, JOSEPH England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Christie 1/26/90. Edenbridge, Kent. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CARAFA, GIOVANNI Italy, c.1550, MIM globe maker. Rome? Globus, Dec., 1956. suggest correction
CARCANI variant spelling for "Carcany", which see. RSW. suggest correction
CARCANO France, Carcanô; see Carcany. suggest correction
CARCANY France, c.1775, PHIM Wheel Barometers = D.(1973), BEK; Barometers = P-B 3/18/39, Koller Nov. 1968; Stick Barometer = Soth. 6/4/92. P-B signed "Carcanô"; Koller signed "Carcani"; Soth signed "Carcano." Place Dauphine No. 2, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CARD, CHARLES England, fl.1785-1820, MIM apprenticed to Robert Tangate 1 in the Joiners' Company on Sept. 3, 1776; free in the Company, Nov. 1, 1785; took apprentices. Martlett Court, Bow Street, Covent Gardens (1786); 10 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane (1788-20); both in London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CARDAN England, c.1600, MIM Gunther 2. suggest correction
CARE Italy, 1778, MIM Quadrant, 1778 = X. Venice. Daumas 1; Nachet; Hamilton 2. suggest correction
CAREY misreading for Cary. suggest correction
CAREY, J. AND W. England, misreadimg for J. and W. Cary. Soth.-Wilkinson and Hodge 11/28/24. suggest correction
CARGRAVE England, 1778, MIM Wall Sundial, 1778 = Leyburn, Yorks. also signed "J.B."; full name may be "J.B. Cargrave." RSW. suggest correction
CARINALLI, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Gloucester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CARIOLI, A. England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Christie-SK 4/17/86, 10/20/89. Whitby. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CARITAT, H. USA, c.1799, MIM astronomical instrument maker? 153 Broadway, New York. Bedini 1. suggest correction
CARK, PAUL MIM SIM Graphometer = ZUR. Zinner 1. suggest correction
CARLAW, DAVID Scotland, 1832-1907, MIM Drafting Protractor = Soth. 12/19/66-38 = FRK = RSM. apprenticed to Thomas Rankine Gardner in 1846; made instruments for Lord Kelvin. South Portland Street (1860); Sydney Court, 62 Argyle Street (1865-71); Havelock Buildings, 75 East Howard Street (1872-74); Ropewalk Lane (1875-97); Finnieston Street (1897-1907); all in Glasgow. Frank; House; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
CARLILL, JOHN England, c.1837, MIM NIM OIM Northside, Old Dock, Hull. Taylor 2(2093). suggest correction
CARLL, JOHANN Germany, 1587-1665, MIM Bow Compass = NUR WI-1532. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Lunardi; RSW. suggest correction
CARLO DI NAPOLI see Jean-Justin Ciampini. Nachet. suggest correction
CARLO, CRINDEL misreading for Carlo Grindel. Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
CARMAN England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CARNIVET see Canivet. Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
CARNOVA, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Charlesworth. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAROANI France, c.1780, PHIM Barometer = Koller Oct. 1969. Rue et Faubourg St. Antoine, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CAROCHE, C. France, c.1792, OIM made a twenty-two-foot telescope; may be "Carochez." USNM. suggest correction
CAROCHET France, see Carochez. Nachet. suggest correction
CAROCHEZ, NOEL-SIMON France, fl.1767-1813, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Folding Square = P.C.; Graphometer = Chayette 6/28/86; Telescope = Prin Coll; Angle Barometer = D.(1988). Noël-Simon Carochez; apprenticed to P. Vallée, 1759; turned over to Berin de la Croix, 1761; Master in the "Corporation des fondeurs"; "Ingénieur du Roi"; "Opticien de Monsieur"; inventoried Passsement's estate, 1769; made achromatic lenses and physical instruments, etc. Le Pont Nôtre Dame, côte de Saint-Denys-de-la-Chartre (1769); Rue de la Pelleterie (1774); Quai de l'Horloge (1789);last two on the Ile de la Cité; Place de Cambrai (1792); Place de Grève, près l'Hôtel de Ville (no date); all in Paris. Augarde; Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
CAROCHEZ, VEUVE France, MIM Sector = Drouot 4/26/67-71. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CARON, VEUVE France, c.1770-72, OIM Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
CARONCHEZ France, 18th Century, MIM Square = P. and S. 3/8/1895. probably Carochez. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CARONNI France, PHIM made wheel barometers. Rue de Faubourg St. Antoine, à côte de la fontaine de la rue Charone, Paris. ? suggest correction
CAROUCHER France, MIM Square = Evans Coll. probably Carochez. Paris. Evans 1. suggest correction
CARPANTIER, J. France, 19th Century, MIM Level = A-P 3/15/76. possibly a misreading of J. Carpentier. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CARPENTER England, OIM Microscopes = Christie-SK 5/10/77; Soth.-S 7/23/87. made an improved compound folding microscope; surely Philip Carpenter. 24 Regent [Street], London. RSW. suggest correction
CARPENTER AND WESTLEY England, fl.1835-1900+, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Barometers = X, KEN, OXF, D.(1972); Octant with telescopic sights = P.C.; Opera Glasses = WHI; Microscopes = BIL, Soth. 12/8/69, 2/8/83 and 10/3/88; Telescope = Soth. 12/13/65; Level = P. and S. 4/21/1898; Sector, Rule with Protractor, Parallel Rule, ivory = D.(1984). Philip Carpenter; dealt also in globes; T.C. 111 New Street, Birmingham (1835); 24 Regent Street (1838); 21 Regent Street; both in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1795); Calvert 2; Dewhirst; Whipple 1; Purtle; Moskowitz 108; Coffeen B; G.L'E. Turner 24; Crawforth 1 & 6; Middleton 1; RSW. suggest correction
CARPENTER, PHILIP England, fl.1817-38, MIM OIM Compass = WHI; Spy Glass = Susquehanna County Historical Society, Pa.; Microscopes = KEN, P.C.(3), WHI, Christie 12/17/75, Soth. 3/25/86, D.(1995); Telescope, 7-draw = D. (1997). optician; made Brewster's kaleidoscope; T.C.; see Carpenter and Westley; the London shop was called "Microcosm"; D. signed "Carpenter's Improved Microscope for Opake and transparent Objects, 24 Regent Street, London." Bath Row (1817); 111 New Street (1824); 33 Navigation Street (1829); all in Birmingham; 24 Regent Street, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1794); KEN; Calvert 2; USNM; Gunther 2; Whipple 1; Moskowitz 108; Bryden 9; Crawforth 1; Coffeen 58; RSW. suggest correction
CARPENTER, THOMAS England, c.1830, NIM compass maker. New Canal Street, Birmingham. Taylor 2(1794). suggest correction
CARPENTER, WILLIAM England, c.1808, OIM optician. Inge Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
CARPENTIER, J. France, c.1877, PHIM Galvanometer = D. succeeded Ruhmkorff at his death. Paris. G.L'E. Turner 24; Brieux 1. suggest correction
CARPENTIERE, ANDRIES France, c.1750, MIM garden sundial at Dunham Massey attributed to him. RSW. suggest correction
CARR, GRIFFITH England, c.1718, apprenticed to Thomas Cooke 2 in the Joiners' Company in 1718. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CARR, H. England, MIM Horary Quadrant, wood = Newcastle Science and Engineering Museum. RSW. suggest correction
CARR, JOHN England, c.1823, devised way to increase field of view of telescopes. Bristol. Taylor 2(1503). suggest correction
CARRARESI, GIOVANNI Italy, fl.1851-54, PHIM made electrical apparatus. Florence. Brenni 1. suggest correction
CARRE, E. Germany, c.1840, PHIM Electrostatic Apparatus = D. E. Carré. Brieux 3. suggest correction
CARRE, PAUL France, 1652, NIM Holland Circle, 1652 = OXF. Paul Carré; punchmark is a heart pierced by an arrow. Paris. Maison Française. suggest correction
CARREW, JOHN WILLIAM England, fl.1836-58, MIM PHIM Taylor thought he was John Carrew. 18 Wapping Lane (1836-40); 13 Wapping Lane (1842-58); both in London. O'Mara; Taylor 2(2094). suggest correction
CARRIEU France, c.1840, MIM SIM Surveying Circle = D.(1986). "Ecole de chalons." Coffeen 13. suggest correction
CARROCHEZ see Carochez. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CARROLL, NICHOLAS England, 1842, MIM Sundial, slate, 1842 = P.C. Rattoo. RSW. suggest correction
CARRON, JEAN FRANCOIS France, 1787, MIM Mathematical Instrument Set, 1787 = MADEX-473. Jean François Carron. MADEX. suggest correction
CARRY see Cary. Daumas 1; Brieux 3. suggest correction
CARSARTELLY England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably variant of "Casartelli." Goodison 1. suggest correction
CARSATELLI England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. probably a variant of "Casartelli." Goodison 1. suggest correction
CARTA, GEORGE England, fl.1839=52, OIM PHIM optician; barometer maker. 252 High Street, Exeter. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CARTAILIER France, MIM SIM Graphometers = PSH, Soth. 11/13/61 = D.(1965), Ineichen 6/7/75, 10/20/75. some may be same instrument. Avignon. Paris 1900; RSW. suggest correction
CARTARIUS see Mario Cartaro. suggest correction
CARTARO, MARIO Italy, fl.1560-91, MIM Celestial Globes, 1577 = ROM(2), FLO; Terrestrial Globe, 1577 = ROM. also signed as "Cartarius." Viterbo; Rome; Naples. Bonelli 4; Michel 3; Italian Inventory; Globus, Dec. 1956; Tooley 1; Bedini 12. suggest correction
CARTE, JOHN England, fl.1695-1703, MIM Altitude Sundials with perpetual calendars = OXF; KEN. member of the Clockmakers' Company; author; advertised a "Great Geographical Clock." Coventry; Dial and Crown near Essex Street, Strand; Lombard Street (1696); Garden Court, Middle Temple; all in London. Taylor 1(495); Dewhirst; Britten; Gunther 2 and 6; Michel 3. suggest correction
CARTER Englandc.1740, PHIM Barometer = D.(1968). Ripon. RSW. suggest correction
CARTER, FREDK. England, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 12/15/72. Hart Street, Bloomsbury, London. RSW. suggest correction
CARTER, G. England, c.1830, OIM Refracting Telescope = Bearne's 2/17/92. with stand and case. Exeter. RSW. suggest correction
CARTER, HENRY England, fl.pre-1717 to post-1724, MIM took Anthony Lamb, his nephew?, as an apprentice, 1717-24. near St. Clement's Church, Strand, London. Taylor 2(154a); Baber; Smart 1; Bedini 7. suggest correction
CARTER, J. England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 5/14/87. 61 Cornhill (London). RSW. suggest correction
CARTER, N. England, c.1830, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 4/7/86. Salisbury. RSW. suggest correction
CARTER, THOMAS England, fl.1784-1811, made instrument cases. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
CARTILLA, CARMELO Italy, 1720, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1720 = ROM. Turin. Michel 3; Tooley; Globus, Dec. 1956. suggest correction
CARTLAND, GEORGE Ireland, 1824, OIM optician. 8 Rosemary Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
CARTON, WILLIAM England, c.1721, free in the Joiners' Company in 1721; took apprentices. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CARTWRIGHT AND SON England, c.1840, OIM PHIM Stick Barometer with Thermometer = Soth.-Bearne 4/4/78. see C. Cartwright and Son. Preston. RSW. suggest correction
CARTWRIGHT, C., AND SON England, c.1840, OIM PHIM Student's Microscope = Soth. 6/8/70. Preston. RSW. suggest correction
CARUGHI England, see Gugeri and Carughi. suggest correction
CARUGHI, PAUL England, fl.1839-60, PHIM Wheel Barometers = D.(1976), Phillips-Leeds 12/16/87. also made thermometers; see Gugeri and Carughi; see Paul Carughi and Co.; Phillips-Leeds signed "P. Carughi, High Holborn." 15 Brook Street (1839); 128 Holborn (1841-43); 16 Charles Street, Hatton Garden (1844-45); 38 Brook Street (1846-47); 139 High Holborn (1852-60); all in London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CARUGHI, PAUL, AND CO. England, pre-1846, PHIM barometer and thermometer makers. London. Dewhirst. suggest correction
CARVALHO DA COSTA, ANTONIO Portugal, 1650-1714, designed a mariner's astrolabe. Lisbon. Weil 2(25). suggest correction
CARVER see Baker, Carver and Morrell. RSW. suggest correction
CARVER, ISAAC England, fl.1667-1728, MIM Sectors, ivory = KEN (1683), P.C. (1704); Everard-type Slide Rules = P.C. (1686), OXF (1688), KEN (1689); Level, 1696 = GEL; Goniometer, 1696 = GEL; Slide Rules = KEN (1700, 1713), OXF, Soth. 7/15/63; Triangular Sector, 1704 = D.(1975); Globe Sundial, 1708 = X; Log Slide Rule, wood, 1710 = P.C.; Drawing Instrument = GEL. author, 1687; T.C.; watchmaker; admitted as a Brother to the Clockmakers' Company in 1668; took apprentices. Sign of the Globe Dial, Horseley Down, Southwark, London, (1696-1728). Taylor 1(313); Wynter 1; Wynter and Turner; Dewhirst; Calvert 2; Gunther 2; Clay and Court; Evans 1; Baillie 1; Maistrov 3; Novokshanova-Soklovskaja; KEN; Crawforth 1; J. Brown 1 & 3; A.J. Turner 10; Delehar 9; RSW suggest correction
CARVER, JACOB England, c.1715, MIM son of Isaac Carver; T.C.; made slide rules and gauges. Globe Dial, Horseleydown, Southwark; Atlas and Quadrant, near Cherry-Garden Stairs on Rotherhith Wall; both in London. Taylor 2(33); Calvert 2; Clay and Court; KEN; Daumas 1. suggest correction
CARVER, SAMUEL misprint for Jacob Carver in Index. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CARWARDINE, PHILIP England, c.1674, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company. London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
CARY 1 England, 1783-1859, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including barometers, globes, sextants, microscopes, theodolites, etc. family of instrument makers; it is difficult to distinguish between the work of John (1), John (2), William, George (1), or George (2) Cary. 181 Strand; 272 Strand (1786-91); both in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(810, 935, 1290); Wynter 1; Coffeen C; Gunther 2 and 6; Moskowitz 103; Whipple 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Pipping 2; Yonge; RSW. suggest correction
CARY 2 England, c.1810, PHIM Marine Barometer = VNN. Andrew Cary. London. RSW. suggest correction
CARY AND CO. England, fl.1856-1900+, MIM OIM T.C.; established in 1765; last owned by Henry Porter; "late of 181 Strand, London, W.C." 7 Pall Mall, two doors east from Waterloo Place, London, S.W. Calvert 2; Moskowitz 132. suggest correction
CARY'S England, 1811, MIM Terrestrial Globe, miniature, 1811 = ADL-W56. made by one of the Carys. RSW. suggest correction
CARY, ANDREW see Cary 2. RSW. suggest correction
CARY, FRANCIS England, 1756-1836, MIM brother of John (1), George (1), and William Cary; globemaker. London. Yonge. suggest correction
CARY, G. AND L. England, misreading for George (20) and John (2) Cary. Chenekal 3. suggest correction
CARY, GEORGE (2) AND JOHN (2) England, fl.1821-53, MIM SIM Pairs of Globes = MLL, Soth. 2/25/86; Terrestrial Globes = Soth. 9/20/83 (1821), USNM(2) (1828), USNM(2) (1838). brothers; George Cary 2 and John Cary 2; succeeded their uncle William Cary, in 1825 and their father, John Cary 1, in 1831; usually signed "G. and J. Cary." 86 St. James's ; 181 Strand (1825-56); both in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(695, 810, 1290); Chenekal 3; KEN; USNM; Moskowitz 103; Yonge; RSW. suggest correction
CARY, GEORGE 1 England, d.1830, MIM brother of John (1), Francis and William Cary; globemaker. London. Yonge. suggest correction
CARY, GEORGE 2 England, fl.1821-59, MIM NIM OIM son of John Cary 1; brother of John Cary 2; see George (2) and John (2) Cary; globe maker; succeeded by George Frederick Cruchley. 86 St. James's; 181 Strand; both in London. Taylor 2(1290); KEN; Yonge. suggest correction
CARY, J. AND C. misreading for J. and W. Cary. USNM. suggest correction
CARY, J. AND W. England, fl.1780-1828, MIM NIM makers of globes and nautical instruments, their work is found in many museums. John (1) and William Cary; brothers, and father and uncle, respectively, to John (2) and George (2) Cary. 181 Strand (1780); 272 Strand (to 1820); both in London. Taylor 2(695 and 810); USNM; Chenekal 1; KEN; Catalogus der Bibliotheek; Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CARY, JOHN 1 England, 1754-1835 fl.1783-1831, MIM NIM globe and map maker; worked with his brothers, William Cary and George Cary 1; retired in 1831; father of George (2) and John (2) Cary; see J. and W. Cary. 181 Arundel Street, Strand (1783); 181 Strand (1792); 85/6 St. James's Street (1821); all in London. Taylor 2(695); KEN; Price 3; Ward 4; Yonge. suggest correction
CARY, JOHN 2 England, fl.1791-1853, MIM globe maker; worked with his brother, George (2), as G. and J. Cary; son of John Cary 1. 86 St. James's; 181 Strand; both in London. Taylor 2(1290); Moskowitz 103; KEN; Yonge. suggest correction
CARY, W. AND J. England, c.1822, MIM Terrestrial (1815) and Celestial (1822) Globes on clock = Town Museum, Oslo. William and John (1) Cary; clock by James Shearer. 272 The Strand, London (1786). RSW. suggest correction
CARY, WILLIAM England, 1759-1825, MIM NIM OIM Terrestrial Globe = Custis-Lee Mansion, Arlington, Va.; Slide Rule for currency conversion, wood and paper, 1815 = OXF; Stand for Astronomical Sextant = CMY; Microscope = CMY; Meridian Telescope = DRE; Slide Rule, chemical = P.C. apprenticed to Jesse Ramsden; worked with older brother, John Cary 1, 1786; T.C.; worked alone from 1789; the name of the shop continued as William Cary until 1891; also brother of George (1) and Francis Cary. 272 Strand (1786); No.182 Strand near Norfolk Street (1794); 181 Strand (1794-1825); all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(810); Maddison 1; Dewhirst; Gunther 2; Clay and Court; Wheatland 1; Daumas 1; USNM; Moskowitz 103; Pipping 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Crawforth 1 & 6; J.A. Bennett 2; Delehar 9; RSW; Yonge. suggest correction
CARZATELLI France, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Longleat House, Wilts. à la Tour d'Argent, rue et Faubourg St. Antoine, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CAS. BU. see Caspar Buschmann 1. Michel 2; Bobinger 2; Engelmann 1; RSW. suggest correction
CASA, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASARETELLI England, probaly the same as Casartelli. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASARTELLI 1 England, MIM PHIM Anemometer = P.C.; Level = Phillips 10/5/76. mining instrument maker; could be Joseph or Lewis (2) Casartelli. Manchester. RSW. suggest correction
CASARTELLI 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. similar to one by Charles Molliner. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASARTELLI 3 England, c.1847, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. could be Anthony or Joseph Casartelli. Liverpool. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASARTELLI 4 England, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, Soth. 5/1/86. London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, A. 1 England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = VNN; Wheel Barometer = X. may be Anthony Casartelli 1 or 2. Duke Street, Liverpool. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, A. 2 Ireland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 2 Fade Street, Dublin. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, ANTHONY (1) AND JOSEPH England, fl.1845-49, OIM PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth.-West Sussex 12/13/83; Marine Barometers = X(2), Soth. 6/6/75; Telescope = Christie-SK 4/17/86; Stick Barometer = Soth. 7/19/88. instruments signed "A. and J. Casartelli"; opticians. 20 Duke Street, Liverpool. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, ANTHONY 1 England, 1802-59, PHIM optician; made barometers and thermometers; Antonio Giovanni Casartelli; worked from 1845-59. 20 Duke Street, Liverpool. Goodison 1; Moskowitz 105. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, ANTHONY 2 England, 1830-81, PHIM Giovanni Antonio Santino Casartelli; worked with Anthony (1) and Joseph Casartelli; made barometers. 11 Castle Street, Liverpool. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, J., AND SON 1 England, MIM SIM Miner's Surveying Compasses = D.(1970), Christie-SK 4/17/86. surely Joseph L. Casartelli and Son. Manchester. RSW. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, J., AND SON 2 England, OIM Microscope, simple = FRK-M331. Salford. Frank. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, JOSEPH L. England, 1822-1900, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 7/21/83; Rolling Parallel Rule = D.(1972); Bubble Level = D.(1973); Surveying Instruments = Soth.-NY 2/23/79, RSM; Dickinson's Anemometer = Christie-SK 5/10/77; Miner's Surveying Compass = Phillips 2/2/84; Theodolite = Christie-SK 4/17/86; Mining Dial = P.C. (1987); Soho-type Slide Rule = P.C. barometer signed "J.L. Casartelli"; the rest signed "J. Casartelli"; Giuseppe Luigi Casartelli, great-nephew of Lewis Casartelli 1; worked with Anthony Casartelli 1, 1845-49, in Liverpool; succeeded to the business of his brothers-in-law, John B. and Joshua Ronchetti (2), in Manchester in 1851; T.C. 20 Duke Street, Liverpool (1845-49); 42 Market Street, Manchester (1851-on). Goodison 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Moskowitz 105; Delehar 9; RSW. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, LEWIS 1 England; Italy, 1784-1860 fl.1810-45, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Octant = GEP; Stick Barometer = Soth.-C 10/31/90. Luigi Antonio Casartelli; succeeded by his nephew and great-nephew, Anthony Casartelli 1 and Joseph L. Casartelli; retired to Italy in 1845; also made thermometers. 37 King Street (1820-32); 39 King Street (1821, 1824, 1826); 37/8 King Street (1823); 36 King Street (1827, 1829); 30 King Street (1832); 132 King Street (1834-43); 134 Duke Street (1834); 133 King Street (1834-37); 20 Duke Street (1835-43); all in Liverpool. Taylor 2(1505); Goodison 1; Moskowitz 105; Crawforth 6; RSW. suggest correction
CASARTELLI, LEWIS 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Market Street, Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASATI Italy, c.1800, PHIM made thermometers. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CASATI, FRERES France, NIM Octant = LAS. Casati Frères. Marseilles. RSW. suggest correction
CASATI, PIERRE France, c.1750, PHIM Thermometer of Lyons = KEN. Lyon. KEN. suggest correction
CASBOIS, DOM France, c.1793, PHIM designed a new type of barometer tube. Metz. Middleton 1. suggest correction
CASE Holland, c.1685, OIM made telescopes; optician. Amsterdam. Daumas 1; Huygens. suggest correction
CASE, WILLIAM England, c.1827, MIM 22 Crown Street, Finsbury Square, London. Taylor 2(1506). suggest correction
CASELLA England, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. a firm that still exists today; originated with Louis Paschel Casella. London. Price 12; Whipple 1; Gunther 2; Moskowitz 105; RSW. suggest correction
CASELLA AND CO. 1 England, post-1840, PHIM Lewis Casella; specialized in thermometers. Taylor 2(1796). suggest correction
CASELLA AND CO. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably Louis Casella and Co. London. Goodison 1; Moskowitz 105. suggest correction
CASELLA AND TAGLIABUE England, fl.1846-48, PHIM Louis Casella and Caesar Tagliabue; barometer makers; succeeded Tagliabue and Casella; succeeded by Louis Casella and Co. 23 Hatton Garden, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASELLA, C.F., AND CO. LTD. England, c.1875, MIM Alidade = ADL-W165. London. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CASELLA, LEWIS Scotland; England, fl.1833-38, MIM PHIM Diptych Sundial, boxwood = WHI. marked "Sundial and Compass"; specialized in thermometers; later became Casella and Co. 1. London. Taylor 2(1796); Bryden 16; Morrison-Low. suggest correction
CASELLA, LOUIS PASCHEL England, fl.1844-97, MIM NIM OIM PHIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including barometers, sextants, sundials, microscopes, etc. "Maker to the Admiralty"; "Maker to the Admiralty and Ordnance"; most instruments signed "Casella London" or "L. Casella London"; worked with Tagliabue from 1846-48. 23 Hatton Garden, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1796); Brewington 1; Moskowitz 108; Middleton 4; Coffeen D; Pipping 1; Price 12; Whipple 1; Gunther 2; G.L'E. Turner 24; J.A. Bennett 2; Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
CASELLA, LOUIS, AND CO. England, fl.1848-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1983). barometer makers; succeeded Casella and Tagliabue; "Instruments Makers to the Admiralty and Government of America", 1856; "Instrument makers to the East India Co.and Board of Trade", 1860. 23 Hatton Garden, London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CASELLI, ANTONIUS Italy, c.1692, MIM Sectors = D.(1965), Musée Lombard, Geneva. the dealer's sector is signed "Antonius Caselli faciabat Luiz." Luiz. Brophy; RSW. suggest correction
CASERTELLI England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. surely one of the Casartellis. Liverpool. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASHEE, R. misreading for Richard Cushee. Christie 10/31/67; Yonge. suggest correction
CASS, DANIEL England, c.1798, MIM apprenticed to William Moris of the Grocers' Company on Oct. 2, 1794; turned over to John Fentiman, member of the Tiler and Bricklayers' Company on June 23, 1798. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CASSARD, ANDRE France, 1423, MIM Astrolabe Clock, 1423 = Saint-Etienne Church, Bourges. André Cassard; worked under the direction of Johanne Fusoris. Bourges. Gunther 1. suggest correction
CASSAROTI England, PHIM see Bordoli and Cassaroti. Stampford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASSEGRAIN, GUILLAUME France, c.1672, Sieur Guillaume Cassegrain; developed the type of reflecting telescope which carries his name. Chartres; Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet; H.C. King 1; L. Bell; DSB. suggest correction
CASSELI Italy, MIM Military Compass = P.C. RSW. suggest correction
CASSELLIS MIM Universal Ring Sun Dial = SWE. mathematics and optics professor. RSW. suggest correction
CASSEVA, GENERA England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Phillips 10/26/83. Stourbridge. Taylor 2(1797); RSW. suggest correction
CASSINI, GIAN DOMENICO Italy; France, 1625-1712, OIM Cassini I; first Director of the Paris Observatory, 1669-c.1710; repaired the meridian of Bologna in 1655; designed telescopes; author; made a 136-foot telescope; made an improvement to the barometer in 1673. Bologna; Paris. Nachet; Morpurgo 1; Daumas 1; Dewhirst; Middleton 1; DSB. suggest correction
CASSINI, JACQUES France, 1677-1756, OIM Cassini II; directed the Paris Observatory from c.1710 to 1740; helped his father, Gian Domenico Cassini, in the restoration of the meridian of the Church of San Petronio in Bologna, in 1695. Paris. DSB. suggest correction
CASSINI, JACQUES DOMINIQUE France1748-1845, OIM Cassini IV; director of the Paris Observatory from 1784 to 1793; attempted to have a seven-foot quadrant cast in one piece; The DSB says that his name was Jean Dominique Cassini. Daumas 1; DSB. suggest correction
CASSINI, P. GIOVANNI MARIA, C.R.S. Italy, fl.1790-92, MIM Set of Celestial Gores, 1792 = ADL-A302; Pair of Globes = D.(1976); Celestial Globes, 1792 = ROM, etc.; Terrestrial Globes, 1790 = ROM, NMM, P.C., Bib. Mun., Ancona. ADL gores are for an 8.5 cm. globe. Rome. Bonelli 4; Daumas 1; Italian Inventory; NMM 2; Globus, Nov. 1954; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CASSON, GEORGE England, fl.1814-22, OIM George Terrace, Commercial Road, London. Taylor 2(1291). suggest correction
CASSON, RUSSELL England, 1727, MIM Sundial, 1727 = X. Evans 1. suggest correction
CASTEL, JACQUES THOMAS France, 1710-72, MIM Orrery Clock, 1763 = Christie 6/22/89; Analemmatic Sundial, 1769 = PMM; Sundial, 1769 = Lab. de Physique du Collège de France; Meridian Sundials = MADEX-176, 178 = PSH. secretary to the King, 1758-74; designed window sundial at Oxford, made by Baradelle; invented and made sundials giving true time. Rue Neuve Saint Roch (1758-71); Rue Neuve des Bons Enfants; both in Paris. Michel 1 and 3; Nachet; Paris 1900; MADEX; Gunther 6; RSW. suggest correction
CASTELLA, L. England, MIM Compass, ivory = Christie 11/8/66-11. probably misreading for L. Casella. London. RSW. suggest correction
CASTELLETTI, JOHN England, c.1841, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. barometer signed "John Casteleti." High Street, Leicester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CASTELLI, CARLO Italy, c.1800, devised philosophical instruments. Milan. Offenbacher 22, 1970. suggest correction
CASTIGONE France, c.1831, OIM Opera Glass = WHI. Paris. Whipple 1. suggest correction
CASTLEMAINE, EARL OF England, see Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine. Bryden 11; Gunther 3; Taylor 1(402, 406). suggest correction
CASWELL England, c.1690, devised a nocturnal, made by Prujean. Gunther 2. suggest correction
CATAILIER France, see Cartailier. Ineichen, 1975. suggest correction
CATALINI, SIMONE Italy, 1720, NIM Marine Compass, 1720 = GEP. Livorno. RSW. suggest correction
CATELLI AND CO. 1 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. may be C. Catelli and Co. or Catelli and Co. 2. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATELLI AND CO. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Worcester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATELLI, C., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, D.(1976). D. is signed "Catelli and Co. Hereford." Hereford. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CATELLI, G. England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 11/21/95. see C. Catelli and Co. Hereford. RSW. suggest correction
CATMUR, BENJAMIN England, fl.1838-40, MIM OIM PHIM 28 Chamber Street, Goodman's Field, London. Taylor 2(2096). suggest correction
CATON, W. England, c.1825, OIM Microscope = Clay Coll. Taylor 2(1507); Clay and Court. suggest correction
CATTANEO England, fl.1830-60, PHIM family of barometer makers including Austin, Henry, John, Joseph and Philip in various partnerships. 12 Castlegate, York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO AND CO. England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie's 2/19/97. Leeds. RSW. suggest correction
CATTANEO AND CO. 1 England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Reigate. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO AND CO. 2 England, c.1848, PHIM made barometers, watches and clocks; partnership of Henry and Philip Cattaneo and Joseph Fattorini. 12 Castlegate, York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO, AUSTIN England, pre-1838, OIM PHIM optician; made barometers; in partnership with Henry and John Cattaneo, Peter Ballarini and Joseph Fattorini. Kings Staith, York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO, H., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Henry Cattaneo and Co. York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO, HENRY England, 1806-60, PHIM in partnership with Joseph Cattaneo, 1838-48; see Austin Cattaneo; see Cattaneo and Co. 2. Kings Staith (pre-1838); 12 Castlegate (1838-48); 2 St. Martins Lane (1851); all in York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO, JOHN England, pre-1838, PHIM see Austin Cattaneo. Kings Staith, York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO, JOSEPH England, fl.1838-51, PHIM see Joseph and Henry Cattaneo; bankrupt, 1849; in business on his own, 1851. 12 Castlegate (1838); Minster Gates (1849); 1 South Entrance (1851); all in York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO, JOSEPH AND HENRY England, fl.1838-48, OIM PHIM opticians; made barometers. 12 Castlegate, York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANEO, PHILIP England, c.1848, PHIM made barometers, clocks and watches; see Cattaneo and Co. 2. 12 Castlegate, York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANIO, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 9/23/88. Worcester. RSW. suggest correction
CATTANIO, A. AND L. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. may be Austin Cattaneo; `L' may be `H'. York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANIO, ANTHONY 1 England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X(2). also made thermometers. Blackhall Street, Kidderminster. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1801). suggest correction
CATTANIO, ANTHONY 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Phillips-Leeds 12/16/87, Phillips 8/12/87, Christie 4/28/89. Market Place, Malton. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CATTANIO, C., AND DOTTI England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Braintree. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANIO, P. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (2). Croyden. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANIO, P. 2 England, 18th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-Chester 10/6/86. Chester. RSW. suggest correction
CATTANIO, V. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Worcester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTANO, ANTHONY England, c.1830, see Anthony Cattanio 1. Taylor 2(1801). suggest correction
CATTELY AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X; Wheel Barometer = X. stick has address. 81 Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTELY, G., AND CO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X; Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CATTENCO, A. misreading for A. Cattanio 2. Phillips 12/16/87. suggest correction
CATTIN, JEAN-BAPTISTE France, 1726, MIM Planetarium, 1727 = P.C.; Celestial Globes with clockwork = NMM-G.136 (1727), NMM-G.137 (1728), CNAM (1727), Nouveau Drouot 6/3/83 (1727), D.(1995) (1726). "Mécanicien Horloger"; the clockwork globes were invented by Abbé D.Reginald Outhier of Besançon; the D.(1995) globe was presented to the French Royal Academy of Sciences in 1727. Fort de Plasne en Franche-Comté, Jura; Paris. MADEX; NMM 2; Cons. Nat'l 1; RSW. suggest correction
CAUCHOIS France, c.1830, MIM Garden Sundial, marble = Gersaint, La Rochelle 7/23/94. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CAUCHOIX, ROBERT AGLAE France, 1776-1845, OIM Lunette Murals, 1818 = USNM; Prism = USNM; Telescopes = NAC, D.; Achromatic Lens = NAC; Microscope = P.C.; Prospect Glass, with double eyepiece = D.(1976). Robert Aglaé Cauchoix; instruments signed "Cauchoix à Paris"; made telescopes for Cambridge Observatory in 1835. rue de la Loi (1803); rue des Amandiers-Sainte-Geneviève; 27 Quai Voltaire (1819); Quai Voltaire No. 17; all in Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet; USNM; Gunther 3; Moskowitz 113; RSW. suggest correction
CAUCIGH, R.P. MICHAEL Austria, 1726, invented a type of celestial globe, 1726, made by J. Beckher. Linz. Zinner 1; Globus Dec., 1956. suggest correction
CAUMONT, M. France, c.1820, MIM Sundial, large = Dijon. laid out on the ground. Gatty; Earle. suggest correction
CAUS, SALOMAN DE France, 1644, MIM author; made sundials. Moreux. suggest correction
CAVAGNOLI, GIUSEPPE Italy, 1665, MIM SIM Alidade with altimeter scale, 1665 = BRP; Cicumferentor, 1665 = BRP. Piace. RSW. suggest correction
CAVALIERI Italy, c.1660, developed a type of telescope. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CAVALIERO, JOSEPH-MARIA Italy, 1770, MIM Polyhedral Sundials in shape of casket = OXF (1770), U. of Naples (1769). Baron of San Caetano; owner; U. of Naples is silver. Naples. Michel 3; Gunther 2; Regozzino and Schettino; RSW. suggest correction
CAVALLERI Italy, c.1845, OIM made reflecting microscopes. Clay and Court. suggest correction
CAVALLI, ATANAGIO Italy, PHIM made meteorological instruments. Asti; Rome. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
CAVALLO, TIBERIUS Italy; England, 1749-1809, invented an electrometer in 1777; modified the air pump; lived most of his life in England; F.R.S.; author. Naples; London. Wolf; G.L'E. Turner 24; DSB; DND; Middleton 1. suggest correction
CAVE, THOMAS Ireland, fl.1750-80, MIM SIM Compasses = X, P.C.; Butterfield-type Sundial, 1780 = WHI; Horizontal Sundial, oval = WHI; Mathematical Instrument = WHI; Circumferentors = Soth. 3/11/63-115, Soth.-PB pre-1980; Surveying Compass = D.(1982). WHI horizontal sundial probably instrument mentioned by Clay and Court. Dublin. Taylor 2(811); Dewhirst; Clay and Court; Price 12; Egestorff; Moskowitz 123; Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
CAVELLATI Italy, MIM Table Sundial = POR. RSW. suggest correction
CAVENDISH, SIR CHARLES England, 1591-1652, physicist; designed lenses. London. Taylor 1(124). suggest correction
CAVENS England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Carlisle. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAVERHILL AND CO. Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Berwick-on-Tweed. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CAVINET France, c.1771, MIM Micrometer = X. probably Canivet; instrument maker of the Royal Academy of Sciences. Paris. Dewhirst; USNM. suggest correction
CAVOT France, 1747, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1747 = Soth. 5/10/54. surely "Cadot." Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CAWDLE, W. England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.S 1/27/88. Torquay. RSW. suggest correction
CAWOOD, FRANCIS England, fl.1709-12, MIM made mathematical instruments; author. Bartholomew Lane, near the Royal Exchange, London. Taylor 1(555); Dewhirst; Evans 1. suggest correction
CAYGILL, CHRISTOPHER England, 1747-1803, MIM made sundials; clockmaker. Askrigg. Loomes. suggest correction
CAYTHORP England, 17th Century, PHIM Bell Weight = Soth. 10/3/88. weighs twenty-eight pounds. RSW. suggest correction
CECH see Czech. Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
CEDEBORG, ANDREW England, c.1798, MIM St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London. Taylor 2(936). suggest correction
CEDERSTEN, NILS GABRIEL Sweden, c.1770, OIM optician; apprenticed to Carl Lehnberg. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
CELEBRINI, P. Italy, c.1680, OIM Microscope = D. also made telescopes. Weil 2(19, 23). suggest correction
CELI, MARCUS ANTONIUS see Marcantonio Cellio. Clay and Court. suggest correction
CELLA, AUGUSTINUS Sweden, PHIM Stick Barometer = NOR. RSW. suggest correction
CELLA, PHILIPP Germany, 1831, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1831 = VNL. Munich. Globus, Dec. 1956, June 1962. suggest correction
CELLIO, MARCANTONIO Italy, 1685, OIM Objective Lens, 1685 = Bologna University Observatory; Microscope = D. Bologna. Bonelli 4; Nachet; Weil 2(19); Price 2; Clay and Court. suggest correction
CELLIS, M.A. see Marcantonio Cellio. Weil 2(23). suggest correction
CELSIUS, ANDERS Sweden, 1701-44, designed the centigrade scale for thermometers. G.L'E. Turner 24; Middleton 4; DSB. suggest correction
CELVI, DOMENICO misreading for Domenico Selva. KRE; RSW. suggest correction
CERF, H. Belgium, MIM PHIM Compass and Barometer, each in shape of watch = Soth.-NY 2/23/79. 59 Rue de la Madeleine, Brussels. RSW. suggest correction
CERI AND PINI Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably Ciceri and Pini. Edinburgh. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CERMANATI AND BERNARDA USA, c.1807, OIM PHIM T.C.; made and sold telescopes and thermometers. Essex Street, Salem; No. 2 State Street Boston (1807); both in Mass. RSW. suggest correction
CERMENATI AND MONFRINO USA, c.1810, OIM PHIM Bernard Cermenati and Monfrino; made telescopes, barometers and thermometers. No. 2 State Street, Boston, Mass. Comstock; USNM. suggest correction
CERUELLATI, LUIGI misreading for Luigi Cervellati. RSW. suggest correction
CERUTTY, JOHN England, PHIM Barometer with Thermometer = Longleat House, Wilts. At the Tuns Lodging House, Bath. RSW. suggest correction
CERVALATI, LUIGI Italy, 1572, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1572 = Stuker (1958). Jesuit. RSW. suggest correction
CERVELLARI, GUIDO Italy, 1805, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1805 = ROM. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
CERVELLATI, LUIGI Italy, c.1824, MIM Magnetic Compass, gilt, 1824 = Soth. 2/1/79; Armillary Sphere = D.(1975); Sundial, pin-gnomon, in wooden box = OXF; Table Sundial = POR. table sundial is for 44°30'; armillary sphere is marked "forma" and is of wood and paper, manuscript, Copernican. Bologna. Evans 1; Gunther 2; RSW. suggest correction
CESARINO, CESARE Italy, 1483-1543, claimed to have invented a hodometer. Milan; Ferrara. Weil 2(15). suggest correction
CESPEDES, DR. ANDRES GARCIA DE 1560-1611, MIM made reflection sundials; author. Michel 14; Zeitlin 224. suggest correction
CETTA AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably J. and J. Cetta. Stroud. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTA, G., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Dursley. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTA, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 4/17/86. Stroudwater. RSW. suggest correction
CETTA, J. AND J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Stroud. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTA, J., AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTA, JOHN England, fl.1838-60, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; took over Paul Carughi's shop at 15 Brook Street in 1839; was succeeded by Wheelhouse and Bercini at 40 Hatton Garden. 7 Union Court, Black Hill, Holborn (1838); 15 Brook Street (1839-44); 14-15 Brook Street (1845-46); 40 Hatton Garden (1847-60); all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(2097). suggest correction
CETTEA England, see Gobbi and Cettea. Nottingham. Bell 2. suggest correction
CETTI 1 Italy; England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Henley. Goodison 1; Morpurgo 1; NAWCC Bull. suggest correction
CETTI 2 England, c.1853, PHIM see Pastorelli and Cetti. 11 Brook Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI AND CO. 1 England, c.1810, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Sotheby 12/15/94. may be same as Cetti and Co. 2, before they moved to London. Leeds. RSW. suggest correction
CETTI AND CO. 2 England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2), Phillips 4/10/83; Soth-S 7/23/87; Stick Barometers = X, Soth. 7/21/83. probably John or Joseph Cetti. 54 Red Lion Street; 25 Red Lion Street; both in Holborn, London. Goodison 1; NAWCC, April 1969; RSW. suggest correction
CETTI, A. 1 Denmark, c.1770-80, OIM PHIM Barometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. T.C. in Danish and French. corner of Gothersgade and Storekongensgade No. 29, Copenhagen. Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
CETTI, A. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Reading. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, DUDLEY England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 6/6/75. RSW. suggest correction
CETTI, E. England, c.1740, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(3). London. USNM; Goodison 1; "Antiques" Nov. 1942. suggest correction
CETTI, FRA Italy; Sweden, 1803-79, PHIM Stick Barometer, No. 353, 1818 = NOR; Stick Barometer = NOR; Thermometers = STM(2). Francesco Cetti; meteorological instrument maker to the Swedish Royal Academy, 1830; partner with C.E. Collin. Stockholm (1821 on). Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
CETTI, J. 1 England, PHIM physical instrument maker. Buckingham. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
CETTI, J. 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. 81 High Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, J., AND CO. 1 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. either Joseph or John Cetti. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, J., AND CO. 2 England, fl.1816-39, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). probably Joseph Cetti. 25 Red Lion Street, Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, J., AND CO. 3 England, fl.1840-48, PHIM John Cetti and Co.; succeeded Joseph Cetti and Co. 25 Red Lion Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, J., AND CO. 4 England, c.1810, PHIM Marine Barometer = D.(1977). 24 Bullion Street, Holborn, London. Wynter 1. suggest correction
CETTI, JOHN England, PHIM see J. Cetti and Co. 1 and 3. RSW. suggest correction
CETTI, JOHN, AND CO. England, fl.1840-48, PHIM barometer makers; succeeded Joseph Cetti. 25 Red Lion Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, JOS England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. surely Joseph Cetti. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, JOSEPH England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, JOSEPH, AND CO. England, fl.1802-39, PHIM barometer and thermometer makers; succeeded by John Cetti and Co. 3 Long Lane, Smithfield (1802); 54 Red Lion Street (1803-15); 25 Red Lion Street (1816-39); all in London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CETTI, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CEULEN, JAN VAN, THE ELDER Holland, fl.1682-1715, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1682 = Soth. 3/5/59; Planetarium = LEY; Clock = LEY. The Hague. Michel 3. suggest correction
CEULEN, JEAN VAN, LE JEUNE Holland, MIM Astronomical Table Clock = ADL-M390; Repetition Watch = Pierpont Morgan Coll. The Hague. Engelmann 1; Rooseboom 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CEULEN, JOHANNES VAN see Johannes van Keulen. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2. suggest correction
CEULL, JOHANN c.1630, MIM Proportional Compass = NUR. Price 2. suggest correction
CEVIN misreading for Sevin. Soth. 7/31/58. suggest correction
CEVIN, P. misreading for "P. Sevin." Soth. 6/23/87; Christie-G 5/13/86. suggest correction
CHACOT France, c.1775, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CHADBURN 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = P.C. probably A. Chadburn, which see; see Chadburn and Co.; see Chadburn and Wright; see Chadburn Brothers. Sheffield. G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
CHADBURN 2 England, c.1840, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveying Compass = D.(1971); Microscope = Soth. 3/22/76; Telescope = Phillips 10/5/76; Proportional Dividers and Sector, ivory = Soth. 10/27/69; Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 5/20/88; Wheel Barometer = New House 9/10/93. optician; "Instrument Maker to H.R.H. Prince Albert"; branch of the Sheffield business. 71 Lord Street, Liverpool. Bryden 9; ATG 8/28/93; RSW. suggest correction
CHADBURN AND CO. England, fl.1830-33, MIM OIM PHIM succeeded William Chadburn. 40 Ladys Bridge, Nursery Street (1830); 23 Nursery Street (1833); both in Sheffield. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHADBURN AND SON England, c.1830, MIM OIM PHIM Level = Phillips 4/20/83; Stick Barometer = Bearnes 11/12/86; Telescope = Soth. 2/8/83. "Opticians." 71 Lord Street, Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
CHADBURN AND WRIGHT England, c.1830, OIM Achromatic Telescope = D. 40 Nursery Street; The Wicker; both in Sheffield. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1509); RSW. suggest correction
CHADBURN BROTHERS England, fl.1837-84, MIM OIM PHIM Stick Barometers = X(3), Soth.-C 10/9/86; Martin-type Microscope = Soth. 6/23/69; Telescopes = MIM, MLL; etc. "opticians to H.R.H., the Late Prince Consort"; T.C.; see Chadburn 1. 26 Nursery Street (1842); Albion Works, Nursery Street; both in Sheffield; 71 Lord Street; 7 Lord Street; both in Liverpool. G.L'E. Turner 24; Goodison 1; Calvert 2; Chenekal 4; KEN; Crawforth 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHADBURN, A. England, c.1830, PHIM Model of a Beam Engine = Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria. Sheffield. RSW. suggest correction
CHADBURN, CHARLES HENRY England, fl.1845-57, MIM OIM PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 1/30/84. optician and instrument maker to Prince Albert; factory at Sheffield is now Chadburns Ltd; T.C.; barometer is signed "C.H. Chadburn Liverpool." 71 Lord Street, Liverpool; Albion Works, Nursery Street, Sheffield. Goodison 1; Calvert 2; RSW. suggest correction
CHADBURN, JOHN England, fl.1830, OIM 3 Mulberry Street, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1802). suggest correction
CHADBURN, WILLIAM England, fl.1816-30, PHIM made barometers; succeeded by Chadburn and Co. 81 The Wicker (1816-17); Albion Works, 27 Nursery Street, Ladys Bridge (1830); both in Sheffield. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHADBURN, WILLIAM, AND CO. England, c.1830, MIM NIM OIM PHIM sold telescopes,barometers,sextants, compasses, etc.; wholesalers. Albion Works, 27 Nursery Street, Ladys Bridge, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1803). suggest correction
CHAFFAT, ANT. DU France, Germany, fl.1720-52, MIM Graphometer, 1720 = ULM; Instrument, 1721 = P.C.; Protractors, with arms, 1732 = ULM(2); Drawing Set in etui = AUG; Sector, 1723 = Soth. 7/15/82-11; Sector and Level = HAK. various signatures, "Lieutenant", "Ingénieur Lieutenant de la Ville d'Ulm", "Capitaine", "Capitaine et ingénieur de la ville d'Ulm." Ulm; Nürnberg. Maurice 1; Zinner 1; Baillie 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHAIZY misreading for Choizy. Holbrook 1. suggest correction
CHALAMONT Francec.1646, OIM made telescopes. Aix. Nachet. suggest correction
CHALKHILL, JOHN England, c.1729, MIM apprenticed to Lawrence Miles in the Joiners' Company, Feb. 7, 1720; insolvent in 1729. St. Giles in the Fields, London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CHALLAND, WILLIAM England, 1749, MIM (Shalland); apprenticed to Henry Burdett in the Clockmakers's Company, 1737/38-1749. Green Arbour Court, London, 1749. Clifton 1. suggest correction
CHALLEN, WM. England?, 1777, NIM Hadley Quadrant, 1777 = Larvik Marine Museum, Norway. RSW. suggest correction
CHALLICUM, W. England, 1598, MIM Quadrant, 1598 = D.(1965?) = Soth. 6/8/70. RSW. suggest correction
CHALLONERE, WYLLYAM England, c.1700, MIM Horary Quadrant, ivory, for 52° = P.C. London? RSW. suggest correction
CHALMEL France, 18th Century, OIM Telescope = P. and S. 5/19/1896. RSW. suggest correction
CHALMERS, JAMES S. Scotland, fl.1843-44, NIM also made clocks and atches; successor to Brown and Chalmers. 48 Bridge Street, Leith. Bryden 3. suggest correction
CHALONS, JEAN DE France, d.1414, MIM there is a circumflex over the "a" in Chalons; an associate of Johanne Fusoris. Paris. Poulle 1. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAIN AND RITCHIE USA, fl.1850-54, MIM PHIM SIM Surveying Compass = HAR. Nathan B. Chamberlain and Edward Samuel Ritchie. 313 Washington Street, Boston, Mass. Smart 1; USNM; Moskowitz, 1976. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAIN AND SON England, fl.1852-60, PHIM James Bradley Chamberlain and Son. 203 High Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAIN, D.H. USA, c.1850, patented a type of dividers. Boston, Mass. USNM. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAIN, JAMES BRADLEY England, fl.1830-60, MIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometers = X(2); Wheel Barometer, with clock = Soth. 5/14/87. one of the stick barometers is signed "Chamberlain"; T.C. 37 Broad Street, Bloomsbury, opposite the London and Manchester Hat Warehouse; 203 High Holborn; both in London. Goodison 1; Crawforth 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAIN, N. AND N.B. USA, fl.1841-58, MIM NIM PHIM Hygrometer, 1855 = PEA. Boston, Mass. USNM. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAIN, N.B. AND D. USA, fl.1844-45, MIM Mechanical Orrery = USNM. Boston, Mass. USNM. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAIN, N.B., AND SONS USA, fl.1860-84, MIM Boston, Mass. Moskowitz, 1976. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAIN, NATHAN B. USA, 1810-78, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Vacuum Pump = D.(1976). listed as a machinist in 1832; partner of Edward Samuel Ritchie, 1850-54. 9 School Street,(1832-50); 313 Washington Street (1850-54); both in Boston, Mass. Smart 1; Brewington 1; USNM; Moskowitz, 1976. suggest correction
CHAMBERLAND, CH. France, invented a universal equatorial sundial. Guyot. suggest correction
CHAMBERLIN, HENRY W. USA, 1849, SIM Chamberlin's Improved Draughting Table = D.(1996). patent model. Pittsfield, Mass. Coffeen 55. suggest correction
CHAMBERY France, 1750, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1750 = P. and S. 6/18/1894. Chambéry. Paris. Evans 1. suggest correction
CHAMPAGNE France, c.1725, MIM Amplitude Compass = NMM. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
CHAMPIO, ANDA variant spelling for Andrea Championi. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHAMPION AND CO. Ireland, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = Bearnes 9/17/86. Belfast. RSW. suggest correction
CHAMPIONI, ANDREA England, c.1780, PHIM Stick Barometers = X (2), Soth. 7/16/76. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHAMPLIN, JOHN R. USA, 1878-93, OIM made telescopes. Lanconia, NH. DATM. suggest correction
CHAMPNESS, JAMES England, misreading for James Champneys. Clay and Court; Daumas 1. suggest correction
CHAMPNEYS see Cuthbertson and Champneys. RSW. suggest correction
CHAMPNEYS, JAMES England; Holland, fl.1764-70, MIM OIM Telescopes = Soth. 10/17/60, D.; Telescope, reflecting = Soth. 6/23/87. T.C.; member of the Stationers' Company; took John Cuthbertson as his apprentice in 1761; became his father-in-law in 1768 and his partner by 1770; opposed Dollond patent in 1764; was successfully sued for infringing it in 1766 and went bankrupt. near the Royal Exchange, Cornhill, London; Amsterdam (1770). Taylor 2(583); Rooseboom 1; Dewhirst; Daumas 1; Hackmann 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Crawforth 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHAMPNEYS, JOSEPH misreading for James Champneys. Court and von Rohr 2. suggest correction
CHANCELLOR, RICHARD England, fl.1520-56, MIM Quadrant, 5-foot = Dr. John Dee. also designed instruments. Bristol. Taylor 1(13); USNM; Dewhirst; Daumas 1; Clay and Court. suggest correction
CHANDLEE AND BROTHERS USA, fl.1790-91, MIM SIM sons of Benjamin Chandlee 2. Nottingham, Md. Bedini 1. suggest correction
CHANDLEE AND HOLLOWAY USA, fl.1819-22, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C.(1993). Benjamin Chandlee 3 and Robert Holloway. Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; USNM; Coffeen 1. suggest correction
CHANDLEE AND SONS USA, fl.1788-90, MIM SIM Benjamin Chandlee 2 and his sons. Nottingham, Md. Bedini 1. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, BENJAMIN 1 USA, c.1680, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C. apprenticed to Abel Cottie, 1680; clockmaker. RSW. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, BENJAMIN 2 USA, 1723-91, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = P.C., Chester County Historical Society, Pa., Kentucky Historical Society; Circumferentor = P.C. father of Goldsmith, Isaac, and John Chandlee; clockmaker. Nottingham, Md. Bedini 1, 8 and 17; Smart 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, BENJAMIN 3 USA, 1780-1822 fl.1814-22, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = Witte Memorial Museum. son of Goldsmith Chandlee; partner in Chandlee and Holloway, 1819-22; clockmaker. Winchester, Va.; Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; USNM; Bedini 17. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, E. AND I. USA, fl.1797-1804, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = Chester County Historical Society, Pa. Ellis and Isaac Chandlee. Nottingham, Md. Bedini 1; Smart 1. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, ELLIS USA, 1755-1816, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C. son of Benjamin Chandlee 2; made Churchman's perpetual motion machine. Nottingham, Md. Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, ELLIS, AND BROTHERS USA, 1791-97, MIM SIM sons of Benjamin Chandlee 2. Nottingham, Md. Bedini 1. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, GOLDSMITH USA, 1751-1821, MIM PHIM SIM Surveying Compasses = P.C. (3), Mount Vernon, Ohio State Museum (2), GUR, Logan County Archaeological and Historical Society, USNM, ADL-W279. apprenticed to his father, Benjamin Chandlee 2; developed an improved type of surveying compass; ADL appears to be an early model, with needle lift, and without the later scales. Nottinghan, Md; Winchester, Va. Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; USNM; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, ISAAC USA, 1760-1813, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = Ohio State Museum, P.C.(1978), P.C.(1982), George Wilson and Son, Auctioners, Chester Heights, Pa. (1984), Adena, Chillicothe, Ohio. son of Benjamin Chandlee 2. Nottingham, Chester County, Md. Bedini 1; Smart 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHANDLEE, JOHN USA, fl.1790-97, MIM SIM son of Benjamin Chandlee 2. Nottingham, Md. Bedini 1. suggest correction
CHANDLER, ABIEL USA, 1807-81, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = D.(1984), New Hampshire Historical Society Museum, Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Mich.; Transit = Old Sturbridge Village. instruments signed "A. Chandler"; son of Timothy Chandler, clockmaker; DATM says he flourished 1844-50. Main Street; South Street; both in Concord, New Hampshire. Smart 1; USNM; Coffeen H; DATM; RSW. suggest correction
CHANDLER, TIMOTHY USA, 1762-1848, MIM SIM father of Abiel Chandler; clockmaker; silversmith; made Merrill's quadrant, surveying compasses and mathematical instruments. Concord, New Hampshire. Smart 1; DATM. suggest correction
CHANGEUX, P.N. France, 1740-1800, designed a barometer and a barometrograph; author. Paris. Daumas 1; Middleton 1. suggest correction
CHANIERE, LT. France, 1767, Lt. Chanière; invented a magnetometer, 1767. Paris. NMM 1. suggest correction
CHANTREY, ROBERT England, c.1716, MIM apprenticed to John Johnson 3, of the Grocers' Company on April 11, 1704; free of the Company Nov. 10, 1716; took one apprentice. Tower Hill, London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CHAPETOT misreading for Chapotot. Drechsler 2; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPIN'S SON AND CO., H. USA, 1897-1901, MIM partners were Hermon M. Chapin 2 and Frank Chapin, sons of Edward M. Chapin; Rufus E Holmes was also a partner; merged with L.C. Stephens and Co., 1901. New Hartford, Conn. DATM. suggest correction
CHAPIN, EDWARD M. USA, fl.1853-1897, MIM joined his father Hermon M. Chapin, a rule maker, c.1853; the firm changed its line of rules and its numbering system at that time; the company merged with Stephens and Co. in 1901 to become Chapin-Stephens; see H. Chapin's Son and Co. New Hartford, Conn. Philip E. Stanley; DATM. suggest correction
CHAPIN, FRANK USA, see H. Chapin's Son and Co. New Hartford, Conn. DATM. suggest correction
CHAPIN, H., AND SONS USA, fl.1860-65, MIM made rulers, planes, etc.; sons of Hermon M. Chapin 1 were Edward M., George W., and Philip E. New Hartford, Conn. DATM. suggest correction
CHAPIN, HERMON M. 1 USA, 1799-1866; fl.1835-53, MIM Folding Rule, ivory and brass, 1839 = The Hermitage, Nashville, Tenn.; Folding Rule, wood = D.(1976). the 1839 rule has an inscription about Andrew Jackson; Hermon M. Chapin's son, Edward M., joined the firm c.1853; the line of rules and the numbering system were changed at that time; see H. Chapin and Sons. Union Factory, New Hartford, Conn. Philip E. Stanley; DATM; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPIN, HERMON M. 2 USA, see H. Chapin's Son and Co. New Hartford, Conn. DATM. suggest correction
CHAPIN, HERMON. M., 2 USA, see H. Chapin's Son and Co. New Hartford, Conn. DATM. suggest correction
CHAPIN-STEPHENS USA, fl.1901-29, MIM a merger of H. Chapin's Son and Co. with Stephens and Co.; makers of wood and ivory rules. Conn. Philip E. Stanley; DATM. suggest correction
CHAPITOL misreading for Chapotot; Vienna Museum Sale-839. Christie 3/12/1860. suggest correction
CHAPITOT misreading for Chapotot. Soth.-Wilkinson and Hodge 11/28/23. suggest correction
CHAPLAIN England, c.1736, OIM made reflecting telescopes. Dewhirst; Court and Von Rohr 3(xvi). suggest correction
CHAPMAN 1 England, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-West Sussex 10/18/83. possibly W. Chapman 2, which see. Alresford. RSW. suggest correction
CHAPMAN 2 England, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = D.(1986). James Chapman 1 or 2? London. Coffeen 13. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, EDWARD England, c.1805, MIM also iron-monger. Bridge Street, Westminster, London. Taylor 2(1097). suggest correction
CHAPMAN, G. England?, OIM Telescope = ROM. may be James Chapman 2. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, GEORGE A. USA, 1768, OIM Lens, 1768 = Charleston Museum, South Carolina. New York, N.Y.. USNM. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, JACQUES England, c.1750, NIM Octant = Cranbrook Institute of Science, Mich. may be James Chapman 1; made for French market? London. USNM. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, JAMES 1 England, c.1760, NIM T.C.; father of James Chapman 2? Sign of the Hadley's Quadrant, opposite the King's Storehouse, St. Catherine's Street, London. Taylor 2(812). suggest correction
CHAPMAN, JAMES 2 England, fl.1775-1804, MIM NIM OIM Octants, ebony and ivory = PEA (1775), RSM (1788); Sextant, 1788 = X; Telescope, one draw = X; Telescopes = La Rochelle 7/16/83, CMY, ROM, D.(1988); Telescope, decahedral, wood = D.(1988). son of James Chapman 1? they may be one person; T.C. in English, French and Dutch; member of the Stationers' Company? D. telescope has a decahedral wooden tube. The Hadley Quadrant, opposite the King's Storehouse in St. Catherine's (1776); 5 St. Catherine's Street; 41 St. Catherine's Street; St. Catherines Street near the Tower; all in London. Taylor 2(812); Brewington 1; Dewhirst; Clay and Court; Daumas 1; J. Brown 1; Crawforth 1; RSW; Nautical Brass, Vol. VIII, No. 3. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, JOHN England, c.1714, MIM apprenticed to John Dobson of the Clockmakers' Company on Nov. 25, 1714. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, SIMON England, fl.1675-87, MIM apprenticed by turnover to John Nash of the Clockmakers' Company on March 5, 1668; free of the Company, March 29, 1675; took apprentices. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, THOMAS England, fl.1659-89, MIM Sector, wood, 1689 = P.C. apprenticed to Withers Cheney of the Clockmakers' Company on June 6, 1659. J. Brown 3; Loomes 2; Waterman 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, W. 1 England, c.1869, OIM Microscope = Soth. 10/27/69. 21 Featherstone Buildings, Holborn, London. O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPMAN, W. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see Chapman 1. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPOTEAU misreading for Chapotot. Gersaint. suggest correction
CHAPOTOT FILS France, fl.1690-1721, MIM OIM Butterfield-type Sundial = LOS; Microscope = NAC. son of Louis Chapotot; may be Jean Chapotot; continued his father's practice of making astronomical quadrants etc. Paris. Daumas 1; Thielmann; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPOTOT, I. France, MIM SIM Universal Ring Sundial, variant = GEL; Plane Table = GEL; Sundial = Christie 5/8/79; Butterfield-type Sundial, silver = ADL-W45. surely Jean Chapotot. Paris. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPOTOT, JEAN France, fl. 1690-1721, MIM Butterfield-type Sundials, silver = NOR, WHI; Table Sundial, oval, silver = Rosenheim Sale; Telescopic Quadrant = Chevalier de Louville. may be Chapotot fils, son of Louis Chapotot; see I. Chapotot; Master in the "Corporation des fondeurs"; juryman, 1701-03; the quadrant was invented by de Louville and the lenses were made by Jean Lebas. à la Sphère, Quai de l'Horloge, Ile de la Cité, Paris (1690). Augarde; Daumas 1; Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPOTOT, LOUIS France, fl.1670-1700, MIM OIM instruments mainly signed "Chapotot"; both he and his son were prolific makers and it is difficult to tell the difference; he worked for Chérubin in 1670 and there is a signed instrument dated 1688; Master in the "Corporation des fondeurs"; author. Sur le quay de l'Horloge, Ile e la Cité, à la Sphère, Paris. Daumas 1; Hamilton 1; Bonelli 1 and 4; Maistrov 2 and 3; Horsky and Skopova; Novokshanova-Soklovskaja; Michel 1, 3 and 4; Engelmann 1; Coffen 15; J.A. Bennett 2; Con. Nat'l 1.; Bryden 16; Augarde; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CHAPUZET, JEAN-CHARLES Germany, 1694-1767, MIM parents were French émigrés. Nachet. suggest correction
CHARBONNIER, PH. France, c.1630, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass, with case = P.C.(1987). Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CHARDIN misreading by Engelmann of the ivory compendium, ADL-M257; it should have been read as "du Jardin." Engelmann 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CHARINETTI, D. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Gloucester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHARITE France, fl.1770-90, MIM OIM Charité; made astronomical instruments. à l'Observatoire, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
CHARLA, JEH France, c.1450, MIM Astrolabe = OXF (ICA-162). owner? may be fake. Gunther 1; Price 1; Poulle 6; ICA 2. suggest correction
CHARLAMONIOUS France, pre-1690, OIM mentioned by Bonani in 1690 as an instrument maker. Aix-la-Chapelle. Clay and Court. suggest correction
CHARLES, ANTHONY D. Italy, pre-1690, MIM Tortona. Bonani; Dewhirst; Price 2. suggest correction
CHARLES, JACQUES-ALEXANDRE-CESAR France, 1746-1823, OIM Jacques-Alexandre-César Charles; made achromatic lenses; physician. Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
CHARLES, MR. France, OIM Microscope = NAC. No. 15; owner? Nachet. suggest correction
CHARLES, NEPHEW AND CO. misreading for Charles Nephew and Co. RSW. suggest correction
CHARLET France, c.1840, NIM T.C. Le Havre. Moskowitz 126. suggest correction
CHARLET AINE France, c.1850, NIM Octant = MYS. Charlet aîné; "Opticien." Le Havre. Preuss and Treworgy. suggest correction
CHARLTON, JOHN England, c.1771, MIM apprenticed to John Troughton 1 of the Grocers` Company on July 2, 1771. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CHARNIERES, M. DE France, pre-1782, invented a megameter. Courtanvaux. suggest correction
CHAROST France, 18th C., MIM not a member of any corporation; lived in a privileged enclave. Paris. Augarde. suggest correction
CHAROT France, c.1775, MIM SIM Magnetic Compass, wood = Soth. 3/21/73; Rules = P.C., Libert et Castor 4/28/82; Circumferentor = Christie-NY 10/24/83; Alidade = Observatory of Marseilles; Trough Compass = D.(1993). en la Cité à Paris. Daumas 1; Brieux 2; Coffeen 41; RSW. suggest correction
CHARPENTIER France, fl.1770-92, MIM Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
CHARPENTIER, G. France, c.1850, MIM Calculator = WHI; Slide Rule = Stuker (1958); Circular Slide Rule = D.(1971). circular slide rule is called a "Calculimeter"; "Breveté S.G.D.G." Whipple 1; Moskowitz 102; RSW. suggest correction
CHARPENTIER, PERE, FILS ET CIE. France, 1750, NIM Marine Compasses = GEP (1750), D.(1968). Charpentier, Père, Fils et Cie. Rareursa, Nantes RSW. suggest correction
CHARRETONII, ANT. France, owner of astrolabe by Michel Piquer, 1542. Lyon. RSW. suggest correction
CHASE, JAMES USA, 1737-1812, MIM made rules, etc. Gilmanton (later Gilford), N.H. DATM. suggest correction
CHASPAR, MICHAEL Germany, 1530-82, MIM Lunar Volvelle and Calendar, 1570 = VIE-762. also marked "M.C." Augsburg. Zinner 1 and 4; Evans 1; Michel 3; Bobinger 2. suggest correction
CHASSIGNET, DANIEL Italy, 1617, MIM Celestial Globe, 1617 = Vatican. Rome. Price 2; Globus, Dec., 1956. suggest correction
CHASSIGNET, DAVID France, 1617, misreading for Daniel Chassignet? Tooley. suggest correction
CHASSIGNET, FRANCISCUS Italy, 1622, MIM Astrolabe, 1622 = PBN. ICA-521. Rome. Price 1; ICA 2. suggest correction
CHATEAUNEUF France, 18th Century, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = La Rochelle 7/25/87. probably an address rather than a maker. Gazette 9/11/87. suggest correction
CHATFIELD, JOHN England, 1630, MIM Quadrant with Volvelle, 1630 = Soth. 7/4/66. wrote on the "Trigonal Sector" which was made by Anthony Thompson. London. Taylor 1(236); RSW. suggest correction
CHATTERTON, T. England, PHIM made barometers. 14 King's Terrace, Bagnigge Wells Road, London. USNM. suggest correction
CHAUCER, GEOFFREY England, c. 1343-1400, none author not known to have made instruments; wrote on the astrolabe and the equatorium. London. Skeat; DSB. suggest correction
CHAULNES, DUC DE France, 1714-69, Michel Ferdinand d'Albert d'Ailly, Duc de Chaulnes; designed a Cuff-type microscope; invented a dividing engine; author. Paris. American Philosophical Society Library; Clay and Court; Poggendorff. suggest correction
CHAUVET, JACQUES France, 1585, designed a "Cosmomètre", a surveying quadrant, published, 1585. Paris. Daumas 1 and 6; Dawson 207. suggest correction
CHAUVIN France, c.1600, MIM Sundial in lid of watch = NYM (Morgan Coll.). watch works by F. Benard; see Ch. Chavyn. Paris. Britten. suggest correction
CHAVE, S. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. High Street, Taunton. RSW. suggest correction
CHAVES, ALONZO DE Spain, c.1528, MIM successor to Diego Riveiro as instrument maker to the Casa de la Contratacion in Seville. Seville. Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
CHAVOT mis-reading for Charot. Coffeen 41. suggest correction
CHAVYN, CH. France, 1600, MIM Astronomical Compendium, 1600 = LOS. Chauvin? Fountainbleau. USNM; Thielmann. suggest correction
CHEARSLEE, JOHN England, 1679, MIM Computing Rule = P.C. owner? RSW. suggest correction
CHEBICHOF Russia, MIM Leningrad. Maistrov 5. suggest correction
CHEKE, SIR JOHN England, 1514-57, designed an astronomical quadrant at the BM (1858 8/21 1). Cambridge. Taylor 1(9); Ward 4. suggest correction
CHEMIN France, c.1825, PHIM Balance = Soth.-NY 2/23/79. made pans for Fortin's balances. Paris. A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
CHENEVIE France?, MIM Rule, fruitwood = A-P 3/15/76. RSW. suggest correction
CHENEY, WITHERS England, fl.1657-95, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Elias Allen of the Clockmakers' Company on April 13, 1646; free of the Company, April 20, 1657; took apprentices; also was a wax-chandler. Fleet Street, London (1662). J. Brown 3; Loomes 2; Robischon. suggest correction
CHERUB, F. Italy, c.1597, see Franciscus Cherubini-Sandolini. RSW. suggest correction
CHERUBIN, PERE France, 1613-97, OIM Telescopes, 1681 = CNAM(2); Binocular Telescope = FLO. Père Chérubin; Michel Lasséré; author; also made microscopes and lens-grinding machines; designed a universal telescope. Orléans; Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet; Paris 1900; Weil 2(23). suggest correction
CHERUBINI-SANDOLINI, FRANCISCO Italy, 1597, MIM Skaphe, oval box, 1597 = CLU. designed sundials; author. Venice. Morpurgo 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHESIO, CHARLOS Spain, 19th Century, PHIM Barometer = MAN-1178. Cadiz. Garcia Franco 1. suggest correction
CHESNEAU, J. DE France, c.1610, MIM Sundial inside cover of verge alarm clock = O'Byrne Coll. = Christie 11/21/61; Horizontal Sundial in watch lid = D.(1964). Orléans. RSW. suggest correction
CHESNON, PIERRE France, c.1672, MIM son of Salomon Chesnon 2; became a Master in 1672; left France. Blois. Michel 3. suggest correction
CHESNON, SALOMON 1 France, 1572-1630, MIM Sundial in lid of watch = Blot-Garnier Coll.; Sundial, octagonal = Norwich; Sundial, small, silver = NMM. Norwich is either Castle or Bridewell Museum. Blois. Stevens and Akens; Michel 3; Nachet; Britten; MADEX; Baillie 1; NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
CHESNON, SALOMON 2 France, 1639-84, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial, silver = Drecker Coll. = P.C.; Horizontal Sundial = WHI. son of Salomon Chesnon 1; made especially small sundials; the sundial at the WHI is signed "S. Chesnon." Blois. Michel 3; Bryden 16; Price 12; RSW. suggest correction
CHESSE, J. CHARLES France, 1778, NIM Marine Compass, 1788 = PMM-439. La Rochelle. RSW. suggest correction
CHESTER, EDWARD England, post-1751, MIM apprenticed to Benjamin Cole 2 in the Merchant Taylors' Company; free in the Company. London. Crawforth 7 and 8. suggest correction
CHESTERMAN, J. England, c.1800, SIM Chains = D.(1994); Tape = D.(1994). Sheffield. Taylor 2 (1510); Garcelon 33. suggest correction
CHEVALIER 1 France, c.1750, MIM OIM PHIM Telescope = Maritime Museum of British Columbia, Vancouver; Microscopes = WHI (2); Augsburg Sundial = MAR; Hygrometer = D. Paris. USNM; Price 12; Brieux 3; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER 2 England, fl.1770-91, NIM OIM Hadley's Quadrant = NMM-S174. Guernsey, Channel Islands. Taylor 2(598); NMM 2. suggest correction
CHEVALIER 3 France, MIM Sundial, round, ivory = POR. adjustable gnomon. Portaluppi; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER 4 France, 1838, OIM PHIM Stick Barometer, 1838 = D.(1982); Colorimeter = STM. "Opticien du Roi"; possibly Charles-Louis Chevalier. Paris. Moskowitz 110; Antique Collector, April, 1982; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER 5 England, c.1700, MIM Universal Horizontal Sundial = D.(1986). 3 latitudes, 40°, 45°, 51°30'; 11 English towns for latitude 51°, and Shrewsbury for 52°; surely the work of one of the French Chevaliers, for the English market; date is too early. Coffeen 12; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER AINE France, c.1830, PHIM Dark Mirror = Nouveau Drouot 5/20/88. Chevalier aîné; "Ingénieur Opticien"; Vincent-Jacques-Louis Chevalier, which see; see also "Vt. Chevalier l'aîné." No. 69 Quai de l'Horloge au miscroscope achromatique, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER L'AINE PERE ET FILS, VINCENT France, c.1830, MIM Drawing Set = D.(1997). Vincent Chevalier l'aîné père et fils; son was Charles-Louis Chevalier; T.C. Au Microscope Achromatique, No. 69 Quai de l'Horloge à Paris. Coffeen 56. suggest correction
CHEVALIER L'AINE, VINCENT France, 1770-1841, Beam Compass Set = D.(1997). Vincent Chevalier l'aîné; see Vincent-Jacques-Louis Chevalier; sometimes signed "Vt. Chevalier l'aîné" or "Vinc't Chevalier l'aîné." Paris. Moskowitz 119; Coffeen 58. suggest correction
CHEVALIER MAISON France, 19th Century, OIM PHIM Thermometer = Versailles 4/17/83; Telescope = D.(1982). "Ingénieur Opticien." 4 Place de la Bourse, Paris. Moskowitz 105; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, ARTHUR France, fl.1859, OIM Telescope, with stand = D.(1978); Microscopes = AMH, D.(1989). Dr. Arthur Chevalier; son of Charles-Louis Chevalier; author; T.C.; "Ancienne Maison Chevalier Ingénieur de pere et fils depuit plus d'un siècle, seul successeur"; "opticien"; "Officier de l'Académie"; see A. Chevallier. Palais Royal 158, Paris. Belgian Inventory; Richardson Cat.; Calvert 2; Moskowitz 132; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, CHARLES France, c.1750, father of Louis-Vincent Chevalier. Paris. Daumas. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, CHARLES-LOUIS France, 1804-59, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Microscopes = NAC, UTR(2), AMH, KEN(6), BIL, Yale U., Cranbrook Institute of Sciences, Mich., etc.; Surveying Level = D.(1975); Solar Microscope = X; Objective Lens = KEN; Cannon Sundial = O-F; Opera Glass = WHI; Camera Lucida = P.C.; etc. son of Vincent-Jacques-Louis Chevalier; succeeded him in 1841; T.C.; "Ingénieur"; Transylvania College has several philosophical instruments. Palais Royal 163 (1845); factory at Cour des Fontaines No.1 bis; Palais Royal 158; all in Paris. Daumas 1; USNM; Dewhirst; Whipple 1; Calvert 2; KEN; Monreal; Nachet; Brieux 3; Moskowitz 110; Purtle; G.L'E. Turner 24; Clay and Court; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, L'INGR. France, MIM Cannon Sundial = Soth.-LA 6/7/76. "Opticien du Roi"; possibly Vincent-Jacques-Louis Chevalier, who patented this type, which see. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, LOUIS France, c.1780, OIM oldest son of Louis-Vincent Chevalier; brother of Vincent- Jacques-Louis Chevalier; optician. Quai de l'Horloge 31, Paris. Nachet; Moskowitz 119. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, LOUIS-VINCENT France, 1734-1804, OIM father of Louis, Vincent-Jacques-Louis and Nicolas-Marie Chevalier; T.C.; mirror maker; son of Charles Chevalier, which see. Quai de l'Horloge 31, Paris (1765). Nachet; Moskowitz 119; Daumas 1; Warner 13. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, NICOLAS-MARIE France, d.1807, OIM youngest son of Louis-Vincent Chevalier. Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, VICTOR England, MIM Cannon Sundial = Maidstone Museum; Time Clock Sundial = NMM-D.375. cannon sundial signed "Ingr. Brevt. Quai de l'Horloge 77 à Paris"; probably misreading for Vincent Chevalier. Quai de l'Horloge 77, Paris. Strand Magazine, 1893, pp. 308-18. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, VINCENT ET CHARLES France, c.1828, OIM Microscopes = CRI, UTR, KEN; Camera Lucida = USMA. Louis-Vincent and Charles-Louis Chevalier. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Gunther 2; Van Cittert 3; KEN; Warner 13. suggest correction
CHEVALIER, VINCENT-JACQUES-LOUIS France, 1770-1841, MIM OIM SIM Compass = D.(1979); Microscopes = Faculté des Sciences, Paris (1820, 1823), KEN(2), NAC, BIL, etc.; Graphometer = P.C.; Surveyor's Compass with telescope = P.C.(1987). middle son of Louis-Vincent Chevalier; brother of Louis Chevalier; father of Charles-Louis Chevalier; did research on the achromatic microscope; called himself Chevalier l'aîné after death of Louis Chevalier; compass is signed that way; title was "Ingénieur Opticien Breveté"; patented cannon sundial. 21, 67 and 69 (1830) Quai de l'Horloge, at the Sign of the Achromatic Microscope, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet; USNM; Purtle; KEN; Moskowitz 119; Paris 1900; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALLIER 1 France, c.1800, MIM Sector = D.(1985). "Ingr. Opticien de S.M le Roi de Westphalie"; probably Jean-Gabriel-Augustin Chevallier. Paris. Coffeen 11. suggest correction
CHEVALLIER 2 France, c.1830, MIM OIM Butterfield-type Sundial = ADL-A97; Opera Glass= Soth. 3/25/86; Graphometer with two telescopes = Gersaint, La Rochelle 7/23/94. "L'Ingr. Chevallier Breveté du Roi"; "Opticien du Roi"; probably J.-G.-A. Chevallier but the address is unique to these instruments. vis-a-vis le Marché aux Fleurs No. 1 à Paris. Rinaldi 23; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALLIER, A. France, c.1830, MIM Sundial = CLO. probably misreading for Arthur Chevalier, which see. Paris. Baillie 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVALLIER, JEAN-GABRIEL-AUGUSTIN France, 1778-1848 fl.1796-1840, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Theodolite = Versailles 4/17/83; Barometer = D.(1969); Sundials = CLO, Soth. 5/10/54; Microscopes = OXF, BIL, MIM; Surveying Compass = Drouot 4/26/67; Hygrometer = Drouot 3/9/70; Cannon Sundials = ADL-W104, VNN; Sandglass = NAWCC Museum, Pa.; Sundial = Capt. Hallett House, Mass.; etc. theodolite is signed "l'Ingénieur Chevallier Place de Pont Neuf 15, Paris"; its telescope is signed "Réparée par l'ingénieur Chevallier opticien du Roi à Paris"; author; last four instruments signed "L'Ing. Chevallier Place de Pont Neuf 15, Paris." coin de Quai de l'Horloge (1796); Place de Pont Neuf 15; both in Paris. Daumas 1; Purtle; Nachet; Brieux 3(1967); Moskowitz 105; RSW; Kosobutsky; G.L'E. Turner 24; Coffeen 11; ADL. suggest correction
CHEVALLIER, MAISON DE France, 1900, OIM Telescope, with stand = D.(1989). "Maison de l'Ingr. Chevallier Optn"; succeeded by Avizard Frères. Place de Pont Neuf 15; 21 Rue Royal; both in Paris. Moskowitz 132; RSW. suggest correction
CHEVILLE France, c.1796, PHIM Money Balance = Versailles 11/19/78, 4/17/83. 1978 instrument signed "Cheville Père marchand balancier ajusteur poids des espèces d'or et d'argent"; 1983 signed "Cheville Marchand balancier, ajusteur" plus address. à l'I courronné, rue St. Denis, vis à vis la rue des Lombards No. 341, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CHEZY, ANTOINE DE France, 1718-98, MIM Instruments, 1751 = Trudaine (1751); Level = CNAM. perfected levels by smoothing the inside of the tube. Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
CHIARANDA, J.P. Italy, c.1701, Father J.P. Chiaranda; designed sundials; author. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
CHICKERING, NATHANIEL USA, 1750-1837, MIM records at the South Natick, Mass. Historical Society Museum show that he made "a compass" in 1780. Dover, Mass. Smart 1. suggest correction
CHICKIE, FRANCIS Scotlandfl.1827-29, PHIM barometer maker. 127 Broad Street (1827); 127 Gallowgate (1828); 48 Broad Street (1829); all in Aberdeen. Bryden 3. suggest correction
CHIDGOR Russia, MIM Sundial = GEL. instrument maker to the Chamber of Instruments. RSW. suggest correction
CHIESA see Greener and Chiesa. suggest correction
CHIESA, JOS. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Macclesfield. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHIESA, JOSH England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). one signed "J. Chiesa Manchester"; the other "Josh Chiesa Manchester." Manchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHILD, HENRY England, fl.1832-68, MIM OIM PHIM apprenticed to James Gardner of the Grocers' Company, March 5, 1807 for 7 years. 3 Barnet Street, Lambeth; 66 Vauxhall Walk; both in London. J. Brown 2; Taylor 2(1804); Crawforth 6. suggest correction
CHILD, JOHN USA, MIM Astronomical Clock = Library Company, Philadelphia, Pa. Philadelphia, Pa. RSW. suggest correction
CHILDREY, JOSHUA England, 1623-70, claimed to have designed three telescopes; Faversham, Kent. Taylor 1(209); Dewhirst; Evans 1. suggest correction
CHILMEAD, JOHN England, c.1695, MIM globe maker. London. Globus, June, 1963. suggest correction
CHILTON, GEORGE England USA, fl.1800-36, MIM PHIM invented a rain-gauge, barometer, hygrometer, etc.; made astronomical instruments. New York, N.Y. (1800). USNM; D.J. Warner 6. suggest correction
CHIPLEY, S.E. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHIQUET, JEAN-BAPTISTE NOEL France, 1722-c.1794, OIM Microscope, rosewood, 1788 = D.(1968). Jean-Baptist Noël Chiquet; "Breveté Ingénieur du Roi" in 1791; succeeded by Jacquet 1. rue du Haut Moulin près le Pont Nôtre-Dame, Paris. Daumas 1; Brieux 2; Nachet. suggest correction
CHIRIGI, RAFAELLO Italy, 1812, MIM Celestial Globe, 1812 = ROM. Naples. RSW. suggest correction
CHISHOLM, W.F. USA, NIM T.C. 101 Main Street, Gloucester, Mass. Moskowitz; RSW. suggest correction
CHISLETT, A. England, fl.1850-56, MIM NIM OIM SIM Dumpy Level = D.(1984); Marine Compass, 1854 = NMM. T.C. see A. Chislett and M'Call. 27 Greenfield Street, Commercial Road (East), London. Moskowitz 127; NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
CHISLETT, A., AND M'CALL England, c.1850, NIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 10/20/89. "late Gilkerson"; John M'Call shared Gilkerson address. 8 Postern Row, Tower Hill, London. RSW. suggest correction
CHIZHER, D. NICHOLAS Russia, c.1750, MIM Sundials = MLL(2), GEL. also designed sundials. Chenekal 1. suggest correction
CHLASNER, O. Austria, 1567, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1567 = Capodimonte Observatory, Naples. Innsbruck. RSW. suggest correction
CHOARET France, 18th Century, see Brulat et Choaret. Merzbach. suggest correction
CHOATE AND ALDER USA, c.1857, NIM Tell-Tale Compass = MYS; Marine Compass = MYS. see Choate, Alder and Topham. New Bedford, Mass. D.J. Warner 10; RSW. suggest correction
CHOATE, ALDER AND TOPHAM USA, c.1859, NIM George Choate and William D. Alder. New Bedford, Mass. D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
CHOATE, GEORGE W. USA, fl.1845-56, NIM T.C.; in instrument case at Mystic Seaport, Conn.; repaired instruments for Charles Taber and Co., 1856; see Choate, Alder and Topham. New Bedford, Mass. D.J. Warner 10; RSW. suggest correction
CHOISY see Choizy. suggest correction
CHOIX, SAUTOUT France, see Sautout-Choizy. Evans 1. suggest correction
CHOIXEGUE France, c.1830, engraved an astronomical and perpetual calendar made by Mlle. Ginot Desrois. RSW. suggest correction
CHOIZI France, c.1740, MIM Sundial, oval, silver = D. Choizy? Paris. Weil 2(25). suggest correction
CHOIZY 1 France, 1667, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1667 = Landau = NMM; Sundials, silver = Bernard = NMM, AND-SPI; Sundials = OXF, P.C., D.(1976); Butterfield-type Sundials = OXF, P.C.; Circumferentor = Huelsmann Coll. may appear to be signed "Choisy." Paris. Daumas 1; MADEX; Nachet; USNM; Gunther 2; Brieux 3; Syndram; RSW. suggest correction
CHOIZY 2 France, see Sautout-Choizy. suggest correction
CHOIZY, F.V. France, c.1750, MIM Universal Ring Sundials = FIN-156, OXF; Sundial = AND-SPI-19; Compass and Quadrant = Soth. 6/9/39. Paris. Michel 3; RSW. suggest correction
CHOIZY, J. France, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial, oval, case = Phillips 10/26/83. Evans and Nachet list him as "J. Choisy." Paris. Nachet; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
CHOPPIN France, 18th Century, OIM Microscope = X. may be Ch. Oppin. Nachet. suggest correction
CHOQUART France, c.1770, OIM microscope maker. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
CHOREZ, DANIEL France, fl.1616-25, MIM OIM Henrion-type Sectors = X (1616), Royal Institute of British Architects. also designed a binocular telescope; made telescopes and microscopes; "Opticien." rue de Périgueux de Marais; l'isle Nôtre Dame at the Sign "Au Compas"; both in Paris. Daumas 1; Boffito; Nachet; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
CHORLEY, T. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CHOULE, ROBERT see Robert Jole. Taylor 1(334); Dewhirst; Evans 1. suggest correction
CHOUR, FERRER ARVERNA France, pre-1690, OIM mentioned by Bonani in 1690 as an instrument maker. Paris. Clay and Court. suggest correction
CHOVIN MIM Rule, meter, walnut = Christie-SK 2/9/84. emblem of clasped hands. RSW. suggest correction
CHRICHTON 1 England, c.1795, NIM Quadrant, ebony = MYS. London. RSW. suggest correction
CHRICHTON 2 England, c.1820, MIM NIM OIM Microscopes = Soth. 9/20/83, Christie-SK 11/15/79; Protractor = East India Company; Protractor and Rule = Soth. 11/1/65; Sextant = McKee Museum, Florida; Artillery Calipers = Snowshill Manor; Octants = SPI-2776, RJK, D.(1985); Gunter Rule = D.(1985). calipers also signed "E.I.C.; could be John Crichton 2 or Joseph Crichton. London. Dewhirst; Coffeen 11; RSW. suggest correction
CHRICHTON 3 see Crichton. suggest correction
CHRICHTON, JAMES Scotland, fl.1785-1835, PHIM Grammer School Wynd (1785); 129 allowgate (1789); Charlotte Street (1790-1811); 5 Charlotte Street (1812) (1826-35); 2 Charlotte Street (1813-18) (1820-25); 9 Charlotte Street (1819); all in Glasgow. Bryden 3. suggest correction
CHRICHTON, JOHN see John Crichton 2. Coffeen 10; RSW. suggest correction
CHRISTENSEN, H.P. Denmark, PHIM Stick Barometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus; Marine Barometer = Heathcote, Ball and Co. 2/1/90. Randers. RSW. suggest correction
CHRISTIAENSEN, CHRISTIAEN MIM Compass, ivory box = BMR; Compass Sundial, ivory box = P.C. BMR compass card is pivoted. Price 2. suggest correction
CHRISTIAENSON, GERRIT MIM Compass Sundial, ivory box = TIM. round. RSW. suggest correction
CHRISTIAN, GEORGE England, NIM Sextant = MYS; Octant = FRK-OC2. Liverpool. Frank; RSW. suggest correction
CHRISTIAN, JOHN England, c.1772, MIM apprenticed to John Gilbert 2 of the Grocers' Company on July 7, 1772. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CHRISTIAN, THOMAS England, fl.1790-1820, MIM NIM Octant = NMM. 102 Strand, London. Taylor 2(939); NMM 2. suggest correction
CHRISTIE, ELIZABETH England, c.1838, MIM OIM PHIM 32 Warner Street, New Kent Road, London. Taylor 2(2099). suggest correction
CHRISTIE, GEORGE England, fl.1794-1837, MIM OIM Leigh on Mendip, near Frome; 11 Strand, Liverpool. Taylor 2(940). suggest correction
CHRISTMANN, JAKOB Germany, 1554-1613, NIM OIM made telescopes, Jacob's staves, sextant; said to be first to apply telescopes to instruments. Heidelberg. Zinner 1; Goldschmidt 66. suggest correction
CHRISTON France, 1743, proposed inverted Celsius scale for thermometer. Lyon. RSW. suggest correction
CHRISTOPH, ANTHON 1772, MIM Instrument, 1772 = GIM. Maistrov 4. suggest correction
CHRISTOPHER, WILLIAM England, owner; marked on a Hadley's quadrant signed "William Scatcliff 1759." RSW. suggest correction
CHRYSOLGUE, NOEL ANDRE France, 1778, MIM Pair of Celestial Planispheres, 1778 = D.(1978). "par le R.R. (Noël André) Chrysolgue deGry en Franche-Comté, Capuchin 1778." Franche-Comté. Moskowitz 116. suggest correction
CHURCHILL, GARDNER ASAPH USA, 1839-96, MIM SIM see Loring and Churchill. Boston, Mass. Smart 1. suggest correction
CHURCHMAN, JOHN USA, 1753-1805, MIM the third John Churchman in his family; surveyor; produced a perpetual motion machine operated by magnetic power; made for him by Ellis Chandlee c.1785. Nottingham, Md. Bedini 8. suggest correction
CIATTI, PIETRO Italy, 1798, MIM Rule, wood, 1798 = FLO-529. invented and made it. Bonelli 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
CICERI AND PINI Scotland, fl.1850?-58, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(4), RSM, D.(1997). all the recorded barometers except the D. one, show the Calton Street address; the firm was succeeded by P.D. Torre and Co. 8-9 Calton Street; 81 Leith Street (1852-58); both in Edinburgh. Goodison 1; Clarke et al; ATG 3/29/97. suggest correction
CICERI, C., ET CIE. France, c.1800, PHIM Pyrometer = CNAM. sold instruments by English makers. rue Saint-Honoré; rue du Faubourg-Saint-Martin; both in Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
CICERI, J. AND J., MANTICA AND TORRE Scotland, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 5/18/89. succeeded by P.D. Torre and Co. which also succeeded Ciceri and Pini. Edinburgh. Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
CICERI, P. AND A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CICERINI AMD PINI misreading for Ciceri and Pini. ATG 3/20/97. suggest correction
CIMBERLINUS see Cimerlinus. suggest correction
CIMERLINUS, ALBERTUS Austria?, fl.1560-70, instrument drawings in BM Print Room. Vienna? Evans 1. suggest correction
CIMERLINUS, JOANNES PAULUS Italy, fl.1560-66, MIM Nocturnals, paper, 1565 = P.C., Munich State Library; Quadrants, printed = BM Print Room; Astrolabe, printed = NUR. engraved world map, 1566; J.P. Zimmerlin? Verona. Michel 14; Evans 1; Weil 2(25). suggest correction
CIMOLIN, P. GASPAR Italy, c.1700, MIM Pillar Sundial, wood = VEN. for 45°. Venice. Price 2; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
CINDEN, G. see P. Gaspar Cimolin. Evans 1. suggest correction
CINGELING, HK. VAN Holland, c.1805, MIM Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CINGELING, WEDUWE HK. VAN Holland, c.1809, MIM succeeded her husband, HK. van Cingeling. Achterburgwal, vis-à-vis le Bloemmarktsteeg, Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CINISELLI, LUIGI Italy, 1803-78, PHIM made electrical apparatus. Pavia (1803); Cremona. Brenni 1. suggest correction
CIOVINO, ANT. Holland, c.1750, PHIM made very large mercury thermometers. Amsterdam. USNM. suggest correction
CIQUINO, ANTHONIO Holland; England, c.1750, OIM PHIM T.C.; made barometers and thermometers; sold lenses. Le Nes, allée Lombaert, Drie Veerglazen, Amsterdam; London. Daumas 1; USNM; Taylor 2(457); Van Cittert 3. suggest correction
CIRILLO, JOSEPH Italy, 1789, MIM Alidade with Rule, 1789 = D.(1997). "Joseph Cirillo fecit"; rule signed "Due palmi Napolitani." Naples? Coffeen 56. suggest correction
CITTELI, PASQUALE Italy, fl.1832-42, MIM PHIM SIM Cannon Sundial, 1832 = PRA; Plane Table Alidade = P.C.; Rule = Soth. 10/17/60-132. instruments signed "Citteli Milan." lungo il Naviglio, alla sinistra del Ponte di Porta Tosa, Terza Porta, No. 300, Milan. Horsky and Skopova; Brenni 1; RSW. suggest correction
CIZL, MARTIN see Martin Gizl. Zinner 1. suggest correction
CLAGGETT, WILLIAM USA, 1684-1749, NIM made marine compasses; devised electrical machines. Boston, Mass. Champlin. suggest correction
CLAP, THOMAS USA, 1703-67, president of Yale University; constructed an orrery in 1743. New Haven, Conn. Bedini 8. suggest correction
CLARCKSON England, MIM SIM Theodolite, case = Drouot 6/15/65. London. RSW. suggest correction
CLARE, PETER 1 England, fl.1764-1811, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. may be by Peter Clare 2, his son; Taylor thought that they were the same person. Manchester. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(699); Baillie 1. suggest correction
CLARE, PETER 2 England, 1781-1851, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. may be by Peter Clare 1, his father; Taylor thought that 1 and 2 were the same person. Manchester. Goodison 1; Baillie 1; Taylor 2(699). suggest correction
CLARK 1 Ireland, c.1820, PHIM made sets of solids; probably Edward Clark. Sackville Street, Dublin. Bryden 9. suggest correction
CLARK 2 USA, pre-1870, see Wolfe and Clark's. suggest correction
CLARK 3 England, PHIM Aneroid Barometer = Christie-SK 11/27/86. 20 Old Bond Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
CLARK AND SON Scotland, c.1850, PHIM Barometer = Soth.-S 7/23/87. Greenock. RSW. suggest correction
CLARK, ALVAN USA, 1804-87, OIM the most notable American telescope maker of the nineteenth century; many of his lenses are still in use in modern mountings; tube and mounting 18.5" (1863) = ADL-G33 & L35. Prospect Street (pre-1860); Henry Street (1860); both in Cambridge , Mass. D.J. Warner 1; DSB; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CLARK, ALVAN GRAHAM USA, 1832-97, OIM son of Alvan Clark; worked with his father and brother, George Bassett Clark; did the optical work. Cambridge, Mass. D.J. Warner 1: DSB. suggest correction
CLARK, ALVAN, AND SONS USA, c.1850-97, OIM Telescope, 1896 = ADL-A206. Alvan Clark and his sons, George Bassett and Alvan Graham Clark. Cambridge, Mass. D.J. Warner 1; DSB; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CLARK, E.M. England, c.1835, see E.M. Clarke. London. KEN. suggest correction
CLARK, FREDERICK HARVEY USA, 1811-66, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C. New York, N.Y.(1829-34); Memphis, Tenn. (1849-66). Smart 1. suggest correction
CLARK, GEORGE BASSETT USA, 1827-91, OIM son of Alvan Clark; worked with his father and brother, Alvan Graham Clark; did the mechanical work; see Alvan Clark and Sons. Cambridge, Mass. D.J. Warner 1; DSB. suggest correction
CLARK, HORATIO USA, 1772-1833, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio. clockmaker. Bennington, Vermont. Smart 1; USNM; Bedini 17. suggest correction
CLARK, J. Scotland, fl.1751-76, OIM Magnifying Instrument Set = LAW; Microscopes,= WHI (1751), KEN (1776). James 1 or John 3 Clark. Edinburgh. Whipple 1; Clay and Court; Morrison-Low. suggest correction
CLARK, JACOB 1 Scotland, 18th Century, MIM Double Horizontal Sundials = Phillips 12/2/87, RSM. Phillips also marked "TH MD" and a Scottish thistle; see Jacob Clark 2. Edinburgh. Somerville; RSW. suggest correction
CLARK, JACOB 2 Scotland, c.1800, MIM OIM Microscope = CRI. Dundee. Gunther 2; Bryden 3. suggest correction
CLARK, JAMES 1 Scotland, fl. 1756-74, OIM Microscope, 1774 = WHI. may have been apprenticed to John Yeoman. Edinburgh. Taylor 2(458) & 2(675a); Daumas 1; Whipple 1; Clarke et al. suggest correction
CLARK, JAMES 2 England, c.1822, OIM 13 Smith Street, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1511). suggest correction
CLARK, JOHN 1 England, fl.1667-72, OIM free of the Spectaclemakers' Company, c.1667; took apprentices. Leadenhall Street, London. Dewhirst; Court and von Rohr 3(19). suggest correction
CLARK, JOHN 2 England, 1742, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1742 = ex-Salford Priory; Perpetual Calendar = Cranbrook Institute of Science, Mich. Petworth. Gatty; Evans 1; USNM. suggest correction
CLARK, JOHN 3 Scotland, fl.1749-96, OIM Microscopes = P.C., KEN(3), EMA, CRI, WHI, OXF, KEN (1776), OXF (1773, 1774, 1776), RSM (1749, 1751, 1775, 1776), P.C. (1774), etc. goldsmith; designed a simple microscope in 1754. at James Gilliland's, Jeweller, upper-end of the Luckenbooths (1749); Parliament Close (1751-55); Sir Isaac Newton's Head, a little above the Guard, north side of the High Street (1773-82); all in Edinburgh. Bryden 3 & 4; Taylor 2(700); Nachet; Clay and Court; KEN; Morrison-Low 1; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
CLARK, JOHN 4 USA, c.1839, MIM son of William Clark. 122 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1. suggest correction
CLARK, JOHN 5 England; USA, 1815-90, MIM Washington, D.C. Smart 1. suggest correction
CLARK, JOHN 6 England, PHIM Angle Barometer = X. Chester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CLARK, LATIMER England, c.1845, PHIM Galvanometer = P.C. also marked "Muirhead and Co. Ltd." Westminster, London. RSW. suggest correction
CLARK, MATHEW England, c.1752, OIM apprenticed to George Bass, OIM, in the Spectaclemakers' Company on Sept. 30, 1742; free of the Company on Oct. 5, 1752. Court and von Rohr 3(148). suggest correction
CLARK, PETER England, c.1693, MIM apprenticed to John Worgan of the Grocers' Company on Dec. 4, 1693. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CLARK, ROBERT 1 England; USA, c.1785, MIM OIM PHIM also made clocks. London; 5 1/2 Church Street, Tradd and Church Street, Charleston, South Carolina (1785). Bedini 1; Smart 1; Britten; USNM; Baillie 1. suggest correction
CLARK, ROBERT 2 England, fl.1836-45, PHIM made barometers and thermometers. 2 Whartons Place, High Holborn (1836); 27 Brook Street, Holborn Bars (1838-45); both in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(2100). suggest correction
CLARK, THOMAS 1 England, c.1697, MIM apprenticed to Charles Crick 1 of the Grocers' Company on Aug. 1, 1692; turned over to John Nash 2, a member of the Clockmakers' Company, on July 16, 1697. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CLARK, THOMAS 2 England, fl.1846-57, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 20 Kirby Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CLARK, WILLIAM USA, fl.1837-60, MIM OIM PHIM SIM see William Clark and Son. 122 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
CLARK, WILLIAM, AND SON USA, fl.1837-46, MIM NIM OIM SIM Surveying Compasses = P.C.(2). son was John Clark 4, which see; may have dealt in those instruments labeled "Warranted." 122 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM; Warner 14; RSW. suggest correction
CLARKE 1 England, c.1830, OIM Microscope = ESS; Electrical Apparatuses = D., Dr. Pearson sale, c.1848. London. USNM; Brieux 3; Chaldecott 3; RGO. suggest correction
CLARKE 2 England, see Husbands and Clarke. Bristol. suggest correction
CLARKE 3 England, pre-1825, designed "Clarkes Improved Hydrometer" before 1825, they were made by Dring and Fage. London. Moskowitz 103; Coffeen 27. suggest correction
CLARKE AND SON England, fl.1822-34, NIM William Clarke 2 and Son. 13 Wapping Wall, London. Taylor 2(942). suggest correction
CLARKE, C.F. England, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Phillips 2/2/84. St. Ives. RSW. suggest correction
CLARKE, E., AND CO. Ireland, fl.1823-33, MIM PHIM see Edward Clarke. 83 Dame Street, Dublin. Bryden 9. suggest correction
CLARKE, EDWARD 1 Ireland, fl.1810-32, MIM OIM PHIM Compass Sundial = P.C.(1982); Sundial, portable = EGE; Inclinable Sundial = Soth. 7/26/65 = D.(1965); Microscopes = EGE, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland; Theodolite = P.C. see Spear and Clarke; see E. Clarke and Co. 18 Lower Sackville Street (1810-12); 10 Lower Sackville Street (1819-21); 84 Dame Street (1830); 83 Dame Street (1832); all in Dublin. Bryden 9; Moskowitz 106; Egestorff; Morrison-Low and Burnett; RSW. suggest correction
CLARKE, EDWARD 2 England, c.1833, PHIM Magnetic Induction Machines = D.(1971), KEN. worked for Watkins and Hill, 1833. Moskowitz 102. suggest correction
CLARKE, EDWARD MARMADUKE England, fl.1804-50, OIM PHIM Hydrometers = U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., Auction (1804), Soth.(1960); Electro-magnetic Apparatus = KEN; Air Pump = Soth.-B 4/7/82. most writers refer to him as "Edward Montague Clarke"; made polariscopes, microscopes; T.C.; "Optician and Magnetician"; "Philosophical Instrument Maker by appointment to the Royal University of Christiana, Sweden and to the Zoological Society of London." 11 Lowther Arcade, Strand; 9 Agar Street, West Strand; 428 Strand and Rodney Iron Works, Battersea, Surrey (1847); all, except Surrey are in London. G.L'E. Turner 24; Taylor 2(1099); Calvert 2; USNM; Crawforth 1; Chaldecott 3; Ragozzino and Schetino; RSW. suggest correction
CLARKE, EDWARD MONTAGUE see Edward Marmaduke Clarke. Chaldecott 3. suggest correction
CLARKE, J. England, Water Clock = D.(1969). modern copy. Devonport. RSW. suggest correction
CLARKE, JAMES 1 England, fl.1792-1808, MIM apprenticed to Richard Rust of the Grocers' Company on June 4, 1779; free of the Company, Dec. 6, 1792; took apprentices; sometimes spelled "Clerk." No. 28 Ratcliffe Highway (1792); No. 7 Jealous Row, New Road (1802); Goodman's Fields (1808); all in London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CLARKE, JAMES 2 England, c.1836, MIM 103 York Street, Commercial Road, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
CLARKE, JOHN 1 Scotland, 1776, OIM Microscope, 1776 = RSM. Edinburgh. RSW. suggest correction
CLARKE, JOHN 2 see the John Clarks. Dewhirst. suggest correction
CLARKE, MARK England, c.1720, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Feilder of the Clockmakers' Company on March 7, 1720. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
CLARKE, ROBERT England, c.1662, apprenticed to William Howe in the Grocers' Company in 1662. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CLARKE, STEPHEN England, c.1653, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company in 1646; free in the Company in 1653. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CLARKE, THOMAS USA, engraved compass cards for William Davenport. Philadelphia, Pa. Bedini 8. suggest correction
CLARKE, W. England, c.1850, NIM Octant, ivory scale and vernier = D.(1972). Lowestoft. Moskowitz 104. suggest correction
CLARKE, WILLIAM 1 England, 1743, NIM Backstaves = P.C. (1743), U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Md. Union Stairs in Wapping, London. RSW. suggest correction
CLARKE, WILLIAM 2 England, fl.1797-1822, NIM made quadrants and compasses. 13 Wapping Wall, London. Taylor 2(942). suggest correction
CLARKSON England, OIM Telescopes = D.(1969), D.(1970), Christie 7/28/70. made refracting telescopes; see Broadhurst, Clarkson and Co. 63 Farringdon Road, London. RSW. suggest correction
CLARKSON, A. England, OIM Microscope = Soth. 10/22/76. London. RSW. suggest correction
CLATHOUT USA, see Meneely and Clathout. West Troy, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
CLAUDET, ANTOINE FRANCOIS JEAN England, 1797-1867, OIM Reflecting Stereoscope = KEN. Antoine François Jean Claudet. 18 King William Street; 107 Regent Street (1851); both in London. KEN. suggest correction
CLAUDIUS, RICHARD c.1646, MIM Astrolabe, wood = MAS; Celestial and Terrestrial Planispheres = MAS. ICA-571; brass rule on astrolabe. Price 1; ICA 2; Garcia Franco 2; RSW. suggest correction
CLAVIUS, CHRISTOPHER Germany, 1537-1612, worked on dividing an arc; designed sundials and astrolabes; author. Bamberg. Zinner 1; Daumas 1; Boursier; DSB. suggest correction
CLAXTON AND MORTON England, c.1842, MIM 27 Harrington Street, Hatton Garden, London (1842). O'Mara. suggest correction
CLAXTON AND PROTHERO England, c.1847, MIM 27 Harrington Street, Hatton Garden, London (1847). O'Mara. suggest correction
CLAXTON AND WIGHTMAN USA, c.1835, PHIM Timothy Claxton and Joseph M. Wightman; made philosophical apparatus for schools. Boston, Mass. (1835). USNM; D.J. Warner 6. suggest correction
CLAXTON, TIMOTHY England; USAfl.c.1825-50, PHIM founded the Mechanical Institution in London; invented an air pump and produced many of them; took Joseph Milner Wightman as a partner in Claxton and Wightman; made philosophical apparatus for schools. Boston, Mass. D.J. Warner 6. suggest correction
CLAY England, c.1675, MIM Sundial once owned by Robert Hooke. Taylor 1(382); Evans 1. suggest correction
CLAY, C. England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Pickford, Hertford 4/10/97. Messingham. ATG 4/5/97. suggest correction
CLAY, JAMES England, c.1772, apprenticed to Joseph Hill of the Grocers' Company on Feb. 4, 1772. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CLEARS, J. England, c.1753, OIM apprenticed to John Cuff in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company in 1753. Fleet Street, London. Robischon. suggest correction
CLEAVER, SAMUEL England, fl.1845-49, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. signed "Cleaver London"; also made thermometers. 30 Theobalds Road, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CLEAVES, NATHANIEL USA, c.1839, MIM PHIM Hydrometer, silver = Salem Maritime Nat'l Historic Site, Mass.; Slide Rule = MYS. invented a silver hydrometer; successor to J.W. Harris, Boston, Mass. Boston, Mass. RSW. suggest correction
CLEEVE, JOH. England, d.1813, MIM Globe, Celestial, wood = VAA; Globe, Celestial and Planisphere = WHI. wooden globe signed "Cleeve." Price 12; Grimaldi. suggest correction
CLEMENS, FR. Italy, fl.1638-40, MIM Pillar Sundial, ivory, 1638 = VEN; Nocturnal, with shadow square, 1640 = VNM. pillar sundial is for 45°. Venice. RSW. suggest correction
CLEMENT, JOSEPH England, pre-1819, invented an ellipsograph. Gunther 8; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
CLEMENT, WILLIAM England, fl.1677-99, MIM admitted as Brother in the Clockmakers' Company in 1677; Master of the Company, 1693. Evans 1; Robischon. suggest correction
CLEMENTS see Joseph Clement. suggest correction
CLENCH, J. England, c.1810, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 9/28/95. London. RSW. suggest correction
CLEPHIN, JOHN England, c.1790, apprenticed to John Blake in the Joiners' Company, Sept. 24, 1776; free in the Company on Jan. 12, 1790. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CLERET France, c.1720, PHIM Barometer and Thermometer = Bonnier de la Mosson Coll. Sometimes C. Leret a Rouen Nachet; Gersaint. WEBDB. suggest correction
CLERGET France, c.1750, MIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including a graphometer at Musée Loraine, Nancy marked "L'Appartien à Jean de St. Loire Architect du Feu, Roy de Pologne." some appear to be signed "C. Lerget" [?]. au Butterfield, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet; Michel 3; Price 12; Gunther 3; Bryden 9; Moskowitz 103; Coffeen B; Trois Siècles; Paris 1900; RSW. suggest correction
CLERGUET misreading for "Clerget." Nachet; Coffeen B. suggest correction
CLERK, JAMES see James Clarke 1. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CLERKE, GILBERT England, 1626-97?, MIM made sundials to order; author. Cambridge; Luffenham. Taylor 1(220). suggest correction
CLERTY England, c.1760, succeeded by John Goater, c.1760. RSW. suggest correction
CLIFFORD, ED. England, c.1840, MIM PHIM 42 Old Bond Street, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
CLIFFORD, WHYNOT WILLIAM England, c.1741, apprenticed to Henry Craford in the Grocers' Company in 1741. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CLIFT, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 3 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CLINNICK, WILLIAM England, c.1840, MIM PHIM 34 York Street, City Road, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
CLOCHE, A LA France, 17th Century, Sundial with Italian hours = MADEX-97. this is surely an address, "à la Cloche." MADEX. suggest correction
CLOESE, BERNARD VAN DER Holland, fl.1688-1712, MIM Sphere = LEY. clockmaker; father of Jacob van der Cloese; member of the Clockmakers' Guild. The Hague. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; Price 2. suggest correction
CLOESE, JACOB VAN DER Holland, 1690-1766, MIM PHIM Pedometer = LEY; Heliostats = LEY, The Hague. also made clocks and pyrometers; son of Bernard van der Cloese; made a garden sundial, designed by P. de Laraux, in 1711. The Hague; Leiden (1718-66). Rooseboom 1; Crommelin; USNM; Daumas 1. suggest correction
CLOESEN see Cloese. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CLOOTE Holland, MIM globe maker. Globus, June, 1963. suggest correction
CLOUGH, JERE USA, 18th Century, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, wood = Streeter Coll., Yale University. Boston, Mass.? RSW. suggest correction
CLUSKEY, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Boston. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COAD England?, c.1850, patented a graduated galvanic battery. Antique Show, Boston, 1969. suggest correction
COAKE England, c.1671, MIM Evans 1. suggest correction
COALLY AND CO. England, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer with Thermometer = K. and C. 10/8/75. London. RSW. suggest correction
COATSFIELD, JOHN England, c.1682, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Robert Starr of the Clockmakers' Company on May 18, 1682. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COBHAM, JOHN England, c.1737, MIM apprenticed to Richard Bennett 2 of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 29, 1729; turned over to John Bennett 6 of the Clockmakers'Company on May 16, 1732; free of the Company, Oct. 10, 1737; took apprentices. Scroop's Court, Holborn, London. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COBHAM, STOCKLEY England, fl.1737-87, MIM apprenticed to James Wilson of the Clockmakers' Company on July 4, 1723; free of the Company, Oct 10, 1737; took apprentices. Scroop's Court, Holborn, London. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COBURN, J. England, 1756, MIM Sundial, 1756 = Christie-SK 2/2/77. London. RSW. suggest correction
COCART, JUANIN Spain; Belgiumfl.1596-1600, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundials = KEN (1596), OXF (1596), VIE (1598), MAN (1599), Christie 4/3/85 (1599), POB (1600), P.C. (1600); Diptych Sundial, 1600 = D.(1986). clockmaker to Charles V; Christie and D.(1986) sundials made in Madrid. Madrid (1599); Brussels. Guye et Michel; Michel 3 and 14; Garcia Franco 1; Garcia Diego; Trois Siècles; Ward 3; Baillie 1; Zinner 4; KEN; Queries, SIS Bull. No. 12; RSW. suggest correction
COCER Austria, MIM Horizontal Sundial = P. and S. 3/8/1895. Vienna. Evans 1. suggest correction
COCHRAN, JOHN England, c.1773, apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1 in the Grocers' Company on Jan. 7, 1773. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COCK England, c.1800, MIM Gauger's Slide Rule and Rod = KEN; Measuring Rod, boxwood and brass = Soth.-Chester 6/26/85. "Cock, maker London." London. KEN; RSW. suggest correction
COCK AND HUGHES England, c.1790, MIM Dipping Measure, wood = D. "Makers to the Excise." London. RSW. suggest correction
COCK AND REEVES England, post-1650, OIM Daumas 1. suggest correction
COCK, CHRISTOPHER angland, fl.1660-97, OIM Objective Glass, 1668 = WHI; Telescope, 1673 = KEN; Microscope = WHI. apprenticed to Richard Reeves 1 in the Spectaclemakers' Company; admitted as Brother to the Company in 1680; free of the Turners' Company in 1697; had worked with Reeves 1; employed by Hooke, Newton, Flamsteed and Gregory. Long Acre, London (1673). Taylor 1(285); Daumas 1; G.L'E. Turner 17; KEN; Evans 1; USNM; Dewhirst; Price 12; Clay and Court; Court and Von Rohr 3 & 4; Robischon; RSW. suggest correction
COCK, JOHN England, fl.1710-11, OIM glass grinder; son of Chistopher Cock?; free of the Turners' Company before 1710; not a member of the Spectaclemakers' Company; made perspective glasses.. Coach and Garter, Long Acre, London. Taylor 1(452); Dewhirst; Evans 1; Court and Von Rohr 3(VII); Robischon. suggest correction
COCK, THOMAS England, c.1750, MIM Instrument = WHI. mathematical teacher. Cirencester. Taylor 2(459). suggest correction
COCKE see Cock. suggest correction
COCKER England, c.1664, MIM arithmetician; writing master; engraved a silvered small rule, made by John Brown 1, for Samuel Pepys. London. Rabone 1. suggest correction
COCKEY, EDWARD England, c.1790, MIM Astronomical Clock = Longleat House, Wilts. Warminster. Britten; RSW. suggest correction
COCKNEY, EDWARD Edward Cockey? Britten. suggest correction
COCKS see Cox; see Cock. Taylor 1(285). suggest correction
COCQUART, JENNIN see Juan Cocart. Michel 14. suggest correction
COCQUER, JUAN see Juan Cocart. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
CODART France, c.1580, MIM globe maker. Globus, Dec., 1958. suggest correction
CODDINGTON, H. England, c.1830, Rev. H. Coddington; designed a thick single lens microscope which was made by William Cary. Nachet; Chaldecott 3; RGO. suggest correction
COE, GEORGE England, c.1786, apprenticed to John Karmock in the Grocers' Company on Dec. 7, 1786. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COECIUS Italy?, 1622, MIM Globe, Celestial, 1622 = Doge's Palace, Venice. Caecius = Blaeu. Grimaldi(727); Price 2. suggest correction
COENRAEDT, JAN Holland, c.1742, MIM Amstelstraat, Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
COFFEY, J., AND J. SMITH England, c.1850, MIM 4 Providence Row, Finsbury, London. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
COFFIN England, fl.1672-74, OIM made telescope and microscope tubes; carpenter or joiner; worked for Robert Hooke. Taylor 1(355). suggest correction
COFFIN, JAMES H. USA, c.1837, PHIM Wind Vane = USNM. made meteorological instruments. Ogdensburg, N.Y. USNM; Middleton 4. suggest correction
COFFIN, R. England, 18th Century, MIM Vertical Declining Sundial = D.(1980) = ADL-W95. for 50°31'. Oxon. Moskowitz 121; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
COFFIN, T. USA, c.1825, MIM SIM Wine Gauging Rod, wood = D.(1981); Surveying Compass, wood = D.(1980). Newburyport, Mass. Moskowitz 117. suggest correction
COFSA probably misreading for Cossa. RSW. suggest correction
COGGER England, 18th Century, MIM Garden Sundial = D.(1969). Maidstone. RSW. suggest correction
COGGESHALL, HENRY England, 1623-90, MIM Coggeshall Rule = KEN. invented a slide rule with a Gunter-type logarithmic scale, 1677; author; developed a hinged slide rule with girt line for calculating timber in 1682. Suffolk. G.L'E. Turner 24; Taylor 1(210); KEN; Delehar 2 and 9.; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
COGGS, I. England, MIM NIM PHIM Universal Ring Sundials = Snowshill Manor, D.(1969); Compass Sundials = VCW, P.C.; Holland Circle = Libert et Castor 4/28/82; Compass = D.(1985); Circumferentor = P.C.. may be John Coggs 1 or 2. Fleet Street, London. Coffeen 9; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
COGGS, I., AND N. HILL England, post-1730, MIM Terrestrial Globe, stand = Christie 5/5/83. may be later label? John Coggs 1 or 2 with Nathaniel Hill. The Globe and Sun near St. Dunstan's Church, Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(25 and 242); RSW. suggest correction
COGGS, JOHN 1 England, fl.1715-40, MIM PHIM Universal Ring Sundials = FIN, Kenny, Soth. 7/15/63, and 11/16/87; Sundial, circular = Soth. 6/9/77; Compass Sundials = OXF(2); Table Sundial = FIN;; Ellipsograph = Soth. 10/17/60; Butterfield-type Sundial, silver = Soth. 3/27/72. freeman of the Pewterers' Company 1712; barometer maker; had worked with John Rowley; T.C.; some of these instruments may have been made by John Coggs 2; took William Wyeth, a former apprentice as a partner. Globe and Sun, near St. Dunstan's Church, Fleet Street; 136 Fleet Street; both in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 1(463), 2(25); Michel 3; USNM; Gunther 2 and 6; Dewhirst; Coffeen 9; Crawforth 1, 6 & 7; RSW. suggest correction
COGGS, JOHN 2 England, c.1757, MIM PHIM apprenticed in 1757 to Benjamin Cole 2 in the Merchant Taylors' Company; may have been free by patrimony in another Company; it is hard to distinguish the instruments made by John Coggs 1 from those of John Coggs 2. Globe and Sun, between St. Dunstan's Church and Chancery Lane, Fleet Street; 136 Fleet Street; both in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(242); Clay and Court; Coffeen 9; RSW; Crawforth 6, 7 and 8. suggest correction
COGGS, JOHN 3 England, c.1759, MIM apprenticed to Benjamin Cole 2, 1759; may be son of John Coggs 2. opposite Water Lane, London. Taylor 2(463). suggest correction
COGGS, JOHN, AND WILLIAM WYETH England, c.1740, MIM made rules based on Shirtcliffe's design. St Dunstan's Church in Fleet Street, London. Gunther 2. suggest correction
COGWELL, H.S. Canada, OIM Telescope = D.(1989). Halifax, N.S. RSW. suggest correction
COHEN England, c.1830, NIM Octant, ebony = Melun 4/24/83. probably David Cohen. Newcastle. RSW. suggest correction
COHEN, DAVID England, fl.1821-58, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(2). see Cohen; optician; T.C. 5 Collingwood Street (1821-37); 1 Grey Street (1838-44); 76 Grey Street (1847-51); 30 Mosley Street (1853); 9 Mosley Street (1855-58); all in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1807); Crawforth 1. suggest correction
COHEN, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth. 7/21/87. Louth. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
COHEN, S.B. misreading of Simon Phineas Cohen. Bryden 3; RSW. suggest correction
COHEN, S.C. misreading of Simon Phineas Cohen. Bryden 3; RSW. suggest correction
COHEN, SIMON PHINEAS Scotland, fl.1838-53, MIM OIM PHIM Telescope, refracting = Phillips 10/26/83; Hydrometer = Christie-SK 4/17/86; Protractor = Christie 10/31/67; Protractor, Simson-type = FRK. managed the Glasgow branch of A. Abraham and Co. of Liverpool, 1838-43; took over the firm in 1844 and changed the name to his own; some of his instruments seem to be signed "S.B. Cohen" or "S.C. Cohen." 8 Exchange Square (1838-40); 82 Queen Street (1841-44); 105 Buchanan Street (1845-49); 121 Buchanan Street (1850-51); 51 St. Vincent Street (1852); 136 Buchanan Street (1853); all in Glasgow. Bryden 3; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
COIFFIER, A. France, c.1830, OIM Telescope = Soth. 7/26/65-105; Telescopes, refracting = Soth-PB pre-1980-Phillips 12/12/89. "Ingénieur Opticien." Paris. RSW. suggest correction
COIGNIET, GILLES Belgium, 1557, MIM Astrolabe, 1557 = Ecouen (Cl.9149). made spheres; was he Aegidius Coigniet? Anvers (Antwerp). Rooseboom 1; Michel 12; RSW. suggest correction
COIGNIET, MICHAEL Belgium, fl.1572-1618, MIM SIM Astrolabes = BEK (1572), MAN (1598), LEY (1601), MNN (1618); Armillary Sphere, 1591 = ADL-M5; Circumferentors = Drouot 4/7/87, Ecouen-Cl.12016 (1600), P.C. (1602), ADL-M149 (1606), CNAM (1606), BMR; Graphometer, 1606 = CNAM; Nocturnal = OXF; Table Sundial, 1604 = POTS; Compass = P.C.; Polyhedral Sundial = Christie-SK 1986. MAN astrolabe is ICA-467, LEY is ICA-533, MNN is ICA-464, BEK is ICA-564; author and instrument designer; improved the cross-staff. Anvers (Antwerp). Price 1; ICA 2; Gunther 1; Garcia Franco 2; Michel 3; Daumas 6; Engelmann 1; Veltman; A.J. Turner 10; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
COL. R.I. MIM Sundial = NMM-Caird. RSW. suggest correction
COLBY, HALL USA, fl.1847-70, MIM NIM SIM Altimeter = P.C. Rochester, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
COLE 1 England, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM it is very difficult to distinguish between the work of Benjamin Cole 1 and 2 except for the few dated pieces; usually signed "B. Cole London" or "Cole Maker London." London. Taylor 1(492) and 2(336); etc. suggest correction
COLE 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Borough Museum, Newbury, Bucks. Newbury. RSW. suggest correction
COLE AND SON England, T.C.; Benjamin Cole 1 and his son, Benjamin Cole 2. Calvert 2. suggest correction
COLE, B., AND SON England, fl.1751-66, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Telescope, reflecting = D.(1979); Grand Orrery, 1763 = Queen's College, Oxford; Camera Obscura, book-form, 1757 = Burton Constable. Benjamin Cole 1 and his son, Benjamin Cole 2; T.C.; succeeded by Edward Troughton. at the Orrery next the Globe Tavern, in Fleet Street, London. Oxford 1; Gunther 2; Taylor and Wilson; Moskowitz 119; Crawforth 1; E. Hall. suggest correction
COLE, BENJAMIN 1 England, 1695-1766, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Sundial, 1721 = Wadham College, Oxford; Davis Quadrant, 1746 = ADL-A137; Compass Sundial = ADL-W62; Octant = D.(1995); also a wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. apprenticed to Thomas Wright 1; free in the Merchant Taylors' Company; succeeded Wright about 1748; see Wright and Cole; see B. Cole and Son. author; T.C.; invented a "Seamans' Quadrant". Royal Exchange; Poppins Court, Fleet Street (c. 1735); Ball Alley going out of George-Yard into Lombard Street (-1748); at the Sign of the Orrery, next the Globe Tavern, Fleet Street 1748-66), this became 136 Fleet Street c.1760; 200 Fleet Street; all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 1(492); Price 3; Ward 4; ADL; RSW; Taylor and Wilson; KEN; Moskowitz 106; E. Hall; Coffeen 11 and 51; Calvert 2; H.C. King 2; Crawforth 1, 6 & 7; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
COLE, BENJAMIN 2 England, 1725-1813, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Hadley Quadrants,= NMM (1760), OMM (1779); Telescope = USNM; Lodestone = D.; Drawing Instrument Set = Phillips 12/12/89. apprenticed to his father, Benjamin Cole 1 in 1739 in the Merchant Taylors' Company; made free in the Company; took apprentices; became a partner in 1751; see B. Cole and Son; the difference in the two men's work is very hard to distinguish ; they made many examples of a wide range of instruments; the OMM quadrant is also marked "Ole Jensen"; T.C.; John Troughton 2 took over the firm in 1782. Fleet Street, London. Taylor 1(492) and 2(336); Bedini 1; Calvert 2; Moskowitz 106; Brieux 3; Goodison 1; Taylor and Wilson; Eden; Crawforth 6 & 7; J.A. Bennett 2; E. Hall; RSW. suggest correction
COLE, BENJAMIN 3 England, pre-1813, MIM son of Benjamin Cole 2; trained as a MIM in the Merchant Taylors' Company; free in the Company. Crawforth 6 & 7. suggest correction
COLE, BENJAMIN 4 England, 17th Century, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial = D. engraved on this sundial was a notice to return it to the owner who was also the maker; this Cole does not seem to be connected with the London family. Oxford. Moskowitz 6. suggest correction
COLE, HUMPHREY England, b.1530?-d.1591MIM NIM SIM one of England's earliest and most skillful instrument makers; he is noted for his beautiful astrolabes, astronomical compendia, sundials, armillary sphere, etc. sometimes spelled "Humfray Coolle" or "Coole"; member of the Goldsmiths' Company; made a map of the Holy Land in 1572; two instruments that had been attributed to Humphrey Cole, have been found to be by an earlier maker, "V.C.", who has not as yet been identified, which see. Great North Door of St. Paul's, London. Taylor 1(21); Belgian Inventory; Gunther 1, 2, 4, and 8; Italian Inventory; Michel 1 and 3; Jane Turner; Dewhirst; Clay and Court; Daumas 1; Perry; Société Belge; Maddison 1; Price 3 & 11; Ward 4; Engelmann 1; Daumas 1; J.A. Bennett 2; J. Brown 3; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
COLE, ISAAC England, c.1753, apprenticed to John Urings 2 in the Joiners' Company on Feb. 3, 1753. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
COLE, JOHN, JUNIOR England, 1691, MIM Triangular Quadrant, 1691, boxwood, 36" = D.(1994). John Brown's (1) triangular quadrant made for the latitude of London; signed "John Cole Junior of Kingston, June ye 26, 1691." Kingston. Coffeen 46. suggest correction
COLE, M., CO. MIM NIM Protractor = MYS; Course Plotter = MYS. RSW. suggest correction
COLE, NIC., ESQ. England, 1705, MIM Garden Sundial, 1705 = OMM. probably the owner. RSW. suggest correction
COLE, RICHARD England, c.1815, MIM Sundial in watch back cover = OXF. Cornhill, Ipswich. RSW. suggest correction
COLE, ROBERT 1 England, c.1737, MIM free in the Stationers' Company c.1737; took apprentices. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
COLE, ROBERT 2 England, c.1835, apprenticed to William Elliott 1 in the Joiners' Company on July 7, 1835. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
COLE, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1725-40, MIM Perpetual Calendars = BM (1725),(1735), WRAY (1735). leatherseller; took apprentices including William Baker from Edmund Blow c.1738. London. Price 3; Ward 4; Crawforth 7; RSW. suggest correction
COLE, THOMAS 2 England, fl.1840-69, MIM NIM Compass Corrector = Soth. 6/23/87; Plotting Compass = Soth. 2/25/86. 21 Hannibal Road, Mile End, Stepney, London. O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
COLE, UMFREDUS England, MIM father of Humphrey Cole? Latinization of Humphrey Cole? Gunther 2. suggest correction
COLE, WILLIAM England, fl.1780-1805, MIM OIM Reflecting Telescope = Ineichen 10/20/75; Pedometer = BM; Ring Sundial = X. last two instruments signed "W. Cole"; clockmaker. Gutter Lane, London. Taylor 2(815); Clay and Court; Britten; RSW. suggest correction
COLEMAN England, PHIM Barometer = P.C.; Marine Barometer = D.(1972). Newbury. RSW. suggest correction
COLEMAN, ANN England, fl.1832-33, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; succeeded Charles Coleman. 11 Vineyard Walk, Clerkenwell, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COLEMAN, CHARLES England, fl.1823-29, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 7 Dorrington Street, Clerkenwell; 11 Vineyard Walk, Clerkenwell; both in London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COLEMAN, EBEN USA, c.1855, MIM made compasses. Wolfeboro, N.H. DATM. suggest correction
COLEMAN, JOHN England, c.1803, MIM apprenticed to William Morris of the Grocers' Company, May 3, 1796; free of the Company May 5, 1803. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COLEMAN, STEPHEN England, c.1704, MIM apprenticed to John Bellinger 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on July 3, 1704. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COLEMARE, J. England, 1737, student; "J. Colemare, 1737 Soph. at St. John's Cambridge" is marked on a universal ring sundial, WHI-1091. Price 12; Gunther 3; Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
COLES, CHRISTOPHER England, c.1664, MIM Slide Rule = KEN. Taylor 1(302); Evans 1. suggest correction
COLESON, JOHN England, c.1699, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Tuttell of the Clockmakers' Company on Aug. 28, 1699. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COLL England, c.1730, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.-S 5/19/88. "Coll Fecit." RSW. suggest correction
COLLADO, LUDOVICUS Spain, 1584, MIM Bow Compass, gilt-brass, 1584 = VIE. Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
COLLE, HUMFRAY see Humphrey Cole. Gunther 4; NMM 2. suggest correction
COLLEIE, THOMAS Belgium, fl.1721-22, MIM Horizontal Sundial in snuff box, 1722 = OXFB; Horizontal Sundials = X (1721), (1722). may be Colley. Liège. Michel 3; Taylor 2(156). suggest correction
COLLES, CHRISTOPHER USA, fl.1774-89, MIM PHIM Hydrometer = Winterthur Museum, Delaware; Sundial, octagonal = NYS. invented an hodometer for carriages; author. 42 Pearl Street, New York, N.Y. N.Y. Historical Society, 1945; USNM; Hindle. suggest correction
COLLET France, 1760, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1760 = OXF. Paris. Evans 1; Gunther 2. suggest correction
COLLET, TIMOTHEE France, 1652-59+, MIM Butterfield-type Sundials = NMM, D.(1994); Sundials, 1659 = Michel Coll., LIE and P.C. (1663). Timothée Collet; D. signed "Orlogeur à Paris" and has a lunar volvelle on the back; watchmaker. Nantes; Rouen (1652-59); Paris. Michel 1, 3, and 9; Nachet; MADEX; Tardy; Coffeen 46. suggest correction
COLLEY, THOMAS England, fl.1765-80, MIM George Graham's successor. Fleet Street, London. Josten; Britten. suggest correction
COLLIBER, THOMAS England, c.1736, MIM Abraham Lorkin turned over to him as an apprentice on Feb. 20, 1736 by James Wilson 2; may have been a member of the Clockmakers' Company. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COLLIER England, c.1720, MIM Protractors = PYM, D., D.(1987). Coffeen 17; RSW. suggest correction
COLLIER, BENJAMIN England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COLLIER, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1712-45, MIM SIM Sector, 1730 = OXF, Sector,ivory = D.(1986); Compass = OXF; Universal Ring Sundial = NYM; Circumferentors = PYM, Soth. 10/22/76; Sundial = P.B. 9/24/38. apprenticed to Thomas Tuttell of the Clockmakers' Company on April 3, 1699; may be same as William Collier 2; some instruments signed "W. Collier"; T.C.(1731). the end of Wood Street, facing Cripple Gate,(1731); at ye Atlas next the Fountain Tavern without New Gate; both in London. Bryden 9; Taylor 1(564); Chandler and Vincent; Lubke; Dewhirst; Evans 1; Baillie 1; Gunther 2 and 6; Crawforth 1; J. Brown 3; Coffeen 12; RSW. suggest correction
COLLIER, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1744, MIM member of the Goldsmiths' Company; had apprentice turned over to him from the Grocers' Company; may be same man as William Collier 1. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COLLIN France, 1809, NIM Compass Rose, 1809 = PMM. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
COLLIN, AXEL H. Sweden, c.1830, OIM younger son of Gabriel Collin. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
COLLIN, CARL ERIC Sweden, 1791-1852, OIM older son of Gabriel Collin; took over the shop in 1825. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
COLLIN, CARL GUSTAF Sweden, 1830-1900, OIM Telescope = Hammer Sale. son of Carl Eric Collin; worked in his father's shop until 1852, when he succeeded him; the telescope is signed "Collin Stockholm." Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
COLLIN, GABRIEL Sweden, 1761-1825, OIM PHIM Balance = Berzelius Museum (SWE). head of optical shop at Swedish Royal Academy from 1793. Uppsala; Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
COLLINGS, C.W. England, fl.1845-58, PHIM made barometers and philosophical instruments. 16 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square (1845-46); Royal Polytechnic Institute (1847); both in London. Goodison 1; O'Mara. suggest correction
COLLINGS, JAMES England, c.1830, MIM OIM PHIM Instrument = WHI. Skinner Street, Clerkenwell, London. Taylor 2(1808). suggest correction
COLLINS 1 England, c.1710, MIM globe maker. London. Globus, June, 1963. suggest correction
COLLINS 2 England, OIM probably Charles Collins, which see. London. RSW. suggest correction
COLLINS, CHARLES England, fl.1850-80, OIM Webster Condenser = WHI; Binocular Microscopes = Soth. 6/23/87 (2); Microscopes = BIL, P.C., Christie-SK 4/17/86, various auctions; Binocular Microscope = Versailles = 11/19/78; etc. optician; some instruments are signed "Collins" or "C. Collins"; retailer of R. & J. Beck microscopes. 157 Great Portland Place; 77 Great Titchfield Street, Portland Place; Polytechnic Institute; all in London. Price 12; Moskowitz 104; O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
COLLINS, J. England, c.1750, MIM designed or made quadrants. London. Weil 2(2). suggest correction
COLLINS, JAMES England, c.1827, PHIM balance maker. Birmingham. Christie-SK 4/17/86. suggest correction
COLLINS, JOHN 1 England, 1625-83, MIM maker of the Royal sundials; designed a quadrant made by Prujean; author; possibly J. Collins with a wrong date; F.R.S., 1667. Oxford; near the Three Crowns, Bloomsbury; next the Adam and Eve in Petty France; Garlick Hill; the last three in London. Taylor 1(215); Gunther 2. suggest correction
COLLINS, JOHN 2 England, c.1726, MIM apprenticed to his father on Jan. 14, 1716; turned over to John Wilson of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 1, 1718; free of the Company, April 4, 1726. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COLLINS, PETER England, fl.1687-99, MIM apprenticed by turnover to James Atkinson 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 19, 1680; free of the Company, Sept. 29, 1687; took apprentices. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COLLINS, ROBERT Scotland, PHIM Barometers = D.(1972), Christie-G 4/30/1986-40. Paisley. J. Bell; Morrison-Low. suggest correction
COLLIS, W.H. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Bury St. Edmunds. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COLLISON, JOHN England, c.1793, apprenticed to Rowland Tidder in the Grocers' Company on July 6, 1793. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COLLOT FRERES France, c.1851, MIM PHIM Standard Meter, folding = D.(1997). Collot Frères; T.C.; successors to M. Hirbict; scale makers; surely E. et A. Collot, one of whom was listed as a glassmaker and thermometer maker in Paris in the 1820's. 41 Rue de l'Ecole de Médicine; (formerly the rue des mauvais Garçons), Paris. Calvert 2; G.L'E. Turner 24; Coffeen 58. suggest correction
COLLOT, A. France, 1827-1900, PHIM Paris 1900. suggest correction
COLLOT, E. ET A. France, c.1848, PHIM made precision balances. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
COLLYER, W. England, c.1850, NIM Sextant = ADL-A167. used by Comdre. Robert E. Peary in 1893, on an Arctic expedition; carries Lloyd's Indent 0005 over 39. Commercial Docks, London. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
COLMAR see Charles Xavier Thomas de Colmar. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
COLOM, JACOB ARNOLD Holland, fl.1628-42, MIM Terrestrial Globes = NMM-G.170,- G.171. also signed "Colum"; possibly Columb, which see; Price reported them as a "Pair of Globes." NMM 2; Globus, Dec., 1957; Price 2. suggest correction
COLOMBA AND HARE England, fl.1844-46, PHIM Andrew Colomba and Hare; made barometers and thermometers. 37 Charles Street, Hatton Garden (1844-46); 89 Chancery Lane (1846); both in London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COLOMBA, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Salisbury. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COLOMBA, ANDREW England, fl.1842-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 1/27/88. made barometers and thermometers; worked with Hare, 1844-46. 37 Charles Street, Hatton Garden (1842-59); 89 Chancery Lane (1846); 16 Charles Street, Hatton Garden (1860); all in London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
COLOMBI France, c.1850, MIM OIM SIM succeeded by Schiavetti-Bellini; breveté; see Colombi Fils; may be son or firm of Cles. Colombi; T.C.; "Opticien de la Marine de S.A. Mgr. le Prince de Joinville." Brest, St.Malo and Paris. Calvert 2; RSW. suggest correction
COLOMBI FILS France, c.1848, MIM SIM Colombi (C.) Fils; probably son of Cles. Colombi. Quai Conti, Paris. USNM. suggest correction
COLOMBI, CLES. France, fl.pre-1844-50, MIM NIM OIM Telescope = P.C.(1958); Marine Compass in wooden box = Drouot 4/26/67-56; Spyglass = D.(1985). T.C.; "Breveté Opticien de la Marine." Brest et St. Malo. G.L'E. Turner 24; Calvert 2; Coffeen 10; RSW. suggest correction
COLTI, DI GIO. BARTOL. Italy, 1788, MIM Bow Compass Sector, 1788 = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
COLTON, LEVI USA, 1803-85, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = Connecticut Historical Society, P.C.(2), D.(1984), Soth. N.Y. 3/16/83, D.(1977), USNM (2). worked for Richard Patten; fl.1846-54; three compasses repaired by Gurley Co., 1885-1921; probably imported some of the instruments he sold. New York, N.Y.; New Haven, Conn.; Boston, MA.; Utica, N.Y.; Hartford, Conn. (1854). Smart 1; USNM; Moskowitz 127; Coffeen D; Rudd; Giordano (1977); Warner 14. suggest correction
COLUM see Colom. suggest correction
COLUMB Holland, MIM Floating Sundial = Snowshill Manor. possibly Coulomb. RSW. suggest correction
COMBES, FISHER England, fl.1728-37, MIM NIM SIM Circumferentor = Snowshill Manor. apprenticed to Simon Cade of the Clockmakers' Company on June 5, 1721; free of the Company Oct. 7, 1728; T.C.; the name sometimes is spelled Coombs or Combs. at ye Mariner and Globe in Broad Street, near ye Angel and Crown Tavern, behind ye Royal Exchange, London. Bryden 9; Calvert 2; Clay and Court; Crawforth 1; RSW. suggest correction
COMBRET, PIERRE France, fl.1592-1622, MIM Sundial inside bottom lid of watch = Soltykoff Coll. = Garnier Coll. = LOU; Astronomical Watch = NYM. Lyon. Baillie 1. suggest correction
COMBS, OLIVER England, fl.1693-1747, OIM T.C.; optician; journeyman to Mr. Scarlett; admitted to the Spectaclemakers' Company as a foreign brother on Jan.11, 1728. Leadenhall Street (1693); at the Spectacles, ye second house from Essex Street; at the Spectacles, St. Martin's Court, Lincoln Fields (1740); at the Spectacles, the Strand, near Temple Bar (1747); all in London. Dewhirst; Calvert 2; Evans 1; KEN; Crawforth 1; Court and Von Rohr 3(66). suggest correction
COMETTI England, 1722, MIM Garden Sundial, 1722 = Soth.-Chester 9/8/83. RSW. suggest correction
COMILLI England, Wheel Barometers = D.(1975); Soth.-Chester 5/16/85. modern reproductions. London. RSW. suggest correction
COMITTI England, PHIM Barometer = D.; Stick Barometer = Soth.-S 1/25/89. Holborn, London. RSW. suggest correction
COMITTI, JOS. Scotland, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Banff. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COMMANDINO, FEDERICO Italy, c.1600, MIM also made clocks. Urbino. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
COMMESSARI, EGIDIO Italy, 18th Century, MIM Astrolabe = FLG. ICA-495; owner? Bonelli 4; Price 1; ICA 2; Italian Inventory; Righini 1; RSW. suggest correction
COMOLI AND CO. Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COMOLI AND NOZZI Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably J. Comoli 2. 82 St. Mary's Wynd, Edinburgh. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COMOLI, ANDREW England, c.1830, see Peter Comoli. Dudley. Taylor 2(1809). suggest correction
COMOLI, J. 1 Scotland, fl.1825-26, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 82 St. Mary's Wynd, Edinburgh. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1513). suggest correction
COMOLI, J. 2 Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Aberdeen. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COMOLI, J. AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COMOLI, J., NOLLI AND CO. Scotland, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth., 6/6/96. see S. Nolli, Comoli and Co. 82 St. Mary Wynd, Edinburgh. RSW. suggest correction
COMOLI, JOHN England, c.1830, PHIM see Peter Comoli. Dudley. Taylor 2(1809). suggest correction
COMOLI, PETER England, c.1830, PHIM made and/or sold barometers; Andrew and John Comoli in shop too. High Street, Dudley. Taylor 2(1809). suggest correction
COMOLI, PETER, AND CO. England, fl.1817-30, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. barometer signed "P. Comoli and Co"; spelled "Curmoli" in Directory. High Street, Dudley. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COMOZZI, C. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. Aylesbury. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COMOZZI, C. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably C. Comozzi 1. Buckingham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COMPANIE DES INDIES China., c.1800, Horizontal Sundials = CNAM, P.C. surely the firm that commisioned the sundials. Canton. Cons. Nat'l 2; Société Belge. suggest correction
COMYNS, HENRY England, fl.1830-45, MIM PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.-S 9/18/86. 15 Asylum Terrace (1836); 14 Asylum Terrace (1838); 7 King's Road; 5 Hereford Terrace, King's Road (1845); all in Chelsea, London. O'Mara; Taylor 2(1810); RSW. suggest correction
CONDOLE, VULLY DE France, 1831, MIM Planetarium, 1831 = POB. RSW. suggest correction
CONDY, BENJAMIN USA, fl.1756-98, MIM NIM Backstaff, 1761 = P.C.; Octants = Pennsylvania Historical Society, Philadelphia (1763), Franklin Institute, Philadelphia (1765) = X. 81 South Front Street (1791); Fromberger's Court (1798); both in Philadelphia, Pa. Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; USNM; Gillingham 1; Price 2; D.J. Warner 8 and 10. suggest correction
CONDY, BENJAMIN, AND SONS USA, c.1785, MIM NIM Front Street between Chestnut and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1. suggest correction
CONEY, AMBROSE England, c.1676, OIM free in the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1676. London. rawforth 6. suggest correction
CONGERS England, c.1674, probably John Conyers. Evans 1. suggest correction
CONICHON France, c.1750, OIM Gregorian Telescope = Peron et Corsy, Melun 6/10/79. rue des Postes, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CONNELL England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Cheapside, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CONNER see Potter and Conner. American Philosophical Society. suggest correction
CONNETTE, MICHEL France, c.1626, invented a pantometer; author. Paris. Wheatland 2. suggest correction
CONNOLLY, GEORGE Ireland, fl.1835-45, OIM optician. 45 Grangegorman Lane, Dublin (1835-45). Bryden 9; Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
CONRAD, ANDREAS Germany, fl.1734-39, MIM SIM Graphometers = DEU (1734), BRE, DEU; Sectors = ANM, BM (1739) Huelsmann Coll. (1739); Table Sundial = LAW = Soth. 5/10/54; Universal Ring Sundial, 1738 = WHI; Square = STU; Equatorial Sundials = GRE, Koller 11/17/75; Armillary Sphere = D.(1965); Rule = ULM. Ulm. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Price 3; Ward 4; Daumas 1; Evans 1; Whipple 1; Belgian Inventory; Wheatland 2; Bryden 16; RSW; Syndram. suggest correction
CONRADI c.1710, OIM microscope maker. Clay and Court. suggest correction
CONRADIAT, ANDREAS misreading for Andreas Conrad. suggest correction
CONSTANTIN AND HUYGENS Italy, c.1685, OIM Objective Lenses = BMR(3). surely Constantine Huygens. The Hague. Belgian Inventory. suggest correction
CONTARINI, SAC. PAOLO Italy, fl.1820-44, MIM Horizontal Sundial, cardboard, 1820 = P.C.; Pillar Sundial, 1844 = FLO; Horizontal Pin Gnomon Sundial = NYM. Netini. Bonelli 1; RSW. suggest correction
CONTI, THOMAS Germany, 1711, MIM Cannon Sundial, 1711 = P.C. Mulhausen. Rohr 2. suggest correction
CONTINHO, D. MARTINHO DA FRANCA Portugal, MIM PHIM Lisbon. USNM. suggest correction
CONTURIES France, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1978). rue de Bercy No. 6, Faubourg St. Antoine, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
CONYERS, JOHN England, fl.1673-79, MIM amateur instrument maker; author. Holborn Bridge, London. Taylor 1(371). suggest correction
CONYERS, RICHARD England, fl.1689-1708, MIM apprenticed to John Cooke 2 of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 30, 1672; free of the Company, Nov. 4, 1689; took apprentices. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COOBEROW, MATTHEW England, fl.1690-1716, OIM apprenticed in the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1683; free of the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1690; took James Mann 2 and Thomas Lincoln as apprentices. Angel Street, London. Robischon; Court and von Rohr 3(58). suggest correction
COOCKE mis-spelling for Cooke. suggest correction
COOK 1 England, 18th Century, NIM Octants = BAR, POR, New Hampshire Historical Society, TRE, GEP, Whaling Museum, Nantucket, Mass.; Sextants = WHI, GEP; Hadley Quadrant = OMM. London. USNM; Price 12; Italian Inventory; RSW. suggest correction
COOK 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COOK 3 England, see Laban Cooke. RSW. suggest correction
COOK 4 see Cooke. suggest correction
COOK AND SON England, c.1820, NIM Octant = D.(1972). surely William and George Cook. 178 Shadwell High Street, London. Taylor 2(1104); RSW. suggest correction
COOK, ALBERT, AND CO. USA, c.1850, MIM NIM PHIM New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
COOK, BENJAMIN E. USA, fl. 1827-34+, MIM SIM partner with Nathan Storrs as Storrs and Cook, 1827-34; he succeeded Storrs in 1834. Shop Row, Northampton, Mass. Smart 1. suggest correction
COOK, FRANCIS see Francis Cooke. Daumas 1; Clay and Court. suggest correction
COOK, GEORGE England, c.1822, NIM Octants = FRK, D.(1982), D.(1984). D.(1984) has anchor on scale; all signed "G. Cook"; also made compasses; probably son of William Cook. 178 Shadwell High Street, London. Taylor 2(1104); Frank; Coffeen; RSW. suggest correction
COOK, J. England, PHIM made spring balances. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
COOK, THOMAS England, fl.1693-1709, MIM Slide Rules = D.(1693), Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (1709). took apprentices; "Gauging Instrument Maker to the Excise Office for more than 40 years"; 1709 instrument signed "Thomas Cooke"; T.C. by the Excise Office in the Old Jury, London. Calvert 2; KEN; Evans 1; Britten; Darius 2.. suggest correction
COOK, W.C. England, 19th Century, MIM Sector = Peron et Corsy, Melun 6/10/79. Devonport. RSW. suggest correction
COOK, WILLIAM England, fl.1806-20, NIM quadrant and compass maker; probably father of George Cook. 178 Shadwell High Street, London. Taylor 2(1104). suggest correction
COOK, WILLIAM GEORGE England, c.1814, MIM may have been a member of the Masons' Company; took apprentices. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
COOKE 1 England, 19th Century, MIM OIM Magnetic Compass = Versailles 11/20/83; Telescopic Level = Versailles 4/17/83. London. RSW. suggest correction
COOKE 2 England, OIM Equatorial Telescope = Teramo Observatory. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
COOKE AND KELVEY India and England, 19th Century, OIM Telescope, case = Soth. 2/28/80. Calcutta and Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
COOKE AND SON England, c.1910, OIM Telescope, refracting = Soth. 6/23/87. RSW. suggest correction
COOKE AND SONS England, pre-1837-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Telescope, refracting, stand = Soth. 6/23/87. probably Thomas Cooke 3. Micklegate; 50 Stonegate (1837-38); 12 Coney Street (1843-51); 26 Coney Street (1860); all in York. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
COOKE, B., AND SON England, NIM Binnacle = Tower of Gold, Seville. Hull. RSW. suggest correction
COOKE, FRANCIS England, fl.1590-96, NIM made backstaves; author. Mark Lane, London (1596). Taylor 1(81); Daumas 1; Clay and Court. suggest correction
COOKE, FREDERICK England, 1835-98, MIM son of Thomas Cooke 3; brother of Thomas Cooke 4; firm of T. Cooke and Sons. York. Taylor and Wilson. suggest correction
COOKE, GEORGE 1 England, c.1635, apprenticed to Elias Allen in the Grocers' Company in Aug. 1635. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COOKE, GEORGE 2 England, c.1694, MIM apprenticed to William Sellars of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 29, 1694. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COOKE, JOHN 1 England, c.1649, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Isaac Lowe of the Clockmakers' Company on Feb. 18, 1640; free of the Company on April 2, 1649. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COOKE, JOHN 2 England, c.1662, MIM apprenticed by turnover to William Dobb of the Clockmakers' Company on Nov. 16, 1655; free of the Company, Dec. 1, 1662; took an apprentice. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COOKE, LABAN England, fl.1825-33, MIM Slide Rules = OXF, D.(1976). also made gauges; "Maker to the Honble Board of Excise"; "late Wellington", D. signed "Cook, ----." 21 Crown Court, Soho, London. Taylor 2(1514); O'Mara; Moskowitz 118. suggest correction
COOKE, ROBERT England, fl.1668-79, MIM citizen; free of the Weavers' Company; admitted as a Brother in the Clockmakers' Company in 1668; took apprentices in the Clockmakers' Company, including Johnson Weekes. London. Taylor 1(493); Clay and Court; Baillie 1; J. Brown 1 & 3. suggest correction
COOKE, T., AND SON England, MIM T.C.; surely misreading for T. Cooke (3) and Sons. York? Soth. 10/27/69-31. suggest correction
COOKE, T., AND SONS England, fl.1856-1922, MIM OIM SIM Thomas Cooke 3 and his sons, Frederick and Thomas Cooke 4 became partners, c.1856; from 1868-94, Frederick and Thomas Cooke 4 carried on the firm; in 1894 Frederick Cooke retired in favor of Alfred Taylor and his brother Dennis Taylor who continued the firm; Dennis Taylor had headed the optical shop; the name was changed to T. Cooke and Sons Ltd. in 1897; Vickers Ltd. acquired the firm in 1916 and merged it with Troughton and Simms Ltd, to form Cooke, Troughton and Simms Ltd. in 1922. York. Taylor and Wilson; Goodison 1. suggest correction
COOKE, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1690-1742, MIM apprenticed to John Toogood in the Joiners' Company on April 4, 1682; free in the Company on June 3, 1690; took apprentices. Old Jewry; Threadneedle Street; both in London. Taylor 1(493); Crawforth 7. suggest correction
COOKE, THOMAS 2 England, fl.1690-1718, free in the Joiners' Company; took apprentices. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
COOKE, THOMAS 3 England, 1807-68 fl.1837-68, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Telescope = Soth. 10/27/69; Striding Level = KFR 12/3/64. mechanical engineer and builder of steam engines; also an instrument maker; worked alone from 1837 to c.1856; took his sons Frederick and Thomas Cooke 4 as partners to form T. Cooke and Sons; the sons continued the firm after his death. Allerthrope (1807-29); Micklegate (1832); 50 Stonegate (1837); Coney Street (c.1838); all in York. Taylor 2(1515); Taylor and Wilson. suggest correction
COOKE, THOMAS 4 England, 1839-1919, MIM OIM brother of Frederick Cooke; son of Thomas Cooke 3; about 1856 he and his brother joined their father to found the firm of T. Cooke and Sons. York. Taylor and Wilson. suggest correction
COOKE, THOMAS 5 England, see Thomas Cook. suggest correction
COOKE, TROUGHTON AND SIMMS LTD. England, 1922-, MIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. in 1922 the firms of Troughton and Simms Ltd. and T. Cooke and Sons Ltd. merged into Cooke, Troughton and Simms Ltd.; Vickers Ltd. acquired control of T. Cooke and Sons Ltd. in 1916 and that of Troughton and Simms Ltd. a few years later; the company is now known as Vickers Instruments Ltd. York and London. Taylor and Wilson. suggest correction
COOKE, WILLIAM D. USA, c.1850, MIM Terrestrial Globe, for the blind = New York Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations, 1853. USNM. suggest correction
COOLE, HUMFRAY England, 1568, MIM Astronomical Compendium, 1568 = OXF. Humphrey Cole. Gunther 4. suggest correction
COOLLE, HUMFRAY England, c.1580, MIM Gunner's Combination Dividers, 1580 = BM-1878/11-1 114. see Humphrey Cole. Price 3; Ward 4; Gunther 2 and 4. suggest correction
COOMBE, OLIVER see Oliver Combs. Dewhirst. suggest correction
COOMBES 1 see Cox and Coombes. RSW. suggest correction
COOMBES 2 England, MIM NIM OIM see J. Coombes. Devonport. RSW. suggest correction
COOMBES, D. England, 19th Century, NIM Borda Circle = Saint-Brieuc 8/4/79. Devonport. RSW. suggest correction
COOMBES, J. England, c.1850, MIM NIM OIM Sextants = FRK (2), Soth. 10/31/66-83, 10/27/69, Soth. N.Y. 2/23/79, D.(1976), etc.; Telescope = D.(1971); Rolling Rule = Phillips 2/14/79; Rule, ivory = X. "Optician and Admiralty Agent, Devonport"; some may be too late for this Index; some instruments signed "Coombes Devonport." 87 Fore Street, Devonport. Frank; Bryden 9; DATM; RSW. suggest correction
COOMBS 1 see King and Coombs. Moskowitz; Coffeen C. suggest correction
COOMBS 2 see Combs. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COOMBS 3 see Combs. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COOMBS, FISHER England, c.1728, see Fisher Combs. Clay and Court. suggest correction
COOPER 1 USA, c.1839, PHIM made a baroscope in 1839. USNM. suggest correction
COOPER 2 1830, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1830 = Cromarty. may have made dial. Somerville. suggest correction
COOPER, C.T. England, c.1850, MIM Ham's Ullaging and Proof Rules = NMM, KEN. London. NMM; KEN. suggest correction
COOPER, C.T., AND SONS England, MIM Gunnery Scales, boxwood = Soth. 7/27/64-200. London. RSW. suggest correction
COOPER, JAMES C. England, 18th Century, MIM Manchester. Moskowitz 102. suggest correction
COOPER, S. England, 1836, MIM Engineer's Rule, 1836 = D.(1971) = P.C. Miller Street, Shidehill, Manchester. Moskowitz 102; RSW. suggest correction
COOPER, THOMAS England, 1701, NIM Nocturnal, wood, 1701 = X. J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
COOPER, W. Scotland, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer with clock = Christie-SK 4/17/86. the combined clock and barometer dial is signed "W. Cooper Hamilton"; the thermometer is signed "Wm. Ticadell? Glasgow", which see. Hamilton. RSW. suggest correction
COOPER, W.C. England, 1842, PHIM Electrometer = Christie-SK 8/20/87. RSW. suggest correction
COOPER, W.G. England, c.1830, MIM Berzelius-type Slide Rule = Berzelius Museum (Swedish Academy of Sciences). 44 Union Street, Plymouth. RSW. suggest correction
COPE see Molyneux and Cope. RSW. suggest correction
COPERNICUS, NICHOLAS Poland; Italy; Poland, 1473-1543, MIM Wall Sundial, pre-1512 = Olsztyn Castle. author; noted astronomer who proposed a heliocentric theory; he also made an armillary sphere and a quadrant. Torun. Zinner 1; Polish Inventory; DSB; etc. suggest correction
COPINI, GATINI England, fl.1832-49, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 11/21/95. barometer and thermometer maker; barometer signed "Copini London." 217 High Street, Shoreditch (1832-41); 280 High Holborn (1839-41); Norton Folgate (1842-49); all in London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
COPLAND, PATRICK Scotland, fl.1775-1822, MIM Rule, 12-inch, silvered brass = Natural Philosophical Museum, Dept. of Physics, U. of Aberdeen. professor of natural philosophy; the rule used Troughton's five-foot standard-rule as a model. Aberdeen. J.S. Reid; Clarke et al. suggest correction
COPLEY, CHARLES USA, c.1852, MIM Globe, 1852 = D.(1966). made terrestrial and celestial globes. New York, N.Y. USNM; Vietor. suggest correction
COPODURO, D. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Gloucester Museum. address spelled "Cerincester." Cirencester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COPP, JOHANN Poland, fl.1524-84, Dr. Johann Copp; designed an astrolabe; author. Breslau. Price 2; Zinner 1; Weil 2(25). suggest correction
COPP, PHILIP 1703, MIM Astronomical Instrument, 1703 = GEL-TX898. Chenekal 4. suggest correction
COPPIN, EDOUARD France, post-1827, MIM NIM OIM SIM made surveying instruments, sextants and microscopes; succeeded his father, M. Coppin in the firm Maison Hue-Coppin. 56, rue de Turbigo, Paris, 3e. RSW. suggest correction
COPPIN, M. France, post-1827, MIM NIM OIM SIM made surveying instruments, sextants and microscopes; succeeded Hue to form the firm Hue-Coppin; he was succeeded by his son Edouard Coppin; the "M" in M. Coppin is probably Monsieur Coppin. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
COPPLE, RICHARD England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Sankey. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORBETTA, I. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 11 Brook Street, Holborn, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORBINO, VINCENZO Italy, 18th Century, NIM Plate for Compass Rose = P.C. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
CORBY, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORDERO, T. Italy, OIM Telescope = Technical Museum, Milan. RSW. suggest correction
CORDEROY, WILLIAM England, c.1650, MIM worked with Caspas Kalthoff and Johannes Digges. London. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CORDETT, RICHARD England, c.1765, apprenticed to Charles Lincoln, an OIM in the Spectaclemakers' Company, Oct. 3, 1765. Court and von Rohr 3(193). suggest correction
CORELAND, J. USA, MIM made compasses. DATM. suggest correction
CORLESS, JOHN England, fl.1806-38, MIM PHIM Balance = Chemical Laboratory Inventory, 1823, Oxford. apprenticed to Robert Tangate in the Joiners' Company, May 4, 1773; listed as a MIM in the directories; took apprentices; the balance was signed "Corless." 19 Newcastle Street, Strand, London (1828). Baillie 1; O'Mara; Gunther 2; Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CORNEL, ANTONIO F. MIM Rule, ivory = LOS. "Antonio F. Cornel" over "H." RSW. suggest correction
CORNELISZ, JAN Germany, fl.1760-84, NIM Octants = HAA (1777), DRE, BRE, FLE, AMST; Sextant = LUB. sometimes spelled Corneliss. Föhr Island, Schleswig-Holstein. Zinner 1; Basserman-Jordan 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2. suggest correction
CORNELIUS, VON Germany, 19th Century, MIM Artillery Level = BRE. Bremerhaven. RSW. suggest correction
CORNELL England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. c.1820? Royston. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORNELL, SILAS USA, c.1845, MIM made an "improved terrestrial globe." New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
CORNELLI, GEMMAE Spain, 1630, MIM see Cornelius Gemma 2. Garcia Franco 2; Price 1; ICA 2; RSW. suggest correction
CORNIQUET, PHILIPPE JACQUES France, fl.1785-1813, MIM Astronomical Clock = X. Paris. Baillie 1. suggest correction
CORNISH, W.H. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Okehampton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORNITTI, O., AND SON England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 9/10/86. London. RSW. suggest correction
CORONELLI, P. MARCO VINCENZO MARIA Italy, 1650-1718, MIM Celestial Globe Gores, 1693 = ADL-A159 & -W258; Celestial Globe Gores = New York Public Library (2); Pair of Globe Gores, 1697 = ADL-A303; Terrestrial Globe Gores = Library of Congress (1688), New York Public Library (1697). the Louvre owns the plates for the 1693 gores and occasionally restrikes them; ADL-W258 is one of those restrikes; the 1693 gores make a globe of 108 cm. in diameter; ADL-A303 would have a diameter of 8.5 cm. Ravenna; Venice. Bonelli 1, 4 and 8; Michel 1 and 3; Nachet; Italian and Belgian Inventories; Société Belge; Stevenson; Globus Nov. 1954; Grimaldi (732); DSB; Yonge; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CORONTE, A. France, 1787, PHIM Stick Barometer, 1787 = D.(1958). Metz. RSW. suggest correction
CORPA Holland, c.1795, OIM made a microscope with W. Eisland. The Hague. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CORRALL, WILLIAM England, fl.1822-41, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Church Street, Lutterworth (1835-41). Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORRAZINI, F. Italy, 1747, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1747 = P. and S. 4/3/1894. Evans 1; Gunther 2. suggest correction
CORSAN, ROBERT see Robert Corson. Bryden 9. suggest correction
CORSAN, THOMAS England, c.1770, MIM rule maker. Queen Street, Wolverhampton. Bryden 9. suggest correction
CORSON, L.H., M.A. USA, c.1840, invented a type of perpetual calendar, engraved by Doty and Bergen. Christie 4/3/85. suggest correction
CORSON, ROBERT England, fl.1767-70, MIM Rule, wood = P.C. rule maker; sometimes spelled "Corsan." Berry Street, Wolverhampton. Bryden 9; Crawforth 10. suggest correction
CORSS, JAMES Scotlandc.1650, MIM maker and seller of scientific instruments; publisher of the "Edinburgh Almanack." Edinburgh. Bryden 15. suggest correction
CORT AND CO. England, pre-1846, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Leicester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORT, L.E. VAN England, OIM Telescope = D.(1989). RSW. suggest correction
CORTE, JAS. Scotland, c.1790, PHIM Stick Barometer, yew = Soth. 2/4/77; Hydrostatic Bubbles = Christie-SK 4/17/86. Glasgow. RSW. suggest correction
CORTI AND SON England, c.1790, PHIM Wheel Barometer, satinwood = D.(1989). London. RSW. suggest correction
CORTI, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = X. 7 Greville Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORTI, ANTONI Scotland, fl.1833-45, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometers = Soth. 2/28/80, Christie-SK 1/22/87. the wheel barometer is signed "A. Corti, Glasgow"; the stick barometer from Christie is signed "A. Cortie" plus the address. 97 Nelson Street, Glasgow. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CORTI, B. Scotland, PHIM Barometer = D.(1972). Glasgow. J. Bell. suggest correction
CORTI, ENRICO Italy, 19th Century, PHIM Balance = A-P 3/15/76. "successore a Orlandi." RSW. suggest correction
CORTI, F. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Newcastle. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORTI, G.A. Scotland, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 12/17/87. Inverness. RSW. suggest correction
CORTI, J. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Colchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORTI, J. 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORTI, J. NO. England, c.1775, PHIM Stick Barometer = Chelsea Fair Cat., 1973. probably Jno. Corti. RSW. suggest correction
CORTI, J.B. Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Glasgow. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORTI, JNO. England, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometers = X(2), Soth. 12/14/95; Wheel Barometers = X(2). one wheel barometer signed "J. Corti" but shows the same address; Soth. signed "Jno. Corti Fecit." 94 Holborn Hill, London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CORTI, JOHN England, fl.1815-34, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, Phillips 2/15/89; Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. supplied the trade; instruments signed "J. Corti, London" except Phillips which is signed "John Corti Fecit"; may be by Jno. Corti. 27 Leather Lane (1815-25); 35 Eyre Street, Hatton Garden (1826-34); Union Court, Hatton; all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1516); RSW. suggest correction
CORTI, JOS. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Ipswich. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORTI, PAUL England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X(5). may be father of Paul Courti. 5 Market Street, Exeter. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORTI, PETER England, fl.1845-50, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 30 Eyre Street Hill, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CORTILO, CARMELO AND FRANCALANCIO Italy, 1720, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1720 = ROM-7780. Turin. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
CORTS, J. PHIM Spring Balance = DRE. RSW. suggest correction
CORTY, J. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see John Corti. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COSENS, NICHOLAS England, fl.1638-54, MIM hour glass maker; also spelled "Cussans." York. Loomes; Baillie 1; Britten. suggest correction
COSIMO, BERNARDINUS Italy, 18th Century, MIM Table Sundial = Stuker (1958). "di casa Bernardini Cosimo." RSW. suggest correction
COSLE France, invented a horizontal sundial made by Menant. Wheatland 2. suggest correction
COSSA England, 18th Century, PHIM Barometer = D.(1971). Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
COSSA, P. Scotland, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 7/20/83. Glasgow. RSW. suggest correction
COSSINET, FRANCIS England, c.1659, sold navigational instruments and globes; maker? at the Sign of the Anchor and Mariner, Tower Street, Mincing Lane, London. Taylor 1(281). suggest correction
COSTA, ANTONIO CARVALHO DA see Carvalho. Weil 2(25). suggest correction
COSTA, ANTONIUS Italy, fl. 1670-76, MIM Sectors = ROM (1675), FLO; Armillary Spheres = NMM-Sp.11 (1676), D. (1670). Italian Inventory says the sectors are 1679; the NMM armillary sphere is signed "Antonius Costa Mirandulanus fecit in Fere 1676"; armillary sphere, 1670, is 15 inches high. Mirandolana; Fera. Price 2; Italian Inventory; NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
COSTA, CESAR Italy, fl.1690-1715, MIM Squadra Mobile, 1712 = D.; Sliding Gauge, 1690 = ADL-M114; Graphometers = BM (1692) (1715), P.C.(1965); Sectors, 1699 = VEN, NYC. ADL was stolen, 1964, while on loan; the BM graphometer of 1692 is lost. Mirandolana. Bonelli 4; Price 2 and 3; Michel 3; Daumas 1; Engelmann 1; Brieux 2; Ward 4; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
COSTA, GIOVANNI FRANCESCO Italy, d.1773, MIM Celestial Globe, 1754 = ROM. Venice. Bonelli 4; Italian Inventory; Globus, Dec. 1956. suggest correction
COSTA, JOSEPH DE MIRANDA Portugal, 1711, NIM Mariner's Compass, 1711 = WHI. RSW. suggest correction
COSTENBADR, GEORG Germany, c.1583, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Soth. 5/21/53-103. see Kostenbader. RSW. suggest correction
COSTER, D. Italy, 1715, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1715 = LIE. The Hague. Michel 3 and 9. suggest correction
COSTER, SALOMON Holland, d.1659, MIM with Steven Thrasi built a "magnificent planetarium known as the `Leidse sphera'"; clockmaker. Rotterdam. Daumas 1; Rooseboom 1; Price 2. suggest correction
COSTERE, JACOBUS DE Holland, 1618, MIM Astrolabe, 1618 = MAA. ICA 464; designed by Michael Coignet and engraved by Ferdinand Arsenius. Rooseboom 1; Price 1; ICA 2; Michel 3 & 16; RSW. suggest correction
COSTIGAN USA, post-1836, NIM T.C. 74 South Street, New York, N.Y. Moskowitz 102. suggest correction
COTES, ROGER USA, c.1716, invented a meridian telescope which was made by Voight. Boston Mass. Bedini 1. suggest correction
COTTA Germany, PHIM Electrical Instrument = X. Leipzig. Hackmann. suggest correction
COTTAM AND HALLEN England, c.1820, MIM Level = D.; Hodometer = Soth. 7/15/63-148. Winsley Street, London. Wynter and Turner; RSW. suggest correction
COTTE, LOUIS France, 1740-1815, invented or perfected meteorological instruments; author. Paris. Goldschmidt and Co. Cat. suggest correction
COTTEL, TIMOTHEE France, c.1620, MIM Timothée Cottel or possibly Timothée Collet, which see. Paris. Hamilton 2. suggest correction
COTTEREL, CHARLES England, c.1667, Sir Charles Cotterel invented a form of Napier's Rods. Taylor 1(314); Dewhirst; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
COTTIE, ABEL USA, 1680, MIM had Benjamin Chandlee 1 as an apprentice, 1680; clockmaker? RSW. suggest correction
COTTON, EDWARD England, fl.1818-23, MIM made dividers, protractors, etc. Boston. USNM. suggest correction
COTTON, L. USA, c.1850, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = P.C., D.(1969), USNM. New York, N.Y. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
COTY France, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = Christie 7/5/71. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
COUCHMAN, PETER England, c.1682, apprenticed to Nathaniel Anderton in the Grocers' Company on Dec. 6, 1682. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COUDRAY, JULIEN France, fl.1504-30, MIM Astrolabe, 1507 = Blois Chateau; Astronomical Clock = Tours. also made armillary spheres; he may have repaired the astrolabe. Blois. Michel 3; Baillie 1; Price 2. suggest correction
COULDRY, JOSEPH England, fl.1819-51, MIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. also made thermometers and saccharometers. Church Passage, Tooley Street (1819-29); 4 Churchyard Passage (1828); 26 St. Thomas Street, East Borough (1838-51); all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1297); O'Mara. suggest correction
COULOMB France, 17th Century, MIM Floating Sundial, round, ivory = MERC-87. Columb? Hamilton 1 and 2. suggest correction
COULOMB, CHARLES AUGUSTIN France, 1736-1806, PHIM devised a torsion balance electrometer in 1785. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
COULSELL, ELIZABETH England, c.1838, MIM OIM PHIM probably widow of Thomas Coulsell. 153 Union Street, Borough, London. Taylor 2(2104). suggest correction
COULSELL, ELIZABETH AND MATHILDA England, c.1836, MIM OIM PHIM widow and daughter? 153 Union Street, Borough, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
COULSELL, JOHN England, c.1830, MIM 7 Wooten Street, Cornwall Road, London. Taylor 2(1813). suggest correction
COULSELL, THOMAS England, fl.1810-29, MIM made ivory and box rules; Elizabeth Coulsell his widow? 29 Union Street; 41 Union Street (1822); 153 Union Street (1828-29); all in Southwark, London. Taylor 2(1299); O'Mara. suggest correction
COULSELL, WILLIAM England, 1815-58, MIM 9 Castle Street, Southwark, London. Taylor 2(1300); O'Mara. suggest correction
COULSELL, WILLIAM, AND SON England, MIM 4 Salmon Lane, Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(1300). suggest correction
COULSON, DANIEL England, c.1838, MIM PHIM 58 Charles Street, City Road, London. Taylor 2(2105). suggest correction
COULSON, S. England, c.1825, engineer; devised a type of slide rule. Redcar. Delehar 2. suggest correction
COUNSEL England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 10/19/87. Farringdon. RSW. suggest correction
COUPPEY, JEAN ANDRE France; Austria, fl.1764-73, MIM Jean André Couppey; made several astronomical clocks. Paris; Vienna. Baillie 1; Britten. suggest correction
COUR, DE LA see Delacour. suggest correction
COURT, WILLIAM, AND MARMADUKE HODGESON England, c.1690, T.C.; sellers of books and mathematical instruments. at the Mariner and Anchor on little Tower Hill, London. Calvert 2. suggest correction
COURTANVAUX, MARQUIS DE France, pre-1782, invented the gnomograph to calculate sundials; one of the great eighteenth century collectors. Paris. Courtanvaux. suggest correction
COURTI, PAUL England, 1856-57, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 10/19/87, Bearne's 2/12/92. probably son of Paul Corti; Soth. barometer signed "Courti Exeter"; Bearne's signed P. Courti, Exeter." 38 1/2 South Street (1856); 7 High Street (1856-57); both in Exeter. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
COURTI, PH. France, 19th Century, MIM Cannon Sundial = Drouot 4/26/67-36. Mulhouse. RSW. suggest correction
COURVOISIER ET HOURIET France, fl.1775-1804, MIM David Courvoisier et Jacques Frédéric Houriet; made astronomical clocks. Le Locle. Britten. suggest correction
COUSENS AND CO. England, NIM T.C. 20 Wind Street, Swansea. RSW. suggest correction
COUT surely Gout. Koller, May 1966. suggest correction
COUTTS, I.P. misreading for "I.P. Cutts." RSW. suggest correction
COVAGNOLI, GIUSEPPE Italy, 1665, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1665 = Brescia Museum-56. Price 2. suggest correction
COVELL, THOMAS England, c.1787, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Ripley 1 of the Grocers' Company on July 5, 1787. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COVENS, CORNELIS Holland, fl.1792-1803, MIM Terrestrial Globe = AMST(2), BOM 3/28/06 (1803); Celestial Globe, 1803 = AMST; Armillary Sphere = AMST. succeeded the Valk Brothers. Amsterdam. Cat. der Bibliotheek, AMST; Krogt 2; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
COVENTRY, JOHN England, fl.1790-1816, MIM made glass micrometer scales and designed a hygrometer. Southwark, London. Taylor 2(1107); Chaldecott. suggest correction
COVERI, STEFANO Italy, fl.1660-80, OIM made telescopes. Livorno. Daumas 1. suggest correction
COWAN, HENRY England?, c.1850, PHIM Gold Balance = D.(1970). Boston. Moskowitz 101. suggest correction
COWIE, A. England, NIM Sextant, case = Eldred 10/11/75. Grangemouth. RSW. suggest correction
COWLAND, W. England, MIM Gunter Quadrant = Libert et Castor 4/28/82-89. RSW. suggest correction
COWLEY, J. England, fl.1739-46, MIM Celestial Globe, glass, 1739 = KEN. engraved the glass globe of the "Powderham sphere", c.1740; appointed Geographer in ordinary to his Majesty (George II) in 1741. KEN; Millburn 9. suggest correction
COWLEY, MISS Englandc.1787, invented a cardboard pocket armillary sphere, c.1787, "Miss Cowley's Pocket Sphere"; published by Jno. Marshall and Co., which see; example is ADL-W246. London? ADL; RSW. suggest correction
COWLEY, W.H. England, NIM Sextant with platina scale = Soth. 5/21/71. Milford Haven. RSW. suggest correction
COX 1 see Cock. Taylor 1(285); Daumas 1. suggest correction
COX 2 England, c.1750, OIM Telescope = PEA. London. Taylor 2(701); Brewington 1. suggest correction
COX 3 England, 18th Century, MIM NIM Sextant = D.(1972); Protractor = WHI; Pantograph = OXF; Sundials = NMM(2); Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 4/17/86. may be more than one person; barometer signed "Cox" on the level. London. Taylor 2(816); Whipple 1; Gunther 2; RSW. suggest correction
COX 4 England, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Marine Barometers = NMM-B.12, Soth.-S 7/23/87; Stick Barometer =X; Protractor = Phillips 4/20/83; Theodolite = Soth. 2/2/70; Garden Sundial = D.(1973). either William Charles Cox or William Cox 3; "Optician." Devonport and Plymouth. Goodison 1; Wynter 1; RSW. suggest correction
COX 5 England, 1838, MIM Pocket Globe, 1838 = Soth. 12/19/66-19; Compass Sundial = NMM-Caird. globe signed "Cox's Second Edition of 1838." RSW. suggest correction
COX 6 England, NIM Nautical Sextant = Exhibition-Maps. probably William Charles Cox; see entry for instruments. Exhibition-Maps. suggest correction
COX AND COOMBES England, NIM Sextants, ebony and ivory, cases = Chicheley Hall, Newport-Pagnell, Christie-SK 4/17/86. the name is in an ivory circle on the Chicheley Hall sextant. Devonport and Plymouth. RSW. suggest correction
COX AND FARQUAHSON England, fl.1775-91, glass workers. Glasshouse, near Falcon Stairs, Southwark, London. Taylor 2(701). suggest correction
COX AND SON England, MIM Protractor = NYM. probably William Cox 2 and Son. London. RSW. suggest correction
COX, ANNE AND ROGER England, c.1808, MIM rule makers. Suffolk Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
COX, ARTHUR England, c.1754, apprenticed to Edward Roberts 1 in the Joiners' Company on Aug. 6, 1754. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
COX, BENJAMIN England, c.1733, MIM apprenticed to John Bennett 2 of the Clockmakers' Company on Dec. 5, 1726; free of the Company, March 4, 1733. Green Arbour Court, Little Old Bailey, London. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
COX, DANIEL England, post-1780, OIM Glasshouse, Falcon Stairs, Southwark, London. Taylor 2(701). suggest correction
COX, E. England, 19th Century, MIM Rule, folding, fruitwood = A-P 3/15/76. 15 Great Queens, London. RSW. suggest correction
COX, F. England, MIM OIM Tablet Sundial, wood = Soth. 12/16/63; Microscope = Phillips 9/10/86. 100 Newgate Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
COX, FRANCIS B. England, c.1860, MIM Slide Rule, carpenter, boxwood = OXF. "late Thomas Cox and Co"; also worked in ivory. 50 Camden Street, Birmingham. G.L'E. Turner 24; USNM; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
COX, G. England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 5/5/83. George Cox 2? see James Cook 2. 5 Barbican, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1815); RSW. suggest correction
COX, GEORGE 1 England, c.1818, MIM maker of boxwood and ivory rules. Navigation Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
COX, GEORGE 2 England, fl.1830-36, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveying Beam Level = D.(1972); Instrument = WHI; Sector, ivory = P.C. P.C. has a small rosette at beginning of Numbers line; D. marked "Webster's Improved Beam Level, G. Cox." 128 Holborn Hill, London (1830-36). Moskowitz 104; Taylor 2(1815); Clay and Court; RSW. suggest correction
COX, I.S. England, 1833, MIM Pair of Globes, miniature = Phillips 11/16/88. terrestrial globe is dated 1833; 2nd edition; see James Cox 2. RSW. suggest correction
COX, J. England, c.1840, NIM Octant, ebony, brass and ivory = D. London. Wynter and Turner. suggest correction
COX, JAMES 1 England, c.1780, OIM Telescope with watch on hinged lens cover = Wilsdorf Coll. (1976) = UTO 11/2/76 = TIM. photogragh caption says "William Cox"; see William Cox 2. London. Country Life, June 3, 1976, pp. 1486, 1488. suggest correction
COX, JAMES 2 England, fl.1811-57, MIM OIM PHIM Terrestrial Globes, miniature, with cases = H.M. Queen Elizabeth II Coll. (1835), Phillips 12/2/87 (1835), Soth. 12/19/66-19 (1838); Wheel Barometer = X. the globe from Phillips is signed "Cox Barbican, London, 1835" on a label pasted over the original signature which was "Lane's Improved Globe, London"?; Soth. globe is signed "Cox's Second Edition of 1838"; succeeded Joseph Cox; T.C; "Working Optician"; see I.S. Cox. 51 Banner Street, St. Luke's; 5 Barbican, Aldersgate Street (1830-51); 85 Lombard Street (1839); all in London. Wynter and Turner; Wynter 1; Goodison 1; Brewington 1; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; RSW. suggest correction
COX, JOHN 1 England, c.1664, see Reeves and Cox. suggest correction
COX, JOHN 2 England, fl.1732-64, OIM apprenticed to Thomas Lincoln of the Spectaclemakers' Company on Sept. 30, 1724; free of the Company on June 29, 1732; John Margas turned over to him, after 1735; T.C. at the Cock and Garter in Long Acre, London. Court and von Rohr 3(112); Crawforth 1; Robischon. suggest correction
COX, JOHN 3 England, c.1759, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Hill of the Grocers' Company on July 19, 1759. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
COX, JOSEPH England, fl.1790-1835, NIM OIM Borda Circle = KEN. succeeded William Cox 2. 3 Barbican (1798-1817); 5 Barbican (1820-35); both in London. Taylor 2(816); Brewington 1; KEN. suggest correction
COX, ROGER England, see Anne and Roger Cox. Bryden 9. suggest correction
COX, S.W. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Market Harborough. Goodison 1. suggest correction
COX, SAMUEL England, c.1820, MIM Hour Circle, pewter = Soth. 10/21/74. RSW. suggest correction
COX, THOMAS England, c.1797, MIM rule maker; continued as Thomas Cox and Co? Hill Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9; RSW. suggest correction
COX, THOMAS, AND CO. England, pre-1860, MIM rule makers; succeeded by Francis B. Cox. Birmingham. G.L'E. Turner; RSW. suggest correction
COX, W. England, OIM PHIM Telescope = Christie 12/17/75; Stick Barometer and Sympiesometer = X. William Cox 3 or William Charles Cox? Devonport. RSW. suggest correction
COX, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1727-44, OIM apprenticed to William Johnson in the Spectaclemakers' Company; turned over to Jane Sterrop, widow of Thomas Sterrop 1, of the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company, 1727; took his son as an apprentice in 1744. London. Robischon; Crawforth 7. suggest correction
COX, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1774, OIM Telescope, two-draw = Bearnes 3/30/88. apprenticed to Charles Lincoln in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company, 1774; see James Cox 1 re: telescope with watch. 3 Barbican, London. Taylor 2(816); Brewington 1; Robischon; RSW. suggest correction
COX, WILLIAM 3 England, c.1806, MIM NIM PHIM Marine Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = X. supplied nautical instruments to the Naval College. Plymouth Dock, Devon. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1108); Moskowitz 102. suggest correction
COX, WILLIAM CHARLES England, fl.1822-57, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Barometer = NMM; Stick Barometer = X; Marine Barometer = X; Protractors = WRAY, USNM, Soth. 3/21/73 (silver); Sextants = Soth. 11/9/59 and 7/15/63; Electrometer = KEN; Theodolite = Soth. 2/2/70; Beam Compass = NMM; Surveying Compass = D.(1975); Watch Counter = D.(1982); Telescope = D.(1992). T.C.; some instruments signed "Wm. Cox" and could be by William Cox 3. 86 Fore Street, Plymouth Dock (1822-39); 89 Fore Street (1852-56); 24 Southside Street (1856); 83 Fore Street (1857); all in Devonport; in Plymouth also. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1517); USNM; Moskowitz 107; Bryden 9; Coffeen B and 39; RSW. suggest correction
COX, WILLIAM, AND SON England, fl.1786-1838, OIM William Cox 2 and Son. 3 (later 5) Barbican, London. Taylor 2(816). suggest correction
COYPEL, A. France, c.1710, signature on case of astronomical clock by Fardoil; also signed "J. Caffieri." Trois Siècles. suggest correction
COYSGARNE England, see Wilcox and Coysgarne. RSW. suggest correction
CR. R.B.F. Germany, c.1700, MIM Horizontal Sundial = STU. Zinner 1. suggest correction
CRABBE, GEORGE England, c. 1850, Rev. George Crabbe; made a cheap meridian instrument that showed time at noon to within one second. Merton Rectory, Thetford. USNM; London Internat'l Exhibition of 1862. suggest correction
CRAFORD, HENRY England, fl.1737-61, MIM apprenticed to John Gilbert 1, Grocers' Company, Dec. 15, 1724; free of the Company Jan. 19, 1737 (OS); took apprentices; sometimes spelled "Crawford." Denmark Street, Ratcliffe Highway (1737); Ratcliffe Highway (1741); both in London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CRAIG, JAMES Scotland, c.1760, MIM made an astronomical clock. Glasgow. Baillie 1. suggest correction
CRAMER, GERNARD Holland?, 1714, MIM Polar Sundial, 1714 = P-B 10/28/63. "sculpsit"; Gerrit Cramer? RSW. suggest correction
CRAMER, GERRIT Holland, fl.1729-55, MIM OIM Equatorial Sundial = LIE; Microscopes = CRI, UTR, BM, GRO; Telescope = LEY; Sundial = P.C.; Parallactic Machine = LEY. Groningen. Rooseboom 1; Zinner 1; Nachet; Daumas 1; Gunther 2. suggest correction
CRANE, AARON D. USA?, c.1850, MIM made astronomical clock. USNM; N.Y. Exhib. of the Industry of all Nations, 1853. suggest correction
CRANENDONCK, I. DE, M.F.A. 1607, MIM Radio Latino, 1607 = Christie-SK 4/17/86. RSW. suggest correction
CRANEVELT, JOHN England?, c.1730, NIM Backstaff = Soth. 6/25/68-19 = D.(1982). could be Middelburg, Holland; Moskowitz thinks he is owner, and that instrument was made in England. Middelbur-; Middelburg? Moskowitz 123; RSW. suggest correction
CRASSIER, G. DE Germany, MIM Quadrant, folding, wood and paper = ADL-W129. probably owner. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CRAWFORD, HENRY see Henry Craford. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CRAWHAL, T.W. England, c.1850, MIM Drawing Instrument Set, case = Ineichen 5/10/76. RSW. suggest correction
CRAWLEY, THOMAS England, fl.1676-1702, OIM instrument maker for Robert Hooke. Gresham House, London. Taylor 1(391); Evans 1. suggest correction
CRAWLEY, WILLIAM England, fl.1828-46, OIM may have been partner with or successor to Thomas Jones. 6 Castle Street, Leicester Square (1828-29); 21 Oxenden Street, Piccadilly (1836-38); both in London. O'Mara; Taylor 2(2107). suggest correction
CRAYLE, WILLIAM England, c.1595, MIM Evans 1. suggest correction
CREED, ROBERT England, c.1700, apprenticed to Thomas Tompion in the Clockmakers' Company. Robischon. suggest correction
CREEK see Crick. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CREMENSIS, FRANCISCUS see Franciscus of Cremona. suggest correction
CREMER, GERHARD 1 see Gerardus Mercator. Osley; Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CREMER, GERHARD 2 Germany, 1714, MIM Equatorial Sundial, 1714 = D. "Gerhard Kloppenburgh Invenit et Delineavit Gerhard Cremer Sculpsit 1714." Wynter and Turner. suggest correction
CREMER, J.D. Holland, c.1750, MIM Sundial = P.C.(1798). Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CREMON, JOSEPH, AND CO. c.1780, PHIM Barometer = D.(1969). RSW. suggest correction
CREMONINI England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Bilston. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CREMONINI, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CREMONINI, F. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CREMSDORFF France, c.1720, MIM Butterfield-type Sundials, silver = OXFB, NMM, FIN-172, MERC-41 (oval), Soth. 7/31/58 and 6/25/68 (ex-Chester Beatty Coll.), MADEX, P-B 2/22/54, LIE. Paris. Michel 1, 3, 9 and 15; Nachet; Zinner 1; Josten 1; MADEX; Hamilton 1 and 2; RSW. suggest correction
CREMSTORFF see Cremsdorff. Soth. 6/25/68. suggest correction
CRENTZIN, CHRISTIAN Germany, 18th Century, MIM SIM Table Sundials = DEU, NUR; Graphometers = DEU-10499, DEU; Equatorial Sundial = SPI-166; Instrument = MUN-33/283. some instruments listed as `C. Creutzin', and of the 17th century. Munich. Zinner 1; Price 2; Evans 1; Michel 3; Ernst. suggest correction
CRENY, ANTHOINE DE France, c.1660, MIM Sundial, silver and ivory = Soth.-N.Y. 2/23/79. may be Bloud-type. Dieppe. RSW. suggest correction
CRESCENZIO, BARTOLOMEO Italy, c.1607, MIM made magnetic compasses; designed a mariner's astrolabe; author; Price said that he was not an instrument maker. Rome. Boffito; Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
CREUTZIN, C. Germany, see Christian Crentzin. RSW. suggest correction
CRICHTON England, c.1830, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Octants = PMS, RSM, GEP, Kelton Coll. (1990), Soth. 4/29/77; Sextants = ADL-A178, Whaling Museum, Nantucket, Mass., Soth. 5/12/75, K. and C. 7/14/76; Gunter Rule = Christie 11/22/78; Artificial Horizon = D.(1981); Parallel Rules, ivory = NMM; Thermometers = CNAM (Lavoisier Coll.); Quadrant = SUN; Microscope = Christie-SK 8/20/87; etc. PMS octant made for Alder and Duren, New York; surely John 2 or Joseph Crichton; Kelton octant made for A. Dobbie, surely James Crichton 2. 112 Leadenhall Street, London. Taylor 2(1518), (2108); Michel 3; Daumas 1; Clay and Court; Frank; Moskowitz 122; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CRICHTON BROS. England, fl.1820?-1872, MIM NIM PHIM Rule, ivory = Soth. 10/17/60; Octant = Christie-SK 4/17/86; Sextant = Phillips 11/16/76; Sympiesometer = Christie 12/8/76; Rule with Protractor = D.; Stick Barometer, 1872 = D.(1976). most instruments may be very late. 11 Billiter Street, London. Taylor 2(2108); Moskowitz 122; RSW. suggest correction
CRICHTON, J. England, c.1825, OIM Microscopes = P.C., Soth. 11/9/59, 6/8/70; Monocular Microscope = Soth.-B 9/15/76. either John 2 or Joseph Crichton. 112 Leadenhall Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
CRICHTON, JAMES 1 Scotlandc.1817, MIM PHIM Barometer = RSM; Magnetometer, Air Pump, Compass Variation Needle = University of Strathclyde. also a balance maker. Glasgow. Taylor 2(1301); Fiona Wilson. suggest correction
CRICHTON, JAMES 2 England, c.1845, NIM Octants, ebony = Soth. 4/29/71 and 10/28/86. made instruments for A. Dobbie. London. Clarke et al. suggest correction
CRICHTON, JOHN 1 England, c.1826-32, MIM 32 Fore Street, Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(1518). suggest correction
CRICHTON, JOHN 2 England, fl.1846-51, MIM NIM Octant, ebony = Soth. 3/10/87. showed in the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London; T.C. reads "Manufacturer of Mathematical, Optical and Nautical Instruments to the Honorable East India Company and to the Honorable Corporation of the Trinity House." 112 Leadenhall Street, London. Taylor 2(2108); Nachet; G.L'E. Turner 24; Coffeen 10; RSW. suggest correction
CRICHTON, JOSEPH England, f.1838-51, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Marine Barometer = X. 112 Leadenhall Street, London. Taylor 2(2108); Goodison 1. suggest correction
CRICK, CHARLES 1 England, fl.1689-97, MIM apprenticed to William How, of the Grocers' Company, on Nov. 7, 1679; free of the Company Dec. 2, 1689; took apprentices; also spelled "Creek." London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CRICK, CHARLES 2 England, fl.1722-38, MIM admitted to the Grocers' Company by Patrimony on Aug. 29, 1722; "Rulemaker"; son of Charles Crick 1; took an apprentice; also spelled "Creek." East Smithfield, London. J. Brown 1; Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CRICK, JAMES England, fl.1733-54, MIM son of Charles Crick 1; admitted to the Grocers' Company by Patrimony on Oct. 10, 1733; took an apprentice; also may be spelled "Creek." near the Maypole, in East Smithfield, London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CRICK, THOMAS England, c.1737, MIM son of Charles Crick 1; admitted to the Grocers' Company by Patrimony on Jan. 19, 1737 (OS). J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CRICKMORE, T. England, c.1825, OIM Compound Microscope = Wellcome Institute, London. Ipswich. Bryden 9. suggest correction
CRIGHTON, J. see J. Crichton. suggest correction
CRINDEL see Carlo Grindel. Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
CRISTEL, CONRAD Germany, 1484, MIM "compastmacher" in 1484. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
CRISTIN, JEAN PIERRE France, 1683-1755 tuv, redesigned the Celsius scale to the modern centigrade scale for thermometers. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
CRITCHLEY AND MATHER England, fl.1822-24, MIM Critchley and John Mather; opticians. 3 North Side, Old Dock, Liverpool. Taylor 2(1520); Crawforth 6. suggest correction
CROCE USA, PHIM Barometer = VCW. New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
CROCE, A. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Lewis. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CROCE, G. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CROCE, J. England, 1789, PHIM Stick Barometers = X (3); Wheel Barometers = X. probably Joshua Croce 1 or Joseph Croce; see William Peacock 2, who was probably his dealer; one of the stick barometers is dated "1789." York. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
CROCE, JOSEPH England, c.1847, PHIM barometer maker; son of Joshua Croce 1? York. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CROCE, JOSHUA 1 England, fl.1823-41, PHIM barometer maker; father of Joseph Croce? 15 Grape Lane, York (1823-30). Goodison 1. suggest correction
CROCE, JOSHUA 2 England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometers = Christie-SK 2/26/88, Soth.-S 1/25/89. the barometers are signed "Josh. Croce 212 Holborn." 212 Holborn, London. RSW. suggest correction
CROFLER, CRISTOFO Germany, MIM may be a ghost. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
CROGER, J. England, fl.1830-50, NIM Sextant, ebony, miniature = Soth. 11/9/70. London. RSW. suggest correction
CROIX, BERIN DE LA England, 1761, MIM Noël-Simon Carochez turned over to him by P Vallée in 1761; member of the "Corporation des fondeurs"; possibly Lacroix, which see. Paris. Augarde. suggest correction
CROLIUS, JOHANN Denmark, fl.1575-91, MIM collaborator of Tycho Brahe; goldsmith; instrument maker. Hven. Michel 3; Price 2. suggest correction
CROLL, L. c.1650, MIM Equatorial Sundial = BUR. L. Cröll. USNM. suggest correction
CROMER, GERRIT see Gerrit Cramer. suggest correction
CRONMIRE, J.M. AND H. England, c.1850, MIM Drawing Instruments = Soth. 11/9/70. Soth. says 18th century. 10 Bromehead Street, Commercial Road East, London. London Intern'l Exhib., 1862; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
CROOKE, JOHN 1 England, fl.1693-1758, MIM apprenticed to John Toogood in the Joiners' Company; freed in the Company by Elizabeth Toogood, July 4, 1693; took apprentices. Without Newgate, London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CROOKE, JOHN 2 England, c.1722, apprenticed to his father, John Crooke 1, in the Joiners' Company on Sept. 1, 1713; free in the Company, April 3, 1722. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CROOKE, RICHARD England, c.1715, son of John Crooke 1; apprenticed to his father in the Joiners' Company, April 12, 1715. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CROOKES, JOHN England, MIM Quadrant, surveying = Musée Lombard, Geneva; Surveying Instrument= D.(1994). D. signed "Jno. Crookes Fecit Leeds". Leeds. Coffeen X (1994); RSW. suggest correction
CROOKES, WILLIAM England, 1832-1919, PHIM invented and made a wide range of philosophical instruments, including Crooke's radiometer; F.R.S. London. DSB; DNB; Zeitlin Cat. suggest correction
CROOME, ROBERT England, c.1764, free in the Joiners' Company; testified for Francis Morgan, July 3, 1764. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CROSA, ANTONIUS Italy, 1573, MIM Astrolabe, 1573 = D. "Antonius Crosa De Castronovo Genve Elaborabat Anno Salatis Domini MDLXXIII." Genoa. Brieux 2. suggest correction
CROSBY AND ROBINSON England, pre-1743, T.C.; Thomas Crosby and John Robinson 1; sold all sorts of instruments; split up in 1743. at the lower end of Fair-street, "upon Horse-ly-down", in Southwark, London. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
CROSBY, DANIEL Ireland, fl.1783-1804, PHIM Balances = D., WHI. 36 Pill Lane, Dublin. Coffeen III; Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
CROSBY, JOHN England, c.1675, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company, c.1675. London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
CROSMAN, CHARLES USA, 1830-1907, MIM worked for Burt and Bailey, 1853-56; worked with Burt and Watson, 1857-58; partner with William Cicero Grant as Grant and Crosman, 1858-61. Jefferson Avenue, between Bates and Randolph, Detroit, Mich. Smart 1. suggest correction
CROSSE, JAMES England, c.1688, MIM apprenticed to John Brown 1 with effect from March 25, 1688. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
CROSTA AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Nottingham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CROSTHWAITE, JOHN Ireland, fl.1787-95, MIM also made watches. Dublin. Taylor 2(818). suggest correction
CROTCHIE, CHAS. Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Inverness. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CROUCH, HENRY England, c.1850+, OIM PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 1/27/89; Microscope, binocular = D.(1997). London. Coffeen 56; RSW. suggest correction
CROUCHER, JOSEPH England, c.1800, MIM also made a marine time-keeper. 27 Cornhill, London. Taylor 2(1111). suggest correction
CROUCHLEY, G.F. misreading for George Frederick Cruchley. suggest correction
CROW, FRANCIS England, 1780-1832 fl.1813-32, NIM PHIM Octant, 1832 = NMM; Compass, liquid filled = RSM; Wheel Barometer = X; Box of Magnetic Recreations = Museum, Wallington, Northumberland. patented liquid compass and Crow's seaman's octant in 1813. Faversham, Kent (1780-95); Gravesend; 37 Windsor Terrace, City Road, London. Taylor 2(1302); Goodison 1; NMM 2; USNM; J.A. Bennett 2; Hill and Padget-Tomlinson; McConnell (1984); Bedini 8. suggest correction
CROW, GEORGE USA, fl.1725-71, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, 1754 = P.C. several other instruments survive; clockmaker. Wilmington, Del. Bedini 1 and 17; Smart 1. suggest correction
CROW, T. England, 1801, MIM Garden Sundial, 1801 = NMM. Wateringbury. RSW. suggest correction
CROWDER, JOHN England, c.1836, MIM Providence Place, Tash Street, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
CROWDER, JOHN PETER England, c.1795, apprenticed to William Spencer 1 of the Grocers' Company on Nov. 5, 1795; he may be the same as John Crowder. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CRUCHLEY, GEORGE FREDERICK England, fl.1822-75, MIM Terrestrial Globes = Stuker (1958), P.C., Larvik Marine Museum, Norway (1853).; Pair of Globes = P-B 4/28/39, etc. apprenticed to Aaron Arrowsmith, c.1840; "Map-Seller, Globe Maker and Publisher"; took over Cary firm and plates in 1850 and added his own name. 64 and 81 Fleet Street, London. Lister; Moskowitz 123; Yonge; RSW. suggest correction
CRUCIFIX, NICOLAS France, MIM Bloud-type Sundials, ivory and silver = D.(1976) & D.(1986). probably the same sundial. Dieppe. Coffeen Z; RSW. suggest correction
CRUISE, JOHN Ireland, 1843, MIM Garden Sundial, slate, 1843 = D.(1989). gnomon stamped "Yeates/Dublin." Castletown, Kilpatrick. Moskowitz 132. suggest correction
CRUNDWELL England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. High Street, Tunbridge Wells. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
CRUNKLES, JAN AND FERDINAND NABOTH Czechoslovakia?, fl.1695-97, MIM Pair of Globes = Museum, Olomuc, Czech. Naboth was painter; Crünkles was the constructer. Czech. Inventory. suggest correction
CRUQUIUS, NICOLAUS SAMUEL Holland, 1678-1754, MIM Astronomical Quadrant = LEY. surveyor;, expert on water-works. Delft; Spaarndam. Michel 3; Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
CRUS, JOZE DA Portugal, c.1808, MIM NIM Compass = LIM. compass signed "Joze da Crus, a Fez." Lisbon. RSW. suggest correction
CRYER, THOMAS England, fl.1754-1801, MIM apprenticed to John Farmer 2 in the Joiners' Company on June 7, 1748; listed as a Householder from 1754 to 1801. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CUBITT, WILLIAM England, 1817, devised an "Ellipsifex" in 1817. Ipswich. Delehar 7. suggest correction
CUCCO, AUGUSTINUS Italy, 1596, MIM Artillery Instrument, 1696 = ADL-M100. "Bombarda er aris cent°." Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CUFF, JOHN England, 1708-72, OIM PHIM Microscopes = CRI (No. 1), EGE, OXF, FLO, BIL, KEN (6), UTR, WHI, MAS, AMH, RSM, etc.; Telescopes = NMM, OXF, MLL, etc.; Stick Barometer = D.(1977); Angle Barometer = X; etc. apprenticed to James Mann 2 of the Spectaclemakers' Company on April 13, 1722; free of the Company on Jan. 8, 1730; Master of the Company, 1748-49; took apprentices; T.C.; author. at the Sign of the Reflecting Microscope and Spectacles, opposite Serjeant's Inn Gate, Fleet Street (1742-54); Salisbury Court, Fleet Street (1758); from opposite Shoe Lane (1759); of the Parish of St. Dunstan's in the West (1760); all in London. Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; Taylor 2(158); Goodison 1; Whipple 1; Bonelli 1; Chaldecott 1; Belgian Inv.; Egestorff; Gunther 2 & 6; Chenakal 4; KEN; Daumas 1; Nachet; Purtle; Coffeen 58; RSW. suggest correction
CUFF, WILLIAM England, c.1720, MIM Sundial = Bishop's Palace, Wells. Shepton Mallet. Britten. suggest correction
CUINET, AEGIDIUS variant spelling of Coignet, which see. RSW. suggest correction
CUINIET, GILLES variant spelling for Coignet, which see. Michel 12; Rooseboom 1; RSW. suggest correction
CULLOCK, M. England, c.1787, invented a new azimuth compass. 38 Minories, London. NMM. suggest correction
CULLS, J.P., TOMS AND SUTTON misreading for J.P. Cutts, Sons and Sutton. Soth.-B 9/15/76. suggest correction
CULMER, C. England, 18th Century, NIM Hadley Quadrant = D.(1993). mispelling of J. Culmer? London. MAD, Aug. 1993. suggest correction
CULMER, J. England, c.1700?, NIM Octant = Marine Historical Assoc., Conn.; Hadley's Quadrant = Mystic Seaport, Conn. Josiah Culmer? Wapping New Stairs, London. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
CULMER, JOSIAH England, fl.1770-1810, NIM Sextant, 1786 = Robert Watt (1786); Octants = Liverpool Museum (1786), Marine Historical Association, Conn.; Hadley's Quadrant = Mystic Seaport, Conn. apprenticed to John Urings 2 in the Joiners' Company on Oct. 2, 1770; listed as a MIM in the directories. 130 (later 126) Wapping Stairs, London. Taylor 2(820); Dewhirst; Clay and Court; NMM 1; Crawforth 7; RSW. suggest correction
CULPEPER AND SCARLETT England, OIM Microscope = CRI. London. Gunther 2. suggest correction
CULPEPER, EDMUND 1 England, 1660-1738 fl.1713-38, MIM NIM OIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including microscopes, various types of sundials, grapho- meters, circumferentors, sectors, etc; (see Coffeen 46.) apprenticed to Walter Hayes in the Grocers' Company, Sept. 6, 1684; free of the Company on Mar. 4, 1713; took over Hayes' shop before 1700; took one apprentice; sometimes spelled `Culpepper"; gave his name to a type of microscope but it is not certain that he was the inventor; T.C. also lists telescopes; some instruments signed "E.C" which see. Cross Daggers, Moorfields (the Old Mathematical Shop); Black and White Horse, Middle Moorfields; under the Piazza at the Royal Exchange; all in London. Taylor 1(422), 2(31); Bryden 11 & 16; J. Brown 1; Crawforth 1; Calvert 2; Moskowitz; Coffeen 46; Price 3; Ward 4; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
CULPEPER, EDMUND 2 England, fl.1758-59, MIM admitted to the Grocers' Company by Patrimony, Oct. 3, 1758; son of Edmund Culpeper 1; took his son as as apprentice. Mile End in Stepney Parish; Mare Street, Hackney (1759); both in London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CULPEPER, EDWARD clergyman; not an instrument maker; father of Edmund Culpeper 1. Court and von Rohr 3(IV); Taylor 1(307 and 422); J. Brown 1; Crawforth 6. suggest correction
CULPEPER, JOHN CHANDLER England, c.1759, apprenticed to his father, Edmund Culpeper 2, in the Grocers' Company on Sept. 6, 1759. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CULPEPPER see Culpeper. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CULPER, E. England, MIM Ring Sundial, large = MERC-23. probably E. Culpeper. Hamilton 1. suggest correction
CUMBERLAND, RICHARD England, 1631-1718, MIM Dr. Richard Cumberland; constructed an orrery, pre-1700. Stamford; Peterborough. Milburn 5; Gunther; Taylor and Wlson; USNM. suggest correction
CUMMING, ALEXANDER Scotland; England, fl.1773-1814, MIM PHIM Clock Barographs = Buckingham Palace (1765), Cumming (1766); Luke Howard (1814) = KEN, Lowther Castle = P.C. = VAA (loan); Microtome = KEN. clockmaker; author; F.R.S.; Philosophical Society of Edinburgh; sometimes spelled ~Cummings"; in 1781 he was made an Honorary Freeman of the Clockmakers' Company. Edinburgh; 12 Clifford Street, Bond Street (1785); 75 Fleet Street; Pentonville; all in London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(462); Britten; Boffito; Baillie 1; Chaldecott 1; Cosh 2; Middleton 1. suggest correction
CUMMINS, ALEXANDER England, c.1840, clock and chronometer maker; held patents for improvements in barometers and sympiesometers. Leadenhall Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CUNAEUS, ANDREAS Holland, c.1755, devised, independently, the Leyden jar. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
CUNIGHAM, JACOB England, 1661, OIM Telescope, 1661 = NMM. maker or owner? Cuningham? earliest dated telescope known. NMM 2; Daumas 1; Taylor 1(289); London Illustrated News, 4/10/37. suggest correction
CUNINGHAM, WILLIAM England, 1531-86, designed mathematical instruments including a new quadrant and an astronomer's ring. Norwich; Cambridge; Colman Street, London. Taylor 1(22); Gunther 2; Evans 1. suggest correction
CUNLY, ETHAN USA?, 1804, MIM Horizontal Sundial, slate, 1804 = Mercer Museum, Pa. RSW. suggest correction
CUNN, SAMUEL England, fl.1714-22, designed a new sector. Litchfield Street, London. Taylor 1(572). suggest correction
CUNO, COSMUS CONRADUS Germany, 1652-1745, OIM Microscope, simple, wood and ivory, case, 1692 / Christie-SK June/1996. optician; made fine microscopes. Augsburg. Nachet; Daumas 1; Price 2; Zahn; Clay and Court; ATG June, 1966. suggest correction
CUNO, JAKOB Germany, fl.1561-79, MIM made astronomical clock for Strasbourg Cathedral. Frankfort. Zinner 1. suggest correction
CUPER France, MIM Sundial in lid of watch = Ineichen 5/3/74. Blois. RSW. suggest correction
CURMOLI England, mis-spelling in directory for Comoli. Dudley. Goodison 1. suggest correction
CURSOR, PAPIRIUS Italy, MIM Sundial = Rome. Rome. Randall 1. suggest correction
CURTAIN, WILL. Ireland, 1748, watchmaker; perhaps the same as Curtin in Tipperary. Cork. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
CURTIN Ireland, MIM Garden Sundial, slate = P.C. Tipperary. RSW. suggest correction
CURTIS, JOHN England, c.1715, MIM apprenticed to William Sellars of the Clockmakers' Company on May 24, 1715. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
CURTIS, SAMUEL England, c.1695, apprenticed to John Patrick 1 in the Joiners' Company on Aug. 6, 1695. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
CURTIS, WILLIAM 1795, NIM Hadley's Quadrant, 1795 = DeLuca Auction 3-21-81; Sextant, ebony, ivory and brass, 1795 = Soth.-PB pre-1980. RSW. suggest correction
CURTIUS, JACOB Germany, c.1580-90, invented a geographical-astronomical disc. Senstenar. Zinner 4. suggest correction
CURTIUS, MARCUS Germany, 1601, MIM Sundial, honestone, 1601 = BM; Astrolabe Clock = Ilbert. sundial also marked "A.P. 1601"; Britten thought clock was c. 1665 and from Bohemia. Price 2 & 3; Ward 4; Daumas 1; Britten. suggest correction
CUSA, NICOLAUS DE see Nicolaus de Cusa Zinner 1; Weil 2(6); Hartmann; DSB. suggest correction
CUSHEE England, MIM made orreries according to J. Harris.; probably E. Cushee. RSW. suggest correction
CUSHEE, E. England, fl.1729-68, MIM globe maker; probably Elizabeth, wife/widow of and successor to Richard Cushee; associated with Thomas Wright; associated with Benjamin Cole from 1757 on. Globe and Sun, between St. Dunstan's Church and Chancery Lane, Fleet Street (after 1741); The Orrery, Water Lane, Fleet Street (pre-1768); both in London. Goodison 1; Wynter and Turner; Taylor 2(247); Globus, Dec. 1957; Wynter 1; Yonge. WEBDB. suggest correction
CUSHEE, LEONARD England, MIM Terrestrial Globes, miniature, with cases = Soth. 2/28/80, 6/25/68; Pannett Park Museum, Whitby; Globe, 12-inch = X. brother of E. Cushee; son of Richard Cushee. Wynter 1; Krogt 2; Yonge; RSW. suggest correction
CUSHEE, RICHARD England, fl.1708-34, MIM Terrestrial Globes, miniature, with cases = Soth. 11/6/87 (1731), OXF, P.C., KEN, D.(1983), Soth. 3/9/64, 10/31/67, 7/29/69, etc.; Celestial Globe = Soth. 3/13/67; Pairs of Globes = Physics Academy, Sor°, Denmark (1720), D.(1977) (1730); Terrestrial Globes = Burton Constable, OXF (on Wright"s orrery). worked with Thomas Wright (1731-34); father of Leonard and E. Cushee, the latter succeded him; T.C; surveyor; the celestial gores in the cases use a geocentric projection. Globe and Sun, between St. Dunstan's Church and Chancery Lane, Fleet Street, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(33); Calvert 2; Gunther 2; Globus, Dec. 1957 and 1968; KEN; Wynter and Turner; Wynter 1; E. Hall; Crawforth 1; Krogt 2; Yonge; RSW. suggest correction
CUSHIN, JEDIDIA England, c.1672, apprenticed to Walter Hayes of the Grocers' Company on April 26, 1672. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CUSHING, ABBY C. USA, 1822-1907, succeeded her husband, Samuel Thaxter Cushing, in 1892, as head of S. Thaxter and Son; sold company to Herbert Risteen Starret in 1905; he had been with the company since 1884. 125 State Street, Boston, Mass. Smart 1. suggest correction
CUSHING, SAMUEL THAXTER USA, fl.1843-99, NIM owner of Samuel Thaxter and Son, 1843-99; "Grandson of Samuel Thaxter"; on T.C. of Samuel Thaxter and Son; succeeded by Abby C. Cushing, his widow, in 1882. 125 State Street, Boston, Mass. Bedini 1; Brewington 1; Smart 1. suggest correction
CUSIN, NOEL France, c.1675, MIM Sundial in lid of watch = LOU. Noël Cusin. Autun. RSW. suggest correction
CUSSANS see Cosens. Loomes. suggest correction
CUTBUSH, ROBERT England, 1656, MIM Quadrant on lid of tobacco box, 1656 = OXF. Clay Coll. RSW. suggest correction
CUTHBERT 1 England, c.1800, MIM SIM Theodolite = Chayette 6/28/86. either John Cuthbert 2 or T. Cuthbert. St. Martin's Lane, London. RSW. suggest correction
CUTHBERT 2 England, OIM made catoptric microscopes; could be any of the Cuthberts. London. Nachet. suggest correction
CUTHBERT, CHARLES England, fl.1830-47, MIM OIM PHIM 88 1/2 Gernault Place, Spitalfields, Clerkenwell (1836-40); 9 Clerkenwell Green (1842-47); both in London. O'Mara; Taylor 2(1820). suggest correction
CUTHBERT, J. England, fl.1829-35, OIM Gregorian Telescope = Wellesley College Observatory, Mass.; Microscope, 1829 = CRI. probably James Cuthbert or John 2. London. USNM; Gunther 2. suggest correction
CUTHBERT, JAMES England, fl.1820-35, OIM Reflecting Microscope = KEN. also made Gregorian telescopes. 445 Strand, London. Taylor 2(1523); Dewhirst; Clay and Court. suggest correction
CUTHBERT, JOHN 1 England, fl.1783-1810, OIM Microscope = WHI; Instrument = KEN; Telescope, reflecting = WHI. T.C. Taylor 2(822); Whipple 1; Price 12; Gunther 3; Purtle; G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
CUTHBERT, JOHN 2 England, fl.1817-52, OIM PHIM Microscope, reflecting, 1829 = KEN; Telescopes. Gregorian = Soth. 3/10/87, BIR (1840), KEN (1852); Microscope, 1828 = Christie-SK 12/1/83. T.C. (c.1839). 113 St. Martin's Lane (1817); Westminster Road (1821); 16 Paradise Street, Lambeth (1822); 58 (inked out and 84 inserted) Brook Street, West Square, Lambeth; all in London. O'Mara; KEN; RSW. suggest correction
CUTHBERT, JOHN 3 England, OIM Magic Mirror = Soth. 10/31/66-78. could be John Cuthbert 1 or 2. London. RSW. suggest correction
CUTHBERT, T. England, fl.1815-22, MIM OIM 113 St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross, London. Taylor 2(1303); USNM; RSW. suggest correction
CUTHBERTSON AND CHAMPNEYS England; Holland, c.1770, MIM OIM PHIM Universal Ring Sundial = Drecker Coll. = P.C.; Air Pumps = UTR, LEY; Telescopes, reflecting = FRK, Christie-SK 11/19.87. John Cuthbertson and his father-in-law, James Champneys. London; Amsterdam. Hackmann 1; Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; Frank; RSW. suggest correction
CUTHBERTSON, I., AND CO. Holland, post-1768, PHIM Air Pump, double-barrelled = LEY. see John Cuthbertson and Co. Amsterdam. Hackmann 1. suggest correction
CUTHBERTSON, JOHN England; Holland; England, 1743-1821, MIM OIM PHIM Air Pumps = LEY (1789, 1790), GRO, KEN, TEY; Electrical Machines = TEY (1784), LEY (1788), UTP, KEN; Microscope = UTP; Twin-Plate Electrical Machines, 1799 = RIL, Inverness Museum; etc. apprenticed to James Champneys of the Stationers' Company in 1761; later married his daughter; invented new form of air pump; did a lot of work in Amsterdam for Van Marum; see Cuthbertson and Champneys; see I. Cuthbertson and Co. Amsterdam (1768- post-1793); Poland Street West (1796); 53 Poland Street (1798-99); 54 Poland Street (1800-); all three in London. Hackmann 1; Rooseboom 1; G.L'E. Turner 7 & 24; Taylor 2(340); Crommelin; Dewhirst; Daumas 1; USNM; Clay and Court; KEN; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
CUTHBERTSON, JOHN, AND CO. England, MIM OIM PHIM later than Cuthbertson and Champneys; see I. Cuthbertson and Co. London. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; Hackmann 1. suggest correction
CUTHBERTSON, JONATHAN England; Holland, 1744-1806, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Circumferentor = Auction, 1906; Thunder House = LEY. brother of John Cuthbertson; made an instrument, a `distance measurer', similar to Hadley's quadrant; designed and made air pumps and solar microscopes; made instruments for Teyler Museum. Rotterdam (1773-1806). Mörzer Bruyns 2; Hackmann 1; G.L'E. Turner 7; Rooseboom 1; Taylor 2(340a); Daumas 1. suggest correction
CUTHBERTSON, MR. England, c.1777, see Walter Field. Price 3. suggest correction
CUTLER, EDWARD England, c.1821, apprenticed to George (Huggins) Dollond 1 in the Grocers' Company, Sept. 6, 1821; no further record available to date. J. Brown 2. suggest correction
CUTLER, J. USA, 1777, MIM Sundial, pewter, 1777 = D.(1982). Salem, Mass. Coffeen A. suggest correction
CUTLER, JAMES England, c.1796, apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1 of the Grocers' Company on April 7, 1796. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
CUTLER, NATHANIEL England, c.1631, T.C; teacher of mathematics; seller of mathematical and nautical instruments. near Wapping Dock, London. KEN; Calvert 2. suggest correction
CUTS, J.P. England, OIM Microscope = K. and C. 4/7/76. misreading for Cutts. Sheffield. suggest correction
CUTTS England, OIM Telescope = DRE. surely J.P. Cutts. London. RSW. suggest correction
CUTTS, E.A. USA, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = D.(1969). New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
CUTTS, I.P. England, 1825-60, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Octant = VNN; Spyglass = D.(1980); Microscopes = Christie 4/3/85, Soth. 3/23/70 and 7/21/75. see J.P. Cutts. Sheffield. Moskowitz 121; RSW. suggest correction
CUTTS, I.P., SUTTON AND SON see J.P. Cutts, Sutton and Son. suggest correction
CUTTS, I.P., SUTTON AND SONS see J.P. Cutts, Sutton and Sons. suggest correction
CUTTS, J.P. see John Priston Cutts. suggest correction
CUTTS, J.P., AND SONS England, c.1830, OIM PHIM Telescope = Christie 7/28/70; Microscope = D.(1975). "Opticians to Her Majesty"; microscope signed "J.P. Cutts and Son." Sheffield. RSW. suggest correction
CUTTS, J.P., SONS AND SUTTON England, fl.1845-60, OIM PHIM Telescopes = PEA, D.1978). "Opticians to Her Majesty." 43 Division Street, Sheffield. Goodison 1; Brewington; RSW. suggest correction
CUTTS, J.P., SUTTON AND SON England, fl.1835-60, NIM OIM Telescopes = D.(1972), Soth. NY 2/23/79, Soth. 1/22/73; Octant = Detroit Historical Society; Microscope = D.(1989). "Opticians to Her Majesty" (which Queen?); trademark is an anchor and "Try Me"; Soth. telescope and the octant are signed "I.P. Cutts, Sutton and Son." Sheffield and London. Coffeen 27; RSW. suggest correction
CUTTS, J.P., SUTTON AND SONS England, fl.1845-82, NIM OIM Ship's Log = D.; Harpoon Logs = D.(1975), D.(1976). harpoon logs also signed "J.P. Cutts' Patent Dolphin Log No. 2"; one of the harpoon logs is called a taffrail log in catalogue and is signed "I.P.Cutts, Sutton and Sons." London. Moskowitz 111; Rinaldi; RSW. suggest correction
CUTTS, JOHN P., SUTTON AND SON England, 1845-, OIM PHIM sometimes seen as J.P. Cutts, Sutton and Sons. 43 Division Street, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1821); USNM. suggest correction
CUTTS, JOHN PRISTON England, fl.1825-60, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Telescope = USNM; Microscopes = Soth. 12/8/69 and 3/23/70; Marine Barometer = X; Wheel Barometer = X; etc. instruments signed "J.P. Cutts" or "John P. Cutts"; see T.P. Cutts; see I.P. Cutts; see J.P. Cutts Sons and Sutton; see J.P. Cutts, Sutton and Son; T.C.; "Optician to Her Majesty." 58 Norfolk Street (1825); 43 Division Street, near the National School (1826-60); both in Sheffield; London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1821); Calvert 2; USNM; Nachet; KEN; Moskowitz 111; Crawforth 1; RSW. suggest correction
CUTTS, T.P. England, c.1822, OIM Telescope = K. and C. 12/15/72. misreading for J.P. Cutts. 58 Norfolk Street, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1524); RSW. suggest correction
CUVIERE France, c.1850, MIM Equatorial Sundial = Drecker. Cuvière. RSW. suggest correction
CUZZETTI, FABIANI Italy, 1699, MIM Table Sundial, soapstone, 1699 = WHI. from the bell tower of Waltham Abbey Church; signed "Ex Operib, Presbyt: Fabiani Cuzzetti." Whipple 1; Bryden 16. suggest correction
CZADECKY, FERDINAND Czechoslovakia, fl.1690-1710, OIM Telescope = Museum, Komarov. Zabrdovice. Czech. Inv. suggest correction
CZECH, JOSEF Czech; Italy; Austria, fl.1710-30+, MIM NIM OIM SIM Table Sundial = P.C.; Universal Ring Sundials = P. and S. 11/21/1894 and Phillips 2/2/70; Clock = X; Graphometers = P.C. (1965), Gottingen Heimatmuseum-119; Compass in gimbals = P.C. one graphometer also marked "W.D. Scheefer"; came into power as co-assistant to Antonius Braun, court optician; succeeded him at the court of Bohemia. Prague; Milan; Vienna. Zinner 1; Michel 1 and 3; Brieux 3; Habacher; RSW. suggest correction
CZERNY, JOSEF Austria, fl.1825-38, MIM Celestial Globes = Mechitharistenkloster, Vienna. Globus, Nov. 1954, Dec. 1956. suggest correction
D'AMERY, LAMBERT Belgium, fl.1600-14, MIM Astrolabe, 1614 = BMR (ICA-451); Astrolabe = LIE (ICA-459). father of Leonard D'Amery. Liège. Price 1; ICA 2; Michel 1, 3, 9, 10, 13, 16; Belgian Inventory; Zinner 1; Société Belge; Art. suggest correction
D'AMERY, LEONARD Belgium, 1607-40, MIM NIM SIM Circumferentors = ADL-M150 (missing, never shipped by Mensing who thought this was a double entry), ADL-M151, BMR, Michel Coll., Rosenheim; Holland Circle = ROU. signed himself as a `mathematician'; son of Lambert D'Amery. Brussels. Michel 3, 9, 10; Price 2; Engelmann 1; Zinner 1; Belgian Inventory; Daumas 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
D'ANNONE, NIKLAUS Switzerland, fl.1678-1703, MIM Astronomical Clock = BASH. Basle. Baillie 1; Britten. suggest correction
D. AND F. England, c.1810, NIM PHIM Hydrometer = D. Dring and Fage. RSW. suggest correction
D. AND S. USA, -1866, MIM Triangular Plotting Scale = P.C. Darling and Schwartz. Bangor, Maine. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
D. JAC. Italy?, 1658, MIM Plate for Equatorial Sundial, 1658 = NAC. "D. Jac. in ordine cart. fecit anno 58." Michel 3. suggest correction
D.A.V.M. MIM Universal Ring Dial = P.C. bridge replaced by wire; similar instrument in Landau Coll. RSW. suggest correction
D.B. 1 David Beringer; see also D.B.F. RSW. suggest correction
D.B. 2 Bobinger thought this was David Buschmann. Evans 1; Bobinger 4. suggest correction
D.B. PAT. Germany; Austria, PHIM Barometer, diagonal, No. 46 = GMM. Munich; Innsbruck. RSW. suggest correction
D.B.F. MIM Sundial, oval, portable = VNN; Compass Sundials = ADL-M263, Drouot 4/7/87, etc. "D.B.f."; D.B. fecit; surely David Beringer, although Bobinger lists this as David Buschmann. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Bobinger 2; Michel 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
D.D. Germany?, 1674, MIM Sandglass, four-part, geared, 1674 = DRE. RSW. suggest correction
D.F. England, c.1825, NIM scale on an octant is marked "D.F." with a fouled anchor, Dring and Fage. London. Brewington 1. suggest correction
D.G. 1573, MIM Pillar Sundial, ivory, 1573 = STS. Zinner 1. suggest correction
D.G.B.F. Italy, 1641, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory, 1641 = Drecker Coll. = DPW. the dial has a cardboard lunar volvelle. RSW. suggest correction
D.H.S./B.A.D. 1693, MIM Garden Sundial, stone, 1693 = NOR. "D.H.S." over "B.A.D." RSW. suggest correction
D.I.V. 1692, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1692 = Soth. 3/17/38 = Kenney Sale = DPW. Kenney gives "I.D.V." but Exhibition-Maps gives "D.I.V." Exhibition-Maps; RSW. suggest correction
D.K. 1 Germany, fl.1707-13, MIM Table Sundial, stone 1707 = MUN; Vertical Sundial, stone, 1713 = Landshut Isar Museum. Zinner 1. suggest correction
D.K. 2 France, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial, paper dial plate, in boxwood case = Lausanne Palais Rumine. Strasbourg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
D.K. 3 see the entry "I." (2). RSW. suggest correction
D.N. France, 17th Century, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = Nouveau Drouot 5/20/88. "D.N." is punchmark on back. RSW. suggest correction
D.N.J. 1693, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1693 = DEU-26897. RSW. suggest correction
D.N.S. see "DNS." Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
D.P. Germany?, 1664, MIM Cruciform Sundial, 1664 = White Coll. = WHI (FIT). Bryden 16; Evans 1. suggest correction
D.Q. 1754, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1754 = USNM. Capuchin sundial on reverse. USNM. suggest correction
D.R.P. Italy?, PHIM Barometer = FLM. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
D.S. see Dom Stefano Bonsignori. Michel 3. suggest correction
D.S.B.F.F. Italy?, MIM Sun and Moon Dial = FLO-2499. for 40°30'; Don Stephano Buonsignori? Florence? Bonelli 1. suggest correction
D.S.F.F. Italy?, 1587, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1587 = FLO-2456. Don Stephano Buonsignori? Florence? Bonelli 1; Michel 3; Italian Inventory; A.J. Turner 10.. suggest correction
DABNEY, JOHN, JR. England; USA, fl.1739-43, MIM apprenticed to Jonathan Sisson; came to Boston, Mass. in 1739; met Rowland Houghton; repaired instruments for Harvard College. Mr. Rowland Houghton's Shop, the north side of the Town House (1739-43); Milk Street (1743); both in Boston, Mass. (1743). Bedini 1, 8 & 13; USNM. suggest correction
DAFFNAY, JOANNES 1743, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1743 = BMR. RSW. suggest correction
DAGGER, D.D. FRANCISCUS LEONARDUS Austria, 1729, MIM Table Sundial, stone, 1729 = SLM. Zinner 1; Haupolter. suggest correction
DAGLISH, R. England, c.1780, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C. Orell near Wigan. RSW. suggest correction
DAGUET, THEODORE Switzerland, b.1795, OIM made optical lenses. Solothurn. USNM; Exhibition of the Industries of the World, N.Y., 1853. suggest correction
DAKIN, JONATHAN USA, c.1745, PHIM balance maker. Sign of the Hand and Beam, Boston, Mass. Bedini 1. suggest correction
DALE, E.R. England, c.1770, NIM Backstaff = Phillips-NE 7/19/93. may be owner. ATG 7/10/93. suggest correction
DALE, JOHN England, 1661, MIM set up two sundials in the quadrangle of St. John's College, Oxford in 1661; he was a fellow there. Oxford. Beeson. suggest correction
DALE, THOMAS England, MIM Sundial = Museum of Science and Industry, Oslo. Bath. Dr. Johan Knap, Antiquarian Horology, Sept. 1970. suggest correction
DALES, CHARLES England, MIM Heliochronometer = Soth. 7/10/67. signed "optician"; perhaps only a dealer. Bournemouth. RSW. suggest correction
DALLAND England, OIM Telescope = OMM. misreading for Dollond. London. RSW. suggest correction
DALLAWAY 1 England, MIM Compass Sundial = Soth. 2/9/56; Map Measurer = Phillips 4/20/83. see Joseph James Dallaway. London. RSW. suggest correction
DALLAWAY 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. could be Dallaway 3 or 4. Goodison 1; RSW.. suggest correction
DALLAWAY 3 England, c.1775, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth. 1/19/73. optician. Cheltenham. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
DALLAWAY 4 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie 5/26/76. Bath. RSW. suggest correction
DALLAWAY, I. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. Wilkinson and Hodge 12/18/24. Stroud. RSW. suggest correction
DALLAWAY, JOSEPH JAMES England, fl.1799-1809, MIM OIM apprenticed to Edward Troughton in the Grocers' Company on June 4, 1789; free of the Company on May 2, 1799; optician; T.C.; invented a map pedometer. 4 George Lane, Botolph Lane (1802); 147 Tottenham Court Road (1805-09); both in London. Goodison 1; J. Brown 1; Crawforth 1. suggest correction
DALLMEYER, JOHN HENRY England, c.1850, OIM Telescope, 4-draw = FRK-T92; Telescopes = Christie 12/17/75, Phillips 2/14/79. issued a catalogue as late as 1865. London. Frank; Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
DALTON, JOHN England, c.1850, NIM Hadley's Quadrant = PEA. Hartlepool. Brewington 1. suggest correction
DAM, JAN VAN DEN Holland, fl.1738-73, MIM Orrery, 1756 = AMST. Michel thought this orrery was at the University of Amsterdam. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; Michel 3. suggest correction
DAME, RICHARD USA, c.1840, MIM made rulers. Hanover, N.H. DATM. suggest correction
DAMERIN, MAISON Belgium, MIM SIM Graphometer = Auction, Chartres 6/10/79. House of Damérin. Brussels. RSW. suggest correction
DAMMESTARRE Holland?, MIM Planetarium Clock = LEY. RSW. suggest correction
DANBY, JOHN England, c.1737, apprenticed to John Farmer 2 in the Joiners' Company on Feb. 14, 1737. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
DANCE, J.B. misreading for John Benjamin Dancer. RSW. suggest correction
DANCER 1 England, OIM PHIM Stick Barometer, with Thermometer = K. and C. 12/3/75; Optical Square = OXF. Abraham or John Benjamin Dancer. Manchester. RSW. suggest correction
DANCER 2 see Abraham and Dancer. suggest correction
DANCER AND ABRAHAM England, c.1843, surely Abraham and Dancer. Manchester. Alker. suggest correction
DANCER AND SONS England, fl.1800-10, MIM OIM Michael Dancer and his sons. 55 Great Sutton Street; 53 Red Lion Street; both in Clerkenwell, London. Taylor 2(1112). suggest correction
DANCER, ABRAHAM England, fl.1838-42, OIM probably Abraham and Dancer. 13 Cross Street, King Street, Manchester. Taylor 2(2110); Clay and Court. suggest correction
DANCER, E.E., AND CO. England, fl.1878-1900, OIM daughter of J.B. Dancer; succeeded him in 1878 when he retired; firm was taken over in 1900 by Richard Suter. Manchester. Soth. 3/25/86. suggest correction
DANCER, J.B., AND CO. England, fl.1883-1884, MIM OIM PHIM John Benjamin Dancer and Co. Manchester. Alker and Osborne. suggest correction
DANCER, JOHN BENJAMIN England, b.1812 d.1887 fl.1835-81, MIM NIM OIM PHIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including a microscope, balance and rule, all in silver, at College of Technology, Manchester, thermometers at Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, and 2 microscopes at KEN, etc. his father, Josiah, and his grandfather were instrument makers; partner of Abrahah Abraham in Manchester (1841-44); made instruments for Joule; T.C.; also signed " J.B. Dancer"; "Optician"; "By appointment to Her Majesty's Commissioners." Liverpool; 13 Cross Street, King Street (1835-45); 43 Cross Street, King Street (1848-81); both in Manchester. Taylor 2(1525); Calvert 2; Clay and Court; Lowery; Ashworth; Alker and Osborne; Goodison 1; KEN; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW; Coffeen B; Bryden 9; Collins 1; Clarke et al. suggest correction
DANCER, JOSIAH England, fl.1810-35, OIM father of John Benjamin Dancer who succeeded him in 1835. Liverpool. Taylor 2(1304); Clay and Court. suggest correction
DANCER, MICHAEL England, fl.1776-1810, MIM apprenticed to Robert Tangate 1 in the Joiners' Company on Dec. 2, 1766; free in the Company, Sept. 3, 1776; took apprentices. Bride Lane (1776); Bangor ourt, Shoe Lane, Holborn (1781); New Street Square (1788); Blewitt's Buildings, Fetter Lane (1793); Rosomond Street, Clerkenwell (1796-1800); Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell (1801); 55 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell (1810); all in london. Taylor 2(947); Dewhirst; Daumas 1; Clay and Court; Crawforth 7. suggest correction
DANCKERTS, JUSTUS Holland, 1635-1701, MIM Globe, glass = VIE. globemaker, engraver, map seller; also see Justinius Dankerts. Calverstraat, Amsterdam. Michel 3; Alker; Tooley; Globus, Dec. 1956; RSW. suggest correction
DANESI, PIETRO PAOLO Italy; Paraguay, 1719-69, MIM made sundials in Paraguay. Babuco, Italy. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
DANFRIE, PHILIPPE France, 1525-1608, MIM SIM Astrolabe = BM; Astrolabes, wood and paper = PSH (1578); Astrolabes, 1584 = OXF, P. and S. 11/21/1894, Soth. 10/31/66, Soth. 6/2/87; Graphometers = P.C., Soth. 6/23/87, D.(1970), Prin Coll. = NMM; Theodolite (incomplete) = ADL-M187; Trigonometers = BMR, MAD, NMM; Armillary Spheres = MADEX (1602), OXFB; Sundial, silver-gilt = Evans Coll.; Circumferentors = HAK (1608), WHI; etc. invented the graphometer; author; Jehan Moreau reprinted the paper astrolabe of 1584 in 1622, which see. à l'Enseigne du Mirouer, rue des Carmes, Paris; Rouen (1608). Daumas 1; Price 1 and 3; Ward 4; ICA 2; Gunther 1 and 6; Michel 1 and 3; Engelmann 1; Josten; Belgian Inv.; Nachet; USNM; Hamilton 2; Whipple 1; MADEX; Paris 1900; Société Belge; J.A. Bennett 2; A.J. Turner 10; Gibbs 2; USNM; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
DANGELO AND CADENAZZI England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Winchester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
DANGELO, G. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Basingstoke. Goodison 1. suggest correction
DANIEL, HENRY England, c.1687, apprenticed to Thomas Walpole in the Grocers' Company on April 4, 1687. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
DANIEL, JOHANN Germany, 178?, PHIM Balance = Christie-SK 12/1/83; Coin Balances = D. and D.(1986). in der Bergischen Hauptstadt, Lennep. Coffeen II; Wynter 1; RSW. suggest correction
DANIELL, EDWARD England, c.1686, MIM apprenticed by turnover to James Atkinson of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 6, 1686. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
DANIELL, JOHN FREDERICK England, 1790-1845, PHIM Hygrometer = WHI. inventor of the Daniell cell, the register pyrometer and the Daniell hygrometer; first professor of chemistry at King's College, London.. London. USNM; Whipple 1; Middleton 1; Coffeen 56. suggest correction
DANIELL, WILLIAM England, fl.1632-70, MIM Quadrant Sundial, 1665 = OXF; Horary Quadrant, 1663 = X. member of the Clockmakers' Company, 1632; also made watch cases. Sign of the Golden Ball, Ivy Bridge, Strand, London. Taylor 1(172); Michel 3; Evans 1; USNM; Gunther 6. suggest correction
DANIELS, AUGUSTUS Austria, c.1765, MIM Sundial = P.C. Vienna. USNM. suggest correction
DANKBAAR Holland, 1789, NIM Cross-staff, 1789 = BMR. see L. Dankbaar. Belgian Inventory; Société Belge; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
DANKBAAR, L. Holland, fl.1783-98, MIM NIM Instrument = Schloss near Feidestock; Cross-staves = Haeberlin-Friesen Museum (1783), Heimatmuseum, Bremen-Schönebeck (1790), OMM (1798). see Dankbaar. Fiedestock. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
DANKERTS, JUSTINUS Holland, 1616, NIM Compass Rose, 1616 = Hamburg State Archives. may be related to Justus Danckerts, which see. Amsterdam. Schück 2; RSW. suggest correction
DANNELLI England, c.1850, PHIM see Vittory and Dannelli. Manchester. RSW. suggest correction
DANNER, JACOB USA, 1765-1850, MIM probably father of Jacob Sensensy Danner, which see; also clock maker and silversmith. Middletown, Va. Smart 1. suggest correction
DANNER, JACOB SENSENSY USA, 1807-77, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = USNM, Winchester-Frederick Historical Society, Va. probably son of Jacob Danner; type invented by S. Kern. Middletown, Va. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
DANTI DEL RINALDI, PIERVINCENZO see Pier Vincenzo Danti. suggest correction
DANTI, EGNATI Italy, 1747, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1747 = VNN. probably a fake. RSW. suggest correction
DANTI, F. EGNAZIO Italy, 1537-86, MIM Astrolabe, 1568 = GEP; Astrolabes = DRE (ICA-181), NMM (ICA-427), Roussel = OXF (ICA-180); Armillary Sphere and Horary Quadrant = Santa Maria Novella, Florence; Terrestrial Globe = Palazzo Vecchio, Florence. see "F.E.D.P.F." Perugia; Florence (1562); Bologna (1573); Alatri (1583). Bonelli 1, 6 and 7; Gunther 1 and 6; Price 1; ICA 2; Italian Inventory; Michel 1 and 3; Nachet; Morpurgo 1; Globus, June 1963; Settle 1; DSB; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
DANTI, GIROLAMO Italy, c.1550, MIM brother of Egnazio Danti, helped him with the maps in the Vatican. Perugia. Michel 3. suggest correction
DANTI, GIULIO Italy, 1500-73, MIM son of Pier Vicenzo Danti and father of Egnazio Danti; goldsmith and architect. Perugia. Michel 3. suggest correction
DANTI, PIER VINCENZO Italy, fl.1488-1522, MIM Astrolabe = HAK (ICA-171). grandfather of Egnazio Danti; the astrolabe in the Adler planetarium, ADL-DPW51, is a copy of the instrument in HAK. Perugia. Price 1; ICA 2; Gunther 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
DANTIS, EGNAZIO Cube Sundial, 1665 = BAR. fake. Pisa. Catalogo Generale; RSW. suggest correction
DANTIS, G.B. Italy, MIM Compass with handle = BAR. fake? Pisa. RSW. suggest correction
DANVER, I.L. USA, MIM SIM Surveying Compass = Winchester-Frederick Historical Society, Va. Middletown, Va. USNM. suggest correction
DANVERS USA?, 1775, MIM Horary Quadrant, wood, 1775 = PEA. RSW. suggest correction
DARDENNE France, c.1750, NIM Octant = PMM. Nantes. Daumas 1; MADEX; Paris 1900; RSW. suggest correction
DARKER, C. England, PHIM Light Defractor = P. and S. 6/18/1894. Lambeth (London). RSW. suggest correction
DARKER, C. AND F. England, PHIM Kaleidoscope = WHI. Whipple 1. suggest correction
DARKER, W.H. England, c.1850, Pyrometer = D. Paradise Street, Lambeth (London). Weil 2(23). suggest correction
DARLET, THOMAS England, 1769, NIM Octant, 1769 = MYS. Price 2. suggest correction
DARLEY, JOHN USA, 1721, NIM Backstaff, 1721 = Auction, Honfleur 6/17/79 = D.(1983) = D.(1988). M.A.D., Nov. 1983; Rinaldi 22; RSW. suggest correction
DARLEY, THOMAS 1769, NIM Backstaff, 1769 = P.C. RSW. suggest correction
DARLING AND SCHWARTZ USA, -1866, MIM made rules; see D. and S. Bangor, Maine. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
DARLING, BROWN AND SHARPE USA, MIM made rules, squares, etc. Providence, R.I. USNM. suggest correction
DARLING, SAMUEL USA, c.1833, MIM rule maker; see Darling, Brown and Sharpe. Portland, Me. Bedini 8. suggest correction
DARLOT France, c.1865, OIM succeeded Maison Jamin, pre-1865. Paris. USNM. suggest correction
DASYPODIUS, KONRAD France, 1531-c.1583, MIM Celestial Globe = STR; Wall Sundial = Giebelfeld. made a planetarium and an astronomical clock in 1574; nom de plume of Konrad Hasenfratz. Strasburg. Zinner 1; Boffito; Baillie 1; Globus, Dec. 1956; Dawson 217, (1971); Tooley; DSB. suggest correction
DATHEE, ALEXANDRE ET JEAN France, fl.1769-72, OIM Alexandre et Jean Dathée. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
DAUTHIAU France, fl.1735-67, MIM Astronomical Clock with Armillary Sphere, 1749 = X. designed by Passement. Paris. Baillie 1; Bertele 2. suggest correction
DAVANS see Dawans. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
DAVENPORT, ANTHONY USA, fl.1823-38, MIM NIM SIM Surveying Compass = P.C. T.C. Sign of the Quadrant and Compass, 10 Jones Row, Exchange Street, Portland, Maine. Bowditch; USNM; Wind Rose Vol. 18, No.2, April, 1987; D.J. Warner 7 & 10. suggest correction
DAVENPORT, J. USA, fl.1856-57, MIM NIM PHIM may be James M. Davenport; may be J. Davenport in S. and J. M. Davenport, which see. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
DAVENPORT, JAMES M. USA, fl.1835-37, MIM 144 Race Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1. suggest correction
DAVENPORT, QUINCY AND CO. USA, c.1846, were agents for James McCoskrie. 81 John Street, New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
DAVENPORT, ROBERT England; Scotland, fl.1635-c.1650, MIM Oughtred Double Horizontal Sundial with Circles of Proportion on reverse = Christie 12/12/72 = RSM. apprenticed to Elias Allen of the Grocers' Company on March 25, 1623; free of the Grocers' Company on Nov. 25, 1635; he received permission to settle in Edinburgh in 1647. London (1635); Edinburgh (1647). J. Brown 1; Bryden 15; Wynter and Turner; RSW. suggest correction
DAVENPORT, S. AND J. see S. and J.M. Davenport.