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Signature Maker Info Instruments Comments Location References Suggest Correction
E. Germany, C.1700, MIM Compass Sundial, bone and brass = D.(1991). signed on the brass chapter ring. Coffeen 35. suggest correction
E.A. 1 Germany, 1580, MIM Gun Sight, 1580 = DRE-546. Drechsler 2. suggest correction
E.A. 2 MIM Vertical Sundial, silver = LOS. in the shape of a cross; pin missing; also marked "Crux Victoria" and "SCT II ODA RKI". RSW. suggest correction
E.A.M. Germany, 1718, MIM Ring Sundial, 1718 = Gymnasium, Linz. Zinner 1. suggest correction
E.B. * N.L. 1732, MIM NIM Cross-staff, 1732 = Mystic Seaport, Conn. marked on one side only. RSW. suggest correction
E.B. 1 England, 1625, MIM Sector, 1625 = BM-1880/8/20-17. Taylor 1(150); Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
E.B. 2 MIM Cube Sundial, stone = NOR. RSW. suggest correction
E.B. AND R. France, c.1849, PHIM Aneroid Barometer = PEA. E. Burdon and Richards. Paris. Brewington 1. suggest correction
E.C. England, 1701, MIM OIM Compass Sundial, ivory, 1701 = D.(1984); Compass Sundial, brass, 1701 = ADL-W255; Microscopes = D.(pre-1950), Soth. 10/3/88. compass papers printed " E.C. fecit 1701"; surely Edmund Culpeper 1; Soth. microscope has shagreen case. Moskowitz 130; Clay and Court; Weil 2(2); ADL; RSW. suggest correction
E.E. England, c.1560, MIM Ring Sundial = Evans Coll. = OXF. probably Epiphanius Evesham; seal has pineapple and "A.P." Earle; RSW. suggest correction
E.F. England, MIM Napier's Bones, wood = OXF. perhaps Edward Fage. RSW. suggest correction
E.F.H. England, 1735, MIM Analemmatic Sundial, 1735 = Soth. 10/27/69. RSW. suggest correction
E.H. 1 France, 1659, MIM Astrolabe, 1659, steel = NMM-Caird. Michel 3; MADEX. suggest correction
E.H. 2 see Erasmus Habermel. suggest correction
E.I. England, MIM Gunter's Quadrant = P.C. lunar volvelle and calendar. RSW. suggest correction
E.I.C. England, MIM Gunter's Scale = ADL-W146. East India Company; marked "4 E.I.C."; see Chrichton 2. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
E.J. OIM Spyglass, miniature = FRK. Frank. suggest correction
E.L.B. PHIM Spring Balance = Soth. 7/29/69. RSW. suggest correction
E.M.G. OIM Telescope = Ships of the Sea Museum, Savannah, Ga. owner? RSW. suggest correction
E.M.P. Germany, 1630, MIM Table Sundial, 1630 = INN. Zinner 1. suggest correction
E.P. England, pre-1800, NIM Octant = MYS. the scale on the octant is signed " E.P." with an anchor; this probably is Edward Parker. London. RSW. suggest correction
E.P.G. "Elevati Poli Gradus." RSW. suggest correction
E.R.L. MIM Gunner's Quadrant = SKO; Instrument = SKO. Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
E.V.Z. Germany, 1568, MIM Artillery Rule, 1568 = DRE. may be same as E.Z. Drechsler 2; RSW. suggest correction
E.Z. Germany, 1568, MIM Erhard Zimmermann; see E.V.Z. Drechsler 2; RSW. suggest correction
EADE, JONATHAN England, 18th Century, MIM NIM Ship's Compasses = NMM-C145, Soth. 10/17/60; Slide Rule, ivory and silver = P.C. (Christie 5/5/70). member of the Merchant Taylors' Company; took apprentices. Wapping, London. NMM; Crawforth 8; RSW. suggest correction
EADE, WILTON AND ALLEN England, 18th Century, NIM Ship's Compass = Soth. 10/17/60. Jonathan Eade, William Wilton 1 and Nathaniel Allen. London. RSW. suggest correction
EAGLAND, JOSEPH England, fl.1856-59, PHIM barometer maker. 3 Wellington Row, Bethnal Green, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EAMES England, 19th Century, OIM T.C. in the lid of a microscope box reads "By Eames Optician." RSW. suggest correction
EAMES, JAMES USA, c.1835, MIM SIM Theodolite = Cyr Auction, May, 1997. patented a wooden theodolite, Feb, 11, 1835; signed "Eames Improved Patent Compass, Newry, Me." Newry, Maine. USNM; Coffeen B; MAD June 1997. suggest correction
EARLE, CHRISTOPHER England, MIM Magnetic Compass = Evans Coll. Gunther 2. suggest correction
EARNSHAW, THOMAS England, 1749-1824, MIM Astronomical Clock = Skinner and Dyke, 2/5/1793-204. the catalogue of the Earl of Bute's Coll. lists him as "L. Earnshaw"; watch and clockmaker noted for his chronometers. 119 High Holborn (1791-1806; Chenies Street, Bedford Square; both in London. Taylor 2(705); J.A. Bennett 2; RSW. suggest correction
EASLING see Johann Ernst Essling. Evans 1; P. & S. 4/3/1894; RSW. suggest correction
EAST INDIA COMPANY England, Horizontal Sundial = CNAM. oriental; see E.I.C.; see Chrichton 2. RSW. suggest correction
EASTLAND AND CO. England, OIM Compound Microscope = UTR. see William Eastland 2. Taylor 2(166 & 349). suggest correction
EASTLAND, WILLIAM 1 England, 1704-68, OIM apprenticed to Thomas Gay 2 of the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1718; turned over to Thomas Lincoln in the Company in 1726; free of the Company in 1726; Assistant in the Company in 1737; father of William Eastland 2. Clerkenwell, London (1764). Taylor 2(166); Court and von Rohr 3(102); Robischon. suggest correction
EASTLAND, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1747-80, OIM apprenticed to his father, William Eastland 1, c.1761, in the Spectaclemakers' Company; turned over to Henry R. Shuttleworth in the same Company in 1762; free of the Company, c.1768; Robischon thought he was free in 1773; some of his microscopes are signed "Eastland and Co." London. Taylor 2(349); Court and von Rohr 3(182); Robischon. suggest correction
EASTLANDT Holland, c.1785, OIM telescope maker. The Hague. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
EASTMOND England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 4/28/89. Redhill. RSW. suggest correction
EASTON, EDWARD England, c.1708, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Feilder of the Clockmakers' Company on March 3, 1701; free of the Company, April 5, 1708. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
EASTON, JAMES England, 1731, MIM SIM Backstaff, 1731 = DNM. made for Francis Harrison. RSW. suggest correction
EATON England, PHIM see Bordessa and Eaton; also see Novati, Bordessa and Eaton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EATON, A.K. USA, c.1854, OIM in partnership with Charle A. Spencer for a few years c.1854. Canastoga, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
EATON, JOHN England, c.1658, MIM apprenticed to Walter Hayes of the Grocers' Company on July 2, 1651; free of the Company on July 7, 1658. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
EBERBACH AND SON CO. INC. USA, c.1843, PHIM made physical, chemical and physiological apparatus. Ann Arbor Mich. USNM. suggest correction
EBERHARD, J.G. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = D. Zinner 1. suggest correction
EBERHARD, J.P. Germany, c.1700, MIM Equatorial Sundial = DEU. this may be a misreading for J.G. Eberhard. RSW. suggest correction
EBERHARD, P. AEGID Germany, 1688, MIM Azimuth Sundial, 1688 = KRM. Raittenau. Rabenalt. suggest correction
EBERHART, PHILLIPP Switzerland, c.1602, MIM designed a surveying instrument with Leonhart Zubler. Zurich. Dawson 216, 1971. suggest correction
EBERSPERGER, JOH. GEORG Germany, c.1729-1755, MIM SIM Circumferentor = Bernhard Canzler in 1750; Graphometer, 1729 = NUR-WI 252; Compass, 1737 = NUR-WI 697; Quadrant, steel with wooden tripod, 1739 = NUR-WI 207; Quadrant, 1751 = NUR-WI 584; Graphometer, 1755 = DEU-2893; Rule = ADL-M133; Alidade with Compass = NUR-WI 1268. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Michel 3; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
EBLE c.1850, NIM Sextant, primitive = UTR. Ellwangen RSW. suggest correction
EBMER, SEBALD Germany, b.1580-d.1613, MIM amateur mathematician & instrument maker; a friend of F. Ritter. Nürnberg. Michel 3. suggest correction
EBSWORTH, GEORGE RICHARD England, c.1827, OIM optician. 54 Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(1320); O'Mara. suggest correction
EBSWORTH, RICHARD England, fl.1815-29, MIM OIM PHIM Tellurians, miniature = HAY, ADL-W51, D.(1983); Drawing Instrument Set = Christie 5/6/69; Telescope, refracting = X; Telescope, reflecting = X; Microscope = Soth. 12/8/69; Astronomical Quadrant, miniature = D.(1983); Floating Sundial = Soth.-S 1/26/88. T.C.; the telescopes and the microscope are signed "Ebsworth." 68 Fleet Street and 41 Fleet Street, both in London. Taylor 2(1320); Dewhirst; Clay and Court; Goodison 1; Coffeen; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ECCLES, D. England, Water Clock, dated 1697 from the town of Salisbury = Hindley Shop, CMY. modern work by Pearson Page of Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
ECCLESTON England, c.1750, OIM made Newtonian telescopes. London. Taylor 2(473a); Dewhirst; Daumas 1; Clay and Court. suggest correction
ECHEVERRIA Spain, MIM Squadra Mobile = P.C. (1976). Bilbao. RSW. suggest correction
ECHO AND BARGOS Spain, 18th Century, MIM Armillary Sundial = P. & S. 4/21/1898. RSW. suggest correction
ECKERT Germany, c.1850, MIM Nürnberg. USNM. suggest correction
ECKHARDT, A. GEORGE Holland; England, fl.1770-99, MIM Dividers = Auction, 1799; Parallel Rules = Auction, 1799; Graphometer, mahogany = Auction, 1799. A. George Eckhardt, junr. invented a rolling parallel rule in 1770 which was made by Dollond; held fifteen patents; F.R.S. Taylor 2(706); Mörzer Bruyns 2; Millburn 8. suggest correction
ECKHARDT, DR. CHRISTIAN LEONHARD PHILIPP Germany, 1784-1866, MIM Globes = X. Tooley. suggest correction
ECKHARDT, H.E. England, see A. George Eckhardt. Soth. 7/27/64. suggest correction
ECKLING, JOHANN M. Austria, c.1820, MIM NIM Sextant = NMM-S.115; Sextant and an unidentified Instrument = MOS; Goniometer = P.C.(1979). Vienna. Novokshanova-Soklovskaja; Maistrov 4; RSW. suggest correction
EDELMANN Germany, MIM Wiedemann-type Galvanometer = WHI. Price 12. suggest correction
EDEN, ALFRED England, c.1830, OIM Achromatic Microscope = WHI. pupil of Pritchard. 6 Langham Place, Regent Street, London. Taylor 2(1838); Clay and Court; Whipple 1. suggest correction
EDEN, WILLIAM England, fl.1818-27, OIM apprenticed, c.1811, in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company in 1818; pupil of Andrew Pritchard 1, 1818-27; optician. 30 Castle Street, Holborn, London. Taylor 2(1321); Court and von Rohr 3(243). suggest correction
EDGECUMBE England, PHIM Wheel Barometer =X. Plymouth. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EDGEWORTH, HENRY England, 1779, NIM Octant, 1779 = NMM-Caird; Octant = Drouot 3/9/70; Compass = D; Wooden Magnetic Compass = P.C. 51 on the Key, Bristol. Taylor 2(707); Bryden 9; RSW. suggest correction
EDGINGTON England, fl.1810-13, OIM apprenticed in the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1803; free of the Company, 1810. 7 Charterhouse Lane, London. Taylor 2(828); Court and Rohr 3(236). suggest correction
EDKINS, JAMES 1 England, c.1721, apprenticed to Mark Rogers in the Joiners' Company, Jan. 9, 1721. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
EDKINS, JAMES 2 England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Kensington, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EDKINS, SAMUEL SABINE England, c.1838, MIM Terrestrial Globes = Melun 4/24/83, Bearnes 11/12/86. signed "S.S. Edkins", son-in-law of, and successor to, William Bardin. 16 Salisbury Square, London. Taylor 2(2117); Hamilton 2; RSW. suggest correction
EDWARDS AND HUNTER England, PHIM Marine Barometer = Gloucester Museum. Cornhill, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EDWARDS AND KILBINGTON England, c.1789, NIM compass makers. Wapping, London. Taylor 2(831). suggest correction
EDWARDS, FREDERICK England, fl.1838, MIM 2 Hackney Road, London. Taylor 2(2118). suggest correction
EDWARDS, JOHN 1 England, fl.1781-1803, MIM OIM made mariner's compasses and position instruments; made improvements on reflecting telescopes. Ludlow and Bristol. Taylor 2(830). suggest correction
EDWARDS, JOHN 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. may be the same as John Edwards 1. Menai Bridge. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EDWARDS, JOSEPH England, fl.1767-77, MIM rule maker; had James Dingley as an apprentice. Bull Street (1767); 46 Worcester Street (1770-77); both in Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
EDWARDS, M. Scotland, MIM OIM Pantograph = FRK = RSM. 209 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. Frank; Clarke et al. suggest correction
EDWARDS, MATTHEW England; USA, c.1850, MIM "skilled instrument maker"; author. Boston, Mass. D.J. Warner 6. suggest correction
EDWARDS, THOMAS England, fl.1667-92, MIM designed astrolabes, double horizontal dial with analemma; author. Oxford. Taylor 1(315); Gunther 2; Dawsons 204. suggest correction
EDWARDS, WILLIAM England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 5/1/86. "Warranted." Bishops Castle. RSW. suggest correction
EECKHOUT, JOSEPH VAN DEN Holland, fl.1782-87, MIM Grand Orrery = Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg. Middelburg. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2; Michel 3. suggest correction
EEDT, CORNELIUS VAN DEN Holland, 1586, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial, round, 1586 = BM (ex-SPI 2799). compass markings are in English and Italian. Zinner 1; Rooseboom 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Nachet; BM-1895; Ernst; Michel 3. suggest correction
EEKSTROOM, JOHANNES Holland, 1750, NIM Backstaff = Dundee City Museum and Art Gallery. marked "opt Schip de Swarte." Adelaar. RSW. suggest correction
EFLING Germany, 18th Century, MIM SIM Graphometer = DEU-16613. Berlin. Zinner 1. suggest correction
EGER, G.K. Holland, c.1840, MIM Quadrant = Auction, 1906. Utrecht. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
EGGERICH, JOH. Holland, c.1660, MIM Sector = DRE (lost). Leyden. RSW. suggest correction
EGGERICH, JOHANNES Germany, c.1725, MIM Calculating Instrument = GEL; Drawing Instruments = HAK. see Johann Eggerich Frers; drawing instruments signed "Johannes Eggrich". Berlin. Maistrov 2; RSW. suggest correction
EGGERT AND SON USA, fl.1848-50, NIM PHIM Marine Barometer = D.(1971); Dry Card Compass = Mystic Seaport, Conn. chronometer makers; Dominick Eggert and Son. 239 Pearl Street, New York, N.Y. Brewington 1; Moskowitz 103; RSW. suggest correction
EGGERT'S, D., SONS USA, c.1850, NIM Chronometer = New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
EGGERT, CHARLES USA, fl.1850-51, NIM associated with John and Dominick Eggert. New York, N.Y. Brewington; Moskowitz 103. suggest correction
EGGERT, D., AND SON USA, fl.1850-59, MIM PHIM Quadrant, ebony and ivory = D.1976). "S.B. and C." stamped on the inside of the mirror housing. New York, N.Y. Moskowitz, Special Cat. 1. suggest correction
EGGERT, DOMINICK USA, fl.1834-51, MIM PHIM watch, chronometer and barometer maker. 239 Pearl Street, New York, N.Y.(1841-42). Brewington; Moskowitz 103. suggest correction
EGGERT, JOHN USA, fl.1850-51, NIM associated with Charles and Dominick Eggert. New York, N.Y. Brewington; Moskowitz 103. suggest correction
EGIDI, DOMENICO Italy, MIM Horary Quadrant, marble = X. Ancona. Morpurgo 1. suggest correction
EGRET, MARTIN France, 1713, MIM Sundial, pottery, 1713 = Evans Coll. Evans 1. suggest correction
EHLING, LEOPOLD England, 1847, MIM 151 St.George Street, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
EHRARD Germany, OIM constructed burning glasses; succeeded Hoesen. Dresden. Spargo 1. suggest correction
EHREN, FRIED HALB Germany, 1762, maybe town, Ehrenfriedhal; marked on wooden diptych sundials, WHI-773 and one from DPW Coll., both dated 1762; WHI marked "EHREN/FRIED/HAL." Whipple 1; Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
EHRENBERG see Ney and Ehrenberg. Kosobutsky. suggest correction
EICHEL, JOHANN CHRISTOPH Germany, 18th Century, MIM Dividers with pen points = AUG. RSW. suggest correction
EICHENS, WILLIAM Germany; France, 1818-1884, MIM OIM naturalized Frenchman; associate of Marc Secretan; established his own shop in 1866. Paris. Paris 1900; Daumas 1. suggest correction
EICHMANN see Dryander. suggest correction
EICHNER, L.C. USA, 1900-1967 ?MIM NIM OIM PHIM engineer; made reproductions of many historic instruments, all signed and dated by him. 437 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, New Jersey. RSW. suggest correction
EICKERT, JOHAN Germany, c.1588, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1588 = SPI = VIE. signed also "I.E."; see I.E. 1. Zinner 1. suggest correction
EIGHERT, W. England, c.1800, PHIM Marine Barometer = West of England Auctions 12/31/90. Cardiff. RSW. suggest correction
EIMMART, GEORG CHRISTOPH 1 Germany, 1638-1705, MIM OIM PHIM Celestial Globes, 1705 = VNL, NMM, ROM, P.C.; Planetarium, 1680 = NUR.; Terrestrial Globe, 1705 = VNL, NMM, P.C. etc. apprenticed to J. von Sandrart, an engraver; made a wide range of instruments including sundials, armillary spheres, telescopes, and other astronomical items; had J. Ludtring as an assistant. Regensburg (1638-60); Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Bonelli 4; Stevenson; Globus, Nov. 54 and June 62. suggest correction
EIMMART, GEORG CHRISTOPH 2 Germany, c.1680, MIM Armillary Sphere = NUR. called "der Junger." Nürnberg. Lunardi. suggest correction
EINDE, C.K. Holland, MIM Vertical Sundial = P.C. Hollands Glorie. suggest correction
EISINGA, EISE Holland, 1774-1818, MIM Planetarium built into the ceiling of Eisinga's house in Franeker; Wall Sundial, 1801 & Demonstration Planetarium, 1818 = Eisinga's house; Vertical Sundial, stone, 1801 = 'tCoopmanshus, Franeker. Franeker. Zinner 1; Rooseboom 1; RSW. suggest correction
EISINGA, JELTE STEPHANUS Holland, 1789-1812, MIM astronomical clock maker; brother of Eise Eisinga. Dronrijp Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
EISLAND perhaps the same as Eastlandt. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
EISLAND, W., AND CORPA Holland, c.1790, OIM Microscope = P.C. (1798). Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
EIVILLIM (?), WILLIAM England, c.1632, MIM apprenticed to John Blighton 1 of the Grocer's Company on April 10, 1632. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
EJSER France, MIM Rule = Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Strasbourg. Strasbourg. RSW. suggest correction
EKLING same as Eckling. Maistrov 4. suggest correction
EKSTROM, DANIEL Sweden, 1711-55, MIM NIM Equatorial Sundial = SWE; Hadley's Quadrant = SWE Ekstrôm was apprenticed to Peter Rosenberg in 1727; he was sent to Englnd and France to study instrument-making in 1740. Stockholm. Pipping 1; Arvet; RSW. suggest correction
ELCKNER SENIOR Germany, c.1780, MIM PHIM SIM Balance = DRE; Graphometer = P.C.(1987). RSW. suggest correction
ELDRED, JOSEPH E. USA, 1831, MIM SIM patented a surveying level with plumb 8/25/1831. Rochester, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
ELEKES, FERENC Hungary; Austriac.1835, MIM globe maker. Vienna. Globus June, 1963. suggest correction
ELEKES, FRANZ V. fl.1825-44, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1831 = P.C. Globus Nov., 1954 and Dec., 1956. suggest correction
ELEY, HODSON England, fl.1856-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer, = X. clock and watch maker; the barometer is signed "H. Eley." Wide Bargate, Boston. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ELFIMOV, P.A. Russia, fl.1841-42, MIM published globes. Chenakal 3. suggest correction
ELFORD, JAMES M. USA, fl.1816-39, NIM Mariner's Compass = Huntington Historical Society, N.Y. at the Sign of the Quadrant, 119 East Bay, Charleton, S.C. Bowditch; USNM; Bedini 8; D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
ELFORD, JAMES M., AND SON USA, c.1835, NIM Crown Compass = Philadelphia Maritime Museum, P.A. Charleston, S.C. RSW. suggest correction
ELIAS, P. Holland, 1804-78, designed a galvanometer which was made by W.M. Logeman of Haarlem and which is now in Teyler's Museum; lawyer and amateur scientist. G.L'E. Turner 7 & 24. suggest correction
ELIOT, THOMAS England, c.1686, free in the Joiners' Company, c.1686; reported on John Patrick 1 on July 6, 1686. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ELIOT, WILLIAM see William Elliott. Taylor 2(1548). suggest correction
ELKINGTON, GEORGE R. England, 1801-65, OIM 44 St. Paul's Square, Birmingham; 11 Berners Street, London (1836). Taylor 2(1547); O'Mara. suggest correction
ELKINGTON, J. England, fl.1808-18, OIM St. Paul's Square, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
ELKNER 18th Century, MIM Rapporteur = Drouot 11/14/68. RSW. suggest correction
ELLA, WILLIAM England, 1711, MIM Astronomical Quadrant, 1711 = Soth. 7/26/65. RSW. suggest correction
ELLDING, THOMAS England, 1733, NIM Backstaff, 1733 = Musée Lombard, Geneva. RSW. suggest correction
ELLICOTT England, pre-1794, MIM Pyrometer, Thermometer = Christie 12/12/1794. probably John Ellicott 2. RSW. suggest correction
ELLICOTT, A., AND B. RITTENHOUSE USA, c.1770, MIM Surveyor's Compass = USNM. Andrew Ellicott and Benjamin Rittenhouse. USNM. suggest correction
ELLICOTT, ANDREW USA, 1754-1820, MIM SIM Transit, 1789 = USNM; Telescopic Quadrant = USNM; Surveying Compass, 1790 = State Historical Society of Wisconsin; etc. noted American surveyor, fl.1774-1789; he was responsible for the mapping of Washington, D.C.; clockmaker. 16 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Pa. and Ellicott Mills, Md. Bedini 1, 8 and 17; Smart 1; Gillingham 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; USNM. suggest correction
ELLICOTT, BENJAMIN USA, 1765-1827, MIM SIM Transit and Level = Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. brother of Andrew Ellicott; surveyor. Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
ELLICOTT, GEORGE USA, MIM USNM. suggest correction
ELLICOTT, JOHN 1 England, fl.1696-1733, MIM admitted to the Clockmakers' Company in 1696; succeeded by his son, John Ellicott 2. Bodmin; London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(167). suggest correction
ELLICOTT, JOHN 2 England, 1706-72, MIM PHIM Pyrometer, 1736 = X; Astronomical Clock = X; Wheel Barometers in clocks = P.C. and VAA; Wheel Barometer, 1740 = P.C.; Variation Compass = Skinner and Dyke Auction, May 14-16, 1791. succeeded his father, John Ellicott 1 in 1733; took his son as a partner in 1769; clockmaker to George III; invented a compensated pendulum; author; he was made an F.R.S. in 1738. 17 Sweetings Alley, Royal Exchange, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(167); RSW. suggest correction
ELLICOTT, JOSEPH USA, 1732-80, MIM Orrery in tall-case clock, 1769 = P.C. mill builder; father of Andrew Ellicott. Buckingham, Bucks County, Pa. and Ellicott's Lower Mills, Baltimore, Md.(1774). Baillie 1; Britten 1; Mones and Jones. suggest correction
ELLINETT, THOMAS England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. T. C. inside the door of the John Ellicott 2 clock with barometer at the VAA; barometer signed "Ellinett." Boston and Charing Cross, Norwich. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ELLIOT BROS. misreading for Elliott Bros. suggest correction
ELLIOT, JOHN England, fl.1846-48, PHIM barometer and philosophical instrument maker. 14 Stacy Street, Soho, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ELLIOTT 1 England, c.1850, MIM Wheatstone's Heliochronometers = KEN, WHI. 30 Strand, London. Bryden 16; G.L'E. Turner 24; Dewhirst; Whipple 1; Ward 3. suggest correction
ELLIOTT 2 England, c.1840, OIM sold instruments to Mrs. Janet Taylor. Stepney, London. Taylor 2(1325). suggest correction
ELLIOTT 3 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. may be William Edward Elliott. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ELLIOTT AND SON 1 England, PHIM Barometer = Gunston Hall, Lorton, Va. Ashford. USNM. suggest correction
ELLIOTT AND SON 2 England, c.1880, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 7/20/83. Leeds. RSW. suggest correction
ELLIOTT AND SONS England, fl.1840-55, MIM NIM OIM Pocket Sextant = DPW; Microscope = FRK; Architect's Rule, boxwood = ADL-W122. William Elliott 2 and Sons, also known as Elliott Sons. 50 and 56 Strand, London. Frank; DPW 3; Coffeen A; Moskowitz 104; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ELLIOTT BROTHERS England, 1840-now, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. sons of William Elliott, they took over Watkins and Hill in 1857; T.C.; opticians to the Admiralty; sometimes signed "Elliott Bros." 56 Strand (1840-58) and 5 Charing Cross (1856-58); 30 Strand (1858-60); 449 Strand; 101 St. Martin's Lane (c.1861); all in London. Taylor 2(2121); Calvert 2; Price 12; Fitzgerald; Moskowitz 104; Coffeen G; G.L'E. Turner 24; Chaldecott 3 and 4; RGO; RSW; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
ELLIOTT SONS England, see William Elliott and Sons. RSW. suggest correction
ELLIOTT, CLARK USA, 1732-93, MIM NIM SIM Backstaves = Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. (1764), Cranbrook Institute (1753), P.C. (4) (1761, 1762, 1765, 1768), MYS (1765), New London County Historical Society (1780), Wadsworth Athenaeum (1761); Octant, 1765, for Mr. Asa Waterman = MYS; Surveyor's Compass = X. apprenticed to Thomas Greenough 1 in Boston to 1767; made 403 backstaffs; compiled almanacs. Boston, Mass.; New London, Conn. Price 2; USNM; Smart; Bedini 1 and 8; D.J. Warner 8; RSW. suggest correction
ELLIOTT, T. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 20 Haberdashers Walk, Hoxton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ELLIOTT, W. England, fl.1815-18, MIM Ivory Rule = Ships of the Sea Museum, Savannah, Georgia; Set of Drawing Instruments = Soth. 5/21/73; Architect's Rules = ADL-W120 (boxwood), ADL-W211 (ivory), ADL-N42 (ivory). the drawing instrument set is marked "Elliott." 20 Wilderness Road, Goswell Street, Clerkenwell, London. Taylor 2(1324); Price 12; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ELLIOTT, WILLIAM (2), AND SONS England, pre-1849, MIM Architect's Rule, boxwood = ADL-W121; Drawing Instrument Sets = Christie-SK 4/17/86, Phillips 12/12/89. the rule at the Adler is signed "W. Elliott and Sons." 56 Strand, London. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ELLIOTT, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1795-1835, MIM freed by patrimony in the Joiners' Company on the report by Charles Snart and William Medland in 1795; took apprentices. 51 Artichoke Lane (1800); 19 Jane Street, Commercial Road; 3 Wright's Row, Pell Street, Ratcliff Highway (1830); all in London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ELLIOTT, WILLIAM 2 England, fl. 1821-53, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Circumferentor = Kenny; Surveying Compass = Soth. 4/22/65; Dynamometer, Pantograph, Drawing Instrument Sets = KEN, Christie-SK 4/17/86; Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 11/22/65; Box Sextant = Brussels 1979. 21 Great Newport Street (1821-25); 277 High Holborn (1825-33); 268 High Holborn (1834); all in London. Taylor 2(1325 & 1548); Clay and Court; Exhibition-Maps; KEN; Moskowitz 104; RSW; Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ELLIOTT, WILLIAM EDWARD England, fl.1825-72, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Clinometer = VNN; Sextant, ebony, ivory = D.(1981). 19 Upper Smithfield (1832); 36 Foxes Lane, Lower Shadwell (1836-40); 139 Shadwell High (1847-72); all in London. Taylor 2(1549); O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
ELLIOTTI, VINC. Italy, 1733, MIM Azimuth Sundial, 1733 = ROM. RSW. suggest correction
ELLIS, HENRY England, fl.1748-49, NIM devised an artificial horizon. Taylor 2(254). suggest correction
ELLIS, JOHN England, c.1755, improved the pocket aquatic microscope which was made by P. and J. Dollond; modified the Cuff-type microscope; F.R.S. Wynter and Turner; Moskowitz; Soth. 4/29/77; RSW. suggest correction
ELLISON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ELLISON, F. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 6/8/72; Wheel Barometer = X. the barometer at the unknown location is signed "Ellison." Norwich. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ELLISON, T. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 4 Little Bath Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ELMER, THEOBALD England, c.1685, apprenticed to Joseph Wells in the Joiners' Company, April 3, 1677; free in the Company, Mar. 2, 1685. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ELMER, W. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ELMES, JOSEPH England, c.1673, MIM apprenticed by turnover to William Elmes of the Clockmakers' Company on July 7, 1673. London. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
ELMES, WILLIAM England, fl. pre-1668-82, MIM Ring Sundial, 1667 = X; Ring Sundials = NMM, LAW; Astrolabe = NMM. rulemaker; member of the Woodmongers' Company; one of 19 instrument makers admitted as a Brother to the Clockmakers' Company on Feb. 24, 1668; took apprentices. Moorfields, London. Taylor 1(316); J. Brown 1 & 3; Clay and Court ; Dewhirst; Baillie 1; Michel 3; NMM 2. suggest correction
ELMSDEN, EDMUND England, c.1764, OIM Telescope = OXF. Lynn, Norfolk. Taylor 2(585). suggest correction
ELSGREN, J. Sweden, MIM Diptych Sundial = NOR. Ganef ? RSW. suggest correction
ELTON England, 1817, MIM Orrery, transparent, miniature, 1817 = OXF; Orrery, transparent = D.(1985). Princes Street, Cavendish Square, London. Taylor 2(1326); G.L'E. Turner 24; Coffeen 11. suggest correction
ELTON, ANDREW England?, MIM Gunner's Calipers = D. (1994) could be owner. Coffeen X (1994). suggest correction
ELTON, JOHN England, fl.1728-32, NIM designed a new quadrant for which he received a patent in 1728; devised a new artificial horizon in 1732. Taylor 2(255); Gunther 2; Bedini 8; Millburn 8; RSW. suggest correction
ELTON, THOMAS England, 1819, MIM Astrarium, 1819 = Soth. 11/27/72. RSW. suggest correction
ELVIUS, JOHAN Sweden, c.1775, MIM studied instrument-making in London. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
ELVIUS, PETRO Sweden, fl.1695-1708, MIM Horary Quadrant, wood and paper, 1695 = NOR; Horary Quadrant, 1708, wood and paper = SWE. a mathematics professor who invented this particular form of instrument; author. Uppsala. RSW. suggest correction
EMANUEL France, 1666-1738, author who published several papers on instruments and on the calendar; may be the same as C. Emanuel. Toulouse. Michel 3; RSW. suggest correction
EMANUEL, C. France, c.1727, MIM Planisphere = Spitzer-2839 = ADL-M464. may be the same as "Emanuel"; Michel thought the name was Emmanuel. Paris. Michel 3; Nachet; Ernst; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
EMANUEL, E. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Peterborough. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EMANUEL, E. AND B. England, PHIM Marine Barometer = X. probably Ezekiel and Emanuel Emanuel. Portsmouth. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EMANUEL, EZEKIEL AND EMANUEL England, c.1850, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Ivory Sector = NMM; Quintant = NMM; Tide Gauge = AMST; Spy Glass = Soth. 10/31/66; Barometer = DeLuca 10/24/87; Telescope, German silver = P.C. (1975) = PMS Auction June, 1989 = P.C.; Marine Barometer = Christie's 2/19/97. "Goldsmiths and Jewellers to Her Majesty"; barometer makers; mostly signed "E. and E. Emanuel"; PMS marked "By appointment to Her Majesty","No. 5169" and "R.G." 3 Common Hard; 3 The Hard; both in Portsea; Portsmouth. Taylor 2(1550 & 1550a); Goodison 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1; RSW. suggest correction
EMANUEL, H.M. England, OIM Refracting Telescope = FRK. Frank. suggest correction
EMANUEL, M. AND E. England, fl.1820-25, MIM 1 Bevis Marks, St. Mary Axe (1820). Taylor 2(1550). suggest correction
EMANUEL, M., AND CO. England, c.1825, MIM 9-10 Bevis Marks, St. Mary Axe. Taylor 2(1550). suggest correction
EMBERSON, THOMAS England, PHIM Wheel Barometer signed "T. Emberson" = X. made and sold barometers and thermometers; T.C. Long Sutton, Lincs. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EMBREY, WM. England, c.1700, MIM Artillery Quadrant, wood and brass = P.C. repaired crudely; scales run 0°-90° and 0-12. Moskowitz 6. suggest correction
EMDEN, ABRAHAM VAN Holland, 1794-1860, MIM OIM PHIM Thunder House = LEY; Air Pump = LEY; Microscopes =LEY; Thermometers = TEY; Compass Rose = AMST; Barometer = AMST; etc. T.C. in de Kalverstraat No. 55, Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Crommelin; Belgian Inv.; Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; G.L'E. Turner 7; P.R. de Clerq 1. suggest correction
EMDEN, JOHANN VAN c.1590, collaborator of Tycho Brahe; architect. Michel 3. suggest correction
EMERSON, WILLIAM England, d.1782, MIM made sundials; mathematician; author. Hurworth, County Durham. Gatty. suggest correction
EMERY, SAMUEL USA, 1787-1882, NIM Mariner's Compasses = PEA, BMM, Hart Nautical Museum, Cambridge, Mass.; Compass Card = PEA; Sextant = Old Gaol Museum, Maine. T.C. in the case of a quadrant by Spencer and Co. (sold by H. Duren), ADL-A257; Joseph Callender engraved compass cards. 12 Water Street (1809-); 162 Derby Street (1864); both in Salem Mass. Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; Brewington 1; Huber; Moskowitz 104; D.J. Warner 10 and 12; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
EMMANUEL, EMMANUEL England, 1851, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. also "Emanuel." Upper Hill Street, Wisbech. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EMMER, JOHN H. USA, c.1847, awarded a Diploma for "an ingenious galvanometer" at the Fair of the American Institute, Oct. 1847. 61 Nassau Street, Albany, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
EMMERICH Holland, OIM Microscope = UTR. Delft. Van Cittert 3. suggest correction
EMMOSER, GERHARD Germany; Austria, fl.1562-83, MIM Astrolabe Clock, 1566 = BUD; Vertical Sundial and Nocturnal, 1571 = NUR; Celestial Globe, 1579 = NYM. Gebhardt Von Baeinen is a misreading for Gerhard (Emmosser) Von Raeinen. Augsburg; Vienna. Zinner 1; Neumann 1 & 2; Council of Europe 2; Chandler and Vincent 3; RSW. suggest correction
EMOTT, BENJAMIN England, fl.1667-69, MIM apprenticed to Henry Sutton in the Joiners' Company on Feb. 6, 1659; turned over to John Marke in the Joiners' Company in Feb. 1667; free in the Company Dec. 2, 1667; took apprentices. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
ENBEECO England, OIM Refracting Telescope = FRK. N.B. Co.? London. Frank. suggest correction
ENDERLEIN, GEORG Switzerland, 17th Century, MIM Equatorial Sundial, octagonal = BASH. Basle. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
ENDERS Enderesch. Evans 1; Globus, Dec. 1956. suggest correction
ENDERSBEE, WILLIAM England, fl.1810-38, MIM may be William Endersby, which see. 1 Little Tower Street, Tower, London. Taylor 2(1328). suggest correction
ENDERSBEE, WM., AND SON England, fl.1810-38, MIM NIM PHIM Octant, ebony and ivory = D.(1970); Wheel Barometers = X, Soth. 7/16/76. London dealers for J.M. Kleman en Zoon; see William Endersbee. 335 High Street, Wapping, London. Taylor 2(1328); Goodison 1; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
ENDERSBY, WILLIAM England, c.1781, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Garrard 1 in the Grocers' Company on Dec.6,1781. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
ENDERSCH, JOHANN FRIEDRICH Germany, 1705-69, MIM Pillar Dial, wood = ELB; Equatorial Sundial = HAK; Celestial Globes, 1740 = ELB, DEU, DAN; Celestial Globe = Konigsberg Wallenrodt Bibliothek; Terrestrial Globes = AOV. engraved portrait. Elbing. Zinner 1; Rohde; Evans 1; Schück 1; Chenakal 3; Globus, June 1962, Dec. 1956, June 1963; RSW. suggest correction
ENDICOTT, JOHN England, fl.1832-50, PHIM made barometers and thermometers. 10 Norwich Court, Fetter Lane (1832-33); 23 Little Saffron Hill (1844-50); both in London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ENEFER, ROBERT England, c.1778, apprenticed to Thomas Ripley 1 of the Grocers' Company on June 4, 1778. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
ENGELBERT Czechoslovakia, MIM Sundial, square = Hammer. probably Engelbrecht. Braune. RSW. suggest correction
ENGELBRECHT, ANTON Czechoslovakia, fl.1825-29, MIM Analemmatic Sundials = D.(1825), CZJ (1829); Inclinable Sundial, 1825 = PRA. Melnik. Horsky and Skopova; Zinner 1; Fischer 2; RSW. suggest correction
ENGELBRECHT, JOHANN 1 Czechoslovakia, fl.1680-1702, MIM Nocturnals = SPI (1684), HAK; Analemmatic Sundials = LIE (1680), Weimar Schloss Museum (1680); Azimuth Sundials = SPI (1681) = PRN, SPI (1684) = PRN; Table Sundials = ROU (1683) = VIE, LIN; Horizontal Sundials = P.C., SPI, MIL; Astronomical Clock = HAM. Price thought there might be only one Johann Engelbrecht. Brünn. Zinner 1; Price 2; Fischer 2; Michel 1 and 3; Horsky and Skopova; Nachet; Ernst. suggest correction
ENGELBRECHT, JOHANN 2 Czechoslovakia, fl.1776-1804, MIM made many brass horizontal, inclinable sundials dating from 1776 to 1804; examples may be seen at DEU, TGM, NUR, DRE, ADL, NYC, ZAG, PRA, MUN, STU, KEN, WHI, OXF, POTS, RSM, LIE, Huelsmann Coll., etc. many of the instruments listed above have a notch in the gnomon to show the time of year; he is thought to have invented this type. Brünn. Zinner 1; Basserman-Jordan 1; Fischer 2; Horsky and Skopova; Price 3 and 12; Ward 3 and 4; Whipple 1; KEN; Chenekal 1; Coffeen G; Bryden 16; Syndram; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ENGELBRECHT, P. Czechoslovakia, 1791, MIM Armillary Sphere Clock, 1791 = PRA. Seige. Czech. Inv. suggest correction
ENGELHARDT, JOHANN Germany, MIM Sundial, portable = FIT. Zinner 1; Gunther 3. suggest correction
ENGELL, LEONHART CHRISTIAN VON Germany, 1688, MIM Squadra Mobile = FRA. RSW. suggest correction
ENGELMANN, G. Germany, 1696, MIM Celestial Globe = ZIT. Meffersdorf. Zinner 1. suggest correction
ENGELS Holland, MIM Rule = MLL. Amsterdam. RSW. suggest correction
ENGELSE, VAN Holland, MIM Horizontal Sundial = UTR; Magnetic Azimuth Sundial = UTR. de Rijk. suggest correction
ENGILL MIM Horizontal Sundial, equation of time = Kolding Castle Museum, Denmark. RSW. suggest correction
ENGLAND, J. England, c.1835, OIM Optical Instrument = WHI. probably the son of Moses England. Walsall, Lancs. Taylor 2(1840). suggest correction
ENGLAND, JOHN England, fl.1698-1730, MIM NIM Garden Sundial, 1703 = Trinity College, Cambridge; Sector, 1703 = Trinity College, Cambridge = WHI; Universal Ring Sundials = OXF, Trinity College, Cambridge = WHI; Analemmatic Sundial = WHI. apprenticed to Robert Jole of the Stationers' Company on Aug. 4, 1690; made free in the Company; took apprentices; had a contract with the Navy to make compasses, from 1704 on. Charing Cross, London. Taylor 1(475); Gunther 2 and 3; Michel 3; Dewhirst; Price 12; Tyacke 1; Crawforth 6 & 7; Bryden 16. suggest correction
ENGLAND, MOSES, AND SONS England, fl.1830-34, OIM Lower Russell Street, London. Taylor 2(1840). suggest correction
ENGLEFIELD, HENRY C. England, fl.1778-1818, PHIM Sir Henry Englefield; devised a mountain barometer in 1808. Taylor 2(710); McConnell 1. suggest correction
ENGLISH AND SONS England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Brighton and Lewes. Goodison 1. suggest correction
ENGLISH, NATHAN FREDERICK USA, 1828-c.1904, OIM made microscopes and telescopes, worked with his sons. Hartland, Vermont. USNM. suggest correction
ENGLISH, W., AND SON England, OIM Telescope = D.(1973). Exchange, Brighton. RSW. suggest correction
ENOCK AND SON England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth. 7/16/76. Norwich. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ENTWISTLE, JAMES England, c.1801, apprenticed to Thomas Bourne 1 or 2 in the Joiners' Company, Mar. 17, 1801. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
EPISCHOFER, JOHANNES Germany, 1580, MIM Artillery Level, 1580 = VIG. Nürnberg. RSW. suggest correction
EPRY, CHARLES ET JACQUELIN France, post-1855, OIM made telescopes; successors to the "Ancienne Maison Lerebours et Secretan, Fondée en 1789." 18 Place de Pont-Neuf; 20 Blvd. St.Jacques; both in Paris. USNM; Bulletin Soc. Astronomique de France, vol. 28, 1914. suggest correction
EPSWORTH, R. misreading for Richard Ebsworth. Taylor 2(1552). suggest correction
ERBEN, JOSEF Czechoslovakia, 1830-1910, MIM globe maker. Prague. Globus, June 1963; Tooley. suggest correction
ERFINDER, STREBIN UND FERCHEL Erfinder means inventor; see Strebin und Ferchel. RSW. suggest correction
ERHARD, JOSEFO Germany, MIM Proportional Compass = DEU. RSW. suggest correction
ERHARD, MATTHIAS Germany, 17th Century, MIM Astrolabe Clock = P.C. Augsburg. Polish Inv. suggest correction
ERICSON, HAROLD USA, 20th Century, MIM Cross-staff = X. reproduction. Noank, Conn. RSW. suggest correction
ERICSSON, JOHN USA, fl.1835-51, Rangefinder of sextant design = D. (1994). Signed"Inventor"; patented a type of sounding device; showed in the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. J.A. Bennett 2; Coffeen X (1994). suggest correction
ERIGNON, MAJ. Belgium, 1822, MIM Rule, folding, 1822 = P.C. (1988). hollow square tubes. Louvegné. RSW. suggest correction
ERKSTROM c.1774, MIM Quadrant = Greiswalde Observatory. "Erkström." Daumas 1. suggest correction
ERNLE, THOMAS England, 17th Century, MIM Azimuth Compass = MAN-I52. Garcia Franco 1. suggest correction
ERNST France, fl.1830-50, NIM PHIM Sextants = MOS, Ecole d'application de Fontainebleau; Stick Barometer = USNM; Marine Barometer = Meteorological Office,Bracknell. rue de Lille 11, Paris. Novokshanova-Soklovskaja; Paris 1900; Middleton 1 and 4. suggest correction
ERNST, HANS Germany, c.1570, MIM globe maker. Globus, June 1963. suggest correction
ERNST, PETER Sweden, 1714-84, MIM Astronomical Clock = Ventenskap Observatory; Pedometer = GOT. Väuxjö and Stockholm. Britten; Baillie 1. suggest correction
EROKHIN Russia, c.1850, PHIM Barometer = MOS. St.Petersburg. Maistrov 4. suggest correction
ERSKINE, THOMAS England, 1764, MIM Octant, wood, 1764 = EMA. may be owner. RSW. suggest correction
ERST, HANS Germany, 1546, MIM Celestial Globe, painted, 1546 = STR. Bertele 1. suggest correction
ERTEL Germany, c.1850, MIM OIM SIM Meridian Telescope = MLL; Theodolite = DRE; Rule = P.C.(1987). probably Georg or Gustav. Munich. RSW. suggest correction
ERTEL SOHN Germany, MIM Theodolite = MOS. either Georg or Gustave Ertel. Munich. Novokshanova-Soklovskaja. suggest correction
ERTEL UND SOHN Germany, fl.1834-58, MIM OIM Transit Instrument and Mural Circle of the U.S. Naval Observatory, 1845; Naval Theodolite = ADL-L28; Plotting Scale = ADL-M133; Sextant = DEU; Computing Rule, 1843 = P.C.; Altazimuth Instrument = WHI; Level = WHI; Theodolites = KEN, P.C.(1987). T.L. and Georg Ertel; sometimes spelled "Ertell"; trade catalogue, 1847. Munich. Engelmann 1; USNM; Italian Inv.; Chaldecott 3; RGO; RSW; J.A. Bennett 2; ADL. suggest correction
ERTEL, GEORG Germany, 1813-63, MIM worked with his father, T.L. Ertel, 1834-58. Munich. USNM; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
ERTEL, GUSTAV Germany, b.1829, MIM son of T.L. Ertel. Munich. USNM. suggest correction
ERTEL, TRAUGOTT LEBRECHT Germany, 1778-1858, MIM OIM Repeating circles, 12" and 6" (1836) for Chas. Wilkes, for use on U.S. Exploring Expedition; Level = FLM; Theodolite, 1835 = Observatory of Kazan worked with Reichenbach 1814-26; father of Georg and Gustav Ertel. Munich. Novokshanova-Soklovskaja and Horsky; Italian Inv.; Pipping 1; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
ERTLING, L. England, c.1850, PHIM Hydrometer = Phillips 10/26/83. may be L. Oertling. London. RSW. suggest correction
ERVEN VAN HENDRICK MOOY see Mooy. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
ESCHSOUX France, c.1840, MIM Surveyors' Y-Level = DPW. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
ESLING, JOHAN ERNST Germany, MIM see Johan Ernst Essling. Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
ESPERANCE, A L' France, MIM Sectors = ADL-M89i, ADL-W124. this is not a name but is an address, "à L'esperance." Paris. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
ESPLIN, E. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = Christie 4/28/89. Wigan. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ESSEN, CHRISTIAAN PAULUS VAN Holland, 1771-1840, MIM Delft. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
ESSEN, HUGO Holland, b.1798, MIM Delft. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
ESSER, HERMAN USA, 1845-1908, see Keuffel and Esser. New York, N.Y. Smart 1. suggest correction
ESSER, L. Switzerland, MIM Protractor = FLO. see Hommel and Esser. Aarau. suggest correction
ESSEX, CHARLES, AND CO. England, fl.1824-28, MIM Floating Sundials = D.(1824); Christie 4/3/85 (1826) = Kelton Coll. (1990) (wood), Soth. 11/13/61 (1828), EGE, WHI, ADL-W191, etc. patented this type of sundial, 1824; in round ivory or wooden boxes; Kelton has logo of "S" superimposed on "X" on label in lid of box which is also marked "Pantochronometer 1826." London. Whipple 1; Bryden 16; RSW; Price 12; Egestorff. suggest correction
ESSLING, JOHANN ERNST Germany, 1716, MIM Sectors = P. and S. 4/3/94, 6/18/1894; Compass Sundial, 1716 = Soth. 2/5/53; Sundial = GOL; Augsburg-type Sundial, 1716 = Soth. 5/9/60; Universal Equatorial Sundial = GEL. Berlin. Chenekal 1; RSW. suggest correction
ESSLING, T.E. Germany, misreading for J.E. Essling. Soth. 5/19/60. suggest correction
ESTEVENIOT France, 1768, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1976). Paris. RSW. suggest correction
ESTEVERY France, 18th Century, MIM Sector = D.(1970). Merzbach. suggest correction
ESTON, EDWARD see Edward Easton. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
ETANG, CHARLES FRANCOIS, GOUVERNEUR L' France, fl.1739-87, OIM Gouverneur Charles François L'Etang; an amateur constructer; made achromatic lenses. rue du Colombier, No. 1341, Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
ETHERET France, c.1792, MIM Daumas 1. suggest correction
ETSLAUB, JOHAN Germany, 1599?, MIM Mining Compass = FLO. RSW. suggest correction
ETTRICK England, fl.1836, MIM NIM proposed improvements to the astronomical clock and the mariner's compass. Taylor 2(2122). suggest correction
ETZ, HY USA, c.1840, OIM made telescope mirrors and cameras. Baltimore. USNM. suggest correction
ETZLAUB, ERHARD Germany, fl.1484-1532, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood, 1511 = NUR-WI28; Dyptych Sundial, wood, 1513 = Drecker = ADL-DPW22. the dials are not signed but are ascribed to Etzlaub on the basis of the map and the early date; cartographer; sundials were much sought after. Erfurt; Am Laufer Schlagturm, Nürnberg (1484). Zinner 1; Michel 1 & 3; M. Behaim Cat. Nür. 1957; Willebois; Evans 1; A.J. Turner 10; Gouk 1; Schnelbögl; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
EUDRISCH, NIKOLAUS Germany, fl.pre-1528, MIM compass maker Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
EULER, JOHANN ALBRECHT Germany, c.1775, MIM designed sundials. Chenakal 1. suggest correction
EULER, LEONARD France, 1707-83, OIM worked on developing the achromatic lens. Daumas 1; Nachet . suggest correction
EUPORUS, M. ANTISTIUS Italy, 1st Century A.D., MIM Pelikinon Sundial, monumental = Archaeological Museum, Aquileia. horizontal sundial with a wind rose. Aquileia. Kenner; Gibbs 1; Price 2; Portaluppi. suggest correction
EUSTACHI, BARTOLOMEO Italy, c.1510-74, MIM Oddi mentions a "Geometricus Gnomon" designed by Eustachi. Urbino. Belloni. suggest correction
EUSTACHIO Italy, OIM reputed to have made an eye-piece for a telescope. Naples. Dewhirst. suggest correction
EVA, RICHARD England, fl.1755-80, MIM Planetarium on a clock = X. Falmouth. Britten. suggest correction
EVAIN, A. France, c.1850, MIM OIM T.C.; advertsed telescopes, compasses and chronomerers. Rule Ville-ez-Martin, St. Nazaire. Christie_SK 11/19/87. suggest correction
EVANS 1 England, c.1790, MIM Inclinable Sundial = Soth. 4/18/88. London. RSW. suggest correction
EVANS 2 England, MIM Compass Sundial = Christie-SK 6/2/83. London. RSW. suggest correction
EVANS, A.G., AND CO. see Goy Evans and Co. RSW. suggest correction
EVANS, BENJAMIN USA, 1776-1836, MIM nephew, apprentice and partner of Benjamin Rittenhouse; see Rittenhouse and Evans. Norriton, Pa. (1791); Worcester Township, Pa. (1798-1800). Bedini 1 and 8; B.R. Forman. suggest correction
EVANS, FREDERICK England, fl.1830-38, MIM OIM PHIM 12 Denzell Street, London. Taylor 2(1841). suggest correction
EVANS, GEORGE England; USA, fl.1796-98, MIM PHIM London; 33 North Front Street, Philadelphia, Pa. (1796). Bedini 1; Smart 1. suggest correction
EVANS, GOY, AND CO. England, c.1825, NIM Octant, ebony, ivory and brass = Soth.-B 3/2/79. catalogue says A.G. Evans and Co. London. RSW. suggest correction
EVANS, J. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. probably John Evans 1 or 2. London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
EVANS, JAMES England, c.1749, MIM apprenticed to John Wilson 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 5, 1736; free of the Company, May 1, 1749. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
EVANS, JOHN 1 England, c.1809, MIM apprenticed to John Urings 2 in the Joiners' Company on June 3, 1759; free in the Company, June 12, 1768; "Rule Maker." Sharrat Street, Golden Square (-1801); 8 Dean Street, Fetter Lane, (1809); both in London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
EVANS, JOHN 2 England, c.1809, OIM "Optician". 88 Bishopsgate Within, London. Taylor 2(1118); Crawforth 6. suggest correction
EVANS, REV. LEWIS England, c.1824, MIM Geometrical Curves = OXF; Mathematician's Tobacco Box, 1824 = OXF. F.R.S.; ancestor of Lewis Evans who gave his collection of scientific instruments to OXF. Gunther 2; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
EVANS, THOMAS 1 Ireland, c.1825, PHIM Barometer = X. also a clockmaker. Usk. Peate. suggest correction
EVANS, THOMAS 2 England, c.1825, MIM Sundial inside lid of box = OXF. London. RSW. suggest correction
EVANS, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1792-1805, MIM apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1 of the Grocers' Company in 1765; free of the Company in 1792; took one apprentice. Hand Court, Holborn (1792); 58 Rosomon Row, Clerkenwell (1795); 48 Rosomon Street, Clerkenwell (1805); all in London. J. Brown 1; Crawforth 6; Baillie 1; Taylor 2(1842). suggest correction
EVANS, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1805, MIM 10 Dean Street, Fetter Lane, London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
EVE, CLOVIS England, c.1630, OIM made astronomical telescopes. Engelmann 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
EVE, GEORGE FREDERICK England, fl.1851-60, PHIM made barometers, etc. 4 Charles Street, Hatton Garden (1851-53); 90 1/2 Holborn Hill (1854-60); both in London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EVERARD, H.A. England, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 10/18/71. replica. London. RSW suggest correction
EVERARD, P. AEGID. Austria?, MIM Horizontal Sundial = KRM. RSW. suggest correction
EVERARD, THOMAS England, fl.1683-84, MIM designed a new pattern of slide rule for the excise in 1683-4; duty was first charged on alcohol in 1643. The Excise (London). Taylor 1(429a); Whipple 1; Gunther 2; Evans 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Delehar 2 and 9; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
EVEREST, GEORGE England, 1790-1866, Surveyor-General of India; designed and gave his name to a type of plain theodolite. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
EVERINGHAM, RICHARD England, c.1784, MIM apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1 in the Grocers' Company in 1773; free of the Company in 1784. London. J.Brown 1. suggest correction
EVESHAM, EPIPHANIUS England, 1589, MIM Sundial, 1589 = X. Taylor 1(80); Michel 3; USNM. suggest correction
EVIN AND H. RAILLE misreading for Ewin and H. Raille, which see. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
EWART, HENRY England, 1828, OIM Refracting Telescope, 1828 = Soth.-Chester 6/26/85. Tweedsmouth. RSW. suggest correction
EWART, J. England, c.1850, designed "The Cattle Gauge and Key to weighing machine arranged by J. Ewart"; made by James Tree of London. Newcastle-on-Tyne. Coffeen h. suggest correction
EWESTASCE, RICHARD England, c.1688, MIM apprenticed to Withers Cheney of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 18, 1688. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
EWIN AND H. RAILLE USA, c.1840?, MIM PHIM Surveyor's Compass = Illinois State Museum, Springfield. Baltimore, Md. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
EWIN, JOHN USA, fl.1840, MIM 23 Thames Street (1840-41); 71 Thomas Street (1845-48); both in Baltimore, Md. Smart 1. suggest correction
EWIN, WILLIAM USA, fl.1833-42, MIM NIM OIM Surveyor's Compass = D.(1982). Ewin and Heartte, 1833-36; in business by himself, 1836-42; may have had access to a dividing engine. 3 Commerce Street (1833); at the sign of the Quadrant, 53 South Street (1836-42); both in Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; Coffeen B; USNM; D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
EWIN, WILLIAM, AND ISAAC HEARTTE USA, 1833-36, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Hadley's Quadrant = P.C.; Surveyor's Compass = P.C. at the Sign of the Quadrant, 53 South Street, Baltimore Md. (1833-35). Smart 1; USNM; D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
EWING, JOHN USA, 1732-1802, NIM described and illustrated an improvement of Godfrey's quadrant; provost of the College of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Pa. Cajori; USNM; D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
EWINGTON, HENRY England, c.1812, invented and patented a navigational charting device, made by Still, Old, and Co. of Bristol. Bath. Coffeen 55. suggest correction
EYK, ISAAC VAN Holland, c.1821, MIM Amsterdam? Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
EYN DE PUESS, FRANS VAN DEN Holland?, MIM Sundial = WHI. not listed by Bryden. Whipple 1; Bryden 16. suggest correction
EYRE, R., AND R. RUST England, c.1785, NIM Azimuth Compass = NMM-Gabb Coll. Ye Minories, London. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
EYRE, THOMAS England, fl.1723-25, MIM made hodometers. Kettering, Northamptonshire. Taylor 2(170). suggest correction
EYRE, W. England, 1680-81, NIM Compass Plate, brass, 1680 = D.(1994). reverse side is a mirror image, including the signature with the date of 1681; this side could have been used to print compass cards. Coffeen 46. suggest correction
EYSENBROEK see Isenbroek. RSW. suggest correction
EZEKIEL England, c.1780, PHIM Barometer = D.; Stick Barometers = X(2), Christie 4/19/78, Winterton's, 7/13/94. probably Abraham Ezekiel or Cath and America Ezekiel. Exeter. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
EZEKIEL, ABRAHAM England, c.1791, PHIM made or sold barometers. Fore Street, Exeter. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EZEKIEL, AMERICA England, see Cath and America Ezekiel. Goodison 1. suggest correction
EZEKIEL, CATH AND AMERICA England, fl.1809-30, PHIM made or sold barometers? Fore Street (1809-30); 179 Fore Street (1828); both in Exeter. Goodison 1. suggest correction

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