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H. 1 Germany?, 1609, MIM Sundial on Sector = PRA. Zinner 1.
H. 2 17th Century, MIM Quadrant = Christie 12/17/75. marked "A" on reverse. RSW.
H. 3 England, c.1850, NIM hidden mark on ebony quadrant; possibly Hughes or Heath. Moskowitz 122.
H. 4 marked on horizontal sundial, WHI-1191, H [.], on the paper wind rose; sundial plate marked "C.P." (2) and compass card marked "R.G." (1). Bryden 16.
H.A. 1 c.1625, MIM SIM Graphometer = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82; Set-square = Christie 4/3/74. Hugé. Versailles. RSW.
H.A. 2 see "H.A. K.M." RSW.
H.A. K.M. Germany?, 1576, MIM Artillery Level and Square, 1576 = DRE; Artillery Level = DRE. the "H.A." is "H.A." 2; the "K.M." is "K.M." 2. Drechsler 2; Grötzsch 2; RSW.
H.A.S.V.W. 1675, MIM Quadrant, ivory, 1675 = WHI-689. 90 mm radius; not in Bryden 16. Whipple Cat. 1933.
H.A.W. marked on an alidade signed "Heinrich A. Wolff 1770" at KAS. Lübke; RSW.
H.B. 1 Germany, 1490-91, MIM Astrolabe, 1490 (ICA-248) = OXF; Astrolabe, 1491 (ICA-540) = OLD; Astrolabe, 1491 (ICA-249) = MUN. see also Johannes Bamman (Smalkaldensis); Michel thought he was Bonetus. Zinner 1; Michel 2 and 3; Price 1; Evans 1; Rohde; Gunther 1; ICA-2.
H.B. 2 Germany, c.1600, MIM Diptych Sundial = P.C. marked "H.L." (1), owner? RSW.
H.B. 3 Germany, c.1700, MIM Equatorial Sundial = OXF. RSW.
H.B. 4 England, c.1760, marked on the needle clamp of a circumferentor signed "J.A. Spineux." RSW.
H.B. 5 c.1900, Universal Equatorial Sundial = ADL-T19. made by D.B. Sheahan. Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW.
H.B.S. 1 1609, MIM Calendar Stick, 1609 = Evans Coll. Simpson; RSW.
H.B.S. 2 MIM Ring Sundial with seal = NOR. probably owner. RSW.
H.C. 1 Switzerland, fl.1568-91, MIM Sundials with compasses on finger rings = NMM-D.99/36-71C, WHI-1714 (FIT) (1568). inside lid of NMM sundial is marked "MIMR" and "W.P." 2; WHI is marked with "MIMR" and "H.R." 1. Bryden 16; NMM 2.
H.C. 2 Equatorial Sundial, marked 1591 = ADL-T22. the work of D.B. Sheahan of New York, N.Y., c.1900; marked "Sir Charles Blunt." Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW.
H.C. 3 Italy?, c.1580, MIM Magnetic Azimuth Sundial = WHI-1709. is this the same as H.C. 1.? Bryden 16; RSW.
H.D. 1 Germany, 1519, MIM Diptych Sundial, gilt-brass, 1519 = Soth. 6/18/62. RSW.
H.D. 2 Germany, fl.1590-1601, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = LOU (1590), MERC-75 (1590), MERC-56, Palazzo Madonna, Turin (1595), NMM (1597), ADL-DPW29 (1597), SPL (1601), OXF (1600), OXF, OXF (1595), WRAY, ROM, KEN, BM, Koller 11/17/75, Huelsmann Coll., Bearne's 2/12/92, etc. the snake was the mastermark of Hans Ducher 2 and 3; the OXF dial and some others also have a distinctive thrush; see Hans Ducher 2 and 3. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Price 2 & 3; Ward 1 & 4; NMM 2; Michel 3; Gouk 1; Syndram; ADL; RSW.
H.D. 3 Germany, 1595, MIM Skaphe Sundial, ivory, 1595 = Koller 11/17/75. RSW.
H.D. 4 1770, MIM Calipers, 1770 = Metalwork Museum, Rouen. D'Allemagne.
H.D. 5 c.1900 / z, Inclinable Sundial = ADL-T66. the work of D.B. Sheahan, c.1900. Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW.
H.D.F. Germany, fl.1618-19, MIM Cruciform Sundial, 1618 = OXF-G500; Cruciform Sundial, 1619 = VIE-709. the OXF dial has figures of father time. Zinner 1; Michel 3.
H.E. initials on quadrant signed "John Chatfield, 1630."
H.E.S. Germany, fl.1569-71, MIM Drawing Instruments, Quadrant and case, 1569 = BEK; Horary Quadrant, 1571 = NUR-WI 12. Zinner thinks it is Erasmus Hornung; BEK set signed "H. ES." Zinner 1; RSW.
H.F. 1 Germany, c.1550, MIM Polyhedral Sundial in the shape of a star = BM. Augsburg? Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4.
H.F. 2 England?, 1669?, MIM Gunter's Quadrant and nocturnal, 1669? = Christie 11/8/66, = Soth. 6/24/74 = Haifa Maritime Museum. Janin 3; RSW.
H.F.V.K. see H.G.A.V.
H.G. 1 Germany, 1537, "H.G. 1537" is marked on an astrolabe, ICA- 256 (formerly in the Nachet Coll.), which also carries the inscription "Valentinus Sonthalmer Georgio Weinmayster dono 1535." Gunther 1; Michel 2 and 3; Price 1; ICA 2; MADEX; Nachet.
H.G. 2 Germany, fl.1562-96, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory, 1562, = LIE; Diptych Sundials = MUN, INN, Soth. 11/21/60. see Hans Gebhart; mastermark is a star; the MUN dial is also signed "H.S.D.L."; "H.G. 1596" is marked on an ivory diptych sundial signed "Johann Gebhart", ADL-DPW21. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Michel 9; ADL; RSW.
H.G. 3 Germany, 1567, MIM Sundial and Compass on inside panel of clock, 1567, = Christie 7/5/66. RSW.
H.G. 4 Germany, fl.1569-71, MIM NIM Calendar Plate, 1569 and Hanging Compass, 1571 = DRE; Calendar Plate = HAA. Hans Göbe? Zinner 1; Grötzsch 2; Körber 1; Rohde; Michel 3; Drechsler 2.
H.G. 5 Austria, 1575, MIM Stand for Armillary Sphere, 1575 = KRM. also signed "Hannss -------DCZINGCK"; surely Hanns Greber of Sterczing. Zinner 1.
H.G. 6 Germany, fl.1586-95, MIM SIM Mining Instrument, wood, inlaid with ivory, 1586 = ROU = GRA; Folding Square, ivory and wood, 1587 = BEK; Protractor, wood, 1595 = Leoben Montan Hochschule. the 1586 instrument is also marked "Hans Resi." Zinner 1; Michel 3; RSW.
H.G. 7 Germany, 1621, MIM Artillery Sight, 1621 = LEY; Artillery Level = BASH. Hans Gruber?; 1621 instrument also marked "J.U.H.Z.E." Zinner 1.
H.G. 8 MIM Horizontal Sundial, ivory = DRE. Grötzsch 2.
H.G. 9A 1617, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, silver, 1617 = X. Evans 1.
H.G. 9B Germany, 1667, MIM SIM Circumferentor with Sundial, wood, 1667 = BM. Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4.
H.G.A.V. MIM Horizontal Sundial = P.C. also marked "M.G.G.F.G.", "H.F.V.K." & "G.A.I.G." RSW.
H.G.H. Germany, 1648, MIM SIM Sector, 1648 = ADL-M90; Graphometer = Christie 12/18/74 = 4/9/75 =12/17/75; Nocturnal = LUN. see Hans Georg Hertel. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Bobinger 2; ADL; RSW.
H.G.V.B. Germany, 17th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial, string-gnomon, in the form of a finger ring, gold = BM. Ward did not mention the initials. Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4.
H.G.V.G. misreading for H.G.V.B. Zinner 1.
H.H. 1 Germany, 1601, MIM Table Sundial, 1601 = D.(1976). RSW.
H.H. 2 Germany, 1615, MIM Rule, iron, 1615 = MADEX. Nürnberg. MADEX.
H.H. 3 Germany, c.1750, marked on the gnomon of compass sundial in ivory barrel at WHI, made by "M.V." Bryden 16.
H.I. Germany, c.1700, MIM Sundial in ring = D.(1976). probably owner. Brieux 3, 1976.
H.I.S. 1581, MIM Rule, 1581 = FLO. Bonelli 5.
H.J. 1595, MIM Horizontal Sundial, circular, with compass, 1595 = D.(1974). the hour scale is incorrect. RSW.
H.K. 1 Germany, fl.1567-78, MIM Horizontal Table Sundial, 1567 = OXF; Polyhedral Sundial, 1578 = MUN; Sundial, book-form, 1580 = Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Hans Koch; clockmaker; the 1578 sundial has 25 faces. Munich. Michel 1 and 3; Price 2; Zinner 1; Uhren Feb., 1990; RSW.
H.K. 2 Germany, 1589, MIM Celestial Globe Chalice, 1589 = NMM. Frankfort. NMM 2; RSW.
H.K. 3 Germany, fl.1591-96, MIM Table Clocks with Sundials = MUN (1591), Michel Coll. (1592), HAK (1596); Sundials in watches = X (1592), Koller 11/17/75 (1592), F. Mallet Coll. all the sundials, except for the one in the Mallet Coll. are also marked "M.P." (2). Michel 1 and 3; Evans; RSW.
H.K. 4 England, c.1677, MIM Gunter's Quadrant = P.C.(1971); Quadrants = ZUS, Soth. 6/9/77. the quadrant in the private collection has a radius of 3", the initials seem to have been added later, possibly by the owner. Wynter and Turner; RSW.
H.K. 5 possibly H. Keining or Hans Koch. RSW.
H.K.R. Germany?, 1583, MIM Sundial on Table Clock, 1583 = DRE. 51° latitude. RSW.
H.L. 1 the mark appears on ivory diptych sundials signed "H.B." (2). RSW.
H.L. 2 1685, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1685 = WHI. Bryden thought it might be Heinrich van Lennep. Bryden 16.
H.L. 3 Germany, 1742, OIM "H.L." (3) is marked on a 1742 telescope at DRE made by J.S. Merklein and J.G. Zimmer; also see Hans Löser. Reinhartz. Zinner 1.
H.M. 1 1507, MIM Rete of Astrolabe, 1507 = VIE (ICA-599); Astrolabe = BRE (ICA-590). Zinner 1; Price 1; Michel 3; ICA-2.
H.M. 2 Germany, fl.1595-97, MIM Gunner's Compass with Sundial, 1595 = Rosenheim Sale = FIN; Rule, 1597 = AMST. the signature on the gunner's compass may be "M.H." (1). Mörzer Bruyns 1; RSW.
H.M. 3 Germany, 1616, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory, 1616 = Wunsiedel Fichtelgebirgmuseum. mastermark is a fleur-de-lys; also marked "P.K." Zinner 1; Gouk 1.
H.M. 4 Germany, 1744, MIM Hour Glass, four flasks, 1744 = ADL-M359. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW.
H.N.I. see I.N.H. RSW.
H.O. Germany?, 1477, MIM Pillar Sundial, ivory, 1477 = MUN. possibly the initials of the owner. RSW.
H.P. Holland, 1677, NIM Cross-staff, 1677 = P.C. (1971). also marked "4" or "7." Mörzer Bruyns 2.
H.R. 1 Germany?, 1568, marked on finger ring sundial at WHI signed "H.C." (1) and dated 1568; WHI also marked "MIMR." Bryden 16.
H.R. 2 Germany, 1686, MIM Artillery Level, 1686 = OXF. the "H." and "R." are conjoined; also marked "M.E." (1), with a crown over the "M". Maddison 1; Evans 1; RSW.
H.S. 1 Germany, 1560, MIM Horizontal Sundial, gilt-brass, 1560 = PBN. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2.
H.S. 10 could be Henry Sutton, Henry Sneewins or Johann Sommers. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Bobinger 2.
H.S. 2 Germany, c.1583, MIM Sundial in lid of book-shaped box wih watch inside = NYM. Hans Schniep? Baillie 1.
H.S. 3 1587, MIM Nocturnal, gilt = X. Van Damme, 10/10/95.
H.S. 4 Germany?, 1641, MIM Dividers,three-legged, 1641 = NUR; Dividers, one-handed = NUR. RSW.
H.S. 5 Holland?; Germany?, 1642, MIM Compass Sundial, in ivory barrel, 1642 = OXF. Sneewins? Zinner 1; Bobinger 2; RSW.
H.S. 6 c.1650, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood = X. Henry Sutton? Evans 1.
H.S. 7 Germany?, MIM Protractor, wood and ivory = KRE; Diptych Sundial, wood and ivory = NOR. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2.
H.S. 8 MIM Expanded Ring Sundial = Wray-99. RSW.
H.S. 9 Austria or Germany, c.1690, MIM Gunnery Level, with case = D.(1993). Coffeen 43.
H.S.D.L. this mark appears on an ivory diptych sundial at MUN; see "H.G." 2. Zinner 1; Price 2; Michel 2.
H.T. Germany, 1588-1614, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = Koller 11/17/75 (1588), RSM (1612), MUN (1614), WUR (1614), BM, ADL-W35 (1611); Diptych Sundial, ivory and brass = OXF. Hans Ducher 2 or 3; both used the serpent as a punchmark. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Price 2 and 3; Ward 4; Gouk 1; ADL; RSW.
H.T.R. Germany, c.1600, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood, brass and ivory = OXF. Zinner 1.
H.W. 1 Germany?, 1673, MIM Sandglass, silver, 1673 = NUR? Lunardi.
H.W. 2 England, fl.1645-89, MIM Miner's Compasses and accessories = NMM (1645), OXF (1689). Henry Wynne? Taylor 1(266); NMM 2; Maddison 1; RSW.
H.W. 3 Germany?, 1743, MIM Quadrant, wood and paper, 1743 = HAK. RSW.
H.W. 4 MIM Sundial = Christie-SK 11/27/86. letters stamped. RSW.
H.W./W. Germany, 17th Century, MIM Vertical Sundial, oval = BM. silver volvelle; the dial is marked "H.W." over "W." Price 3; Ward 4.
H.Z.S. see "F.W. H.z.s." RSW.
HAAG France, 1824, MIM Wall Sundial, 1824 = Saverne. Saverne. Rohr 2.
HAALSTATT UND TSCHLER Germany, 1763, PHIM Hydrometer, 1763 = KRA. Wagrechteberg. RSW.
HAAN, FRIEDRICH GOTTLOB Germany, 1820, MIM Terrestrial Globes, 1820 = DRE (2). Grötzsch 1 and 2; RSW.
HAAS Switzerland, 19th Century, MIM Magnetic Compass = Koller 11/17/75. RSW.
HAAS AND CO. England, pre-1800, MIM OIM PHIM Steam Jet Cart = University of Pavia. Jacob Bernard Haas. London. G.L'E. Turner 24.
HAAS AND HURTER England, fl.1792-95, PHIM Barometer = DEU; Hydrometer = RSM; Balance = TEY. Jacob Bernard Haas and Johann Heinrich Hurter; Haas probably worked for Hurter from about 1783, and became a partner in 1792. Soho, London. Turner 7; Taylor 2(843a); USNM; Bell 2; Middleton 1; RSW.
HAAS, JACOB BERNARD Germany; England; Portugal, fl.1783-1840, MIM NIM PHIM Electric Machines = TEY, CNAM; Philosophical Instruments = WHI, OXF; Sextant = X; Clinometers = P.C. and Soth. 6/25/68; Protractor = P.C.; Hygrometer and Thermometer = TEY; Ruling Engine, 1798 = DEU; Plane Table, 1806 = COO; Universal Equatorial Sundial, 1809 = COO; Solar Quadrant, 1828 and Universal Ring Dial, 1828 = COO; Solar Microscope, 1840 = TEY; Barometers = COO, DAR; Hygrometer = WHI. the solar quadrant is for 40° 12'; also made air pumps. born in Swabia; London (1783-1800); Lisbon (1800-40). Taylor 2(843a); Daumas 1; Portuguese Inv.; Bell 2; G.L'E. Turner 7 & 24; Middleton 1; A.J. Turner 10; RSW.
HAAS, JOAO FREDERICO Portugal, fl.1828-65, OIM Solar Microscope, 1840 = TEY. Joa~o Frederico Haas; son of Jacob Bernard Haas. Lisbon. G.L'E. Turner 7 and 24.
HAASE AND WILLHELIM MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = Weschler 5/22/76. RSW.
HAASE, JOHANN GOTTFRIDT Germany, c.1675, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Christie 12/5/95. rete has 16 stars; double rule; tympan; lot no. 83. Augsburg. RSW.
HAASEBROEK, GERRIT Holland, 1765, MIM NIM Cross-staves, 1765 = Streekmuseum, Gornedijk, Eisinga's House, Franeker. made protractors; name sometimes spelt "Hasebroek." Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW.
HABERMEL, ERASMUS Germany; Czechoslovakia, c.1538-1606, MIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums; these include; astrolabes; globes; sundials; calendars and surveying instruments; the dated instruments range from 1576-1600. often signed "E.H." the instruments are so famous that they have been often copied; there are many fakes! Prague (1576-1606). Eckhardt 3; Michel 1, 3, 4 and 6; Hamilton 1; Maddison 1; Bedini 6; Zinner 1; Rooseboom 1; Grötzsch 2; Körber 1; Sticker and Kirchvogel; Price 1 and 3; Ward 4; ICA 2; NMM 2; USNM; Drechsler 2; Trois Siècles; Brieux 3; Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2; Engelmann 1; J.A. Bennett 2; ADL; RSW.
HABERMEL, JOSHUA Germany; Czechoslovakia, fl.1565-81, MIM SIM Torquetum, 1576 = DRE; Proportional Compasses, 1577 = PRA; Graphometer = FLO; Diptych Sundial = OXF; Astronomical Compendia = Carl Rolas du Rosey Coll. = TIM, P.C. (2); etc. see J.H. 1; he was the father of Erasmus Habermel. Regensburg; Prague. Zinner 1; Evans; Michel 1, 2, and 3; Gunther 2; Drechsler 2; Rohde; Baillie 1; RSW.
HABERMEL, MARTIN see M.H.F. Evans 1.
HABRECHT AND HEYDEN France, c.1625, MIM Pair of Globes = PRA. Isaac Habrecht 2 and Jacob Heyden Strasbourg. Horsky and Skopova; RSW.
HABRECHT, ABRAHAM France, 1654-1728, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Kunstgewerbemuseum, Strasbourg. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; Maurice 1.
HABRECHT, ISAAC 1 France, 1544-1620, MIM Astrolabe Clock, 1578 = TOU; Globe, Celestial, 1574 = STR; Gores for a Terrestrial Globe = STR. noted clock maker; see J.H. 2. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; Baillie 1; Gélis; RSW.
HABRECHT, ISAAC 2 France, 1589-1633, MIM Celestial Globes, 1621 = KAS, KRM, STU, ZUR, NUR, AMSTS, etc; Celestial Globe = KRA; Planiglobiums = LID (1628), DEU (1628), ADL-A304A; Pair of Globes = Drouot 3/8/63; Terrestrial Globes = P.C. (1620), NMM (1625), NYH. son of Isaac Habrecht 1; ADL planiglobium is a signed manuscript instrument for 50° with parts sewn together. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; Yonge; NMM 2; Estreicher 1; RSW.
HABRECHT, ISAAC 3 France, 1611-86, MIM Celestial Globe with clockwork, 1646 = NMM; Terrestrial Globe = NMM. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; NMM 2; Tardy 3; RSW.
HABRECHT, JOSIAS France, 1552-75, MIM Mechanical Armillary Sphere, 1572 = ROS. brother of Isaac Habrecht 1. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; Von Bertele 1; Tardy 3.
HACHARD France, 18th Century, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 5/25/68; Augsburg-type Sundial = P.C.(1971). might be one dial. Besançon. RSW.
HACKELMAN, G. Germany, NIM Compass = LIE. Hamburg. Michel 3 and 9.
HACKER, A. Czechoslovakia, 18th Century, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = N.N. Frankel Coll.; Table Sundial = P.C. Prague. Baillie 1.
HADDARD, W.D. England, 1846, designed a protractor. London. Price 3.
HADDOCK, CHARLES England, c.1737, MIM apprenticed to Fisher Combs of the Clockmakers' Company on May 2, 1737. J. Brown 3.
HADDOCK, JOHN England, c.1722, MIM apprenticed to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company on Aug. 23, 1722. J. Brown 3.
HADDON, C.W., AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM barometer makers. King Street, Liverpool. Bell 2.
HADDON, WILLIAM England, fl.1700-13, MIM member of the Stationers' Company; had William Barker, Worgan's last apprentice, turned over to him on March 12 1700. Giltspur Street, near Newgate Street, London. J. Brown 1; Taylor 1(567); Clay and Court ; Daumas 1; Evans 1; Dewhirst; Crawforth 7.
HADEN, WILLIAM England, 1790, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Ripley 1 of the Grocers' Company, January 7, 1790. London. J. Brown 1.
HADERBECK, JOHANN PETER Germany, 1697, MIM Artillery Level, 1697 = Huelsmann Coll. signed "Johannes Petrus Haderbeck me Fecit A. 1697"; also marked "1050" on banner. Syndram.
HADLEY, GEORGE England, c.1731, NIM brother of John Hadley; he is supposed to have made an example of Hadley's quadrant in 1731. Bedini 8.
HADLEY, HENRY England, c.1731, NIM brother of John Hadley; made some of his reflecting quadrants, 1731. A.J. Turner 10.
HADLEY, JOHN England, 1682-1744, designed a telescope, 1719-20; best known for his invention of the relecting quadrant (octant) in 1731, for which he received a patent in 1734 which ran until 1745; a similar instrument was independently invented, about the same time, by Thomas Godrey 1 in Philadelphia, Pa.; Hadley licensed Joseph Jackson 1 to be the sole maker; designed a bubble level in 1734. Enfield Chase near East Barnet. Taylor 1(538); Taylor 2(56); DNB; DSB; USNM; Bedini 8; G.L'E. Turner 24; A.J. Turner 10; Millburn 8.
HADNOT, JOHN England, c.1808, MIM apprenticed to John Symons of the Grocers' Company 1801-08. London. J. Brown 2.
HAECKE, H. Germany, 1816?, NIM Octant, 1816 = Christie 6/7/72; Sextants = X, Kelton Coll. (1990). Kelton sextant has micrometer and is W.W. 1 era, marked "No. 9693"; may be two makers or a misreading of the Christie date. Neukölln; Berlin. USNM; RSW.
HAEFELZ, JOHANNES FRIDERICUS Germany, 1784, MIM Horizontal Table Sundial, 1784 = THO. Braunschweig. RSW.
HAERING France, MIM OIM PHIM T.C.; optician; made physical instruments. à l'Aigle d'Or, No.63 Palais du Tribunat, près le Café de Foi, Paris. Calvert 2.
HAFENRETTER, SAMUEL H. Germany, 1587-1660, author; designed an astrological instrument with a sundial. Tübingen. Zeitlin Cat. 1974.
HAGER Germany, 1696, MIM Perpetual Calendar, 1696 = Soth.-SB pre-1980. probably Johann Melchior Hager or Michael Tobias Hager. RSW.
HAGER, DIEDERICH PETER Germany, 1674-1745, MIM Calendar, large, 1710 = Anton-Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig. Wolfenbüttel. Buchler.
HAGER, JOHANN MELCHIOR Germany, 1642-1713, MIM Ring Sundials = MERC, Koller 11/17/75; Equatorial Sundials, silver = ADL-M296, BS-WB; Table Sundial = Düsseldorf (1976). Engelmann read the ADL sundial as Johann Melchior Sager. Frankfort. Zinner 1; Buchler; Engelmann 1; Hamilton 1; ADL; RSW.
HAGER, JOHANN MICHAEL Germany, 1684-1765, MIM Horizontal Sundial with cam, 1705 = BM; Horizontal Sundials = OXF; Nocturnal = Drouot 2/18/60. the dial at the BM is signed "I.M. Hager"; the nocturnal is signed "J.M. Hager." Frankfort and Braunschweig. Zinner 1; Buchler; Price 3; Ward 4; RSW.
HAGER, M. Germany, MIM Augsburg-type Sundials = KEN, D.(1976); Nocturnal = BM (lost). surely Michael Tobias Hager; Chaldecott lists an "M. Aager." Arnstadt. Chaldecott 1; Price 2 & 3; Ward 4; RSW.
HAGER, M.I. see M.T. Hager. Gunther 2; Evans 1; Price 3.
HAGER, MICHAEL TOBIAS Germany, 1639-1694, MIM Astronomical Compendia = LIE, MUN, LOU, NUR; Pedometer, 1690 = BM; Table Sundials = Koller 11/17/75, OXF, BS-WB; Sundial, 1681 = Arnstadt Rathaus. "Mechanikus." Arnstadt; Wolfenbüttel. Zinner 1; Gunther 2; Evans 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Michel 3; Hamilton 1; Belgian Inventory; Wynter and Turner; Buchler; RSW.
HAGER, N. Germany, 17th Century, MIM Compass with Perpetual Almanac = Bernal Sale No.3955; Universal Equatorial Sundial, with latitude cam = D.(1974). probably a misreading for M.T. Hager. Arnstadt. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Price 2; Wynter 1; RSW.
HAGER, WOLFGANG Germany, 1643-1705, MIM Sundials = Cologne Museum (1687), NMM, TIM, BS-WB; Nocturnals = Cologne Museum (1681),KES (1692); Pedometers = SPI-2829 (1695), BS-WB (1696); Sundial in silver box, 1693 = OXF. "Hofmechanikus." Wolfenbüttel. Buchler; Zinner 1; NMM 2; RSW.
HAGGER AND BRO. USA, 1842-59, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Compass with vernier = School of Civil Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y.; Stick Barometer = D.(1980). John W. Hagger and William G. Hagger; barometer signed "Hagger and Brother." corner of Pratt Street and Spear's Wharf, Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; Coffeen 27; RSW.
HAGGER AND SON 1 USA, 1795, MIM NIM William Guyse Hagger and Benjamin King Hagger; advertised nautical compasses, 1795. 2 doors south of the Draw-Bridge, Boston, Mass. Brewington 1; Warner 12.
HAGGER AND SON 2 USA, 1830, MIM OIM PHIM Benjamin King Hagger and his son, John W. Hagger; ad in Baltimore paper in 1830. at the Sign of Dr. Franklin, Baltimore, Md. D.J. Warner 11.
HAGGER BROTHERS USA, c.1850, MIM Magnetic Compass = Maine Historical Society. Baltimore, Md. USNM.
HAGGER, BENJ. K., AND SON USA, fl.1827-38, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveying Compass = USNM. made and imported instruments; Benjamin King Hagger and John W. Hagger. 72 Baltimore Street (up to 1830); at the Sign of Dr. Franklin, 57 South Street (1830- 38); both in Baltimore, Maryland. Smart 1; USNM; D.J. Warner 11
HAGGER, BENJAMIN KING USA, 1769-1834, MIM NIM OIM SIM Graphometer, wood = P.C.; Surveyor's Compasses = U. of Maryland, P.C., Rio Grande County Museum, Del Norte, Cal.; Sextant, 1825 = P.C. son of William Guyse Hagger. Newport, R.I.; Ann Street (1789); Prince Street near Snow Hill Street (1793); North Street (1795); Ann Street (1798); all in Boston, Mass.; at the sign of Dr. Franklin; 57 South Street (1816); at the Sign of Hadley's Quadrant, 72 Baltimore Street (1824); all in Baltimore, Maryland. Brewington 1; Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; USNM; Price 2; D.J. Warner 10 and 11; RSW.
HAGGER, C.E.E. USA?, instrument maker; possibly the grandson of B.K. Hagger. Brewington 1.
HAGGER, JOHN W. USA, 1805-58, MIM the son of Benjamin King Hagger; see Benj. K. Hagger and Son; his brother was William G. Hagger; see Hagger and Bro.; he apparently continued his father's firm at least until 1842. 57 South Street, Baltimore, Md. (1833-38). Smart 1; Brewington 1; USNM.
HAGGER, WILLIAM USA, 1760, NIM Backstaffs = MYS, USNM. he was the father of William Guyse Hagger; partner of Benjamin King 1. Newport, Rhode Island. Smart 1; Bedini 1; USNM.
HAGGER, WILLIAM GUYSE USA, 1748-1832, NIM Backstaffs = Rhode Island Historical Soc., Providence, R.I. (1768), PEA (1775), MAR (1775), VNN (1775), R.I. Historical Society = USNM (1776), D.(1777); Surveyor's Compass = Hist. Soc. of St. Marys and Benzinger Township, Pa. the father of Benjamin King Hagger; there is a listing of an address at Cranston, R.I. in 1774; Joseph Callender made the compass cards. Newport, R.I. (1766-88); near the Draw-Bridge, Ann Street, Boston, Mass. (1789). Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; Brewington 1; USNM; Price 2; D.J. Warner 8 and 12; RSW.
HAHN, A.H. Germany, PHIM Thermometer = DRE. Dresden. RSW.
HAHN, GOTTFRIED Germany, MIM Heliochronometer = STU. RSW.
HAHN, P.M., UND J.C. SCHUSTER Germany, c.1780, MIM Astronomical Clock = DRE; Quadrant Scale = DRE. Phillip Mattäus Hann and Joh. Christ. Schuster. Kornwesteim. Grötzsch 2.
HAHN, P.M., UND P.G. SCHAUDT Germany, c.1775, MIM Clock with Globe on top = DAR. Philipp Mattaüs Hahn and Philipp Gottfried Schaüdt. Kornwestheim and Onsmettingen. Uhren Feb., 1990.
HAHN, PHILIPP MATTAUS Germany, 1739-90, MIM Astronomical Clocks = STU, DRE, GOT, FUR, NUR; Heliochronometers = BASH,(1782), HEI, DEU, KRA, KRM; Wall Sundial = Balinger Kirchturm; Planetariums = NUR, FUR. Philipp Mattäus Hahn; astronomer; author; the instrument in the Basle Historical Museum is signed simply "Hahn"; devised a multiplying machine, 1774; worked with Schuster and Schaudt. Kornwestheim; Erfurt; Württemberg. Zinner 1; Taylor 2(601); Grötzsch 2; Baillie 1; Engelmann 1; USNM; Deutche Uhrmacher-Zeitschrift, Aug. 1965; Neue Uhrmacher-Zeitung Ulm, Nov.30, 1964; A.J. Turner 10; RSW.
HAIDEN AND CO. England, late 19th Century, MIM SIM Theodolite = Soth.-PB pre-1980. this may be a misreading for Halden. Manchester and London. RSW.
HAIJE, WM. DE LA Holland, fl.1764-65, OIM made lenses and mirrors. The Hague. Rooseboom 1.
HAIJES, WALTER Holland, c.1750, MIM PHIM Ring Sundial = STT. Amsterdam. Pipping 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HAILES, THOMAS England, fl.1687-95, OIM apprenticed in the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1680; free of the Company on March 31, 1687. Sign of the Spectacles and Perspective Glass (later the Telescope and Spectacles), corner of Cannon Alley, over against the great North Door of St. Paul's Church, London. Taylor 1(454); Daumas 1; Clay and Court; Evans 1; Court and von Rohr 3(55).
HAINTZ, MATTHAEUS see Mattheus Heintz Zinner 1; Horsky and Skopova.
HAIR, JOHN England, 1782, PHIM Stick Barometer, 1782 = D.(1989). extra dial is semi-circle at top of instrument. RSW.
HAIR, WILLIAM EVITT England, fl.1842-50, PHIM made barometers, clocks and watches. High Street, Boston. Bell 2.
HAKES, W. England, c.1850, NIM Sextant with tangent screw = Seamans Institute of New York. Hull. USNM.
HALAICHER, MATTHAUS Germany, 1671, MIM Astrolabe Clock, 1671 = Hessischen Landesmuseum, Darmstadt. Augsburg. Engroff.
HALBAUR Germany?, MIM Compass Sundial in gimbals = MUN. Zorge. RSW.
HALDEN, I. see J. Halden. RSW.
HALDEN, J. England, fl.1845-53, MIM Rule, ivory = D.(1969); Protractor, full = Christie-SK 7/10/80. became J. Halden and Co. after 1850; J. Halden and Co. Ltd. as late as 1930. Albert Square, Manchester; London. Moskowitz 109; RSW.
HALDEN, J. AND CO. England, c.1850, MIM SIM Dumpy Level = Phillips 7/28/82; Eidograph = D(1974). Manchester and London. Moskowitz 109; RSW.
HALER, MUMENT Switzerland, 1773, OIM Solar Microscope, 1773 = X. successor to Passemant. Nachet.
HALES variant spelling for Hailes, Hale. Court and von Rohr 3(55).
HALES, STEPHEN England, 1677-1761, MIM designed and built an orrery, 1705; F.R.S. London. North 2; Millburn 5; Gunther; DSB.
HALEWYCK, F.M. VAN Holland, 1653, MIM Sundial and Nocturnal, 1653 = LIE. Michel 1, 3 and 9; Rooseboom 1.
HALFPENNY, WILLIAM England, fl.1722-48, MIM devised a tangent rule. Bristol? Taylor 2(182).
HALL England, c.1820, OIM optician. Nachet.
HALL AND HAWKS England, 1840, MIM 10 Duke Street, Borough; also Topping's Wharf, London Bridge; both in London. O'Mara.
HALL BROS. England, MIM Theodolite = Soth. 1/27/75. Croyden. RSW.
HALL, A.J. England, MIM Machine for describing ellipses and curves = X. 2 William Street, Clerkenwell, London. USNM.
HALL, ASA USA, c.1790, clockmaker; worked on an orrery built by Caleb Leach. Boston, Mass. Bedini 8.
HALL, B.J. England, MIM Reduction Compass = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82. RSW.
HALL, BRADFORD England, OIM Binocular Microscope = D.(1970). RSW.
HALL, CHESTER MOOR England, 1703-71, invented the achromatic lens, 1733; lawyer. More Hall, Sutton, Essex. Wynter and Turner; Taylor 2(183); DNB; Dewhirst.
HALL, EDWARD England, c.1850, PHIM partner with Edward Jenkin in Dring and Fage and Co.; made hydrometers and saccharimeters. 19 and 20 Tooley Street, London Bridge, London. McConnell 4.
HALL, FRANCIS Belgium; England, 1595-1675, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1669 = Whitehall Garden, London. also known as Francis Line; Jesuit; author; experimented with the motion of mercury in the barometer c.1660. Liège, (1630-58); London (1658-70); Liège (1670-75). Gatty; Reilly; Taylor 1(133); Baillie 1; Middleton 1.
HALL, J. England, OIM Telescope with stand = D.(1976). Bradford. RSW.
HALL, JOHN 1 England, 1698, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1698 = VEN. Price 2; RSW.
HALL, JOHN 2 England, 1840-50, PHIM barometer maker. Northgate, Sleaford. Bell 2.
HALL, MARTIN VON Austria, fl.1438-d.1466, designed wall sundials. Tirol. Zinner 1.
HALL, S.W. USA, 1848, PHIM philosophical and chemical instrument maker. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM.
HALL, THOMAS USA, fl.1849-78, PHIM Palmer and Hall (1849-57) succeeded Daniel Davis, Jr.; Hall on his own after 1857; made electrical apparatus. Boston, Mass. USNM; Romaine.
HALLAM AND SON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 6/30/89. Nottingham. RSW.
HALLAYCHER, MATTHEUS Germany, 18th Century, MIM Watch in a Globe = Spitzer-186. Augsburg. Michel 3; RSW.
HALLEN England, c.1820, MIM see Cottam and Hallen Winsley Street, London. Wynter and Turner; Kenney Cat.
HALLENSEN, J.A. Germany, 1748, MIM Rule and Plotting Scale, 1748 = OXF. Wolfenbüttel. RSW.
HALLEY, DR., AND CO. a frequent misreading for 'Dr. Halley, etc.' found on pocket globes. RSW.
HALLEY, EDMOND England, 1656-1742, Dr. Edmond Halley, second Astronomer Royal, 1720; worked out the eliptical orbits of comets including the one of 1758, named for him; author; designed a large astronomical sextant; F.R.S., 1678; charted magnetic deviation isogomes in the Atlantic; etc. London. Taylor 1(401), 2(57); DNB; DSB; USNM; Hoskins.
HALLIFAX, GEORGE England, 1725-1811, PHIM Wheel Barometers = P.C. fourth son of John Hallifax; clockmaker. Doncaster (1750-1811). Goodison 1.
HALLIFAX, JOHN England, 1694-1750, PHIM Wheel Barometers = P.C. (4), VAA (2), D.(1966), D.(1973), Soth. 7/16/76, etc; Stick Barometer = D.(1989). the wheel barometers are signed "J. (or John or Johannes) Hallifax Inv & Fect."; stick barometer has two silver dials, one of which has an interesting degree scale; clockmaker; succeeded by his fifth son, Joseph. Barnsley. Goodison 1; Symonds; Tyler; Banfield 1; RSW.
HALLIFAX, JOSEPH England, c.1750, PHIM barometer maker; fifth son of John Hallifax; succeeded him. Goodison 1.
HALLIFAX, THOMAS England, c.1750, PHIM barometer maker; third son of John Hallifax; Bell thinks he succeeded his father rather than Joseph. Barnsley. Bell 2.
HALSAY, DANIEL see Daniel Halsy Moskowitz 2.
HALSE also see Jacob and Halse.
HALSE, E., AND SON England, 18th Century, MIM Sector, wood = WRAY; Sector, ivory = ADL-W116; Drawing Instrument Sets in etuis = Soth. 7/20/70, Newcastle Science and Engineering Museum. Newcastle sector and rectangular protractor signed and in green shagreen etui; may be only one set. London. ADL; RSW.
HALSE, W.H. England, PHIM T.C.; made galvanic apparatus; called himself "Professor of Medical Galvanism." 22 Brunswick Square, London. Calvert 2.
HALSEY also see Halsy.
HALSEY, I. USA, 1702, NIM probably John or Joseph (1) Halsey; sometimes spelt "Halsy." RSW.
HALSEY, JAMES 1 USA, fl.1669-96, NIM Backstaff, 1676 = PEA. "Mathematician"; this is one of the earliest instruments made in the Colonies. Fish Street, Boston, New England. Brewington 1; Bedini 1 & 8; American Neptune Jan.,1975; D.J. Warner 8 and 12.
HALSEY, JAMES 2 USA, 1695-1767, MIM NIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses, wood = PEA, X, P.C.; Backstaves, 1739 = Maine Historical Society, Portland, Me., P.C. nephew of Joseph Halsey 1; sometimes spelt Halsy. near ye drawbridge, Boston, Mass. Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; USNM; Brewington 1; Bryden 12; D.J.Warner 8; RSW.
HALSEY, JOHN USA, fl.1700-50, MIM brother of Joseph Halsey?; sometimes spelt "Halsy." Green Street, Boston, Mass.; Madagascar. Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1.
HALSEY, JOSEPH 1 USA, 1675-1745, MIM NIM Backstaff, 1702 = P.C. (1971); Surveyor's Compass, wood = New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord; Compass Card = Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston. nephew of James Halsey 1; sometimes spelt "Halsy"; sometimes signed "Joseph Halsey, Jun."; may have been first American to make octants; backstaff also marked "Made for Andrew Gray." Boston, New England. Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; Brewington 1; D.J. Warner 8, 10 and 12; Brophy; RSW.
HALSEY, JOSEPH 2 USA, b.1699, fl.1731-62, NIM Surveying Compass, 1747 = P.C. (1974). son of Joseph Halsey 1; advertised as making Hadley's quadrants in 1738; grand-nephew of James Halsey 1. Fish Street, Boston, Mass. Bedini 1 & 8; Brewington 1; Guthman 1; Warner 12; RSW.
HALSKE Germany, 1814-90, PHIM Dynamometer = Barris-Holley Engineering Bldg., Brown University, Providence, R.I. apprenticed to Karl Philipp Heinrich Pistor, c.1830; see Siemins and Halske. Berlin. G.L'E. Turner 24; Weil and Baden; RSW.
HALSY USA, see Halsey. Bedini 8; D.J. Warner 8 and 10.
HALSY, DANIEL USA, 1777, MIM warrant issued for his arrest on Jan. 16, 1777; also listed as Daniel Halsay in the warrant. Boston, Mass. Moskowitz 2.
HALTON, IMMANUEL England, 1628-99, MIM Vertical Sundials on Wingfield Manor House, Derbyshire (2). astronomer, mathematician and diallist; designed a large quadrant and a type of triquetum, c.1652. Wingfield Manor House, Derbyshire; Gray's Inn, London. Taylor 1(231); Evans 1; Gatty; A.J. Turner 10.
HAM, ANTHONY USA?, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = P.C. (1976). RSW.
HAM, ERASMUS England, c.1736, MIM apprenticed to George Adams 1, of the Grocers' Company on April 21, 1736. London. J. Brown 1.
HAM, JAMES 1 USA, fl.1754-64+, NIM Backstaff, 1759 = TIM. father of James Ham 2; the instrument at the Time Museum was stamped "I.H./No.151." (I.H.) 3; advertised nautical compasses for sale in New York, 1754 and in Philadelphia in 1761. at the house wherein the Widow Ratsey lately lived, near the Old Dutch Church, Smith Street, New York (1754); at the sign of Hadley's Quadrant at Front and Water Streets, Phiadelphia, Pa. (1759). Bedini 1; Gillingham 1; Moskowitz 114; USNM; D.J. Warner 8, 10 and 12; RSW.
HAM, JAMES 2 USA, fl.1780-81, NIM OIM Backstaff, 1781 = Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. = X. James Ham, jr.; son of James Ham 1; advertised nautical compasses, 1780. Hadley's Quadrant at Front and Water Streets; below the Draw Bridge in Water Street; between Spruce and Pine Streets; all in Philadelphia, Pa. Bedini 1; Gillingham 1; D.J. Warner 8, 10 and 12.
HAMANN ET HEMPEL France, pre-1842, MIM Elliptical Compass = CNAM. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4.
HAMBERG, O.P. Sweden, 1849, MIM OIM Microscope, 1849 = X. also made scales. Pipping 1.
HAMBLER, W.H. USA, c.1850?, MIM Quadrilateral Rule, boxwood = D.(1984). 51 Nassau Street, New York, N.Y. Coffeen II.
HAMBLETON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1.
HAMELIN France, 183?, PHIM Balance Set = D. "Balancier-Méchanicien, Adjusteur, Verificateur." à L'H Couronné, Rue Saint-Denis, No. 78, près celle des Lombards, Paris. Coffeen 36.
HAMER, JAMES England, c.1823, MIM apprenticed to Michael Dancer in the Joiners' Company on Jan. 8, 1800; listed in 1823; took an apprentice. 12 Hosier Lane, West Smithfield, London. Crawford 7.
HAMILTON, DR. HUGO England, 1796, PHIM Barometer, 1796 = X. RSW.
HAMILTON, HENRY ROBERT England, c.1838, OIM 16 Queen Street, Goswell Street, London. Taylor 2(2144).
HAMILTON, JAMES 1 Scotland, 1686, MIM Cube Sundials, 1686 = Kinross House, Kinrossshire (2). mason; servitor to James Smith, overseer at Kinross House and son-in-law to Robert Mylne. Somerville.
HAMILTON, JAMES 2 England, c.1742, MIM apprenticed to John Parminter 1, Grocers' Company, Aug.4, 1742. London. J. Brown 1.
HAMILTON, JOHN Scotland, 1686, MIM Vertical Stone Sundials, 1686 = Kinross House (2). mason. Kinross. Gatty.
HAMILTON, RICHARD England, c.1705, MIM apprenticed to John Warner 2 or 3 of the Clockmakers' Company in Sept., 1705; may have been free of the Company by 1712. J. Brown 3.
HAMILTON, T. FENTON, AND CO. USA, pre-1842, MIM OIM PHIM mostly made meteorological instruments. Baltimore, Md. USNM.
HAMILTON, WILLIAM FRANCIS England, c.1814, OIM patented improvements for optical instruments. Asylum Buildings, Westminster Road, Surrey. Taylor 2(1348); Dewhirst.
HAMLIN England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Mallams, Oxford 4/30/97. too late for William Hamlin 2. London. ATG 4/26/97.
HAMLIN, RICHARD ELY USA, 1814-80, OIM made reflecting telescopes; lottery ticket signed "R.E. Hamlin's Reflecting Telescope"; ticket also marked "W. Hamlin Scs."; see William Haklin 1. Preuss 1; RSW.
HAMLIN, WILLIAM 1 USA, 1772-1869, MIM NIM OIM Magnetic Compasses = MYS, P.C. apprenticed to Samuel Canfield, Middleton, Conn.; came to Providence by 1795; listed as MIM and engineer by 1824; T.C.; see Richard Ely Hamlin who succeeded him. North Main Street, next north of St. John's Church (pre-1806); 11 Cheapside, next door north of Messrs. Blodget and Powers (1806); opposite the Baptist Meeting House (1809); Sign of the Quadrant, 131 South Water Street, in the store of Benjamin Clifford (pre-1819); at the sign of the Quadrant, 135 South Main Street (1823); all in Providence, R.I. Bedini 1 & 8; Price 2; USNM; Lane; Evans 1; Smart 1; Coffeen C; Eldred 10/11/75; Preuss 1; D.J. Warner 10; RSW.
HAMLIN, WILLIAM 2 England, fl.1792-1814, MIM SIM Instrument = WHI; Surveyor's Compasses = NMM, DeLuca 8/1/87; Magnetic Compass = Soth. 2/7/72; Surveyor's Level = Weschler 5/22/76; Compass, pocket = D.(1997). there is some thought that William Hamlin 1 and 2 were the same man, but the American apprenticeship and addresses of Hamlin 1 would appear to preclude this idea; the last two instruments are signed "Hamlin, London", which see. 111 Leadenhall Street, London. Taylor 2(983); NMM 2; Preuss 1; D.J. Warner 10; MAD June, 1997; RSW.
HAMMERR see Starke and Hammerr.
HAMMERSLEY England, MIM OIM Surveyor's Level and a Telescope = Christie 2/4/69; Islington, London. RSW.
HAMMOND, J. England, MIM Garden Sundial = LIE. Ken(sington), London. Michel 9.
HAMMOND, WILLIAM 1 England, c.1620, free of the Joiners' Company; took apprentices. Crawforth 7.
HAMMOND, WILLIAM 2 England, pre-1782, MIM apprenticed to Benjamin Cole 2 in the Merchant Taylors' Company; made free in the Company. Crawforth 8.
HAMON France, 1637, NIM Cross-staff, 1637 = KEN. St. Malo. Daumas 1; Dewhirst; Clay and Court.
HAMPSON, THOMAS England, fl.1728-55, MIM Sundial = Llandderfel Churchyard, Merioneth. clockmaker. High Street, Wrexham (1728-48). Peate.
HAMPTON, JOHN England, NIM Hadley's Quadrant = TRE. this might be the name of the owner. RSW.
HAMSTRA PZ, P. Holland, c.1850, NIM Crown Compass = P.C. Harlingen. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HAN Holland, c.1650, MIM Astronomical Quadrants, wood and paper = UTR-A9, UTR-OBS-192. designed by Vooghdio. Loon. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Van Cittert 1.
HANACZIK Austria, PHIM Hydrometer = KRA. Vienna. RSW.
HANBURYS England, see Alan and Hanburys. London.
HANBY England, c.1768, see Tappenden and Hanby. Crawforth 1.
HANCOCK, HANNAH England, c.1830, OIM widow of William Hancock? 7 Waingate, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1877).
HANCOCK, JOHN 1 England, c.1740, MIM Ring Sundials = OXF, FIN, EMA, Dundee City Museum and Art Gallery. some are signed "Hancock", some "J. Hancock." Stevens and Aked; Michel 3; Taylor 2(359); RSW.
HANCOCK, JOHN 2 England, c.1840, MIM OIM Instrument = OXF. 30 City Road, Finsbury, London. Taylor 2(2145).
HANCOCK, MALAHOL England, c.1668, apprenticed to Benjamin Emott in the Joiners' Company on Dec. 7, 1668. Crawforth 7.
HANCOCK, WILLIAM England, c.1822, OIM 24 Waingate, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1575).
HANDASYDE Scotland1698, MIM Cube Sundial, 1698 = Keir House, Dunblane. Somerville.
HANDASYNE, ARCH. Scotland, 1732, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, stone, 1732 = Cramond near Edinburgh. Gatty.
HANDEL, JOHANN GEORG Germany, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = OXF. Zinner 1.
HANDLEY, JAMES USA, fl.1865-73, NIM partner of Charles R. Sherman in C.R. Sherman and Co. 49 North Water Street, New Bedford, Mass. Moskowitz; RSW.
HANDMAN, I. MIM Terrestrial Globe, gilt-brass = BASH. RSW.
HANDSCOMB, EBENEZER England, fl.1764-91, PHIM Barometer = Luton Art Gallery. Woburn. Bell 2.
HANDSFORD, JOHN England, c.1780, MIM Orrery = Soth. 11/23/59 = Iparmüvészeti Museum, Budapest. may be two instruments. Bristol. Globe Exhibition, Budapest, 1990; RSW.
HANIN France, fl.1785-88, MIM PHIM Balance = CNAM; Manometer = D.(1990). manometer is steel dividers with brass scale (in shape of quadrant), to compare measurements in meters with old foot, English, Castille, Vienna, Brussels, and St. Petersburg style. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4; RSW.
HANIN FILS France, c.1750, MIM Proportional Compass, iron = PRIN = NMM-DI/DP.2. St. Romain. NMM 2; MADEX.
HANKS USA, c.1790, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses, wood = Deerfield Museum, Mass. and the Suffield Historical Society, Conn. either Col. Benjamin Hanks or Horatio Hanks, both lived in Mansfield at that time. Mansfield, Conn. Smart 1.
HANKS AND GURLEY USA, fl.1818-21, MIM SIM Alpheus and Truman Hanks and Ephraim Gurley; they also ran an iron foundry. Troy N.Y. Smart 1.
HANKS AND SON USA, c.1808, MIM Benjamin Hanks and Truman Hanks; also clockmakers. Mansfield and Litchfield, Conn. Bedini 1; USNM.
HANKS, A. AND T. USA, fl.1830-34, MIM SIM Alpheus Hanks was a brother, and Truman Hanks was a son of Benjamin Hanks; they succeeded Julius Hanks. Elbow and Fifth Streets, Troy, N.Y. Smart 1.
HANKS, BENJAMIN USA, 1755-1824, MIM SIM apprenticed to Thomas Harland; made surveying instruments, clocks, bells, etc.; called himself Col. Windham, Conn.(1777-80); Litchfield, Conn.(1780-90); Mansfield, Conn.(1790); Gibbonsville, N.Y.(1808); Gibbonsville is now Watervliet and may have been West Troy. Bedini 1, 8 and 17; Smart 1; O.B. Frye.
HANKS, BENJAMIN AND JULIUS USA, fl.1808-10, MIM SIM made vernier surveying compasses; perhaps succeeded Adams and Whipple. West Troy, N.Y. Smart 1.
HANKS, HORATIO USA, 1790-1838, MIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Vernier Compass = P.C.; Surveyor's Cross = P.C. fourth son of Benjamin Hanks; both instruments made in Auburn. Mansfield, Conn. (1790-1816); Gibbonsville, N.Y. (1816-20); Auburn, N.Y. (1820-26); Troy, N.Y. (1826-28); New York, N.Y. (1828-33); New Bern, N. Carolina (1833-36); Cincinnati, Ohio (1836-38); Vicksburg, Miss. (1838). Smart 1; USNM.
HANKS, JULIUS USA, 1784-1857?, MIM SIM Surveyor's Vernier Compasses = State Education Bldg.,Albany, N.Y., Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Mich., Summit County Historical Society, Akron, Ohio, P.C. third son of Benjamin Hanks; worked with his father 1808-10. Gibbonsville, N.Y. (1808-24); Fifth Street, Troy, N.Y. (1825); Fifth and Elbow Streets, Troy, N.Y. (1829-38); Troy, N.Y. (1841-47); Chicago, Ill. (1852-57). Smart 1; USNM; RSW.
HANKS, OSCAR USA, 1810-83, MIM SIM Hoop Compass = GUR; Transit = GUR; Surveyor's Compasses = P.C., State Historical Society, Madison, Wis. son of Julius Hanks; succeeded A. and T. Hanks in 1834. William Gurley worked for him between 1839-45. Troy, N.Y. (1831-46); Chicago Ill. (1856-60); Cincinnatti, Ohio (1876-83). Smart 1; USNM; Coffeen I.
HANKS, TRUMAN USA, fl.1808-34, MIM SIM son of Benjamin Hanks; see Hanks and Son; see A. and T. Hanks; see Hanks and Gurley. Mansfield and Litchfield, Conn.(1808-); Troy, N.Y.(1818-34). Bedini 1; Smart 1.
HANNAEUS, I.D. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = KRO. Meldorf. Zinner 1.
Hannay, Heinrich fl. 1866-1872 See Dolberg, Adolf
HANNAY, JOHN Scotland, 1815, MIM Stone Sundial, 1815 = Wigtown County Museum, Stranraer. for latitude 54° 41'. Stevens and Aked.
HANNES, J.O. England, MIM Perpetual Calendar = OXF. London. Evans 1; Gunther 2.
HANNIN, SIEUR France, pre-1782, PHIM Dynamometer = COR. Courtanvaux.
HANSEN, ANDRES Germany, 1709, MIM Vertical Sundial, copper, 1709 = FLE. Flensburg. Zinner 1.
HANSFORD, JOHN England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 6/24/88. Ilminster. RSW.
HANSON England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth. 12/13/88. probably William Hanson, clockmaker. Windsor. Goodison 1; RSW.
HANSON, JOHN England, fl.1850 - 56, MIM PHIM instrument and barometer maker 29 Hope Street; Hackney Road N.; both in London. Bell 2; O'Mara.
HANZELET, JEAN APPIER France, c.1630, MIM engraved plates for printed dials; "math. et graveur"; Hanzelet might be the name of a town. RSW.
HAPPACHER, A. Austria, MIM Sundial on plinth = P. & S. 5/20/1895. RSW.
HAPPACHER, PHILIP Germany, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial, gold case = ADL-A104. gold case has perpetual calendar on cover. Fridborg. ADL; RSW.
HAR see Han. Michel 3.
HARBERT, CORNELIUS England, c.1686, MIM took Thomas Freeman as an apprentice on Sept. 6, 1686; may have been member of the Clockmakers' Company. J. Brown 3.
HARDENBERG Holland, fl.1816-32, MIM compass maker; the full name is listed as Hardenberg (d'Erve). Op de Binnenkant voor Kraansluis (1816); Texelse Kaai bij de Raamskooi 16 (1826-32); both in Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HARDER, JOHANN Germany, c.1657, MIM compass maker; is he the same as Johannes Harder of St. Gallen? Nürnberg. Gouk 1.
HARDER, JOHANNES Switzerland, 1657, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood, 1657 = Palais Rumine, Lausanne. is he the same as Johann Harder of Germany? St. Gallen. Zinner 1.
HARDING, JOHN England, c.1809, MIM apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1, of the Grocers' Company, on June 4, 1801; turned over to Charles Fairbone 2, of the Grocers' Company, on February 8, 1802; free of the Company, Dec. 7 1809. London. J. Brown 1.
HARDOUIN France, 18th Century, MIM Planetarium = CNAM. RSW.
HARDY 1 France, 1693, made the frame for a Coronelli celestial globe, 1693. rue St. Julien le pauvre, Paris.. Destombes 5.
HARDY 2 France, fl.1738-79, MIM Globe for Armillary Sphere, 1779 = NMM-Sp.13; Globe, Celestial, 1738 = NMM-G.147. probably Jacques Hardy. NMM 2.
HARDY 3 Germany, 1795, OIM microscope maker Cologne. Daumas 1.
HARDY 4 England, PHIM Farenheit Thermometer = Kirk Coll.,Castle Museum, York. York. Bryden 9.
HARDY, J. AND I. England, c.1795?, MIM NIM SIM Octants = BAR, PEA, Cohasset Historical Society, Mass.; Soth. 10/21/74; Quadrant = P.C.; Borda Circle = P.C.; Sextant = PEA; Surveyor's Compasses = PEA, Soth. 6/14/82; Hadley's Quadrant = Fall River Marine Museum, Mass. the Soth. items are misread as J. and J. Hardy and J. and T. Hardy in the order listed; the Fall River quadrant is misread as J. and F. Hardy. London. Brewington 1; USNM; RSW.
HARDY, JACQUES France, fl.1737-87, MIM Armillary Spheres = Drouot 3/8/63 (1737), NMM (1779); Terrestrial Globes = CNAM (1742), Gotha, P.C.; Celestial Globes = X (3); Instrument = LIM. St.-Jean-le-pauvre, en face de Nôtre Dame, Paris. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4; Grimaldi (954); Pastoreau; RSW.
HARDY, JOHN England, 1774, NIM Hadley's Quadrants, 1774 = D.(1988), no date = D.(1996). Ratcliff, London. Coffeen 21 and 55.
HARDY, JOHN, AND SONS England, c.1825, NIM OIM Sextant and Telescope = Pacific House, Monterey, Cal.; Telescope = PEA. London. Brewington 1; RSW.
HARDY, L.G. England, c.1790, NIM Octant =D.(1973). London. RSW.
HARDY, NICHOLAS France, c.1770, MIM son of Jacques Hardy; globemaker. Paris. Pasroreau; RSW.
HARE 1 see Colomba and Hare. Goodison 1.
HARE 2 England, c.1800, PHIM Guinea Balance = BM. London. Price 3.
HARE, ROBERT USA, 1781-1858, PHIM Chemical Apparatus = USNM. chemical apparatus inventor and maker. Pennsylvania. USNM.
HARGRAVE, JOHN England, 1638, MIM Altitude Sundial, 1638 = Christie 2/17/69. dubious. RSW.
HARGRAVES England, c.1785, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Skipton. Goodison 1.
HARGRAVES, THOMAS England, fl.1790-1834, PHIM barometer maker; sometimes spelled Hargreaves. Settle. Baillie 1; Bell 2.
HARGROVE, RICHARD England, c.1688, MIM apprenticed to Isaac Carver of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 3, 1688. J.Brown 3.
HARING France, c.1800-25, MIM PHIM Sector = X; Stick Barometer = D; Mathematical Instrument Set = D.(1985). Häring; "Opticien de sa Majesté le Roi de Württemburg." Palais Royal No. 63, Paris. Michel 3; Brophy; Coffeen 10.
HARKER England, c.1780, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie 12/6/78. London. RSW.
HARLAND, THOMAS England; USA1735-1807, MIM SIM made surveying instruments; clockmaker; took Benjamin Hanks as an apprentice. Norwich, Conn. Bedini 1; O.B. Frye.
HARLING, W.H. England, late 19th Century, MIM Protractor, Aidie-type = Soth. 2/25/86. 47 Finsbury Pavement, London. RSW.
HARMAN, WILLIAM England, fl.1832-34, MIM PHIM 1 Halfman Crescent, White Conduit Fields, London (1832-34). Taylor 2(1576); O'Mara.
HARMATS, HARMAN Holland, 1606, MIM Astronomical Compendium, 1606 = BM. in the form of a knife, the ivory handle contains a miniature universal equatorial sundial and various calendars; Evans read the first name as Herman. Neukirck. Evans 1; Price 3; Ward 4.
HARPER England, OIM Telescope, three-draw = Christie 7/10/80. Manchester. RSW.
HARPER, JOHN England, c.1616, associated with William Pratt and Jeremiah Drury in the patent for Pratt's Arithmeticall Jewell, in 1616. A.J. Turner 10.
HARRI, LEENDERT JOHANNES Holland, 1801-75, NIM Crown Compass = AMST; Octants = AMST (No. 436), Koller 11/17/75; Sextants = OMM, Amst; Mariner's Compasses = Auctions, 1906, 1910, 1913; etc. some instruments signed "L.J. Harri." Oude Teertuinen bij de Schreijerstoren 446 (1836-52); Oude Teertuinen M.133 (1853-69); Kamperhoofd M.131 (1870-75); all in Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; RSW.
HARRIMAN, JOHN England, fl.1839-60, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 58 Church Street (1839-49); 60 Church Street (1854); 100 Pritchett Street (1858-60); all in Birmingham. Goodison 1.
HARRIMAN, THOMAS England, c.1818, MIM rule maker. Loveday Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9.
HARRIOT, THOMAS England, 1560-1621, designed telescopes and perspective glasses; author; sometimes spelled "Hariot". London. North 1; Taylor 1(55); DNB.
HARRIS 1 England, c.1820, MIM NIM OIM Brewster-type Micrometer on a Tulley Telescope = NMM. probably William Harris and Co. London. NMM 2.
HARRIS 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie 5/26/76. Southampton. RSW.
HARRIS 3 England, c.1855, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 7/23/87. Witney. RSW.
HARRIS 4 England, c.1840, MIM Sundial with compass = Soth.-PB pre-1980. London. RSW.
HARRIS 5 England, 1836, MIM Celestial Globe, 1836 = Walton Auction 12/30/96. probably William Harris 1. ATG 2/1/97.
HARRIS AND CO. 1 England, c.1848, MIM OIM Compasses = HAY, NMM; Terrestrial Globes = SOTH. 7/10/67 and 6/19/72; Orrery = North Carolina U.; Pantograph = D.(1974); Telescopes = PEA, D.(1975); Universal Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 10/20 75; Surveying Cross = D.(1983); Theodolite = D. (1983). probably William Harris 1. 50 Holborn, London. Price 2; Brewington 1; NMM 2; Moskowitz 109; RSW.
HARRIS AND CO. 2 England, c.1814-, MIM NIM OIM Octants, ebony = Soth. 10/18/71 and 10/21/74. Swansea. Bryden 9; RSW.
HARRIS AND SON England, c.1812-54, MIM NIM OIM Telescopes = P.C. (1854), DRE, P.C.(1987), Soth.-S 5/19/88, Universita Osservatorio Astronomico,Bologna, D.(1973); Terrestrial Globe, 1812 = Soth. 10/17/60; Microscope = D.(1973); Miniature Sextant = X; Quadrant, ebony and ivory = SUN; Octant, ebony and brass = Christie-SK 7/10/80. probably William Harris 1. 50 Holborn, London. Grötzsch 2; Bonelli 4; RSW.
HARRIS, DANIEL England, 1737-75, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, wood = ADL-DPW41; Horizontal String Gnomon Sundial = OXF. apprenticed to Edmund Blow in the Joiners' Company on June 25, 1723; turned over to Thomas Cooke of the same Company, Sept. 14, 1725; free of the Company, Nov. 4, 1735; the horizontal dial is marked "Londres." Christ's Church, London. Taylor 2(488); Evans 1; Crawforth 7; ADL; RSW.
HARRIS, G. England, c.1800, MIM Copper Plates for printing paper scales for sliding Gunter rules = NMM-CI/SR.5. No. 31 Shoe Lane, London. NMM 2.
HARRIS, GEORGE 1 England, 1733, MIM NIM OIM Quadrant, 1733 = X.; Sextant, 1733 = X. quadrant might be a Davis Quadrant. Taylor 2(267); Clay and Court; Dewhirst.
HARRIS, GEORGE 2 England, fl.1815-25, OIM see George and Henry Harris. 6 Curtain Road, London. Taylor 2(1350).
HARRIS, GEORGE AND HENRY England, fl.1815-25, OIM 6 Curtain Road, London. Taylor 2(1350 and 1351).
HARRIS, H., AND SON England, c.1811, MIM OIM Patent Telescope = WHI. 50 High Holborn, London. Taylor 2(1352); Dewhirst.
HARRIS, HENRY England, fl.1815-25, OIM see George and Henry Harris; see H. Harris and Son. 6 Curtain Road, London. Taylor 2(1351).
HARRIS, J. Microscope = Christie 12/18/74. misreading for T. Harris.
HARRIS, J.C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 12/6/78. Spalding. RSW.
HARRIS, J.W. USA, c.1838, MIM PHIM succeeded by Nathaniel Cleaves. Boston, Mass. RSW.
HARRIS, JOHN 1 England, 1630, MIM Table Sundial, 1630 = Soth. 1/22/73 = 7/23/73. signed "John Harris in the Strand." London. RSW.
HARRIS, JOHN 2 England, fl.1719-22, MIM Instrument = WHI. son of John Harris 1; called himself the partner of John Senex. Bullhead Court, Newgate Street, London. Taylor 2(59).
HARRIS, JOHN 3 England, c.1746, MIM apprenticed to John Farmer 2 in the Joiners' Company on Nov. 11, 1746, made free in the Company. London. Crawforth 7.
HARRIS, JOHN 4 England, c.1822, OIM 22 Hyde Street, Bloomsbury, London. Taylor 2(1578); Dewhirst.
HARRIS, JOHN 5 England, c.1818, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Fairey of the Grocers' Company on Sept. 3 1818; he may be the same as John Harris 4. London. J. Brown 2.
HARRIS, JOHN T. England, c.1823, apprenticed to William Elliott 1 in the Joiners' Company on Aug. 23, 1823. Crawforth 7.
HARRIS, JOSEPH 1 England, 1702-64, MIM designed a new cross-staff which was made by Thomas Heath 1 in 1730, and a new azimuth compass; author; Master of the Mint, 1748. Talgarth,Wales; London. Taylor 2(185); DNB; J. Brown 1; Moskowitz 109.
HARRIS, JOSEPH 2 England, 1797, MIM apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1, of the Grocers' Company, on June 1, 1797. London. J. Brown 1.
HARRIS, MICHAEL England, c.1800, MIM mechanician to Edgerton Smith 1. Liverpool. Taylor 2(1148); Bryden 9; Goodison 1.
HARRIS, R. England, 1745, MIM Universal Ring Dial, 1745 = Ecole Polytechnique, Paris. Guernesey, Channel Islands. Taylor 2(360); Daumas 1.
HARRIS, RICHARD England, 1806-10, OIM 404 Strand, London. Taylor 2(1149).
HARRIS, T., AND SON England, 1806-46, MIM OIM PHIM many examples of telescopes, microscopes, sundials, miniature globes and other mathematical instruments which may be found in most museums including NMM, DRE, KEN, PEA, USNM, ADL, etc. T.C.; Thomas Harris 2 and son; they took over Thomas Blunt's shop in 1823; barometer makers; "Opticians and Globe Makers to the King"; "Opticians to the Royal Family"; "Opticians to H.R.H. the Duke of Kent." 140 Fleet Street (1806); 20 Duke Street (1808); 30 Hyde Street, Bloomsbury (1810-17); 52 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury (sometimes just "British Museum")(1817-46); 50 High Holborn; 144a Oxford Street; all in London; also a branch in Hamburg. Taylor 2(1150); Brewington 1; Bell 2; Calvert 2; USNM; NMM 2; Moskowitz 107; Crawforth 1; ADL; RSW.
HARRIS, THOMAS 1 England, pre-1782, MIM apprenticed to Benjamin Cole 2 in the Merchant Taylors' Company; made free of the Company. Crawforth 8.
HARRIS, THOMAS 2 England, 1767-1827, MIM OIM PHIM Telescopes = Victory Museum, Portsmouth, D.(1971), D.(1975); Microscope = D.(1976). apprenticed to George Linnell of the Spectaclemakers' Company on Sept.4, 1767; free of the Company by service in 1804; patented an astronomical ring; optician and barometer maker; took his son as a partner in 1806. 140 Fleet Street and 30 High Street, Bloomsbury; Great Russell Street (1817); 52 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury (1822); 47 High Holborn; all in London. Taylor 2(1150); Pipping 1; King 1; J. Brown 1; Bell 2; Michel 3; Court and von Rohr 3(194); RSW.
HARRIS, W. England, c.1850, MIM NIM OIM Telescope = RSM; Microscope = P.C.; Theodolite = X. London. USNM; RSW.
HARRIS, W. AND H. England, OIM Solar Microscope = X. Dewhirst; Clay and Court.
HARRIS, WILLIAM (1), AND CO. England, fl.1813-1839, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Parallel Rule = Whaling Museum, Nantucket, Mass.; Proportional Compasses = NMM-DI/DP.5, P.C.; Sextants = COO, PEA; Hodometers = KEN, D.(1969); Borda Circle = COO; Telescopes = KEN, NMM; Telescope with micrometer = D.(1973); Telescope, miniature, with case = ADL-N60; Theodolite = D.(1989); etc. T.C.; barometer makers; globe makers; usually signed "W. Harris and Co."; "Manufacturers of Optical, Mathematical and Philosophical Instruments." 47 High Holborn (1799-1812); 50 High Holborn, corner of Baywater Street (1813-48); corner of Brownlow Street (1836); all in London; and in Hamburg. Taylor 2(1151); Goodison 1; NMM 2; Portuguese Inventory; Dewhirst; Calvert 2; G.L'E. Turner 24; Wynter 1; Crawforth 1; J. Collins 1; Moskowitz 132; Bryden 9; ADL; RSW.
HARRIS, WILLIAM (1), AND SON England, fl.1839-, PHIM Sympiesometer = Christie 4/28/82; Barometer = Soth. 10/28/86. T.C.; "Harris's Patent Compensating Portable Barometer." 50 High Holborn, Corner of Brownlow Street, London. RSW.
HARRIS, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1799-1848, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Octant = NMM-S.133; Sextant = Maine Historical Society, Portland, Me.; Goniometer made for David Brewster in 1809; Microscopes = Soth. 4/22/65 and 10/3/88, D.(1975); Beam Compass = D.(1975); Proportional Compass = Weil Cat.29; Floating Sundials = D.(1985), Soth. 5/11/23; Orrery = NMM. T.C. 47 High Holborn (1799-1812); 50 High Holborn (1812-48); both in London. Taylor 2(1151); USNM; NMM 2; Coffeen 11; RSW.
HARRIS, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1820, MIM OIM PHIM Telescope = NMM-O.213/65-12; Marine Barometers = Soth. 5/12/72 (2). signed "Harris, Optician to the King, 22 Cornhill". 20 and 22 Cornhill, London. Taylor 2(1353); Goodison 1; NMM 2; RSW.
HARRIS, WILLIAM 3 England, 1797-1846, OIM Instrument = WHI. apprenticed in the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1811; free of the Company on Feb. 12, 1818. Great Russell Street and 63 King William Street, both in London. Taylor 2(1152); Clay and Court; Court and von Rohr 3(242).
HARRIS, WILLIAM SNOW England, 1791-1867, Sir William Snow Harris; invented a variation of Lind's anemometer and a new steering compass; F.R.S. 1831. G.L'E. Turner 24; Chaldecott 3; RGO.
HARRISON 1 England, PHIM Balance = Royal Institution; Coin Balance = Soth. 10/17/60. John or Thomas Harrison. RSW.
HARRISON 2 England, fl.1838-c.1910, NIM Sextant = ADL-A168. No. 6 Dock Street, Hull. Aymar; ADL; RSW.
HARRISON 3 England, c.1780, OIM worked for Jesse Ramsden. London. Clay and Court.
HARRISON AND CO. Canada, PHIM Aneroid Barometer = Christie-SK 11/27/86. Montreal. RSW.
HARRISON, C. England, 1725-1810, MIM Compass Sundial, silver, 1810 = OXF; Instrument = WHI; Compass Sundial, latitude 52°16' = D.(1983). Taylor 2(361); Dewhirst; Baillie 1; Michel 3; Gunther 2; Coffeen D; Evans 1; RSW.
HARRISON, CHARLES Ireland, 1766-1810, MIM Horizontal Sundial = Christie 7/5/71; Sundial =X. the dial at Christie is signed "Harrison." Limerick. Fennell; RSW.
HARRISON, EDWARD England, fl.1686-1700, claimed to have designed an improved quadrant and to have invented a new instrument. Taylor 1(442).
HARRISON, JOHN England, 1693-1776, MIM PHIM Chronometer No.1 (1735), No.2, No.3 (1759) and No.4 = NMM. invented and developed the chronometer, which proved to be the first practical way to measure longitude; made a precision balance and other instruments; clockmaker. Barston-on-Humber; Orange Street, London; Red Lion Square, London. Taylor 2(60); DNB; Evans 1; Andrewes; G.L'E. Turner 24; NMM 2; J.A. Bennett 2.
HARRISON, JOHN AND WILLIAM England, 1761, NIM Octant, commemorative, 1761 = NMM. "H.M.S. Deptford, Jhn. and Wm. Harrison... Nov. 15, 1761." NMM 2.
HARRISON, JOSEPH 1 England, fl.1711-1719, MIM apprenticed to John Johnson 3 in the Grocers' Company, October 10, 1704; free of the Grocers' Company, November 10, 1711,(o.s.) Bishopsgate Street (1711); Crooked Lane (1714); both in London. J. Brown 1.
HARRISON, JOSEPH 2 England, fl.1734 - 1776, sea captain; may have devised an azimuth compass. Taylor 2(268); Bedini 8.
HARRISON, M. invented the "New Era or Patent Coast Navigator." Christie 10/31/67.
HARRISON, MR. England, fl.1838-1910?, NIM trade sign; see Harrison 3. Aymar.
HARRISON, SAMUEL England, c.1830, PHIM Coin Balance = OXF. Birmingham. G.L'E. Turner 24.
HARRISON, THOMAS England, c.1760, PHIM Balance = THO. Cannon Street, London. RSW.
HARRISON, WILLIAM England, c.1676, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company. London. Crawforth 6.
HARROCH, G.V. Germany, c.1700, MIM Table Sundials = STS, Melk Stift. the work resembles that of Ulrich Harvolk. Zinner 1.
HART 1 England, c.1800, MIM SIM Theodolites = Soth. 3/19/73, D.; Surveyor's Level = D.(1971). Birmingham. Bryden 9; Wynter and Turner; RSW.
HART 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1.
HART 3 England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 1/22/88. Devizes. RSW.
HART, JOSEPH England, fl.1787-1801, OIM optician. 5 Digbeth, Birmingham. Bryden 9.
HART, N. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Woolwich. Goodison 1.
HART, NAPHTALY England, 1801, patented a goniometer, 1801. Pimlico, London. Taylor 2(1153).
HART, WILLIAM USA, 1734-1812, MIM NIM SIM Backstaves = ADL-A170 (1763), Bourne 11/155/89 (1767); Surveyor's Compass, 1801, and Graphometer, 1753 = New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord. loyalist; Bourne backstaff made of holly and mahogany. Portsmouth, N.E. (New Hampshire). Smart 1; USNM; Bedini 8; Moskowitz 110; D.J. Warner 8; ADL; RSW.
HARTAULT ET MAGNY France, 1769, OIM Nachet.
HARTENSTEIN, CHRISTLIEB BENEDICT FUNCK Germany, MIM Christlieb Benedict Funck von Hartenstein; see Funck; globe maker. Grötzsch 1; RSW.
HARTING-BANK, H.J. Holland, MIM scientific instrument maker. Utrecht. USNM.
HARTLEY, J.G. Scotland, fl.1820-23, MIM compass maker. Newhaven, near Leith. Taylor 2(1579).
HARTLEY, MARCELLUS USA, 1828-1902, MIM SIM first worked for Francis Tomes and Co.; worked for Young, Smith and Co. until 1854; then joined Schuyler, Hartley and Graham to 1880; from 1880 to 1900 the firm was known as Hartley and Graham; it was the M. Hartley Company in 1900-02. 6 Maiden Lane; 2 and 4 Maiden Lane (-1854); 13 Maiden Lane (1854-55); 19 Maiden Lane (1863-64); all in New York, N.Y. Smart 1.
HARTMANN, GEORG Germany, 1489-1564, MIM prolific maker of very fine instruments including astrolabes, sundials, etc.; examples may be seen at ADL, PBN, OXF, UTR, NMM, VIE, DRE, PRN, NUR, KES, LIE, FLO, TIM, etc; the dated instruments are from 1524 on. designer; author; the astronomical compendium at the Adler Planetarium, ADL-A7, is a fake; the rete of the ADL astrolabe is an abberant type. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Lunardi; Price 1 and 3; Michel 1 and 2; Hamilton 1; Czech Inventory; Engelmann 1; NMM 2; ICA 2; Maddison 1; Falcke; Van Cittert 1; Behaim Cat.; DSB; Ward 4; de Rük; J.A. Bennett 2; A.J. Turner 10; Gouk 1; ADL; RSW.
HARTMANN, LEONHARDUS Switzerland, fl.1642-48, MIM SIM Circumferentor and Sundial, 1642 = WUR; Nocturnal, 1648 = ZUR; Proportional Dividers = LID. St. Gallen. Zinner 1.
HARTNACK, EDMUND France; Germany, 1826-91, OIM Microscopes = Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, LEY, Phillips 11/16/88. Dr. Edmund Hartnack; pupil and partner of Georges Oberhauser, his uncle; see G. Oberhauser and E. Hartnack; joined the firm in 1857; took over the business in 1860; took A. Prazmouski as a partner, 1865-70; went to Potsdam in 1870; Prazmouski stayed in Paris; the firm continued past 1900. Place Dauphine 21, Paris (1857-70); Potsdam (1870-91). Pipping 1; Fürst; van der Star 1; G.L'E. Turner 27; Moskowitz 132; RSW.
HARTSOEKER, NICOLAAS Holland; France; Germany, 1656-1725, MIM OIM SIM Leveling Instrument = KAS; Lens, 1688 = LEY; Lens = UTP; Microscope, ivory = KAS. also made telescopes. Paris (1678-79); Rotterdam (1679-84); Passy, Paris (1684-96); Düsseldorf (1704-16); Utrecht until 1725. Rooseboom 1; Evans 1; Michel 3; Dewhirst; Offenbacher; USNM; Daumas 1; Nachet; Clay and Court.
HARTSTON, JAMES Ireland, c.1760, MIM Theodolite = P.C.(1987). Dublin. RSW.
HARVEY AND LEWIS CO., THE USA, c.1850, the name appears on a telescope signed "Bardou and Son, Paris." Hartford and New Haven, Conn., and Springfield, Mass. Eldred 10/11/75.
HARVEY AND PEAK England, c.1850, PHIM Leiden Jar = WHI. London. G.L'E. Turner 24.
HARVEY, THOMAS England, fl.1657-63, designed a stereographic quadrant. Taylor 1(269).
HARVOLK, ULRICH Austria, 1685, MIM Skaphe, 1685 = Graz Sternwarte; Table Dial = OXF; Ring Dial = VIE. Vienna. Zinner 1; Michel 3.
HASEBROEK, JOACHIM Holland, 1672-1756, NIM Cross-staves, = HAK (1734), Northern Marine Museum, Groningen (1752), Admiralty House, Dokkum (1753). the name is sometimes spelt "Haasebroek"; the instrument in the HAK is the staff only, no vanes; succeesor to Jacobus Robijn?; Hasebroek bought a set of copper plates for printing nautical charts at the sale of Isaac Swigler's business in 1750. Nieuwebrugsteeg, Amsterdam (1742). Mörzer Bruyns 2 & 4; RSW.
HASENBANCK, JOHANN OTTO Germany, b. 1682; fl.1715-51, MIM NIM Magnetic Compass, 1751 = X; Sectors = HAK, X (1715), P.C.; Protractor = D.(1997). 1751 date for magnetic compass seems to be too late, perhaps a misreading; P.C. and D. signed "Hasenbanck Hamb: Fec:", with the "b" having a cross bar like a "t." Hamburg. Schück 2; Rohde; Coffeen 56; RSW.
HASENFRATZ, KONRAD see Konrad Dasypodius. Tooley; Globus, Dec., 1956.
HASERT, PROF. BRUNO USA, 1851, OIM Microscope = CZJ. Cincinnati, Ohio. RSW.
HASHAM, STEPHEN see Stephen Hassam. Smart 1.
HASLAM, HENRY England, fl.1668-1675, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company by 1668; had Gregory Tengay as an apprentice, 1668-1675; Master as proxy for Turlington, Jan.1668-69; his widow carried on as owner after July 1675. St. Clement Danes, London (1670). Dewhirst; Court and von Rohr 3(15); Crawforth 6.
HASLAM, MRS. England, c.1675, OIM the widow of Henry Haslam; she took over Gregory Tengay as an apprentice, he was made free of the Spectaclemakers' Company on July 1, 1675. London. Court and von Rohr 3(15); Crawforth 6.
HASSALL AND CO. England, c.1797, MIM rule makers. Bull Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9.
HASSAM, STEPHEN USA, c.1788, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1788 = Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Mich. clockmaker. Charlestown, New Hampshire. Smart 1; Bedini 17.
HASSELSTROM, JOHAN GUSTAF Sweden, 1747-1812, MIM OIM SIM Instruments (9) = STT; Microscope = Physics Institute, Uppsala University; Universal Equatorial Sundial = SWE; Surveying Instrument = NOR; Transverse Scale = STM. Johan Gustaf Hasselström, apprenticed to G.O. Duhre; in business alone in 1775; brief partnership with Johan Ihrmark; instrument maker to the Royal Swedish Academy of Science, 1777-1812; taught by J.P. Rosenberg; signed some instruments "I.G.H." (3), which see. Stockholm. Pipping 1; Fürst; Coffeen 9; ADL; RSW.
HASSENFRATZ, J.H. France, c.1805, PHIM Barometer, siphon-type, 1805 = CNAM. scale marked "Divisé et Gravé par Lorichon, floreal an 13", (April, 1805). Middleton 1.
HASSLER, FERDINAND RUDOLPH Switzerland; USA, 1770-1843, MIM PHIM Balance = USNM; Repeating Circle = USNM. first superintendent of the Coast Survey, 1817-43; worked with Benjamin Stancliff in 1834. Washington, D.C. USNM.
HASSLER, IZAAC USA, 1848, OIM manufactured all kinds of optical glass. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM.
HATCH, JOHN England, c.1693, MIM apprenticed to Henry Wynne of the Clockmakers' Company on April 6, 1685; free of the Company on July 3, 1693. J. Brown 3.
HATFIELD, A.L. USA, c.1830, MIM Adding Machine = P.C. "Inventor and Manufacturer." Lewisburg, Pa. RSW.
HATFIELD, JOHN England, c.1676, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company. London. Crawforth 6.
HATTON, EDWARD England, c.1721, author; invented a diagonal circular instrument to convert measurements, weights, etc. into decimal units. Mancevice 8.
HATTON, JOHN 1 England, c.1700, MIM Evans 1.
HATTON, JOHN 2 England, c.1779, won an award on how to obtain an invariable measure of length. London. Taylor 2(728).
HATTON, THOMAS England, fl.1740-74, MIM PHIM made slide rules for hydrostatic balances, also various other rules and balances. Lancashire (pre-1766); London (by 1772). Taylor 2(362); Bryden 9.
HAUER, JOH. Germany, 1617, MIM Celestial Globe Goblet on Atlas, 1617 = Albertinum, Dresden. Nürnberg. RSW.
HAUG, G. FR. Germany, 18th Century, NIM Sextant, wood = BAS. Stuttgart. Zinner 1.
HAUKSBEE, FRANCIS 1 England, b.1666 fl.1700-13, PHIM Air Pump = Longleat House, Wilts.; Balance = OXF. invented a double barrel air pump; "Operator to the Royal Society"; F.R.S.; uncle to Francis Hauksbee 2; author. Giltspur Street, without Newgate; Wine Office Court, Fleet Street; Hind Court, Fleet Street; all in London. Taylor 1(519); Goodison 1; Clay and Court; Dewhirst; Daumas 1; DNB; USNM; G.L'E. Turner 24; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1.
HAUKSBEE, FRANCIS 2 England, 1687-1763, OIM PHIM Stick Barometers = P.C.(2), K.and C. 4/7/76; Electrical Machine = KEN; Thermometer = X. T.C.; designed a telescope with John Hadley; nephew of and apprenticed to Francis Hauksbee 1; made telescopes. near St. Dunstan's Church, Crane Court, Fetter Lane, London. Taylor 1(553); Taylor 2(63); Goodison 1; DNB; Calvert 2; Dewhirst; Daumas 1; USNM; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1.
HAUPOIX, JEAN France, b.1761 fl.1786-95, MIM Micrometer, 1795 = CNAM; Micrometers = CNAM; Equatorial Instrument, incomplete = CNAM; mounting for Dollond Telescope = NMM. invented a complicated equatorial instrument. 6 rue Bourg-l'Abbé, Paris. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4; Daumas 1; Nachet; NMM 2; USNM.
HAUSELEY, WILLIAM England, c.1720, apprenticed in 1706 to Thomas Cooke 2 in the Joiners' Company; may be "Houlsey"; free in the Company, 1720. Crawforth 7.
HAUSER Astronomical Ring, silver, marked "Hauser Augsburg" = Soth. 7/12/71 = P.C.; Universal Ring Sundial marked "Hauser Wein" = P.C. both of these instruments are modern English forgeries, probably by Williams. Brieux 4; RSW.
HAUSER, MATHIAS Austria, c.1728, invented a form of universal ring sundial, which was made by Bernard Polanski, which see. Vienna? Zinner 1; MADEX; NMM 2; Roussel Coll.
HAUTEFEUILLE, ABBE JEAN DE France, OIM Abbé Jean de Hautefeuille; made a microscope with a micrometer. Nachet.
HAUTPOIS variant spelling for Haupoix. USNM.
HAUTSCH, VAL. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Equatorial Table Sundial = LIN; Horizontal Sundial = Koller 11/17/75 Heidelberg. Zinner 1; Evans 1; RSW.
HAUXLEY, EDWARD England, fl.1736-46, claimed to have designed an improved azimuth compass; author. London. Taylor 2(270).
HAVART, WILLIAM Scotland, c.1662, MIM Horizontal Sundial, bronze, 1662 = RSM. Bryden 3; Morrison-Low.
HAVARTI, GUGLIELMUS England, see William Howard. Somerville.
HAVARTO, GULIEMO Italy; Scotland?, c.1660, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1660 = Fife Folk Museum, Ceres; Garden Sundial = RSM. "authore"; "Cello Cuthberti"; "mathematicko"; the garden dial is for the latitude of Edinburgh. Edinburgh? Bryden 3; RSW.
HAVEAS, THEODORUS Holland, c.1576, MIM Polyhedral Sundial = Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Cleves. Gatty.
HAVET Belgium?, 1795, MIM Garden Sundial, slate, 1795 = LIE. Michel 9.
HAVILAND, WILLIAM England, 1718-84, Col. William Haviland; invented a military slide rule called the Haviland, made by Anthony Lamb in 1760. Bedini 8.
HAWES 1 England, MIM Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 2/21/66. London. RSW.
HAWES 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometers = Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, Soth.-S 10/19/89; Baroeter = Soth.-S 10/19/89. London. Goodison 1; RSW.
HAWES, JOHN England, fl.1670-78, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company; took apprentices. Creechurch (1670); Little Eastcheap (1672); both in London. Crawforth 6.
HAWIS England, c.1850, OIM Telescope = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82. perhaps a dealer; signed also "from Dollonds." 79 Lidenhall Street, London. RSW.
HAWKES 1 England, c.1755, MIM developed an orrery. Wynter and Turner.
HAWKES 2 England, see Brookes and Hawkes Birmingham. RSW.
HAWKES, STEPHEN England, fl.1852-74, MIM 17 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell (1852-56); 22 Great Sutton Street (1868-74); both in London. O'Mara.
HAWKINS England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Southampton. Goodison 1.
HAWKINS, JOHN ISAAC USA, c.1801, invented the "Physiognotrace", a machine to draw silhouettes. Bedini 8.
HAWKINS, THOMAS England, fl.1820-36, MIM PHIM 16 Perry (or Percy) Street, King's Cross, London. Taylor 2(1582); O'Mara.
HAWKS see Hall and Hawks.
HAWKSBEE misreading for Hauksbee.
HAWNEY, WILLIAM England, fl.1710-50, MIM author of "The Complete Measurer" (1717); supplied sundials and quadrants. Lydd, Kent. Taylor 2(64); Evans 1.
HAWTHORN, ROBERT England, c.1832, civil engineer; devised a hinged, engineering slide rule in 1832, made by G.T. Brumell. Newcastle-on-Tyne. Delehar 9.
HAWTHORNE, E. England, OIM Telescope = D.(1971). London. RSW.
HAY Scotland, PHIM Stick Barometer = D.(1972). Regency. Aberdeen. RSW.
HAY AND LYALL Scotland, MIM Surveyor's Compass = D.(1972). 2 Market Street, Aberdeen. RSW.
HAY, CMDR. England, c.1840, Protractor with pointers = P.C. probably the owner; the insciption includes "invented instrument - J.R. Stebbing, F.R.A.S." Southampton. RSW.
HAYCOCK, SAMUEL England, fl.1770-1818, MIM apprenticed to John Mansell, ran away May 16, 1770; made surveyor's tapes, etc. Bagot Street; Woodcock Street; both in Birmingham. Taylor 2(2147); Bryden 9.
HAYDEN, JOHN USA, PHIM Stick Barometer = BMM. "improved marine barometer." Bath, Me. RSW.
HAYDON England, fl.1825-40, PHIM see Williams and Haydon; barometer makers. Aldermanbury, London. Goodison 1; Bell 2; RSW.
HAYE France, c.1716, MIM SIM Butterfield-type Sundials = ADL-A3, ADL-A242, NMM, FLO, Schuhmann Coll., P.C.(1969), Christie 4/3/85; Inclinable Sundial = ADL-DPW2; Universal Ring Sundials = SPI-2840, Soth. 12/12/55; Horizontal Sundial = D.(1976); Proportional Dividers = NMM; Sectors = NMM-DI, BRP; Set of Astronomical Instruments = MERC = Constantin Coll. = Soth. 7/5/55 = OXF; Compass = PAC; Graphometer = P.C.; Horizontal Sundial, with movable hour plate = WHI; etc. "Ingénieur"; surely Thomas Haye; devised "La Règle Horaire" and wrote a book about it, 1716. Paris. Daumas 1; NMM 2; Michel 3; Brieux 2; Pippa; MADEX; Nachet; Hamilton 1; Maddison 5; A.J. Turner 10; Bryden 16; ADL; RSW.
HAYE, THOMAS France, 18th Century, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = Soth. 4/16/56. the sundial is signed "T. Haye". Paris. Evans 1.
HAYES, JAMES England, fl.1785-96, MIM NIM Octant ,"made for Thomas Spencer" = Liverpool Museum. Old Dock No.63 then No.67 and later No.57, Liverpool. Taylor 2(846).
HAYES, NICHOLAS misreading for W. Hayes on ADL-T28. Dyer.
HAYES, W. Nocturnal = ADL-T28; Sundials = ADL-T34 and ADL-T36. the nocturnal and the sundials are modern instruments made by D.B. Sheehan, New York, c.1900. Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW.
HAYES, WALTER England, fl.1642-92, MIM Astrolabe = BM (ICA-445); Panorganons = ADL-T35, SAN, GEL; sundials, rules and sectors may be found in ADL, OXF, NMM, KEN, Newbury Museum, BMR, BM, NYM, etc. apprenticed to John Allen 1, of the Grocers' Company, on Feb. 22, 1631; free of the Company, June 14, 1642; admitted to the Clockmakers' Company in 1667; Master of the Clockmakers' Company in 1680; he was one of the most skillful instrument makers and engravers of the period; T.C. Birchin Lane, Cornhill; Sign of the Cross Daggers, next the Pope's Head Tavern, Moorfields; both in London. Taylor 1(251); J. Brown 1 & 3; Michel 3; NMM 2; Dewhirst; Daumas 1; Price 1, 2 and 3; ICA-2; Belgian Inventory; Calvert 2; Ward 4; Baillie 1; Nachet; Crawforth 1; J.A. Bennett 2; Leybourn; Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW.
HAYMAN England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Launceston. Goodison 1.
HAYNES, ROBERT England, c.1779, apprenticed to John Blake in the Joiners' Company on Sept. 28, 1779. Crawforth 7.
HAYTON, D. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 5/20/88. Hereford. RSW.
HAYWARD England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Ashford. Goodison 1.
HAZARD, E.M. c.1780, NIM Octant = Mystic Seaport, Conn. might be the owner. The Log of Mystic Seaport, Summer, 1941.
HAZELZET, JOS. Holland, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.-A June, 1977. Rotterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HEADLAM England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 4 Silver Street, Stockton-on-Tees. Goodison 1.
HEADY, GEORGE England, c.1675, apprenticed to Daniel Quare 1 in the Clockmakers' Company, 1675. J. Brown 3.
HEALD, ALFRED England, c.1850, OIM PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. watch and clock maker, optician, barometer maker, sometimes signed "Heald" or "A. Heald." High Street, Wisbech. Goodison 1; Bell 2.
HEALY, JOHN Ireland, fl.1806-12, PHIM made electrical machines. 43 Jame's Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HEALY, SAMUEL Ireland, fl.1795-1839, MIM PHIM sometimes spelled Healey; made electrical machines; electrician; chandler. 43 James's Street, Dublin. Bryden 9; Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HEARN, C. Scotland, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 10/16/86. Montrose. RSW.
HEARNE AND HARRISON Canada, MIM SIM surveying and other instruments. Montreal. USNM.
HEARNE, GEORGE England, fl.1705-55, MIM OIM Telescope, 1690 = DRE; Telescopes = DRE, LEY, MLL, P.C.; Micrometer = DRE; Instrument Etui = RSM. apprenticed to Edward Barber of the Joiners' Company, Feb 1, 1697; free of the Company, Sept. 4, 1705; took an apprentice; sometimes spelled "Hearn"; he made a zenith sector with George Graham; made early, large reflecting telescopes; rectangular protractor in RSM etui is signed. Dogwell Court, White Friars, Fleet Street (1737-41); Sign of the Sphere, Sergeant's Inn, Chancery Lane; both in London. Taylor 2(185a); Daumas 1; Clay and Court; Grötzsch 2; Drechsler 2; Crawforth 7; A.J. Turner 10; RSW.
HEARNE, JOHN England, c.1741, apprenticed to his father, George Hearne of the Joiners' Company on Jan. 9, 1732; free of the Company, Jan. 12, 1741. Crawforth 7.
HEARTTE, ISAAC T. USA, 1785-1836, sea captain; published "Heartte's Lunar Tables"; partner of John G. Brown (1830-31), see Brown and Heartte; partner of William Ewin from 1833 until Heartte's death in 1836, see Ewin and Heartte; probably only his partners were instrument makers. Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; Coffeen B; USNM.
HEATH 1 England, pre-1793, OIM Compound Microscope = Earl of Bute Sale, 2/5/1793. G.L'E. Turner 2.
HEATH 2 England, c.1850, MIM OIM PHIM Binocular Microscope = D.(1972); Rule, ivory, = Soth. 10/15/73; Stick Barometer = X; Telescope = Frank Coll. "Optician"; probably Thomas C. Heath or William Heath 2. Plymouth. Roux-Devilas Cat. No. 73; Goodison 1; RSW.
HEATH AND CO. England, fl.1845-1910, NIM 2 Tower Royal, Cannon Street; Crayford (1905); New Eltham, S.E.9; all in London. Brewington; RSW.
HEATH AND CORNISH England, fl.1850-52, MIM OIM PHIM William Heath and Thomas Cornish; barometer and instrument makers. 46 Fore Street, Devonport (1850-52). Goodison 1.
HEATH AND WING England, 1751-73, MIM NIM OIM PHIM they made a wide range of instruments,including grand orreries, sundials, barometers, hodometers, pantographs, sextants, microscopes, etc.; examples may be seen at OXF, NMM, WHI, CNAM, USNM, ADL, Cooke's Shop in CMY, Castle Howard, etc. T.C.; Thomas Heath 1 and Tycho Wing; Wing was apprenticed to Heath, his father-in-law, on May 27, 1741 and became free of the Grocers' Company on Sept. 5 1751; Thomas Newman took over the firm in 1773. Hercules and Globe, Fountain Tavern, Exeter Exchange, in ye Strand, (1759), London. Taylor 2(362a); USNM; Goodison 1; Nachet; Baillie 1; Bryden 9 and 16; J.Brown 1; Calvert 2; Wynter 1 and 2; Crawforth 1; Hillier; Court and von Rohr 3(XXIV); ADL; RSW.
HEATH, F. 1 England, c.1900, MIM Water Clock, dated 1675 = Sussex Archaeological Museum, Lewes. made by Pearson Page and Co., Birmingham. Devonport. Stevens and Aked; RSW.
HEATH, F. 2 England, MIM Equatorial Ring Sundial = NAC. London. Nachet.
HEATH, G. England, c.1850, NIM Octants = Ladd Observatory, Brown U., Providence, R.I., ADL-W166. Erith, Kent. ADL; RSW.
HEATH, J. 1 England, c.1740, MIM Universal Ring Dial with Compass = Evans Coll.; Equatorial Sundial = Wray-80. Gatty; RSW.
HEATH, J. 2 England, c.1820, MIM Astrolabe, 1820 = Buffalo Museum of Science, N.Y. London. USNM.
HEATH, J. 3 c.1890, MIM Equatorial Sundial = P.C. may have been made by D.B. Sheehan, New York, N.Y. RSW.
HEATH, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1720-73, MIM NIM PHIM SIM he made a wide range of instruments including grand orreries, sundials, barometers, hodometers, surveying instruments, a quadrant designed by Isaac Newton, etc.; examples of his work are at ADL, APS, OXF, CNAM, USNM, KEN, PAC, NMM, WHI, etc. T.C.; he was apprenticed to Benjamin Scott of the Grocers' Company, 1712; free of the Company, 1720; took Tycho Wing, his son-in-law, as a partner, 1751; Master of the Company, 1773. London; near the Fountain Tavern in the Strand (1720); at the Hercules and Globe, next the Fountain Tavern, near Exeter Exchange, Strand (1729); Hercules and Globe near Beaufort Buildings in the Strand (1734-73). Taylor 1(575) & 2(66); Goodison 1; Cons. Nat'l 1; Calvert 2; J. Brown 1; Michel 3; USNM; Crawforth 1; Bryden 16; Multhauf 1; Maddison 3; G.L'E. Turner 24; J.A. Bennett 2; ADL; RSW.
HEATH, THOMAS 2 England, 1746, apprenticed to his father, Thomas Heath 1, of the Grocers' Company on June 6, 1746. London. J. Brown 1.
HEATH, THOMAS C. England, c.1850, OIM PHIM Telescope, eight draw = DeLuca 8/1/87. optician; barometer maker; watchmaker; the telescope was signed "Heath, 24 George St. Plymouth;" see Heath 2. 24 George Street, Plymouth. Bell 2; RSW.
HEATH, THOMAS CORNISH see Heath and Cornish. Goodison 1.
HEATH, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1850-57, MIM OIM PHIM Theodolites = P.C. (1968), Christie 4/3/85; Stadiometers = OXF, Christie 7/12/67. often signed "W. Heath"; worked with Thomas Cornish in 1850; "Optician." 46 Fore Street (1850-52); 116 Fore Street (1857); both in Devonport. Taylor 2(1879a); Goodison 1; Bell 2; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW.
HEATH, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1850, MIM PHIM SIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 7/28/72; Theodolite = Ineichen 10/20/75; Microscope - Christie 11/22/78. see Heath 2. 24 George Street, Plymouth. RSW.
HEATHCOTE, P. England, PHIM barometer maker. Burnley. Bell 2.
HEATHER, NICHOLAS England, c.1700, apprenticed to Thomas Tompion in the Clockmakers' Company. Robischon.
HEATHER, WILLIAM England, fl.1763-1815, NIM Hadley's Quadrant = OMM; Reflecting Circle = NMM; Sextants, ebony and ivory = P. & S. 4/3/1894, Philadelphia, PA. Maritime Museum, P.C. T.C.; some instruments signed "Heather"; succeeded by J.W. Norie and Co.; sold charts, books, instruments, etc. The Navigation Warehouse, 157 Leadenhall Street, London. Taylor 2(604); Calvert 2; Brewington 1; NMM 2; RSW.
HEATING see Straub and Heating. RSW.
HEBAN France, c.1785, MIM Héban; he made the frame for the large quadrant at the Paris Observatory. Paris. Daumas 1.
HEBERT France, PHIM Hébert; designed a variant of the zograscope; an example may be found at Colonial Williamsburg, Va. RSW.
HEBRAEUS, BENEDICT c.1643, independently invented the Vernier scale. A.J. Turner 10.
HEBRAEUS, LEO see Levi ben Gerson. Michel 3.
HECKER, ARNOLD Germany, 1678, MIM Theodolite, 1678 = BRE-234. Leostein. Zinner 1.
HECKINGER, DANIEL Germany, fl.1640-55, MIM Armillary Sphere = P.C.(1969); Universal Ring Sundial = DRE (lost). Augsburg. Bobinger 2; Zinner 1; Guye and Michel; RSW.
HEDGE, L. USA, c.1850, MIM Gunter Rule, boxwood = D.(1995). see Lemuel Hedge. Hartford, Con. Coffeen 51.
HEDGE, LEMUEL USA, 1827, invented a machine for dividing scales, patented in 1827; see L. Hedge and Son. Windsor; Brattleboro; both in Vermont. Bedini 8; Coffeen 51.
HEDLEY, JOHN England, c.1849, Inspector of Mines; invented a form of a miners' surveying compass, c.1849. Coffeen D; G.L'E. Turner 24.
HEEBER, C.G. Holland, fl.1826-29, MIM instrument and compass maker. Ould Waal 11 (1826-27); Buitenkant, 2nd house off the Kalkmarkt (1828); both in Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HEEMSTEDE, BARON VAN UTENHAVE VAN Belgium, marked on vertical sundial, 1831, at UTR. Jutphaas. deRijk.
HEERDEN, JAN VAN Holland, c.1742, MIM instrument maker, 1742. Warmoesstraat, Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HEGGENAUR, JOHANN BALTHASAR Germany, 1713-79, MIM sundial maker; see I.B.H. Augsburg. Bobinger 2.
HEGGIN, FRANCIS VAN Scotland, c.1669, MIM submitted a sundial as proof of his competence, to the Incorporation of Hammermen of Canongate, 1669. Edinburgh. Bryden 15.
HEIDANUS, PIETER SIERDS Holland, 19th Century, OIM Telescope = FRI. Hallum. Rooseboom 1.
HEIDEN, CHRISTIAN Germany, 1526-76, MIM Astrolabe, 1552, (ICA-553); Globes, Sundials, Quadrants, Pillar Sundials, Diptych Sundials, Skaphes, etc.; examples may be seen at OXF, DRE, NUR, KAS, KEN, VIE, etc. invented a new form of level. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Gunther 1 and 2; Abeler 1; Michel 1 and 2; Baillie 1; Drechsler 2; Behaim Cat.; Lubke; ICA 2; Price 1; Maurice; Lunardi; Gouk 1; RSW.
HEIDEN, JOANNES-PAULINUS Germany, 1577, MIM Astronomical Compendium, 1577 = NMM-D.269. might be the son of Christian Heiden. Nürnberg. Michel 1, 2 and 3; NMM 2.
HEIGHMORE, NATHANIEL England, 1613-85, MIM Quadrant with Nocturnal = Ilbert Coll. may be dated 1633. Dorsetshire; London. Taylor 1(178); Clay and Court; Daumas 1; Baillie 1.
HEIGHWAY England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Cambridge. Goodison 1.
HEILMANN, C.W. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = WHI. Bryden 16.
HEIN, HANNS Germany, 1555, PHIM Balance with Level, 1555 = DRE. Drechsler 2.
HEINING, CHRISTIANUS Germany, c.1650, PHIM Sand Glass with four flasks = BASH. Leipzig; Thurm. RSW.
HEINLEIN, JOHANN JAKOB Germany, 1623, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial, incomplete, 1623 = Art Institute, Chicago, Ill. this is made up from parts of two different sundials; signed "Johann Jakob Heinlein fecit Februarius, 1623 Nürnberg"; the signature, "And. Vogler" appears on another part. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; RSW.
HEINRICH, JOHAN Germany, 1590, MIM Astrolabe Plate, 1590 = Landesmuseum, Zurich. calendar on the back. Ober Kan. RSW.
HEINTZ, MATTHAUS Germany, 1631, MIM Circumferentor, 1631 = DRE (damaged during the war); Astronomical Compendium = PRA. Zinner lists the PRA instrument under "Haintz." Zwickaw; Leipzig. Zinner 1; Grötzsch 2; Horsky and Skopova; Drechsler 2; Evans 1; Czech Inventory.
HEINTZ, MICEL Germany, MIM Artillery Level = STU. RSW.
HEINZE Denmark, PHIM Sympsiometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. Copenhagen. RSW.
HEISELY AND SON USA, fl.1811-pre1843, MIM Surveyor's Compass = Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Mich. Frederick Heisely and his son George Jacob Heisely; also listed as clockmakers. Harrisburg, Pa. Smart 1.
HEISELY, FREDERICK USA, 1759-1843, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses = Ohio State Museum, Columbus/ Audubon Shrine, Audubon, Pa./ William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg, Pa./ P.C. (2)/ USNM. apprenticed to George Hoff; see Hoff and Heisely; also made clocks. Fredericktown, Md. (1783-93) and (1798-1811); Lancaster, Pa. (1793-98); Harrisburg, Pa. (1811-43). Smart 1; Bedini 1 and 17; USNM.
HEISELY, FREDERICK AUGUSTUS USA, 1792-1875, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses = GUR, Blair County Historical Society, Altoona, Pa. son of Frederick Heisely and brother of George Jacob Heisely. Harrisburg, Pa. (1815?-1836); 6 St. Clair Street, Pittsburgh, Pa. (1837-71). Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; USNM.
HEISELY, GEORGE JACOB USA, 1789-1880, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses = Campus Martius, Marietta, Ohio/ William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg, Pa. son of Frederick Heisely and probably apprenticed to him; partner with him as Heisely and Son, from 1811 until Frederick Heisely retired; he was the brother of Frederick Augustus Heisely; he was also listed as a clockmaker. Fredericktown, Md.; West Corner of Second and Walnut Streets, Harrisburg, Pa.(1838-80). Bedini 1 and 17; Smart 1; USNM.
HEISS, CAROLUS ANSELMUS Austria, 1749, MIM Pedometer, 1749 = ADL-M232. he described himself as a "Geometrica." Linz. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW.
HELDEN, ONESIPHORUS Germany, fl.1632-48, MIM Sundial = Christie 10/16/62. RSW.
HELFFRICHT, CHARLES F. Germany; USA, 1816-63, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Compass, 1853 = GUR; Surveyor's Compass = D.(1972). made or sold nautical compasses; joined his brother, William Helffricht, in 1841; the name is sometimes spelled Helffrecht or Helfbright. 54 Vine Street (1841); Sign of the Quadrant, 122 South Front Street, between Walnut and Dock Streets (1849-57); 140 South Sixth Street (1859); all in Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM; D.J. Warner 10 and 12.; RSW.
HELFFRICHT, WILLIAM Germany; USA, 1807-76, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses = Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, D.(1971), X; D.(1986). T.C.; settled in Philadelphia in 1825; succeeded William Davenport in 1838; brother of Charles F. Helffricht who joined him in 1841. at the old established stand of the late William Davenport, Sign of the Quadrant, No. 25 South Front Street (1829); Sign of the Quadrant, 240 South Front Street; both in Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; Moskowitz 103; USNM; D.J. Warner 10 and 12; RSW.
HELIG, JOHN USA, 1765-1841, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = Weschler Auction 5/22/76. clockmaker, silversmith. Germantown, Pa. Smart 1.
HELLEMANS, PETRUS Austria; Italy, 1706, OIM Lens, 1706 = DEU. "opticus." Rome from 1706 on. Pipping 1; Daumas 1.
HELLER AND BRIGHTLY USA, 1870-1912, MIM SIM Transit = D.(1994). Charles S. Heller and Charles H. Brightly were partners from 1870 to 1889 when Brightly retired; Heller continued the firm until he died in 1912. Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; Garcelon 33.
HELLER, CHARLES S. USA, 1839-1912, MIM SIM worked for William J. Young, 1855-67; partner in William J. Young and Co. with William J. Young and Thomas N. Watson, 1867-70; formed a partnership with Charles H. Brightly in 1870 as Heller and Brightly; the firm continued until Heller's death in 1912. Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1.
HELLERMAN misreading for Hellemans Daumas 1.
HELLESTROM Sweden, OIM Telescope = SWE. Peter or Carl Peter Helleström. Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW.
HELLESTROM, CARL PETER Sweden, 1792-1853, OIM son of Peter Hellestrom; sometimes spelled Hellström. Stockholm. Pipping 1.
HELLESTROM, PETER Sweden, 1758-1826, OIM Set of Telescopes for the optical telegraph, 1810 = X; Microscopes = SWE. carried on Carl Odelstierna's shop from 1795 on; sometimes spelled Hellström. Stockholm. Pipping 1 and 2.
HELLIER, JAMES England, fl.1793-1807, PHIM made sand glasses for the Navy. London. Taylor 1(988).
HELLMUTH, CHARLES GABRIEL England, 1786, MIM apprenticed to William Morris of the Grocers' Company, Dec. 7, 1786. London. J. Brown 1.
HELLYER, THOMAS England, 1774, NIM Octant, ebony and ivory, 1774 = RSM. London. RSW.
HELMSLEY, JOSHUA see Thomas and Joshua Helmley. Taylor 2(1583).
HELMSLEY, THOMAS England, fl.1819-46, MIM NIM Gunter's Scale = PEA; Hadley's Quadrants = VNN, X. he was joined by his brother, Joshua, in 1826; joined by his son in 1837. 11 King Street, (Litle) Tower Hill (1836) and 4 King Street, London. Taylor 2(1354) & (1583); Coulson; Brewington 1.
HELMSLEY, THOMAS AND JOSHUA England, fl.1826-36, MIM OIM Instrument = X. 11 King Street, Tower Hill, London. Taylor 2(1583); Brewington 1.
HELMSLEY, THOMAS, AND SON England, c.1837, NIM OIM Sextant = Soth. 6/16/75; Octant = VNN. T.C. 4 King Street, Tower Hill, London. Brewington 1; RSW.
HELSBECCIUS, M. JOH. Germany, fl.1590-99, MIM Perpetual Calendars, stone, 1590 = HAK, DEU. the calendar in HAK is also marked "R.F." (1); a STU Catalogue of 1913 shows a clockmaker named Helsbeccius in 1599. Zinner 1; Evans 1; RSW.
HELVELIUS, HOWEKLE Holland, c.1700, MIM Celestial Globe = NMM-Caird. Amsterdam. NMM 2.
HELY, ALFRED AUGUSTUS England, c.1850, OIM Pocket Reflecting Telescope = X. 26 Upper Albany Street, Regent's Park, London. USNM.
HELYE France, 18th Century, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, with case = CNAM. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4.
HEMINGWAY, ROBERT England, fl.1848-49, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 18 Brook Street, London. Goodison 1.
HEMPEL France, c.1842, PHIM Balance = CNAM. see Hamann et Hempel. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4.
HEMPLER, H.H. USA, 1790-1873, MIM OIM PHIM patented a pocket sundial July 18, 1865. Washington, D.C. (1868-73). USNM.
HEMPSTEAD, G. USA, 18th Century, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass, wood = D.(pre-1983). Walpole, Mass. Price 2.
HEMSLEY England, c.1800-1860, OIM Telescopes = D.(1974), DeLuca 10/24/81. London. RSW.
HEMSLEY, HENRY 1 England, fl.1786-89, OIM PHIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company; took over Thomas Hemsley 1 as an apprentice from James Martin in 1789. 85 Fleet Street, London. J. Brown 1; Millburn 11.
HEMSLEY, HENRY 2 England, fl.1828-56, NIM OIM PHIM SIM Octants = FRK, Atwater Kent Museum, Phila. Pa., Soth. 3/19/73; Marine Barometers = X, Phillips 11/16/88. 135 Ratcliff Highway (1828-45); 140 St.George Street (1846); 140 Ratcliff Highway; 140 St. George Street, East: all in London. Taylor 2(2148); Goodison 1; RSW.
HEMSLEY, J., AND SON England, OIM Telescope = Soth.-B 3/2/79. 4 King Street, Tower Hill, London. RSW.
HEMSLEY, RICHARD JOHN England, c.1850, NIM Sextant = New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord. London. USNM.
HEMSLEY, THOMAS 1 England, c.1801, MIM OIM apprenticed to James Martin of the Grocers' Company on June 3, 1784; turned over to Henry Hemsley 1, of the Spectaclemakers' Company on Feb. 14, 1789; free of the Grocers' Company on May 7, 1801. J. Brown 1 & 2.
HEMSLEY, THOMAS 2 England, c.1836, NIM Compass = AMST. might be same as Thomas Helmsley. London. Mörzer Bruyns 1.
HEN, HENDRIK Holland, 1770-1819, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Microscope, 1807 = ANH (1891 exhibit); Electrical Machine = University Museum, Groningen; Thermometer = LEY; Burning Glass = TEY; Solar Microscopes = Museum voor het Onderwijs, the Hague, LEY. also made octants and telescopes. Kalverstraat bij de R.C. Kerk de Papegaai 35, Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; van der Star 1; Crommelin 1; Daumas 1; USNM; G.L'E. Turner 7 & 24; Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HENDER, EDMUND England, fl.1820-47, PHIM barometer maker. Fore Street, Bodmin. Bell 2.
HENDERSON invented a surveying instrument called a hypthonite; possibly Ebenezer or William Henderson. Soth. 7/7/78.
HENDERSON, EBENEZER England, 1809-79, MIM mechanician; author; invented and constructed a three-wheel orrery before 1841; made an astronomical clock. London. DNB; Magazine of Science, London, 1841.
HENDERSON, THOMAS Ireland, 1750, MIM Sundial, slate, 1750 = Evans Coll. Dublin. Evans 1.
HENDERSON, WILLIAM England, 1826, MIM Kylephemeris, cardboard, 1826 = D.(1988). patented Jan., 1826. RSW.
HENDRICK, BARENT Holland, c.1590, MIM Compass Sundials, in ivory barrels = ADL-M367, NOR; Sundial = FRY Coll. the dial in NOR is punchmarked "B.H." Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Gunther 2; ADL; RSW.
HENDRICKSON, D. Holland, 1650, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1650 = D.(1981). Wynter 1 (1981).
HENLEY England, c.1770, designed an electrometer; F.R.S. Courtanvaux; Moskowitz 107;
HENLEY, WILLIAM THOMAS England, fl.1844-48, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 28 Hayden Street, Minories, London. Goodison 1.
HENNEQUIN France, 18th Century?, MIM Graphometer, very large = D.(1976). Caen. Nachet; RSW.
HENNESSY, B.H. England, c.1800, MIM Sextants = Soth.12/2/74 and Christie 10/6/76; Circumferentor = Kenny sale; Comet Seeker = Bar at 2121 P Street, N.W. Washington D.C. T.C. in octant box = NMM-S.193/59-3; the instruments are often signed just "Hennessy." 5 Wind Street, Swansea. Taylor 2(1155); USNM; NMM 2; RSW.
HENNING, VIET BALTHASAR Germany, 1707-62, MIM Sundial with Perpetual Calendar = DEU. gnomon missing; photograph in Lübke. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Lübke.
HENRI France, c.1850, "Oculiste, Opticien"; his name appears on a telescope signed "J.G. Hofmann, Paris." rue de Rivoli, 188, Paris. RSW.
HENRICK, PETER Germany, 1612, MIM Astrolabe, 1612 = X. not in Price 1 or ICA 2. Strahlendorf. Nachet.
HENRICUS DE HOLLANDIA surely Henri Arnault, which see. Zinner 1; Behaim Cat.; Price 1; ICA 2; A.J. Turner 10; RSW.
HENRION, DENIS France, fl.1584?-1640, pseudony for Clément Cyriaque de Mangin; author; wrote on the sector. Rouen. Nachet; Daumas 1.
HENRITSON, J. England, c.1780, OIM Microscope = D.(1975). owner? Hewitson? Newcastle-on-Tyne. Moskowitz 111.
HENRY 1 England, c.1775, MIM PHIM T.C.; made balances and gauges. 54 Paternoster Row, London. RSW.
HENRY 2 England, c.1830, PHIM Barometer with clock = Soth. 12/14/89. London. RSW.
HENRY, JOSEPH USA, 1797-1878, PHIM Electromagnet = USNM. this instrument was reportedly made by Henry for Parker Cleaveland; Henry invented an electro-dynamic engine in 1830; he was the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-78. Washington, D.C. USNM.
HENRY, M. France, 1850+, OIM T.C.; optician. 21, Passage Delorme and Rue de Rivoli 12, Paris. Calvert 2.
HENSHALL, WALTER misreading for Walter Henshaw. Clay and Court.
HENSHAW England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1.
HENSHAW, JOHN England, fl.1696-1726, MIM apprenticed to his father, Walter Henshaw, of the Clockmakers' Company on April 18, 1689; free of the Company on April 16, 1696; took apprentices; also a watchmaker; Charles Digby took over his shop in 1726. The Globe, East Smithfield, near the Hermitage, Wapping, London. Taylor 1(502) and 2(67); Evans 1; Crawforth 1; J. Brown 3.
HENSHAW, WALTER England, fl.1660-1711, MIM NIM Universal Ring Dial = PEA; Backstaff, 1711 = Dreweatt-Neate 3/30/94, D.(1994). apprenticed to Thomas Brown 1 in the Joiners' Company, Dec. 2. 1650; freed by Patrimony in the Weavers' Company; brother in the Clockmakers' Company, 1667, Master of the Company in 1695; took apprentices in both the Weavers' and the Clockmakers' Companies; may be two backstaves, Dreweatt-Neate made for John Lock. at the sign of the Globe, East Smithfield, near the Hermitage, Wapping; at the sign of the Globe in the Hermitage, Morefields; both in London. Taylor 1(319); Brewington 1; Baillie 1; Daumas 1; USNM; J.Brown 1; Crawforth 7; Robischon; Coffeen 46; ATG 3/19/94; RSW.
HENTZSCHELL, JOHANN ERHARDT Germany, 1698, MIM Astrolabe, 1698 = KAS (ICA-3024). Marburg. Baillie 1; ICA 2.
HERB, W.A. Germany, PHIM Baroscope = DRE. Pulsnitz. RSW.
HERBAGE France, fl.1787-88, OIM Telescope = POB (1787). worked for Rochon; "Breveté d'Ingénieur", 1788. Paris. Daumas 1; RSW.
HERBERT AND CO. India, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = Soth.P-B,11/10/81. may be dealer. Forbes Street, Bombay. RSW.
HERBERT AND SON England, PHIM Apothecary Balance = Christie-SK 1/8/79. RSW.
HERBERT, L. MIM Sector, wood = Soth.1/15/63. signed on the brass joint "L. Herbert Invenit et Fecit." RSW.
HERBERTS, A.W. England, c.1750, PHIM Gold Balance = Soth. 10/28/86. see also John William Herberts. London. RSW.
HERBERTS, JOHN WILLIAM England, 18th Century, PHIM Balances = Christie 10/31/67, Soth. 7/23/73, PYM sale; Money Scale = Hitchin Museum. the name is sometimes seen as I.W. Herbertz; see also A.W. Herberts; the instrument in the PYM sale was signed just "Herbert." London. RSW.
HERBERTZ, JOHANN PHILLIPP Germany, 1772, PHIM Money Balance, 1772 = DRE; Balance and Weights = Cambridge Archaelogical Museum. the balance in the Cambridge museum is signed "Herberz." Solingen. Dewhirst; RSW.
HERBOTH, G.F. Germany, MIM Table Sundial = Halberstadt Museum; Full Circle = DEU. DEU has no sights. Braunschweig. Zinner 1; RSW.
HERDFRITZ, JOH. PHIL. Germany, 1757, PHIM Balance, 1757 = Soth. 6/8/70. perhaps a misreading for Johann Phillipp Herbertz. Schlingen (Solingen?). RSW.
HERGET, JOHANN ADOLF Germany, fl.1721-50, MIM Inclinable Sundial, 1721 = KAS; Nocturnals, 1723 and 1737 = KAS; Universal Instrument, 1727 = KAS; Table Sundial, 1742 = KAS; Drawing Instruments = KAS; Circumferentor = KAS. Kassel. Zinner 1; Lübke; Michel 3.
HERGHAMER, HANNS Germany, 1492, MIM Astrolabe, vellum, 1492 = OXF (ICA-403). Price 1; Weil 2(19); ICA 2.
HERKENROY, NICOLAUS 1543, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory, 1543 = ADL-M236. Engelmann 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW.
HERKUNFT 18th Century, OIM Microscope = CZJ. RSW.
HERMAN AND SIMMONS England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 12/14/95. Truro. RSW.
HERMAND France, 18th Century, MIM Azimuth Sundial = CNAM. "ingénieur du Roi." Rohr; Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4.
HERMANN Austria, 18th Century, MIM Protractor with case = ROU-187. Neuhaus in Vienna. Michel 3.
HERMANN, J. Holland?; Russiac.1716, improved Amonton's air thermometer; author; disciple of Jacques Bernoulli. St. Petersburg. Goldschmidt 70; Weil 2(19).
HERMANNUS CONTRACTUS Germany, 1013-54, author; wrote on the astrolabe and the pillar dial; clockmaker; Michel called him "Hermann Le Boiteux." Reichenau. Michel 3; Gunther 1; Cousins.
HERN AND CO. England, c.1780, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Sales Cat.(1975). Swansea. RSW.
HERNE, JOHN 1 England, fl.1650-78, MIM sundial maker; author; father of John Herne 2. London. Taylor 1(238).
HERNE, JOHN 2 Ireland, 1670-85, MIM sundial maker; son of John Herne 1. Dublin. Taylor 1(347).
HERO Egypt, fl.50-120, author; book on pneumatics described hydraulic devices; invented a hodometer. Alexandria. RSW.
HEROLDT, ADAM Germany; Italy, fl.1616-49, MIM Table Sundial, slate, 1615 = MADEX; Astronomical Quadrant, 1622 = P.C.; Armillary Spheres = KEN (1648), ROM (1649); Recipiangle = Soth. 3/17/38; Sector = NUR. the quadrant is signed "Adams Heroldo Gennano 1622". Rome. Zinner 1; Michel 3; MADEX; Price 2; USNM; Bedini 12; RSW.
HERON AND CO. Scotland, fl.1834-36, NIM David Heron; ship chandlers and nautical warehouse. 128 Broomielaw, Glasgow. Clarke et al.
HERON AND JOHNSTONE Scotland, 1844, NIM David Heron and Johnstone. 212 Broomielaw, Glasgow (1844). Bryden 3; Engelmann 1; RSW.
HERON AND MCGREGOR Scotland, c.1836, NIM David Heron and Duncan McGregor. 1 William Street, Greenock. Clarke et al.
HERON, DAVID Scotland, fl.1815-63, NIM OIM Telescopes = ADL-M448, FRK = RSM; Hadley's Quadrant = VNN; Octant = Town Docks Museum, Hull. the Adler instrument is signed "D. Heron"; the one at the VNN is signed "Heron"; octant is signed "Heron Greenock." Greenock (-1827); 128 Broomielaw (1834-36); 212 Broomielaw (1836-47); 4 Carrick Street (1849-63); all in Glasgow. Bryden 3; Clarke et al; ADL; RSW.
HERON, DAVID, AND CO. Scotland, fl.1836-40, NIM 212 Broomielaw, Glasgow. Bryden 3; Clarke et al.
HERON, JAMES 1 Ireland, c.1800, T.C.; retailer; signed "Jas. Heron Clock and Watch Maker in Newtown." Newtown. Soth. 2/25/86.
HERON, JAMES 2 Scotland, c.1836, MIM probably son of John Heron and brother of David Heron; clockmaker. 1 William Street, Greenock. Clarke et al.
HERON, WILLIAM Scotland, Octant, ebony and ivory = RJK; Sympiesometer = RSM. retailer. Greenock. Clarke et al; RSW.
HERRING, AMOS BUTTLE England, 1782, MIM apprenticed to Ebenezer Rust 1 of the Grocers' Company on Sept. 5, 1782. London. J. Brown 1.
HERSCHEL, ALEXANDER England, fl.1774-1800?, OIM brother of William and Caroline Herschel; made telescopes, zone clocks, etc; see William and Alexander Herschel. Germany; Bath; Slough. NMM 2; H.C. King 1.
HERSCHEL, SIR JOHN FREDERICK WILLIAM England, 1792-1871, son of Sir William Herschel; astronomer; noted for his work on the stars of the southern hemisphere; F.R.S.; he made the mirrors for his own telescopes. Observatory House, Slough; Collingwood, Hawkhurst, Kent (1840-71). H.C. King 1; DNB; DSB; etc.
HERSCHEL, SIR WILLIAM Germany; England, 1738-1822, OIM He made a wide range of fine telescopes; examples may be found many museums including ADL, KEN, NMM, RSM, DRE, VIT, OXF, Helsingfors Observatory, TEY, University Observatory of Göttingen, etc. noted astronomer who discovered the planet Uranus; F.R.S. in 1781; musician. Hanover; Bath; Observatory House, Slough. Taylor 2(490); Hoskins; DNB; DSB; Maurer; Grötzsch 2; NMM 2; Drechsler 2; Sticker and Kirchvogel; G.L'E. Turner 7; Pipping 1; H.C. King 1; ADL; RSW.
HERSCHEL, WILLIAM AND ALEXANDER England, OIM Mirrors and Eyepieces = NMM. Alexander was William's younger brother. Slough. NMM 2; DSB.
HERSCHEL, WILLIAM AND JOHN England, OIM Objective Mirrors = NMM. Slough. NMM 2.
HERTEL UND HORN DER ALTER Germany, 1674, MIM Theodolite, 1674 = KES. Hans Georg Hertel (Augsburg) and Julius von Horn der alter (Braunschweig). see above. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2.
HERTEL, CHRISTIAN GOTTLIEB Germany, c.1716, OIM made microscopes; author. Zinner 1.
HERTEL, HANS Germany, 1667, MIM Level, 1667 = DOR. may be Hans Georg Hertel. RSW.
HERTEL, HANS GEORG Germany, 1626-98, MIM SIM Wall Sundial, 1659 = Braunschweig Cathedral; Graphometer, 1667 = DOR; Astronomical Compendium, 1678 = OXF; Diptych Sundial = GEL; Theodolite = P.C.(1987). see H.G.H., J.G.H. 1, and I.G.H. 1. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2; Evans 1; Lübke; A.J. Turner 10; RSW.
HERTEL, JOHANN CHRISTIAN Germany, 1739, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1739 = ROU. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Nachet.
HERVAIS France, fl.1818-25, MIM made pedometers. Paris. Baillie 1.
HERZOG, JULIUS Germany, 1528-89, MIM Astrological Disk, 1579 = Helmstedt Museum. Braunschweig. Zinner 1.
HESELTINE, CHARLES England, fl.1822-38, MIM OIM PHIM Taylor spelled the name "Hezeltine." 5 Robert Street, Bedford Row (1822-29); 5 Robert Street, Gray's Inn Lane (1830-38); London. Taylor 2(1883); O'Mara.
HESKETT, JAMES England, T.C.; "Map, print & chart seller. Globes & mathematical instruments." No. 13 Sweetings Alley, Royal Exchange, London. Calvert 2.
HESS, KARL Germany, MIM Universal Ring Sundial = P.C.(1968). Nürnberg. RSW.
HESSLER, JOHANN WENDELIN Italy1669, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1669 = Drecker Coll. = P.C. Rome. Zinner 1; RSW.
HETZEL France, c.1750, MIM Plane Table Compass with Protractor = STR. Strasbourg. RSW.
HETZEL, CHRIST. LUDWIG Germany, c.1700, MIM Protractor = DRE. Halle. Grötzsch 2; RSW.
HEUBDER, PETRUS DE Belgium, c.1625, MIM SIM Circumferentor = PRA. the instrument has a bail, and a foot for a plane table. Antwerp. Zinner 1; Horsky and Skopova; Czech. Inventory.
HEUSCHER, JACOB Germany, 1699, PHIM balance maker; see Odental and Heuscher Cologne. RSW.
HEUSTER, JACOB VON Germany, 1662, PHIM Balance, 1662 = Adelmann Sale 4/26/27. signed "Jacob von Heuster Plückhoff." Cologne. RSW.
HEVELKE, JOH. see Johann Hevelius. Zinner 1; Przypkowski 3.
HEVEN, JOSHUA Germany, 1578, MIM Table Dial, 1578 = MUN. Evans 1.
HEVER, H. Germany, c.1850, PHIM globe maker. Eberfeld. Tooley.
HEWER AND LEAHY England, NIM Sextant = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82. Cardiff. RSW.
HEWES, E. USA, fl.1841-56, MIM NIM sometimes known as E.J.Hewes or E.J.Hews. Boston, Mass. USNM.
HEWISSON, JOHN England, c.1775, MIM Mining Surveyor's Compass = Chayette 6/28/86. 29 Market Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. RSW.
HEWIT, SAMUEL England, c.1822, MIM famous for making very accurate rules. 123 Dale Street, Liverpool. Taylor 2(1585); Dewhirst.
HEWITSON England, c.1770, MIM NIM SIM Hadley Quadrant = VNN; Surveying Compass = D.(1971). Newcastle-upon-Tyne. USNM; RSW.
HEWITSON, J. England, c.1838-58, MIM OIM PHIM Miner's Dial = Phillips 5/14/74; Dry Compass Card = NMM. also a barometer maker. Grey Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Bryden 9; Bell 2; NMM 2.
HEWITSON, JOHN England, c.1828, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Fairey of the Grocers' Company, on May 1, 1828. J. Brown 2.
HEWITT AND SON USA, fl.1850-53, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Surveying Compasses, with Vernier = P.C., D.(1972). Thomas Hewitt and Horatio T. Hewitt. 180 Water Street, New York, N.Y. Smart 1; Moskowitz 105.
HEWITT, HORATIO T. USA, fl.1850-53, MIM NIM PHIM SIM son of Thomas Hewitt; see Hewitt and Son. 180 Water Street, New York, N.Y. Smart 1.
HEWITT, JOHN England, fl.1651-81, MIM Instrument = KEN. calculated a pillar dial. London. Taylor 1(245).
HEWITT, T. England, 1654, MIM Protractor, 1654 = NMM-DI/PR-S.7. NMM 2; RSW.
HEWITT, W. England, fl.1820-33, R.N.; designed a new surveying instrument. London. Taylor 2(1586).
HEWLINGS, JOSEPH c.1794, MIM Clay and Court.
HEWOOD England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1.
HEWSON, JOHN England, fl.1699-1726, apprenticed to John Seller 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on Nov. 5, 1683; free of the Company on July 3, 1699; took one apprentice. London. Taylor 1(511).
HEY, C. V.D. Holland, c.1772, MIM Celestial Globe = AMST. published by Covens and Mortier and Covens, Jr., 1772; "signature" is on the meridian ring; possibly the owner. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HEYBECH, NIKOLAUS VON Germany, fl.1389-1444, MIM Astrolabe = X (ICA-2070). Zinner states that Heybech made three instruments for Nikolaus of Cues, a torquetum, a celestial globe and an astrolabe. Erfurt; Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Baillie 1; ICA 2; Lunardi.
HEYDEN see Heiden. Baillie 1.
HEYDEN, GASPARD VAN DER Belgium, c.1496-post-1549, MIM made globes and other instruments for Gemma Frisius, c.1536; worked with Gerard Mercator. Mirica; Louvain (1536). Michel 3; A.J. Turner 10.
HEYDEN, JAKOB VON Germany, 1628, MIM Pair of Globes, 1628 = AMST. see Joh. Christopher Weigel and Jacob Heyden. Strassburg. NMM 2; Mörzer Bruyns 1.
HEYRICKE, SAMUELL England, 1687, MIM Cube Sundial, wood, 1687 = City of Leicester Museums. Daniell.
HICKETTS, JOHN England, c.1674, had James Mann 1 turned over to him by Thomas King 1 in the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1674. Angel Street, London. Robischon.
HICKMAN 1 see Hickson. J. Brown 3.
HICKMAN 2 mistake by the G.P.O. Directory in 1834; see John Hicks. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HICKMAN, JOSEPH England, PHIM succeeded by Edward Derby. London. Calvert 2.
HICKS, ADRIAN BK. USA, fl.1797-1807, MIM Surveyor's Compass, wood = P.C. 82 Wall Street (1797-1801); 132 Front Street (1805); 118 Front Street (1807); all in New York, N.Y. USNM; Warner 12.
HICKS, G.E. England, OIM Telescope = STK. 44 Southside Street, Plymouth. RSW.
HICKS, GEORGE 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. sometimes signed "G. Hicks." 42 Upper North Place, Gray's Inn Lane, London. Goodison 1.
HICKS, GEORGE 2 England, c.1811, PHIM barometer maker. 43 Shoe Lane, London. Goodison 1.
HICKS, GEORGE 3 Ireland, fl.1824-35, MIM 64 City Quay (1824); 68 Marrowbone Lane (1835); both in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HICKS, GEORGE 4 England, OIM apprenticed to Joseph Morrice, an ivory turner, in the Merchant Taylors' Company. Crawforth 7.
HICKS, J. 1 England, c.1780-1820, PHIM Wheel Barometers = K.and C. 12/3/75, DeLuca 8/1/87; Fortin-type Barometer, # 963 = D.(1975); Stick Barometers = Soth. 2/4/77, X. Goodison gives the address as 98 and 10 Hatton Garden. 8, 9, and 10 Hatton Garden, London. O'Mara; Goodison 1; RSW.
HICKS, J. 2 Ireland, fl.1817-26, MIM probably John Hicks, which see. 11 Camden Street (1817-19); 13 Lower Camden Street (1820-22); 13 Peter's Place, Lower Camden Street (1823-24); 64 City Quay (1825-26); all in Dublin. Bryden 9; Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HICKS, JAMES J. England, fl.1874-1952, PHIM firm was originally James Joseph Hicks until 1874. 8 Hatton Garden, London E.C. Middleton 1.
HICKS, JAMES JOSEPH England, b.1829-74? yz, PHIM bought barometers for resale under his name; the firm became James J. Hicks in 1874. 8, 9, and 10 Hatton Garden, London. Bell 2; Middleton 1.
HICKS, JOHN Ireland, fl.1832-48, MIM NIM 48 City Quay (1832-34); 18 City Quay (1834); 20 City Quay (1835-48); all in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HICKS, JOSEPH England, fl.1814-22, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveying Instrument = P.C.(1972); Alidade, wood & brass = D.(1984). barometer maker; alidade signed "J. Hicks." 11 Brook Street (1814-16); 17 Lambeth Walk (1817); 19 Kirby Street (1817-20); 117 Bishopsgate without (1820-22); all in London. Taylor 2(1358); Goodison 1; RSW.
HICKS, LANGSTON, AND CO. England, fl.1822-23, MIM OIM 94 Cheapside, London. O'Mara.
HICKS, THOMAS Ireland, fl.1784-1825, MIM NIM Mariner's Compass = NMM; Crown Compass = NMM. 40 Poolbeg Street (1784-90); 20 Hawkins Street (1791-99); both in Dublin. NMM 2; Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HICKSON, WILLIAM England, c.1708, MIM apprenticed to William Sellars of the Clockmakers' Company on June 11, 1708. J. Brown 3.
HIDER, EDWARD WALTER England, c.1806, apprenticed to John Corless in the Joiners' Company, June 3, 1806. Crawforth 7.
HIEMER, CARL 1773, MIM Plate for Table Sundial, 1773 = Portaluppi Coll. RSW.
HIGGINBOTTOM, WILLIAM England, c.1722, MIM apprenticed to William Sellars of the Clockmakers' Company on June 4, 1722. J. Brown 3.
HIGGINS England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 16 Saffron Street, London. Goodison 1.
HIGGINS, THOMAS England, c.1790, PHIM Wheel Barometer, Thermometer and clock = SPI-Anderson 3/25/27. London. RSW.
HIGGINSON, FRANCIS England, c.1828, NIM Mechanical Log = NMM-Lg.15. invented a registering log; signed "Higginson's Log." 38 Monkwell Street, Wood Street, London. Taylor 2(1588); NMM 2.
HIGGISON England, MIM Folding Rule, ivory = Soth. 3/21/75. RSW.
HIGGS, JAMES England, c.1718, MIM apprenticed to Richard Glynne of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 20, 1718. J. Brown 3.
HIGGS, JOHN England, c.1727, MIM apprenticed to John Hutton of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 4, 1727; may have been the clockmaker in Wallingford. J. Brown 3; Christie-SK 5/20/88.
HIGHMORE, NATHANIEL see Nathaniel Heighmore.
HIGLEY, SAMUEL England, 1790, MIM apprenticed to William Spencer 1 of the Grocers' Company on April 1, 1790. London. J. Brown 1.
HILARI 1556, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood and brass, 1556 = DRE (lost). Baillie 1; RSW.
HILDEYARD, FATHER THOMAS England, 1690-1746, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1725 = Palacio Real, Madrid. London. "Relojes del Patrimonio Naçional", Barcelona, 1965; DNB; RSW.
HILFUNS, MARIA not an instrument maker; "Mary help us"; this appears on an equatorial sundial dated 1479 (ADL-M288), surely by Hans Dorn. Fox 1 & 2; Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW.
HILL 1 England, fl.1782-1808, MIM descendant of Nathaniel Hill; see Watkins and Hill. 5 Charing Cross, London. Chaldecott 1; Daumas 1; Goodison 1.
HILL 2 Swedenc.1820, MIM Pipping 1.
HILL 3 England, PHIM Barometer = D.(1968). Colchester. RSW.
HILL 4 Scotland, c.1813, OIM probably Peter Hill, which see; miocroscope maker; made jewel lenses for Sir David Brewster. Edinburg. Clay and Court.
HILL 5 see Watkins and Hill. RSW.
HILL AND PRICE 1 England,NIM OIM Telescope, wood, 5-draw = Christie 5/15/73; Marine Compass = Christie-SK 7/24/86/ Broad Quay, Bristol. RSW.
HILL, CATHERINE England, c.1840, MIM OIM optician. 25 Goodmans Yard, Minories, London. O'Mara.
HILL, G.T. misreading for Gilbert, Tower Hill. Belgian Inventory.
HILL, JOHN England, fl.1671-1712, MIM Drawing Compass, 1680 = BM. John Yarwell worked for him, 1671-85; made instruments for Will Fortin; Robischon said he died in 1685. St. Paul's Churchyard, London. Taylor 1(566); Price 3; Ward 4; Evans 1; Daumas 1; Robischon.
HILL, JOSEPH England, fl.1759-72, MIM apprenticed to John Gilbert 1 of the Grocers' Company on Dec. 16, 1747; turned over to John Gilbert 2 in the Company on March 18, 1752; free of the Company on July 3, 1759. Hand and Pen Court, Great Tower Hill (1759); Great Tower Hill (1760-72); both in London. J. Brown 1.
HILL, MATHAW England, 1658, MIM Evans 1.
HILL, NATHANIEL England, fl.1708-64, MIM NIM PHIM SIM made miniature terrestrial globes, many of them in shagreen cases with celestial gores as a lining; some are dated 1754; examples may be found at ADL, BM, PBN, KEN, PRM, NMM, Coll. of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, New York Public Library, etc. apprenticed to James Farmer of the Grocers' Company on March 11, 1701; free in the Merchant Taylors' Company in 1708; T.C. showed mathematical and navigating instruments, and barometers. The Globe and Sun, in Chancery Lane, Fleet Street; opposite Serjeants Inn, Chancery Lane; both in London. Taylor 2(363); Goodison 1; Chaldecott 1; Stevenson; NMM 2; Clay and Court; Calvert 2; Wynter and Turner; Yonge; C.N. Robinson; J. Brown 1; Crawforth 1 & 7; Wynter 1 & 2; Krogt 2; ADL; RSW.
HILL, P. England, PHIM Barometer = D.(1989). RSW.
HILL, PETER Scotland, 1778-1845, MIM OIM PHIM Pantograph = FRK = RSM; Refracting Telescope = FRK = RSM; Stick Barometers = X, Phillips 1/26/83. made jewel lenses; worked for Brewster. Richmond Street (1801-03); East Richmond Street (1804-06); 7 East Richmond Street (1806-11); 9 East Richmond Street (1811-12); 6 Union Place (1813-22); 7 Union Place (1823-24); 2 Greenside Place (1825-28); 13 Abbey (1836-40); 12 Richmond Place (1845); all in Edinburgh. Taylor 2(1589); Bryden 3; USNM; Clarke et al.
HILL, S. Scotland, c.1820, MIM Sighting Compass = P.C.(1987). Edinburgh. RSW.
HILL, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1635-36, MIM made sundials; had four seized and destroyed because of poor quality. by the Tower, London. Taylor 1(183); J. Brown 3.
HILL, THOMAS 2 England, c.1734, MIM designed an improved slide rule. Taylor 2(272).
HILLAR 1556, MIM Instrument, 1556 = DRE. Evans 1.
HILLEPRAND, FERDINAND 1586, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial, 1586 = PRA. Horsky and Skopova; Czech. Inventory; RSW.
HILLER, GILBERT TOWER misreading for Gilbert, Tower Hill. Belgian Inventory.
HILLIARD, J. England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 4/17/86. London. RSW.
HILLOCK, JAMES England, c.1850, PHIM barometer maker or seller. Hyde Park Corner, London. Bell 2.
HILLS, JNO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Bury. Goodison 1.
HILTON, JOHN England, c.1700, apprenticed to Thomas Tompion in the Clockmakers' Company. Robischon.
HILTON, THOMAS England, c.1674, MIM apprenticed by turnover to John Marke of the Clockmakers' Company on July 6, 1674. J. Brown 3.
HILTUM, JOSEPH England, c.1838, OIM father of Richard Hiltum? 109 Bishopsgate Within, London. Taylor 2(2149).
HILTUM, RICHARD England, c.1847, OIM carried on Joseph Hiltum's business. 109 Bishopsgate Within, London. Taylor 2(2149).
HINCHLIFFE, G.W. England, OIM Telescope = D.(1973). London. RSW.
HINDE, JOHN England, 1767, MIM his five sons were all instrument makers; see Roger Hinde. London. Baillie 1.
HINDE, ROGER England, fl.1820-34, MIM son of John Hinde? 70 Noble Street, Falcon Square, London. Taylor 2(1591); O'Mara.
HINDLEY AND SON England, fl.?-1771, MIM OIM PHIM Henry and Joseph Hindley. York. Taylor 2(186).
HINDLEY, HENRY England, 1701-71, MIM OIM PHIM Pyrometer = KEN; Dividing Engine = X; Telescope = KEN; Garden Sundial = Hindley Shop, CMY. noted clockmaker. York. Taylor 2(186); Daumas 1; Law; Setchell 1 and 2; DNB; RSW.
HINDLEY, JOSEPH England, d.1774, MIM OIM PHIM son of Henry Hindley; apprenticed to his father; took over the shop from 1771-74. York. Taylor 2(186); Setchell 1 and 2.
HINSANT France, 1769, OIM made telescope mirrors. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Nachet.
HINTON, WILLIAM England; USA, c.1772, MIM NIM advertised nautical compasses, 1772. at "Hadley's Quadrant and Spyglass, facing the East Side of the New Coffee House", Beekman's Slip, New York, N.Y. Bedini 1 & 8; D.J. Warner 8, 10 and 12.
HINTZMAN, JOSEPH England, fl.1839-50, PHIM sometimes spelled "Hitzman." Rose Crescent, Cambridge. Bell 2.
HIPPOLITO 1646, OIM telescope maker; Mariani? Nachet.
HIREMAN, HY W. AND JNO. H. USA, fl.1855-56, MIM OIM PHIM partners with Henry Ware as Ware and Hireman. 25 East 4th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio. Smart 1.
HIRSCH OG SAMSON Norway, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = Folk Museum, Oslo. Trondheim. RSW.
HIRSCH, OTT Germany, c.1487, MIM compass maker. Nürnberg. Gouk 1.
HIRSCHMANN, SENIOR see Pistor and Hirschmann. Weil and Baden.
HIRSCHVOGEL, AUGUSTIN Germany, 1503-53, MIM Surveying Instruments in wooden box = X. made for the city of Vienna and delivered in 1594. Nürnberg. Zinner 1.
HITCH England, 1797, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1.
HITZMAN see Hintzman. Bell 2.
HOARE England, 19th Century, MIM Double Slide Rule = OXF. signed "Hoare's improved double Slide Rule." 12 Billiter Square, London. RSW.
HOBBS, JAMES USA, 1796, MIM Old Town, South Green Street, Baltimore, Md. Smart 1.
HOBBY, JONATHAN T. USA, 1813-83, MIM NIM PHIM Transit (post-1869) = GUR. see Sawyer and Hobby (1840-54). 86 Forsyth, New York (1837); 156 Water Street, New York (1840-69); Hemstead, Long Island, N.Y. (1872-73). Smart 1; USNM.
HOBCRAFT, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1830-47, MIM OIM called himself "Sr." by 1846. 18 Barbican; 38 Prince's Street, Leicester Square (1846); 14 Great Turnstile (1847); all in London. Taylor 2(1885); O'Mara.
HOBCRAFT, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1846, MIM OIM son of William Hobcraft 1. London. Taylor 2(1885).
HOBDAY England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Tetsworth. Goodison 1.
HOBDELL England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 12/12/89. Oxford. RSW.
HOCKER, G. USA, fl.1838-44, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Philadelphia, Pa. USNM.
HODGE, ARTHUR England, c.1822, MIM NIM invented a perpetual log. Twelve Bells, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(1591a).
HODGESON, MARMADUKE England, c.1690, T.C.; see Court and Hodgeson. Calvert 2.
HODGKIN, JOHN England, c.1715, free in the Joiners' Company; took apprentices, c.1715. London. Crawforth 7.
HODGKINSON, J. England, c.1822, OIM 24 Coppice Row, Clerkenwell, London. Taylor 2(1592); Dewhirst.
HODGKINSON, THOMAS England, c.1696, MIM advertised a new type of horizontal dial. Sign of the Cradle, Knight Rider Street, near Doctor's Commons, London. Taylor 1(503); Evans 1.
HOE, R.M. c.1838, got a patent in New York for an invention by Sherwood for finding latitude at sea. Taylor 2(2150).
HOEG, HARALD Denmark, PHIM Stick Barometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. RSW.
HOELDRICK, T.N. Germany, misreading for "Holderich." Augsburg. P. and S. 11/21/1894.
HOERSCHEL misreading for "Höschel." RSW.
HOESCHEL variant for Höschel. RSW.
HOESEN Germany, OIM constructed burning glasses; succeeded by Ehrard. Dresden. Spargo 1.
HOEVENAER, ANTONY Holland, fl.1654-92, MIM PHIM Circumferentor = Geodätisches Institut, Munich, UTP; Sectors = Wray, P.C., LEY, Stedelijk Museum; Sundial = UTP. made philosophical instruments for Burchardus de Velder, professor of physics. Leyden. Rooseboom 1; Zinner 1; Daumas 1; de Rijk; RSW.
HOEVENAER, SIMON Holland, c.1720, PHIM son of Antony Hoevenaer; made physical instruments. Leyden. Rooseboom 1.
HOF, JACOB AUCH Germany, c.1800, MIM Calculating Machine, 1800 = Madex-655. invented this machine. Weimar. Madex.
HOFF AND HEISELY USA, 1793-1801, MIM Surveying Compass, 1795 = William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg, Pa. John George Hoff and Frederick Heiseley, his ex-apprentice; also made clocks. Lancaster, Pa. Smart 1; Bedini 1 and 17; USNM.
HOFF, JOHN USA, 1776- 1819, MIM SIM Surveying Compasses = Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, and in a private collection. worked with his father, John George Hoff, and took over the business; clockmaker. Lancaster, Pa. Smart 1; Bedini 17.
HOFF, JOHN GEORGE Germany; USA., 1740-1816, MIM Frederick Heisely was first his apprentice and later his partner, from 1793 to 1801. Lancaster, Pa. Smart 1; Bedini 1, 8, and 17.
HOFFINGER, THOMAS Instrument = Salzburg? Evans 1.
HOFFMANN, C.G. Germany, fl.1772-76, PHIM Barometers and Thermometers = DRE (1772) and (1776). claims to have improved Huygen's barometer. Waldheim, Saxony. Grötzsch 2; RSW.
HOFFMANN, CASPAR Germany, c.1650, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Soth. 5/21/73. Augsburg. RSW.
HOFFMANN, JOHANN Germany, 1620, MIM cast a quadrant in 1620. Frankfort. Zinner 1.
HOFFMANN, SAMUEL GOTTLIEB Germany, c.1772, OIM microscope maker; announced one with six lenses in 1772. Hanover. Clay and Court; Nachet.
HOFFMEYER see Brugger and Hoffmeyer. Goodison 1.
HOFFMEYER, J. England, c.1840, PHIM barometer maker. Cambridge. Bell 2.
HOFFVENIUS, JOHAN Sweden, fl.1648-85, MIM worked in Uppsala University workshop, (1648-63); held exclusive rights as instrument maker in Uppsala and Stockholm in 1663. Uppsala and Stockholm. Pipping 1.
HOFGREN, JOHAN Sweden, 1778-1832, MIM OIM globe and instrument maker to the Royal Swedish Academy of Science, 1816-32; flourished 1810-32; see J.H. 4. Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW.
HOFMANN, DR. H.C. France, OIM Spectroscope = Soth. 4/8/74. "construit à l'Institut d'Optique du Dr. H.C. Hofmann à Paris." Paris. RSW.
HOFMANN, HEINRICH Germany, 1576-1652, designed an octant;, an example of the instrument made by Christopher Trechsler is at the ADL; author. Jena. Zinner 1; ADL; RSW.
HOFMANN, J.G. France, fl.1850-62, OIM Telescopes with micrometers = KEN, WHI, D.(1973); Philosophical Instruments = TEY; Spectroscope = TEY. rue de Bucy, 3, Paris. Dewhirst; USNM; G.L'E. Turner 7 & 24.
HOFMANN, JAKOB Germany, fl.1597-1616, MIM Polyhedral Sundials = ZUR (1597), HAY (1616), KAS (1616). Schwabisch. Zinner 1; Lübke; Evans 1; RSW.
HOGBEN, HENRY England?, MIM Set of Surveying Instruments = Pym Sale. "Surveyor"; probably the owner. RSW.
HOGBEN, THOMAS England, c.1730, MIM OIM Telescopic Level = D. "Surveyor." Smarden. Wynter and Turner; Bryden 9.
HOGENBERG, REMIGIUS c.1572, MIM Humphrey Cole may have studied under him. A.J. Turner 10.
HOGENDOORN, J. Holland, fl.1761-63, PHIM sometimes spelled "Hoogendoorn." The Hague. Rooseboom 1.
HOGG, WILLIAM England, c.1802, NIM OIM Sextants = RJK, P.C.; Octant = THO; Telescope = Bearnes 11/12/86. the sextant in the private collection was found in a Florida Keys shipwreck together with several 1802 coins. 388 Platform, Rotherhite Wall, London. Taylor 2(1886); USNM; Dewhirst; RSW.
HOGH, EILER CHRISTIAN Denmark; Austria, d.1773, MIM PHIM Armillary Sphere = ADL-M9; Universal Ring Sundial = NYS = Christie 4/9/75. Högh; worked in the Court in Vienna; the ADL instrument has "Danicus" as part of the signature and is also marked "Joseph: Fran: Ant: de Reichmann." Copenhagen; Vienna. Habacher; Engelmann 1; USNM; Yonge; ADL; RSW.
HOGLUND, PER AUGUST Sweden, c.1850, MIM Surveying Instrument = STT; Pantograph = STM. Höglund; T.C. Norra Tullportsgatan 65, Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW.
HOGSON, THOMAS England, c.1699, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Cooke 2 in the Joiners' Company in 1699. Crawforth 7.
HOHENFELDER, LUDWIG Germany, 1596, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1596 = STU. Höhenfelder. Zinner 1.
HOHLFIELD Germany, 1711-71, MIM made an odometer. Berlin. Beckmann.
HOHNBAUM Germany, 1831, PHIM Stick Barometer, 1831 = NMM-MT/BM.34. Hanover. NMM 2.
HOING, A. HEINRICH Hanseatic League, fl.1598-1600, MIM Astrolabe, 1598 = DEU-35858 (ICA 3026); Sundial, 1600 = DAN. Höing. Danzig. Zinner 1; Price 1; ICA 2; RSW.
HOIS see Hoyss. Zinner 1.
HOJER, ERIK Sweden, d.1774, OIM sometimes "Högger." Pipping 1.
HOLBECHE, JOHN England, fl.1720-50, MIM NIM Backstaffs, 1738 = PYM = ADL-A171, USNM. apprenticed to Benjamin Macy of the Clockmakers' Company on July 9, 1713; took over the shop; T.C.; the Adler instrument is marked "for Ino. Cunninghame"; the one at the USNM "for Capt. Jos. Swan"; Bedini listed him as "Holbecher." the corner of the Hermitage Bridge, London. Bedini 1; Crawforth 1; J. Brown 3; ADL; RSW.
HOLBECK see Holbeche. J. Brown 3.
HOLBEIN, HANS Germany; England, 1465-1524, designed sundials; painter and engraver. London. Chapuis.
HOLBORN, ROBERT England, 1771, MIM Compass Sundial, 1771 = Soth.-S 1/26/88. South Cavel. RSW.
HOLBROOK AND CO. USA, c.1840, MIM Terrestrial Globes = D.(1968), P.C.; Tellurian = USNM. Alfred and Dwight Holbrook. Berea, Ohio. Yonge; Warner 4.
HOLBROOK APPARATUS MANUFACTURING CO. USA, c.1856, MIM Hemispheric Globe = Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale U. Wethersfield, Conn. Beinecke Cat.
HOLBROOK MANUFACTURING CO. USA, c.1856, MIM Terrestrial Globe = P.C.(1968); Hemispheric Globe, 3" = ADL-W168. Wethersfield, Conn. Yonge; Warner 4; Moskowitz 2; ADL; RSW.
HOLBROOK SCHOOL APPARATUS CO. USA, fl.1855, MIM Terrestrial Globes = Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kan., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. founded by Dwight Holbrook in 1850; the manufacturing was done by Holbrooks' Apparatus Mfg. Co. Hartford, Conn., Chicago, Ill. and New York, N.Y. Yonge; Warner 4.
HOLBROOK, ALFRED USA, fl.1837-85+, partner with his brother, Dwight Holbrook, 1837-50 in manufacturing scientific equipment for schools. Berea, Ohio. Warner 4.
HOLBROOK, ALFRED AND DWIGHT USA, fl.1837-50, MIM moved to Ohio and started a new factory to make scientific school apparatus; including globes. Berea, Ohio. Warner 4.
HOLBROOK, CHARLES W. USA, c.1890, MIM Globe, Terrestrial, with case = D.(1997). son of Dwight Holbrook. Coffeen 56.
HOLBROOK, DWIGHT USA, fl.1837-, MIM Hemispheric Globe = Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kan. worked with his brother, Alfred, in Berea, Ohio, 1837-50, manufacturing globes and scientific equipment for schools; moved to Connecticut in 1850, establishing the Holbrook School Apparatus Co. in Hartford, Conn.; branches in Chicago and New York; production was done in Weathersfield, Conn.; see Holbrook Apparatus Mfg. Co. for other globes. Boston, Mass.; Berea, Ohio (1837-50); Wethersfield, Conn. (1850-57?); Windsor Locks, Conn. Yonge; Warner 4.
HOLBROOK, JOSIAH USA, 1788-1854, MIM PHIM studied at Yale University; science teacher; made globes and philosophical apparatus for schools, 1828-54; his sons, Alfred and Dwight started their own businesses. Darby, Conn.; Boston, Mass.; Washington, D.C.(1847-54). Baillie 8; Warner 4 & 6.
HOLCOMB, AMASA USA, 1787-1875, MIM OIM PHIM Level = Amasa Maynard Holcomb Collection (1962); Reflecting Telescope = USNM; Transit = USNM. Southwick, Mass. Multhauf 2; Bedini 2; Smart 1; USNM.
HOLDEN, MOSES England, 1777-1864, MIM astronomer; constructed a large orrery and a magic lantern. Preston. DNB.
HOLDER, J.N. MIM Equatorial Sundial = P.C. probably J.N. Hölderich. RSW.
HOLDER, T.N. probably a misreading for Hölderich. Hamilton 1; Findlay Coll.
HOLDERICH, JOHANN NORBERT France, 1749-1806, MIM Augsburg-type Sundials = Lüneburg Museum, OXF, DRE, HAIFA, KAS, P.C., etc. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2.
HOLDSWORTH, JOHN owner; see Mole. RSW.
HOLEWEYN Germany, 1590, MIM Sundial, 1590 = ROM-R-7761. Freiberg. RSW.
HOLLAND AND WITHERSPOON England, c.1848, PHIM barometer makers; possibly William Holland. 24 Brook Street, London. Goodison 1.
HOLLAND, GABRIEL England, PHIM Angle Barometers, 2, = Phillips 11/16/76. Coventry. RSW.
HOLLAND, GEORGE England, c.1790, OIM Telescope, astronomical = Christie 2/13/68. RSW.
HOLLAND, JOHN England, fl.1646-53, MIM Oughtred's Double Horizontal Dial and Spiral Calculator, 1650 = WHI. the dial is for the latitude of Cambridge, it is also marked "1667." Trinity College, Cambridge; Gloucestershire. Taylor 1(136); Bryden 16; RSW.
HOLLAND, WILLIAM England, fl.1849-60, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker; possibly the Holland of Holland and Witherspoon. 14 Greville Street (1849-51); 20 Greville Street (1852-59); 17 Greville Street (1860); all in London. Goodison 1.
HOLLANDIA, HENRICUS DE see Henri Arnault. A.J. Turner 10.
HOLLBUSCH, F. VITUS France; Germany, 1699, MIM Vertical Sundial, Stone, 1699 = Harburg Schloss. French monk. France; Ottingen. Zinner 1.
HOLLIDAY, JOHN England, c.1825, MIM apprenticed to James Ripley of the Grocers' Company, Oct. 6, 1825. J. Brown 2.
HOLLINGSWORTH, ALFRED J. England, NIM Sextant = Christie 12/16/69. Southampton. RSW.
HOLLIWAY, ROBERT USA, fl.1822-23, MIM see Chandlee and Holliway. Baltimore, Md. USNM.
HOLLIWELL England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1989). Derby. RSW.
HOLLIWELL BROS. England, fl.1849-62, MIM NIM OIM sons of William Holliwell. Liverpool. Brewington 1.
HOLLIWELL, WILLIAM England, fl.1795-1849, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Sextant = 1795 sale in Salem Mass. U.S.A. T.C.; also a barometer maker. London; then 13 North Side, Salthouse Dock; 14, North Side, Salthouse Dock; 5 Bromfield Street, West End Dock; 79 West End, Old Dock, all in Liverpool Taylor 2(989); Calvert 2; Brewington 1; Bell 2; Crawforth 1.
HOLLIWELL, WILLIAM, AND SON England, 1829-49, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Hurst Street (1829); 7 Salthouse Dock East (1835); both in Liverpool. Taylor 2(989); Brewington 1; Bell 2; Bryden 9.
HOLLOWAY, ROBERT USA, fl.1819-22, MIM SIM worked with Benjamin Chandlee 3 as Chandlee and Holloway, 1819-22, which see. Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; USNM.
HOLLOWAY, THOMAS England, c.1816, MIM apprenticed to John Simpson of the Grocers' Company on Jan.4, 1816. J. Brown 2.
HOLLOWAY, WILLIAM 1 England, 1709, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, boxwood, 1709 = Soth. 6/27/57. All Cannings, Wiltshire. RSW.
HOLLOWAY, WILLIAM 2 England, fl.1731-67, MIM surely the son of William Holloway 1; apprenticed to William Carton in the Joiners' Company on Aug. 8, 1721; free in the Company, March 7, 1731. Drapers' Court, Lothbury, London. Crawforth 7.
HOLLRICH Germany, c.1790, MIM Heliochronometer = MAI. Mainz. Zinner 1.
HOLM Sweden, c.1790, OIM apprenticed to Henrik Holmbom. Stockholm. Pipping 1.
HOLM, P. Holland, 1753, NIM see Pieter Holm. RSW.
HOLM, PETTER Denmark, 1794, NIM Marine Compass, 1794 = OMM. surly a misreading of Pieter Holm. Copenhagen. RSW.
HOLM, PIETER Sweden; Holland, fl.1696-1776, MIM NIM Tide Table, Perpetual Calendar and log-timer table on tobacco boxes = RSM, PEA, Rotterdam Maritime Museum, Reykjavik Museum (1729), Middleburg Zeeuwsch Genootschap der Wetenschappen; Backstaff, 1753 = BRP-64; Octants = AMST (1752), NMM (1753); Logs, 1729, 1754, 1765, 1774 = AMST. 20 of these tobacco boxes were known to Dr. Crone pre-1953; the backstaff and the octants are signed "P. Holm" they were sold by Holm as he ran a navigation school; he may have been a dealer only. Amsterdam. Crone; Brewington 1; Price 2; NMM 2; Daumas 1; Wynter and Turner; Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2.
HOLMBOM, HENRIK Sweden, 1752-93, optician to the Royal Swedish Academy of Science, 1775-93. Stockholm. Pipping 1.
HOLMES England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1.
HOLMES, ALFRED England, c.1820, NIM Sextant, coromandel wood and ivory = D.(1983). London. Coffeen D.
HOLMES, J.W. USA, MIM Theodolite = P.C. Batavia, N.Y. USNM.
HOLMES, JOHN 1 England, c.1732, MIM apprenticed to John Wilson of the Clockmakers' Company on April 3, 1732. J. Brown 3.
HOLMES, JOHN 2 England, c.1800?, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1.
HOLMES, JOHN WILLIAM England, fl.1822-29, OIM 14 Red Cross Square, Aldersgate, London. Taylor 2(1594); O'Mara.
HOLMES, MARY ANN England, fl.1836-40, OIM perhaps the widow of John William Holmes. 14 Red Cross Square, Aldersgate, London. Taylor 2(1594); O'Mara.
HOLMES, MATHEW England, c.1647, MIM apprenticed to John Blighton 1 (Bleghton?), of the Grocers' Company, c.1640; free of the Grocers' Company, May, 1647. London. J. Brown 1.
HOLMES, SAMUEL England, 1767, MIM apprenticed to Tycho Wing of the Grocers' Company on Nov.3, 1767. London. J. Brown 1.
HOLROYD, GEORGE England, fl.1730-86, MIM invented a form of reflecting quadrant. York (c.1750); Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. (1776). Taylor 2(492).
HOLSKE, WILLIAM FREDERICK Germany; USA, 1822-81, MIM Wye Level = P.C.; Transit = P.C. Germany (1822-54); New York, N.Y. (1854-80); St. Louis, Mo. (1881). Smart 1; USNM.
HOLST, N.E. Denmark, PHIM Stick Barometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. Aarhus. RSW.
HOLT, J. AND W. England, fl.1781-1808, PHIM Balance = OXF. Taylor gives a date of 1725. 51 Hay Market, St. James's, London. Taylor 2(365); G.L'E. Turner 24; Crawforth 6.
HOLT, RICHARD England, 1827, NIM submitted a new quadrant to the Board of Longitude, 1827. Taylor 2(848).
HOLTON, COB England, c.1718, MIM apprenticed to John Bennett 2 of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 1, 1718. J. Brown 3.
HOLTUM, CHRISTOPHER England, c.1711, MIM member of the Clockmakers' Company. London. Taylor 1(561); Evans 1.
HOLTZAPFFEL England, c.1825, MIM Vernier Calipers = BIR; Set of Turner's Tools = D.(1974). either Charles or John Holtzapffel, the Holtzapffel firm was famous for its lathes and lathe tools. London. G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW.
HOLTZAPFFEL AND CO. England, fl.1851-94, MIM Slide Rule, George Ram-type = P.C; T-Square = D.(1971); Protractor and Rule = BIR; Sector, ivory = OXF; Screw Calipers = BIR; Gauging Calipers = BIR; Drawing Instrument Sets = Christie 7/5/71, Soth. 11/1/65; Protractors = Phillips 11/16/76, D.(1972). "established A.D. 1794." 64 Charing Cross, London; Manufactory at 127 Long Acre; London (1855). O'Mara; Moskowitz 102; G.L'E. Turner 24; Delehar 2; RSW; Chaldecott 3; RGO.
HOLTZAPFFEL AND DEYERLIN England, fl.1826-51, MIM Clement Ellipsograph = OXF; Depth Gauge = D.(1973). Charles Holtzapffel; predecessor to Holtzapffel and Co. 64 Charing Cross, London. Moskowitz 107 ; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW.
HOLTZAPFFEL, CHARLES England, 1806-47, MIM son of John Holtzapffel; succeeded his father in 1844. London. Taylor 2(1157); Moskowitz 102; G.L'E. Turner 24.
HOLTZAPFFEL, JOHN England, 1802-44, MIM Instrument = OXF; Depth Guage = D.(1971); Lathe = Aubert Coll.(1806). father of Charles Holtzapffel; succeeded by him in 1844. 118 Long Acre, London. Taylor 2(1157); Moskowitz 102.
HOLTZHEY, JOHANN KONRAD Germany, fl.1719-31, MIM Sundial Plate and Universal Sundials = Uffenbach Coll., U. of Göttingen. one of the universal sundials is of cardboard and is inscribed "Heliotropicum gnomonicum, Ulm, 1720"; author; designer. Ulm. Zinner 1.
HOLTZMAN Austria, c.1850, PHIM Thermometer = KRA. Vienna. RSW.
HOLWELL, JOHN England, fl.1649-96, MIM dialist. east side of Spitalsfield Churchyard, near the Red Lion, over against Dorset Street, London. Taylor 1(232).
HOLWELL, WILLIAM see William Holliwell. Brewington 1.
HOLYMAN, JOHN England, fl.1808-30, MIM NIM apprenticed to Ebenezer Rust 1, of the Grocers' Company, on Sept. 2, 1784; free of the Grocers' Company, July 7, 1808; took an apprentice. 5 Newmarket Street, Wapping, Lomdon. Taylor 2(1889); J. Brown 1 & 2; Dewhirst; O'Mara.
HOLYMAN, MARTHA England, fl.1868-72, MIM NIM widow of William Holyman. 27 Sydney Place, Commercial Road East, London. O'Mara.
HOLYMAN, WILLIAM England, 1846-67, MIM NIM son of John Holyman? 27 Sydney Place, Commercial Road, London. Taylor 2(1889); Dewhirst; O'Mara.
HOLYOKE, EDWARD USA, 1718, Edward Holyoke was president of Harvard College and the owner of a cross-staff marked "Edward Holyoke, 1718" and signed "I.L. Kai...?, 1668." Cambridge, Mass. USNM; Brewington 1; RSW.
HOLYWOOD, JOHN OF see Sacrobosco.
HOMANN, FR. GOTFRIED Germany, 1737, MIM Cube Sundial, stone, 1737 = DEU. Weiring. Zinner 1.
HOMANN, JOHANN BAPTISTE Germany, 1664-1724, MIM Celestial Globes = VIE, DRE, Weimar Landesbibliothek; Terrestrial Globes, miniature, with Armillary Spheres inside and cases with celestial gore linings = DRE, NUR, NOR, Soth. 10/22/81, and Soth. 10/22/82; etc. author. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Grötzsch 1 and 2; RSW.
HOMBERG, GUILLAUME Batavia; Italy; France, 1652-1715, OIM made lenses for telescopes and microscopes. Rome; Paris (c.1691). Nachet.
HOMELIUS Germany, may have invented the diagonal scale.??? Leipzig. Fox 1.
HOMEN, LUPO Portugal, fl.1517-65, MIM NIM instrument maker and cartographer. A.Stimson 3.
HOMHART, J.J. Germany, c.1700, MIM Pillar Sundial = ZUS. Zinner 1.
HOMMEL, F. AND ESSER L. Switzerland, c.1840, MIM Circle = DRE. Aarau. Grötzsch 2.
HOMMEL, JOHANN Germany, c.1556, MIM made sundials. Nürnberg. Lunardi.
HOMMEMA, ROELOF HESSELS Holland, 1791-1854, OIM Telescope = Friesch Museum, Leeuwarden; Microscope = LEY. Berlicum. Rooseboom 1.
HOMMER, GASPARD France, 1748, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial, 1748 = RSM; Equatorial Sundial = P. & S. 6/18/1894 and 11/21/1894. see Gaspard; RSM sundial has a micrometer. Lunéville. Evans 1; Coffeen 12; Darius 3; RSW.
HONDIUS Holland, 1587-1638, MIM Celestial Globe, 1615 = ROM. Henricus Hondius or Jodocus Hondius 2. Bedini 12.
HONDIUS, HENRICUS Holland, 1580-1644, MIM Celestial Globe = BASU. Zinner 1.
HONDIUS, HENRICUS, EN ADRIEN VEEN Holland, 1572-1613, MIM Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, 1613 = BASH. Amsterdam. RSW.
HONDIUS, JODOCUS 1 Holland, 1567-1611, MIM Celestial Globes = KAS, NUR, D.(all 1592), NMM, BASU, P.C., AMST (all 1600), KRM, Mailand Museum (all 1601); Terrestrial Globes = D.(1600), NMM and D.(1601); Sundial on world map, 1593 = Triebold Coll.= Newberry Library, Chicago. father of Jodocus Hondius 2; in 1600 made some globes and universal "catholic" astrolabes for the van Neck expedition. Wacken; London (1585-92); Amsterdam (1593-1611). Zinner 1; NMM 2; DNB; Yonge; Stevenson; RSW. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HONDIUS, JODOCUS 2 Holland, fl.1613-40, MIM Celestial Globes = FLO, NMM, Linz Studienbibliothek, ZUR, etc. (all 1613), Magdeburg Kulturhistor. Museum, Weimar Landesbibliothek (both 1623), Linköping Stiftsbibliothek, Stockholm Frimuraremuseet (both 1640); Terrestrial Globes = BASH, NYH (1618), P.C.; Pairs of Globe Gores, 1615 = Library of Congress, N.Y. Public Library. N.Y. Public Library set ptinted by Giuseppe de Rossi in Rome. Amsterdam. Zinner 1; Price 2; NMM 2; Yonge.
HONE, JOSEPH England, fl.1664-1704, MIM made ship builder's scale; designed and made mathematical instruments in brass and wood; "Instrument Maker to the Board (of Surveyors)"; may have succeeded Christopher and Henry Flower. in the Bulwark, Tower Wharf near the Tower, London. Taylor 1(348); Evans 1.
HONEMANN Germany, c.1750, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, silver = KEN. also spelled "Honnemann." Clausthal. Zinner 6; Chaldecott 1; RSW.
HONEYBONE England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 1/25/89. Rugby. RSW.
HONOR, WILLIAM England, c.1724, MIM apprenticed to John Wilson of the Clockmakers' Company on June 1, 1724. J. Brown 3.
HOOD, J. England, c.1810, PHIM Wheel Barometers = D.(1975), X. Cupar. Goodison 1; RSW.
HOOD, JOHN England, 1720-83?, MIM invented "Hood's" compass theodolite. DNB.
HOOD, THOMAS England, fl.1577-96, MIM NIM designed instruments including a new sector and a cross-staff known as "Hood's Bow"; author. Abchurch Lane; between the Sign of the Red Lion and the Elm Tree, Minories, London. Taylor 1(48); Evans 1.
HOOFT Holland, 15th Century, MIM Astrolabe = Caius College, Cambridge,(ICA-197). not in Bryden 16. Rooseboom 1; Gunther 1 and 3; Zinner 1; Price 1; ICA 2; RSW.
HOOGENDIJK, STEVEN Holland, 1698-1788, MIM PHIM Pedometers = OXF, deLeth 8/21/1758. clockmaker; made physical instruments and pyrometers. Rotterdam. Rooseboom 1; Evans 1; Baillie 1; Crommelin 1; Michel 3; Daumas 1; USNM; RSW.
HOOGER, HIER DOOR TOT Holland, 1786, MIM Drawing Instrument Set, 1786 = USNM. Rotterdam. USNM.
HOOGHENDORP, PIETER VAN Holland, 1572, MIM Ring Sundial, 1572 = Gold and Silver Museum, Utrecht. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HOOK, J. England, c.1725, MIM Wheel-cutting Engine = OXF. London. Taylor 2(366).
HOOKE 1 see Gilbert, Wright and Hooke.
HOOKE 2 see Wright and Hooke. Smart 1.
HOOKE, BENJAMIN England, c.1802, MIM OIM Microscopes = Soth. 2/2/70 and 10/28/86; Steelyard = Royal Institution. steelyard signed "B. Hooke Fleet Street London." 159 Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(1158); RSW.
HOOKE, JOHN England, fl.1660-77, NIM compass maker. Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Taylor 1(402); Evans 1.
HOOKE, ROBERT England, 1635-1702, MIM OIM PHIM invented the wheel barometer and devised and made many new instruments; author; Curator of Experiments for the Royal Society, (1662-1702); architect; Operator to the Royal Society; etc. Gresham College, London (1664-1702). DNB; DSB; Taylor 1(270); Daumas 1; Wolf; Evans 1; Bell 2; Goodison 1; Middleton 1 and 4; Earle; G.L'E. Turner 24.
HOOKER AND FAIRMAN USA, pre-1810, MIM William Hooker and Gideon Fairman. Newburyport, Mass. Bedini 1; Gillingham 3.
HOOKER, WILLIAM USA, fl.1803-46, MIM NIM Compass card in J. Ball Patent compass = D. (1992). T.C.; son-in-law of Edmund Blunt; see Hooker and Fairman; repaired J. Quincy's octant; dealer. Philadelphia, Pa. (1803-04); Newburyport, Mass. (1805-11); 202 Water Street, New York, N.Y. (1811-46). Bedini 1 & 10; Smart 1; Brewington 1; USNM; D.J. Warner 10; Coffeen Comm.
HOOLY, LOUIS England, NIM Sextant = P.C. name partly obliterated might be "Wooly"; see Lucas Hooly. Liverpool. RSW.
HOOLY, LUCAS England, NIM Sextant = D.(1972). see Louis Hooly. RSW.
HOOPER see Baker and Hooper.
HOOPER, GEORGE England, 1640-1727, MIM designed a dialing scale; see G.H. 2. Oxford; London. Taylor 1(291); Price 3; Ward 4.
HOOPER, W. England, c.1850, NIM Compass, crown = Soth. 2/25/86. Portsmouth. RSW.
HOOPER, W.W. England, post-1856, NIM Magnetic Compass = ADL-W187. "School Board for London." Bow, London E. ADL; RSW.
HOPE, PETER England, c.1840, MIM Slide Rule = P.C. 64 Seel Street, Liverpool. Delehar 4.
HOPE, THOMAS CHARLES England, 1766-1844, devised a type of eudiometer; example at OXF. G.L'E. Turner 24.
HOPKIN, LEWIS England, ?1708-71, MIM Sundial, 1749 = Caerlan, Tonynefail, Glamorgan. also a clockmaker. Wales. Peate.
HOPKINS 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer =X. London. Goodison 1.
HOPKINS 2 England, c.1815, MIM London. Taylor 2(1360).
HOPKINS, W.R. USA, 1841, PHIM patented a barometer, 1841. Geneva, N.Y. USNM.
HOPKINSON, FRANCIS USA, 1737-91, designed a mechanical log in 1783; amateur; Admiralty Judge. Pennsylvania. Taylor 2(849); Bedini 8.
HOPKINSON, J. England, MIM "Richard's" Pressure Indicator = Phillips 11/16/76. Huddersfield. RSW.
HOPMAN Holland, 1807, PHIM Electrical Machine = 1807 Catalogue. Haarlem. Rooseboom 1.
HOPPE, E. England, c.1780, PHIM Stick Barometers = X (2), Soth.5/4/73; Barometer = Soth. 7/3/70. London. Goodison 1; RSW.
HOPPE, EBENEZER England, fl.1801-22, MIM NIM OIM Sextants = STR, FRK = Soth. 3/25/86, Christie 4/9/75; Double Sextant = HAR. apprenticed to Michael Dancer in the Joiners' Company, May 7, 1793; free in the Company on March 3, 1801; took apprentices; T.C.; invented a `double' sextant in 1804; the Christie instrument is signed "Hoppé's Improved Sextant"; those in the STR and the FRK are signed "Hoppé Real Maker". 51 Church Street, Little Minories (1801) and (1803); Edward Street, Limehouse Fields (1802) and (1809); all in London. Taylor 2(1159); Frank; Crawforth 1 & 7; RSW.
HOPPERS, PR. Holland, 1791, MIM Equatorial Sundial, 1791 = P.C. Rotterdam. RSW.
HOPPERT misreading for Hoppers. Evans 1.
HOPPERT, SIR G. England, c.1710, MIM Odometer = Evans Coll. Norby. Evans; RSW.
HOPTON, ARTHUR England, fl.1588-1614, author; designed surveying and other instruments, including a sector and staff; the later made by John Read 1 in 1610. London. Taylor 1(118); Evans 1.
HOPWOOD, R. England, Water Clocks =TIM (1682), Franklin Institute, Phiadelphia, Pa. modern; made in Birmingham by Pearson-Page Ltd., c.1900. (London). Price 1; RSW.
HORATT, OVE 1799, PHIM Lodestone, 1799 = NMM-M.15/. NMM 2.
HORN, J.P. Germany, 1794, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1794 = Bayreuth Museum. Plassenburg. Zinner 1.
HORN, JULIUS VON, DER ALTERE Germany, 1674, MIM see Johann Georg Hertel und Julius von Horn der altere. Braunschweig. Zinner 1.
HORN, WILLIAM England, c.1777, MIM 148 Moor Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9.
HORNBLOW, JOHN England, c.1797, MIM apprenticed to William Spencer 1, of the Grocers' Company, April 6, 1797. London. J. Brown 1.
HORNBY, RICHARD England, fl.1798-1849, MIM NIM Octant = X. Last will & testiment copy Chester. Liverpool. Taylor 2(991).
HORNBY, RICHARD, AND SON England, c.1851, NIM T.C. in S.B.R. octant case = Victory Museum, Portsmouth. Liverpool. RSW.
HORNCASTLE, SAMUEL England, fl.1832-40, MIM made drawing instruments, etc. 22 St. Anne's Street, Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(1890); O'Mara.
HORNE AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 11/16/88. 123 121 Newgate Street, London. RSW.
HORNE AND THORNTHWAITE England, fl.1854-86, OIM PHIM Prism, refracting, glass = Soth. 6/23/87. T.C.; first formed in July, 1854 out of Horne, Thornthwaite and Wood; took Wood back as a partner, 1886-93; merged with Dollond and Co. Ltd. in 1913; W.H. Thornthwaite received a prize at the Great Exhibition of London in 1857. 121, 122 and 123 Newgate Street (1857-66); 122 and 123 Newgate Street (1867-74); 3 Holborne Viaduct, E. (1875); 416 Strand (1876-1912); all in London. Crawforth 1 & 6; Chaldecott 3; RGO; RSW.
HORNE, THORNTHWAITE AND CO. England, 1847-87, MIM OIM PHIM Microscopes = LEY, Soth.10/18/71 and 12/13/71. made barometers and thermometers also; "By appointment to her Majesty the Queen"; also signed "Horne and Thornthwaite". 122 and 123 Newgate Street, London. Taylor 2(2196a); Dewhirst; O'Mara; Calvert 2; Goodison 1; van der Star 1.
HORNE, THORNTHWAITE AND WOOD England, fl.1846-54 and 1886-94, MIM OIM PHIM Microscope = D.(1986). T.C.; succeeded Edward Palmer at the first address below, c. 1846; catalogue published in 1848; firm disolved in 1854; see Horne and Thornthwaite; final break-up of the firm was in 1894. 103 Newgate Street; 121 and 123 Newgate Street (1852); 123 Newgate Street (1853-56); 416 Strand, W.C. (1886-87); 416 Strand and 74 Cheapside (1886-93); all in London. Taylor 2(2196a); Dewhirst; O'Mara; USNM; Quaritch 961; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1 & 6; Coffeen 12; Chaldecott 3; RGO.
HORNER Germany, c.1799, PHIM designed a barometer. Middleton 1 and 4.
HORNER, CHRISTOFFER Sweden, fl.1714-62, MIM Hörner; instument maker to the U. of Uppsala,(1722-60); also a clockmaker. Dalarna (1714-17); Uppsala (1722-60). Pipping 1; Sidenbladh.
HORNER, W.G. England, c.1834, PHIM developed the Zoëtrope in 1834. Bristol. G.L'E. Turner 24.
HORROD AND BUNDOCK England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 4/28/88. Bündock. Silver Street 2, Clerkenwell, London. RSW.
HORROD, C.W. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see William Horrod at the same address. 37 Laystall Street, London. Goodison 1.
HORROD, WILLIAM England, c.1811, PHIM Wheel Barometers = P.C.(1968),and X. sometimes signed "W. Horrod"; see also C.W. Horrod. 37 Laystall Street, Leather Lane, London. Goodison 1 and 5.
HORROD, WILLIAM THOMAS England, fl.1832-34, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 1 Bakers Row, Clerkenwell, London. Goodison 1.
HORSEMAN, STEPHEN England, fl.1702-24, MIM Plotting Scale, case = OXF; Sundials = X. apprenticed to Daniel Quare 1 in the Clockmakers' Company, 1702; free in the Company. King's Arms, Exchange Alley, off Lombard Street, London. Taylor 1(533), 2(69); Michel 3; Evans 1; Gunther 2; J. Brown 3; A.J. Turner 10.
HORSFALL, MATTHEW England, fl.1765-75, MIM sand glass maker. of the Locks, Leeds. Loomes.
HORSPOOLE, ABEL England, c.1673, apprenticed to John Brown 6 of the Joiners' Company, 1660, free in the Company, 1673. Crawforth 7.
HORTON, E. England?, MIM Folding Rule, wood with brass slides = MAA. has scales for ship builders. RSW.
HORTON, WILLIAM England, c.1842, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 12 Barbican, London. Goodison 1.
HOSCHEL, CHRISTOF KASPAR Germany, 1744-1829, MIM OIM PHIM Christof Kaspar Höschel; son-in-law of Georg Friedrich Brander; was his partner from 1774 to 1783; succeeded him in 1783; see Brander and Höschel. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Wissner; Daumas 1; Brachner; Bobinger 2.
HOSCHEN, BOLUS Germany, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial = P.C. Höschen. Freyberg. RSW.
HOSE, PETER Germany, c.1700, PHIM Burning Glass, large = DRE. signed as "Mechanikus." Dresden. Grötzsch 2; RSW.
HOSMER, JOHN England, 1839, invented a slide rule for measuring timber; surveyor. Delehar 9.
HOST, L' see L'Hoste.
HOTCHKIN see Hutchin. J. Brown 3.
HOUDIN FILS France, c.1780, MIM Astronomical Compendium, silver = Soth-P.B. 2/17/77. Blois. RSW.
HOUGHAM, JOHN SCHERER USA, 1821-94, MIM PHIM SIM Burt's Solar Compasses = Elgin Coll., P.C. advertised as mathematical and philosophical instrumnt maker; signed both instruments as "Maker." Franklin, Indiana. Elgin.
HOUGHTON England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Gloucester Museum. plates signed "Entwhistle Sculp., Bolton." Farnworth, near Warrington. Goodison 1.
HOUGHTON, ROWLAND USA, 1678-1744, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = USNM. this may be his "New Theodolate" patented in 1735, with a sundial on the outer ring; also listed as a wooden pump maker; may have worked with John Dabney. north side of the Town House, Boston, Mass. Bedini 1, 8 & 13; Smart 1; USNM.
HOUGHTON, STEPHEN, AND SON England, fl.1821-68, MIM PHIM Coin Scales (5) = Phillips 7/28/82. "Successors to A. Wilkinson"; Wilkinson was a balance maker. Ormskirk; Liverpool. Taylor 2(1161); G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW.
HOULISTON, JAMES England, fl.1839-58, OIM PHIM barometer and thermometer maker; see Houlston. 3 St. Albans Terrace, Kennington Road (1839); 33 New Bond Street (1843-50); 85 New Bond Street (1851-58); all in London. Goodison 1.
HOULSTON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably James Houliston. New Bond Street, London. Goodison 1.
HOUSEMAN see Horseman. Dewhirst; Michel 3.
HOUSSET France, OIM Spyglass = Soth. 12/3/76. "opticien." Rue Neuve de Monmorency, No.3, (Paris?). RSW.
HOUSTON AND CAMERON Scotland, c.1865, MIM NIM PHIM Paul Cameron; firm lasted only a brief time. Glasgow. Clarke et al.
HOVEDEN, JOHN England, c.1580, author of "Practica Chilindri"; chaplin to Queen Elizabeth 1. London. Gunther 2.
HOVEMAN, S. England, 1707, MIM Plotting Scale = Christ Church, Oxford. probably a misreading for Stephen Horseman. Evans 1.
HOVIL, WILLIAM England, c.1811, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Fairey of the Grocers' Company on Feb.7, 1811. J. Brown 2.
HOW see Howe. J. Brown 1.
HOW, JAMES England, fl.1842-62, MIM PHIM worked for George Knight and Sons from 1842 to 1862; purchased the business in 1862. 2 Foster Lane, Cheapside, London. Chaldecott 3; RGO.
HOW, SAMUEL England, c.1735, MIM apprenticed to James Rowley of the Clockmakers' Company on March 28, 1727; turned over to John Bickerton (may have been a member of the Clockmakers' Company); free of the Company on July 7, 1735. J. Brown 3.
HOWARD, CHARLES England, c.1718, MIM SIM Surveying Instruments = KEN; Theodolite = KEN. successor to John Howard? Charing Cross, London. Taylor 1(71); Clay and Court.
HOWARD, G. England, MIM SIM Circumferenter = KEN. Charing Cross, London. RSW.
HOWARD, JOHN 1 England, c.1694, MIM Circumferentors = KEN; Proportional Compass = D.(1966). the proportional compass is signed "J. Howard." Charing Cross, London. Taylor 1(485); Evans 1; Michel 3; RSW.
HOWARD, JOHN 2 England, c.1727, apprenticed to Jonathan Roberts in the Broderers' Company, June 1, 1715; free of the Company April 12, 1727; may be the same as John Howard 1. Crawforth 7.
HOWARD, RICHARD England, fl.1715-18, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1715 = X. might be Richard Howd, which see; apprenticed to Daniel Delaundre, clockmaker. London. Taylor 2(72); Clay and Court.
HOWARD, THOMAS England, fl.1767-93, MIM NIM Octants = OXF (1769), NYC, OXF; Backstaff, 1780 = VNN. the VNN backstaff is marked "made for Jas. Borrowdale Feb.3, 1780." Temple Bar (1767-72); 2 Temple Bar (1774); both in Liverpool. Taylor 2(606); USNM; Crawforth 7; Bryden 9; RSW.
HOWARD, WILLIAM England, fl.1660-62, MIM Horizontal Sundials = Ceres Folk Museum, Fife (1660), RSM (1662). also called "Guglielmus Havarti." Lindisfarne? Somerville.
HOWARTH variant of Howorth. Bell 2.
HOWD, RICHARD England, 1715, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1715 = NMM-Q.20. may be Richard Howard, which see. NMM 2.
HOWE, ELIAS USA, 1819-67, MIM apprenticed to Ari Davis, (1837-44); inventor. Cambridge (1837); Boston (1837-on); both in Mass. USNM; Smart 1.
HOWE, JOHN (2) AND ROBERT England, fl.1735-49, OIM succeeded their father, John Howe 1; members of the Spectacle -makers' Company. London. Taylor 2(73); Clay and Court; Court and von Rohr 3(116 & 117).
HOWE, JOHN 1 England, fl.1699-1733, OIM Refracting Telescopes = KEN, NMM. apprenticed to his father, Joseph Howe, in the Spectacle- makers' Company; admitted to the Company, by patrimony, on March 30, 1699; took apprentices; father of John 2 and Robert Howe; lived ten miles from London in 1710. Threadneedle Street, by the Royal Exchange, London. Taylor 1(466) and 2(73); Evans 1; Dewhirst; NMM 2; Clay and Court ; Daumas 1; Court and von Rohr 3(64); Robischon.
HOWE, JOHN 2 England, fl.1733-54?, OIM apprenticed to his father, John Howe 1, of the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1725; free of the Company on March 29, 1733; Master of the Company, 1749-50; he and his brother, Robert, succeeded their father in 1733; partnership lasted until 1749; see John (2) and Robert Howe. London. Court and von Rohr 3(116), (117); Taylor 2(73).
HOWE, JOHN 3 England, fl.1768-86, OIM apprenticed in the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1761; free of the Company by patrimony Dec. 29, 1768; took an apprentice. Court and von Rohr 3(183).
HOWE, JOSEPH England, fl.1667-1710, MIM OIM Telescopes = KEN (1710), AMST. father of John Howe 1; member of the Broderers' Company; member of the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1667; took apprentices in both companies; in the Livery of the Broderers' Company, 1679; Master of the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1672 and 1695. Threadneedle Street, behind the Royal Exchange, London (1670-1695). Taylor 1(320); Evans 1; Clay and Court; Daumas 1; J. Brown 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Court and von Rohr 3(16); Crawforth 6 and 7; Robischon.
HOWE, ROBERT England, fl.1733-49+, OIM apprenticed to his father, John Howe 1, of the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1725; free of the Company in 1733; he and his brother, John Howe 2, succeeded their father in 1733; went abroad March 30, 1749. London. Court and von Rohr 3(117).
HOWE, WILLIAM England, fl.1662-1703, MIM apprenticed to John Blighton 1 of the Grocers' Company, August 23, 1654; free of the Company, Nov. 4, 1662; admitted to the Clockmakers' Company in 1667; took apprentices; sometimes spelled "How". Tower Hill, London (1700). J. Brown 1 and 3; Taylor 1(320); Baillie 1; Clay and Court.
HOWEL, F. England, c.1780, OIM Reflecting Telescopes = D., Nouveau Drouot 5/20/88. Francis Howell ? London. Wynter and Turner; RSW.
HOWELL, FRANCIS England, 1732, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Heath 1 of the Grocers' Company on July 19, 1732; see F. Howel. London. J. Brown 1.
HOWELL, JAMES England, c.1719, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Harrison of the Grocers' Company on Oct. 5, 1714; turned over to Thomas Franklin of the Stationers' Company on April 23, 1718 or 1719. London. J. Brown 1.
HOWELL, JAMES, AND CO. England, Aneroid Barometer, pocket = Christie-SK 4/17/86. Regent Street, London. RSW.
HOWELL, WILLIAM M. England, c.1829, apprenticed to William Elliott 1 in the Joiners' Company on June 2, 1829. Crawforth 7.
HOWORTH, CHARLES England, fl.1823-52, PHIM Stick Barometers = D.(1969), D.(1988), X, Capes Dunn 6/12/90; Angle Barometers, twin-tube = OXF(2), NMM(Gabb Coll), Bolling Hall Museum, Bradford (4), Christie 4/5/95; Angle Barometers = P.B. 6/7/68, Christie-SK 4/17/86, Christie-SK 5/15/96, left-handed example = D.(pre-1964). a modern copy of one of his stick barometers was shown at the Chelsea Fair, 1973; the 1986 Christie-SK barometer is marked "Scott Sculp"; two angle barometers stolen from Bolling Hall, Sept., 1990. Ireland Farm, near the Industrial School; Pump Hill, Shibden; both near Halifax, Yorkshire; Halifax (1996 Christie-SK). Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1162); Middleton 1; USNM; ATG 9/15/90; RSW.
HOYAU France, 1816, MIM "mechanicien"; invented and made a type of slide rule made on a round, plastic box, called either "boite à calculer" or "boite d'Hoyau." Paris. Delehar 9.
HOYEZ France, fl.1830-40, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = Chayette 12/20/88 = Chayette-Calmels 7/4/89; Sundial = X. clockmaker; Chayette-Calmels 7/4/89 gives date as c.1780. Amiens; Cambray. RSW.
HOYEZ, J. France, 18th Century, NIM Marine Compasses = NMM-Caird, DIE. marked "Poulieur" or rope-maker. Dieppe. NMM 2; RSW.
HOYSS, LEOPOLD Austria; Germany, 1713-97, MIM Sundials = BAM, FIN, Ellbogen in Böhmen Museum. born in Vienna; the dial in Ellbogen is signed "Leopold Hois." Bamberg. Zinner 1; Michel 3.
HOYT, T.R. JR. USA, 1831, MIM Globe, small, on stand, 1831 = N.Y. Antique Show, March, 1965. Golfstown, New Hampshire. RSW.
HUBE France, c.1810, NIM Sextant = NMM-S.114. "Mechanicien." Rue Basse Riche No. 6, Brest. NMM 2.
HUBE FRERES France, c.1830, NIM Artificial Horizon = Gersaint 7/20/96. Hubé Frères; T.C. in box at RSM. Rue de Siam (T.C.); rue Basse Richer No. 6; both in Brest. RSW.
HUBEE, MARY England, fl.1830-33, OIM 31 Crown Street, Soho, London. Taylor 2(1891).
HUBER France, c.1690, MIM Sector = ADL-M89-l. in Michel 3 a sector is atributed to Jean Huber (c.1760) of Geneva but this may be a confusion with the Huber of Paris. the Adler instrument is signed "Huber à Paris." Paris. Engelmann 1; Daumas 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW.
HUBER, JEAN Switzerland, c.1760, MIM Sector = X. Geneva. Michel 3.
HUBERT France, possibly Huber. Paris. Evans 1.
HUBERT, ETIENNE, LE FILS France, fl.1656-89, MIM Sundial = X. signed "E. Hubert le fils - Rouen." Rouen. Tardy 3.
HUBIN, LE SIEUR England; France, fl.1673-99, PHIM enameler; pioneered in developing the barometer commercially; made barometers, thermometers, air pumps, etc.; born in England; author. Rue St. Martin, face à la rue aux Ours, Paris. Taylor 1(363a); Daumas 1; Middleton 1 and 2; A.J. Turner 10.
HUBRECHTSZ., HUIJGH Holland, 1628, MIM NIM made compasses and nautical instruments for the Dutch East India Company, 1628. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
HUCHASON see Hutchinson. J. Brown 3.
HUDD, JEAN Holland, 1633-1704, OIM sometimes spelled "Hudde"; made very small lenses for microscopes; may have also made microscopes; Seigneur de Waweren; Dewhirst says "de Hudd." Amsterdam. Nachet; Dewhirst; Clay and Court.
HUDDE, M. Holland, 1633, OIM made microscopes. Amsterdam. Daumas 1.
HUDDLESTON, J.S.F. USA, fl.1841-1900, MIM NIM PHIM Boston, Mass. USNM.
HUDDY, FRANCIS England, fl.1824-58, MIM Dukes Street, Smithfield (1842); Red Lion Street, Holborn (1856-58); both in London. O'Mara.
HUDSON 1 England, fl.1700-15, MIM made the "Copernicus", an astronomical instrument designed by William Whiston and engraved by John Senex. Sign of the Globe, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, London (this was also the address of John Senex). Taylor 1(520); Daumas 1; Evans 1.
HUDSON 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1.
HUDSON 3 England, MIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Prismatic Compass = Phillips 11/16/76; T.C. in microscope box = Soth. 3/16/67. Greenwich. Goodison 1; RSW.
HUDSON 4 England, c.1858, T.C. No. 26 Charing Cross nearly opposite the Admiralty, London. Crawforth 1.
HUDSON AND SON England, c.1810, MIM OIM PHIM Wheel Barometer = X; Orrery = NMM-P.20. opticians; see Hudson 3; see William Hudson. Greenwich. Goodison 1; NMM 2.
HUDSON, JOHN 1 England, MIM Magnetic Compass = P.C.(1969). Workington. RSW.
HUDSON, JOHN 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Ottley. Goodison 1.
HUDSON, JOHN 3 England, fl.1795-1836, MIM OIM PHIM T.C.; spectaclemaker. 7 Orange Street, Leicester Square; No. 112 Leadenhall Street, near St. Mary Axe and No. 9 St. Martin's Court, Leicester Square; all in London. Taylor 2(1362); Calvert 2; Crawforth 1.
HUDSON, JOHN THOMAS England, fl.1830-38, MIM OIM PHIM Garden Dial = D.(1971). dial is signed "J.T. Hudson"; he also made barometers. 17 Ryder's Court, Leicester Square; 96 (99) High Street, Marylebone; both in London. Taylor 2(1893); Bell 2; RSW.
HUDSON, SARAH England, 1838, MIM OIM PHIM widow of John Hudson 3? St. Martin's Court, Leicester Square, London (1838). Taylor 2(1362).
HUDSON, WILLIAM Scotland; England, fl.1714-46, MIM PHIM made orreries; see Hudson and Son. Edinburgh; London. Baillie 1.
HUE France, c.1827, MIM NIM OIM SIM made surveying instruments, sextants and microscopes; he was succeeded by M. Coppin. Paris. RSW.
HUE-COPPIN France, post-1827, MIM NIM OIM SIM Coppin succeeded Hue and kept the name; Coppin was succeeded by his son, Edouard Coppin. Paris. RSW.
HUE-COPPIN, MAISON France, post-1827, MIM NIM OIM SIM Edouard Coppin succeeded his father, M. Coppin, the name was changed from Hue-Coppin to Maison Hue-Coppin. 56 rue de Turbigo, Paris 3e. RSW.
HUET DE SOURDON France, c.1800, MIM Generic Orrery = X. author; orrery demonstrated all sorts of heliacal motions; off-center gilt, prolate sun; long description on paper on base. RSW.
HUET ET CIE. France, 19th Century, OIM Lorgnette = X. Palais Royal, No.6, Paris. Nachet.
HUET, LOUIS France, 1756-1805, OIM optician; made mirrors for navigating instruments; made the first achromatic French microscope. Rennes (1756); Nantes (1793-1805). Daumas 1; Nachet; RSW.
HUET, PIERRE DANIEL France, c.1722, suggested a new type of anemometer; meteorologist. Middleton 4.
HUETTE France, fl.pre-1839-41, MIM successor to Canivet? succeeded by Loiseau in 1841. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Nachet.
HUGE France, 18th century, MIM Graphometer = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82; Set-square = Christie 4/3/74. "Hugé." Versailles. RSW.
HUGGEFORD, COSMOS THOMAS Italy, 1714, MIM Pin-gnomon sundial, with case, 1714 = OXF. Michel said 1724. Florence. Gunther 2; Evans 1; Michel 3; Morpurgo 1.
HUGGINS, GEORGE 1 see George (Huggins) Dollond 1. Taylor 2(955) & (992a); Clay and Court; J. Brown 1 & 2; Court and von Rohr 3(223).
HUGGINS, GEORGE 2 see George (Huggins) Dollond 2. J. Brown 2; Robischon.
HUGGINS, J. England, c.1830-40, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 5/17/74, X, D.(1993). D.(1993) barometer is signed "Huggins Colchester", rare, reverse dial. Colchester. Goodison 1; Ant. Hor. Summer, 1993; RSW.
HUGGINS, JOHN 1 England, c.1778, MIM father of George (Huggins) Dollond 1; apprenticed to Peter Dollond in the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1778; free of the Grocers' Company. London. Robischon.
HUGGINS, JOHN 2 England, 1812, MIM apprenticed to George (Huggins) Dollond 1 of the Grocers' Company in 1805; free of the Company on Dec. 3, 1812; may have been son of George (Huggins) Dollond 1. London. J. Brown 1 & 2; Robischon.
HUGGINS, WILLIAM 1 England, fl.1800-22, MIM OIM Beam Compass = Larkin Sale (1800). may be same as William Thomas Huggins, which see. 7 Little Knightrider Street, London. Taylor 2(1163); Dewhirst; Crawforth 7.
HUGGINS, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1844, apprenticed to his father, George (Huggins) Dollond 2, in the Grocers' Company in 1844. Robischon.
HUGGINS, WILLIAM THOMAS England, c.1793, apprenticed to Anthony Oldiss Banks on Nov. 19, 1793, in the Joiners' Company; may be the same as William Huggins 1. Crawforth 7.
HUGHES 1 England, fl.1820-60, NIM OIM Octants = PEA, LIM, GEP, BAR, OMM, Milan Science Museum,P.C. Sextants = PEA, LIM, RJK, KOT; Telescope = CZO. London. Brewington 1; USNM; RSW.
HUGHES 2 see Cock and Hughes. Pym Sale.
HUGHES 3 Ireland, NIM Octant, ebony and box wood = D.(1972). Dublin. RSW.
HUGHES AND SON England, c.1850, NIM Mariner's Compass = MAN-163. surely Henry Hughes and Son. Garcia Franco 1.
HUGHES AND SONS England, NIM Sextant = K.and C. 10/8/75. probably a misreading for Hughes and Son. London. RSW.
HUGHES, ALEXANDER England, post-1840, MIM son of Henry Hughes. London. Taylor 2(1894); Moskowitz 122.
HUGHES, HENRY England, fl.1830-40, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Sextants = KOT, VNM, NMM, WHI; Box Compass = Snowshill Manor; Telescope = Soth. 10/15/73; Corn Balance = Soth. 10/15/73; Octant = Soth. 10/15/73; Marine Barometer = VNN, Christie-SK 6/24/88; Wheel Barometer = X. Established a Navigation Warehouse; many of the instruments are signed "H. Hughes." Commercial Road (1835); 120 Fenchurch Street (1840); 59 Fenchurch Street; all in London. Taylor 2(1894); Brewington 1; USNM; Moskowitz 122; Goodison 1; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW.
HUGHES, HENRY, AND SON England, c. 1844-1940, MIM NIM OIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums and which often appear at dealers or in auction catalogues. the "son" was Alexander Hughes; the firm continued as Henry Hughes and Son Ltd. until the middle of the 20th Century. 59 Fenchurch Street, London. USNM; Moskowitz 122; NMM 2; G.L'E. Turner 24; Mörzer Bruyns 1; J.A. Bennett 2; RSW.
HUGHES, HENRY, AND SONS England, c.1840, MIM NIM Reflecting Circle = AMST. may be misreading for Henry Hughes and Son. London. Mörzer Bruyns 1.
HUGHES, J. England, c.1820, NIM PHIM Hanging Compass = NMM; Marine Compass, porcelain = Christie 10/19/90; Marine Barometer = Soth.-S 7/23/87; Barometer = DEU; Octants = NMM-S.110, Fall River Historical Society, Mass.; Sextants = SMM, VNM, BAR, Snowshill Manor, etc. this could be either James Hughes or Joseph Hughes 2; the trade card reads "Real Manufacturer of sextants, quadrants, compasses and telescopes"; marine compass marked "Keen's Patent." 16 Queen Street, Ratcliffe Cross; Ratcliff; both in London. NMM 2; Calvert 2; Middleton 1; RSW.
HUGHES, J.J. misreading for J. Hughes. Bell 2; Middleton 1.
HUGHES, JAMES England, fl.1817-22, NIM OIM made sextants, octants, quadrants, compasses and telescopes. 16 Queen Street, Ratcliff Cross, London. Taylor 2(1363); Dewhirst.
HUGHES, JOHN England, NIM Octant = ADL-A54. London. ADL; RSW.
HUGHES, JOHN M. USA, fl.1838-50, MIM NIM OIM PHIM made telescopes, microscopes, meteorological and surveying instruments, thermometers, etc. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM.
HUGHES, JOSEPH 1 England, c.1800, MIM OIM father of Henry Hughes of Fenchurch Street, London. Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(1164); Dewhirst; Brewington 1; Moskowitz 122.
HUGHES, JOSEPH 2 England, fl.1822-75, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Instrument = WHI. son of Joseph Hughes 1; successor or partner of James Hughes (1822). 16 Queen Street, Ratcliff Cross (1835); Minories; Bickley Row, Rotherhithe and 38-40 Queen Street, Rotherhithe (1868-75); all in London. Taylor 2(1598); Brewington 1; USNM.
HUGHES, RICHARD England, c.1815, MIM apprenticed to John Browning 1 or 2 of the Grocers' Company on Jan. 5, 1815. London. J. Brown 1.
HUGHES, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1787-97, MIM rule maker. 26 Duke Street (1787); Colmore Row (1797); both in Birmingham. Bryden 9.
HUGHES, THOMAS 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Oxford. Goodison 1.
HUGHES, WILLIAM 1 England, 1719, MIM apprenticed to John Gilbert 1 of the Grocers' Company on May 5, 1719. London. J. Brown 1.
HUGHES, WILLIAM 2 England, 1790, NIM OIM Octant, 1790 = NMM. NMM 2 has no entry for William Hughes. Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(994).
HUGUET, NICOLAUS France, 18th Century, MIM SIM Circumferentor = P. & S. 5/19/1896; Graphometers = P. & S. 2/28/1896, Graz Univ. Sternwarte; Butterfield-type Sundial = UTO 11/2/76. some of the instruments are signed "Hugueth." Paris. Zinner 1; Evans 1.
HUHN, F.A. Germany, c.1827, NIM see W. von Rönn und F.A. Hühn. Schück 2.
HUISEN, JACOB Holland, fl.1739-92, OIM Microscope = UTP. sometimes spelled "Huijsen." Utrecht. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1.
HUISINGA, T.F. Holland, pre-1832, OIM telescope maker. St. Jacobi Parochie. Rooseboom 1.
HULETT, JOHN England, 1630, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, 1630 = D.(1973). Oxford. G.L'E. Turner 16; Wynter and Turner; Wynter 1.
HULL, HARRISON England?, NIM Sextant = ADL-A168. ADL; RSW.
HULL, J.B. England?, c.1830, MIM Sector = P.C. owner? RSW.
HULL, NATHANIEL misreading for Nathaniel Hill. C.N. Robinson.
HULOT France, pre-1780, MIM Dividing Engine = COR. Paris. Courtenvaux; RSW.
HULSE see Jacob and Hulse. Soth. 5/2/66.
HULSIUS, LEVINUS Belgium; Germany, fl.1590-1606, MIM Sector = Pommerische Kunstschrank, Berlin (1905); Planimeter = NUR. author; instrument designer and maker. Ghent; Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Bezold; Weil 2(19); Lunardi.
HULST VAN KEULEN, GERARD Holland, fl.1756-1801, MIM NIM Backstaves = AMST (1791), P.C. (1791), LEY, Northern Marine Museum, Groningen ; Cross-staves = AMST (1791), LEY (1788), Leiden Obs., P.C. (1793); Sextants = AMST, LEY, TEY, (1790); Protractor = RIJ; Octant, 1790 = TEY; Azimuth Compass = Leiden Obs.; Sundial = LEY; Reflecting Circle = LEY; Compass Card = LEY; etc. grandson of Johannes van Keulen 3; the sextants and the octant in the AMST and the TEY are marked "Divided cum privilegio"; many of the instruments from this shop are signed "G.H.v.K.; his widow succeeded in 1801. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; G.L'E. Turner 7; Rooseboom 1; J. Bennett 2; RSW.
HULST VAN KEULEN, WEDUWE GERARD Holland, c.1801, NIM Octant = AMST; Compass Card = AMST; Compass = AMST; Engraved Plates, brass, for printing compass roses = AMST. the widow of Gerard Hulst van Keulen was born Anna Hendrika Calkoen; she was probably succeeded by Johannes Gerard Hulst van Keulen van de Velde; succeeded her husband in 1801; a compass plate signed "Johannes van Keulen [(3) en Zoonen] * Wed. G. Hulst van Keulen" exists. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; RSW.
HULTBERG, OLOF Sweden, fl.1708-43, PHIM made an air pump and a hydrostatic balance for Martin Triewald. Stockholm; Uppsala (1723). Pipping 1.
HUMBERT AND KNIGHT USA, fl.1836-37, PHIM made a large electrical machine. 14 Roosevelt Street, New York, N.Y. Ames, "Industry of New York", Oct.-Sept. 1836-37.
HUME, JANE England, 1836, MIM 10 High Street, Wapping, London. O'Mara.
HUMPHREY England, c.1775, PHIM Level Gauge on a Banjo Barometer = Soth. 1/19/73; Wheel Barometer = X. may be Thomas Humphreys. Barnards Castle. Goodison 1; RSW.
HUMPHREYS, CHARLES Englandfl.1846- 56, MIM 136 Pennington, St. George Street, London. O'Mara.
HUMPHREYS, THOMAS England, PHIM see Humphrey. Goodison 1.
HUMPHREYS, WILLIAM England, b.1812 fl.1838-50, PHIM made barometers and clocks. Hartlepool. Bell 2.
HUND, G. England, MIM T.C.; made or engraved rules. Calvert 2.
HUNDTERPFUNDIN, MARGAREDA WILHELM Germany?, 1617, MIM Measure, copper, 1617 = Madex-555 (P.C.). MADEX.
HUNNEX, JOSHUA England, fl.1810-36, MIM apprenticed to Ebenezer Hoppé in the Joiners' Company, March 17, 1801; free in the Company. 6 Crown and Shears Place, Sparrow Corner (1810); 27 opposite the one mile stone, Mile End Road; Spencer Street, Goswell Street Road (1836); all in London. Crawforth 7.
HUNT Ireland, c.1815, MIM OIM PHIM Telescope = D.(1971); Inclinable Sundial = D.; Equatorial Sundial = P.C.; Stick Barometer = X; Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. telescope is marked "Day or Night"; Thomas Hunt 2 ? Cork. Goodison 1; RSW.
HUNT, EBENEZER England, c.1804, apprenticed to his father, John Hunt 2, of the Grocers' Company, on Oct. 4, 1804. J. Brown 2.
HUNT, GEORGE England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Overton. Goodison 1.
HUNT, HARRY England, b.1635 fl.1673-1713, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Hooke (1679); Marine Barometer = Royal Society (1695). assistant to Robert Hooke until 1676; Operator to the Royal Society, where he succeeded Richard Shortgrave; sometimes listed as "Henry Hunt"; made meteorological instruments. Gresham House, Broad Street, London. Taylor 1(364); Goodison 1; Evans 1; Dewhirst 1; Daumas 1; Clay and Court.
HUNT, HARVEY W. USA, 1796-1850+, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Surveyor's Vernier Compass = P.C. was with Richard Patten (1823-34); see Brown and Hunt (1834-37). 78 Wall Street (1821); 190 Water Street (1834); 27 Fulton Street (1835-37); all in New York, N.Y.; Granby Street between Gay and Exeter, 60 South Street, Baltimore, Md. (1840-42); Washington, D.C. (1846-50+). Smart 1; USNM.
HUNT, HENRY England, c.1850, NIM T.C. in octant case, octant signed "Crichton" (Soth. 10/18/71). Liverpool. Bryden 9.
HUNT, JOHN 1 England, pre-1777, MIM not in the Grocers' Company; father of John Hunt 2 and grand- father of Ebenezer Hunt, both in the Grocers' Company. London. J. Brown 1.
HUNT, JOHN 2 England, fl.1788-1812, MIM OIM son of John Hunt 1; apprenticed to William Spencer 1 of the Grocers' Company on May 1, 1777; free of the Company on June 5, 1788. 6 Dog Row, Bethnal Green, London. J. Brown 1 & 2.
HUNT, THOMAS 1 England, c.1696, apprenticed to Grace Wells in the Joiners' Company on July 28, 1696. Crawforth 7.
HUNT, THOMAS 2 Ireland, fl.1792-1812, MIM OIM PHIM Instrument = X.; Wheel Barometer = X; Marine Barometer = X. the marine barometer is signed "T. Hunt Cork"; see Hunt. Patrick Street, Cork. Taylor 2(1164a); Goodison 1; Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HUNT, THOMAS 3 Ireland, fl.1820-24, MIM Thomas Hunt, Jr.; optician; probably the son of Thomas Hunt 2. 37 Patrick Street (1820); 65 Patrick Street (1824); both in Cork. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
HUNT, THOMAS 4 USA, 1799-1878, MIM fl. 1851-1871. 53 Fulton Street, New York, N.Y. (1853-54). Smart 1.
HUNT, WILLIAM England, fl.1673-98, invented a slide rule. Taylor 1(365).
HUNTER England, see Edwards. Cornhill, London. Goodison 1.
HUNTER AND SANDS England, c.1850, OIM Monocular Microscope = Christie. 6/7/72. 20 Cranbourn Street, London. RSW.
HUNTER, EDWIN Ireland?, c.1800, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 2/25/86. signed "Edn. Hunter Fecit"; T.C. in the lid of the case shows "Jas. Heron clock and watchmaker in Newtown." RSW.
HUNTER, JAMES England, fl.1813-18, invented the "Nautical Indicator"; may be Mr. Hunter of Edinburgh. Leicester Street, Leicester Square, London. Taylor 2(1364).
HUNTER, JOHN England, "conversant in the mathematical and clockway"; a journeyman? London. Bryden 9.
HUNTER, MR. Scotland, 1817, NIM invented or made a navigation instrument. Edinburgh. Taylor 2(1364).
HUNTINGTON, GURDON USA, fl.1763-1804, MIM Surveying Compass, wood = P.C. also a clockmaker and a goldsmith. Windham, Conn.(1763-89); Walpole, New Hampshire (1789-1804). Bedini 1, 8 and 17; Smart 1.
HUNTLEY, J. England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth.-S 5/19/88 and 5/18/89. see John Huntly. City Road (London?). RSW.
HUNTLEY, ROBERT England, fl.1805-38, OIM PHIM Marine Barometer = VNN; Lucernal Microscope = WHI; Jones type Microscope = USNM; Culpeper type Microscope = CZJ; Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometer = X; Level with Compass = WHI; Telescope = Soth.3/25/86. the barometer in the VNN is signed "Huntley, 53 Holborn." 1 Plummer's Row, City Road and 53 High Holborn (c.1817); 294 or 244 Regent Street; 118 Oxford Street (1830); all in London. Taylor 1(1365); Dewhirst; USNM; Goodison 1; Clay and Court; RSW; J.A. Bennett 2.
HUNTLY, JOHN England, c.1825, OIM 16 Brownlow Street, Holborn, London. Taylor 2(1600).
HURD, NATHANIEL USA, 1729-77, engraved the compass cards for surveyor's compasses by Andrew Newell and Thomas Greenough 1. Boston, Mass. Bedini 1 & 8; Price 2; Rudd; Warner 12.
HURLIMANN, A. France, c.1873, MIM NIM OIM Sextants = Dartmouth College, USA, USNM, Nouveau Drouot 10/16/88 ; Telescope, 1873 = La Rochelle 7/16/83. succeeded Lorieux; the sextant at the Nouveau Drouot was also marked "1384." Paris. Calvert 2; USNM; RSW.
HURLOCK, JONAS England, c.1699, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company, 1699. Crawforth 7.
HURST, JOSEPH misreading for Hurt. Taylor 2(273).
HURT, JOSEPH England, fl.1729-48, OIM PHIM Telescopes = KEN, WHI, NMM; Stick Barometer = X. apprenticed to Ralph Sterrop of the Spectaclemakers' Company on Aug. 5, 1729; free in the Company in 1736; successor of Ralph Sterrop; T.C. shows that he was also a thermometer maker; the barometer is signed "I. Hurt." at the Sign of Archimedes and Three Golden Spectacles, Ludgate Street, London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(273); NMM 2; Clay and Court; Dewhirst; Crawforth 1 & 7; Court and von Rohr 3(128); Robischon.
HURTER 1 England, c.1830, MIM Telescope, three-draw = Christie-SK 4/17/86. London. RSW.
HURTER 2 see also Haas and Hurter
HURTER AND HAAS England, 1785-95, MIM PHIM Balance, 1793 = X.; Barometer, 1787 = X. London. Taylor 2(853); G.L'E. Turner 24.
HURTER, JOHANN HEINRICH England, fl.1750-87?, MIM PHIM Air Pump = STT; Barometer = GEM (1786); Hygrometer = DRE; Borda Circle = GEM. GEM are the de Suussure Coll. London. Taylor 2(853); Pipping 1; Goodison 1; Daumas 1; Drechsler 2; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1.
HURTER, JOHN England, fl.1791-93, PHIM may be J.H. Hurter. Marlborough Street, London. Bell 2.
HURTIN, CHRISTIAN USA, 1743?-1830, MIM Surveying Compasses = P.C. (1788)( # 7), P.C. (1788)(# 8), P.C. (1811)(# 39), VCW (1794). came from a Huguenot family of La Rochelle, France in the early 18th Century; watchmaker ; the VCW instrument is marked "No.18." New York, N.Y.; Goshen, N.Y. (1788). Smart 1; USNM; Rudd; RSW.
HUSBANDS 1 England, OIM Microscope = Soth. 10/27/69; Henderson-type Hypthonite = Soth. 7/7/78. may be Henry Husbands, see also H. Husbands; hypthonite was a surveying instrument. Bristol. RSW.
HUSBANDS 2 see T. Wright and Husbands. Calvert 2.
HUSBANDS AND CLARKE England, fl.-1862-1870, OIM Refracting Telescope = Soth. 12/19/60; Theodolite = P.C.(1987); Telescope = Christie-SK 11/2/95. Denmark Street, Bristol. USNM; RSW.
HUSBANDS AND SONS England, Bristol. Soth. 11/9/70.
HUSBANDS, H. England, pre-1876, see M.W. Dunscombe and Husbands. Bristol. Bryden 9.
HUSBANDS, H.Y. England, c.1850, NIM OIM PHIM optician; manufacturer of microscopes, surveying and nautical instruments; see H. Husbands and Henry Husbands. 8 St. Augustine's Parade, corner of Denmark Street, Bristol. Bryden 9.
HUSBANDS, HENRY England, MIM T.C., in the case for a telescopic level by Hyde of Bristol. RSW.
HUSSEY, JAMES England, c.1747, MIM Set of Drawing Instruments = P.C. apprenticed to John Farmer 2 in the Joiners' Company, March 1, 1747; the set of drawing instruments is signed "Hussey London." London. Taylor 2(496); Crawforth 7.
HUSSEY, WILLIAM England, fl.1739-97, MIM apprenticed to John Farmer 2 in the Joiners' Company on May 8, 1739; rule maker. London. Crawforth 6 & 7.
HUTCHIN, HENRY England, c.1712, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Feilder of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 14, 1712. J. Brown 3.
HUTCHINS AND HUTCHINS USA, fl.1786-1807, MIM Levi and Abel Hutchins; clockmakers. Concord, New Hampshire. Smart 1.
HUTCHINS, I. England, 18th Century, NIM Backstaff = PEA. St. Catherine's, London. Brewington 1.
HUTCHINS, LEVI USA, 1761-1855, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, 1804 = DATM. apprenticed to Simon Willard; surveying instrument maker; clockmaker; see Hutchins and Hutchins. Concord, New Hampshire. Smart 1; DATM.
HUTCHINSON 1 England, c.1850, MIM Capuchin Sundial, paper = CMY. RSW.
HUTCHINSON 2 England, fl.1847-50+, PHIM barometer maker; watchmaker. Church Street, Sunderland. Bell 2.
HUTCHINSON AND SON Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Glasgow. Goodison 1.
HUTCHINSON, CHARLES C. USA, 1832-1913, MIM NIM OIM Telescope with tripod = Bourne 3/20/84; Wye Level = D.(1993). 1/21/93; Sextant, miniature = D.(1996). Sextant, 6 inch radius, Yale (2007). apprenticed to F.W. Lincoln 2 pre -1853; in business by 1853; partnership with Lincoln, 1858-83; succeeded him as C.C. Hutchinson, 1883-1913; T.C. 136 Commercial Street, Boston, Mass; 152 State St Boston, Mass. Smart 1; Brewington 1; Garcelon 33 and 34; Coffeen 55; RSW; WEBDB.
HUTCHINSON, RICHARD 1 England, 1781, MIM apprenticed to William Spencer 1 of the Grocers' Company on July 12, 1781. London. J. Brown 1.
HUTCHINSON, RICHARD 2 England, fl.1702-36, MIM apprenticed to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company for eight years on June 26, 1694; free of the Company on July 6, 1702; took apprentices. J. Brown 3.
HUTCHINSON, THOS. England?, MIM Sector, ivory = Christie 7/29/76. RSW.
HUTT, RICHARD England, c.1740, member of the Clothmakers' Company; William Baker turned over to him on Oct. 20, 1740, but was freed in the Joiners' Company in 1748. Crawforth 7.
HUTTON, JOHN 1 England, fl.1724-27, MIM apprenticed to Joseph South of the Clockmakers' Company for eight years on June 4, 1716; free of the Company on Oct. 5, 1724; took apprentices. J. Brown 3.
HUTTON, JOHN 2 England, c.1850, NIM Sextant, with double frame = Soth. 3/10/87. 10 Park Lane, London. RSW.
HUX, ELIZABETH England, PHIM scale and weightmaker; widow of Thomas Hux; she ran the business and took apprentices for 26 years; T.C. Ye Three Cocks at Holborn Conduit, London. Crawforth 7; J. Collins 1.
HUX, THOMAS England, PHIM scale maker; succeeded by his wife, Elizabeth Hux. Ye Three Cocks at Holborn Conduit, London. Crawforth 7.
HUYGENS, CHRISTIAAN Holland; France, 1629-95, MIM OIM PHIM Telescope objective Lenses = BRO(2). author; invented the pendulum clock and a micrometer; identified polarized light; invented and supervised the construction of two planetariums made by the clockmaker Van Ceulen. The Hague; Paris. Michel 14; Rooseboom 1; North 2; Daumas 1; Nachet; G.L'E. Turner 24; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1; Darius 4.
HUYGENS, CHRISTIAAN AND CONSTANTIN Holland, 1656, OIM made a 23-foot telescope in 1656. Offenbacher Cat.29, 1977.
HUYGENS, CONSTANTIN Holland, c.1686, OIM Object Glasses, 1686 = BM, BRO. brother of Christiaan Huygens; lens of 123-foot focal length lens at the Royal Society in 1723. The Hague. Rooseboom 1; USNM; Nachet; Daumas 1; Dewhirst; A.J. Turner 10; Darius 4.
HUYS Holland, c.1800, NIM Mariner's Compass = AMST. signed "---t oude Kompasmakers Huys." Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2.
HYAMS see Griffin and Hyams Bell 2.
HYDE, J. England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably John Hyde, watch and clockmaker, fl.1835-41. Sleaford. Goodison 1.
HYDE, J.M. England, fl.1841-52, MIM NIM OIM Octant = PEA; Microscope = D.(1981); Sextant = P.C.(1984); Telescopic Level = Christie-SK 4/17/86; Stick Barometer = GMM; Compound Microscope = Wellcome Institute. level and barometer signed "Hyde Bristol"; barometer also marked "Optician." 1 Broad Quay, Bristol. Brewington 1; Moskowitz 122; Lockhart 1; Bryden 9; RSW.
HYMAN England, fl.1812-50, PHIM made barometers, watches and jewelry. Cornwall Street; Parade; Treville Street; Bedford Street; George Street; all in Plymouth. Bell 2.
HYNES, J. England, c.1830?, NIM OIM PHIM Mariner's Compass = D.(1971); Wheel Barometer = X. quadrant maker; possibly John Hynes, optician (c.1830); there is a compass signed "Hynes." Lynn. Goodison 1; RSW.
HYRNE, HENRY England, c.1652, John Herne 1 sent letters to the Royal Society which were entered as having come from Henry (Harry) Hyrne. London. Taylor 1(238).
HYRONS, GEORGE England, fl.1780-87, MIM 82 Queen Street, Park, Southwark. Taylor 2(854).
HYVEE, ROGER England, fl.1703-04, designed instruments for lunar observations. Taylor 1(539).

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