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Signature Maker Info Instruments Comments Location References Suggest Correction
H. 1 Germany?, 1609, MIM Sundial on Sector = PRA. Zinner 1. suggest correction
H. 2 17th Century, MIM Quadrant = Christie 12/17/75. marked "A" on reverse. RSW. suggest correction
H. 3 England, c.1850, NIM hidden mark on ebony quadrant; possibly Hughes or Heath. Moskowitz 122. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.A. 1 c.1625, MIM SIM Graphometer = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82; Set-square = Christie 4/3/74. Hugé. Versailles. RSW. suggest correction
H.A. 2 see "H.A. K.M." RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.A.S.V.W. 1675, MIM Quadrant, ivory, 1675 = WHI-689. 90 mm radius; not in Bryden 16. Whipple Cat. 1933. suggest correction
H.A.W. marked on an alidade signed "Heinrich A. Wolff 1770" at KAS. Lübke; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.B. 2 Germany, c.1600, MIM Diptych Sundial = P.C. marked "H.L." (1), owner? RSW. suggest correction
H.B. 3 Germany, c.1700, MIM Equatorial Sundial = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
H.B. 4 England, c.1760, marked on the needle clamp of a circumferentor signed "J.A. Spineux." RSW. suggest correction
H.B. 5 c.1900, Universal Equatorial Sundial = ADL-T19. made by D.B. Sheahan. Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
H.B.S. 1 1609, MIM Calendar Stick, 1609 = Evans Coll. Simpson; RSW. suggest correction
H.B.S. 2 MIM Ring Sundial with seal = NOR. probably owner. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.C. 3 Italy?, c.1580, MIM Magnetic Azimuth Sundial = WHI-1709. is this the same as H.C. 1.? Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
H.D. 1 Germany, 1519, MIM Diptych Sundial, gilt-brass, 1519 = Soth. 6/18/62. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.D. 3 Germany, 1595, MIM Skaphe Sundial, ivory, 1595 = Koller 11/17/75. RSW. suggest correction
H.D. 4 1770, MIM Calipers, 1770 = Metalwork Museum, Rouen. D'Allemagne. suggest correction
H.D. 5 c.1900 / z, Inclinable Sundial = ADL-T66. the work of D.B. Sheahan, c.1900. Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.E. initials on quadrant signed "John Chatfield, 1630." suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.F. 1 Germany, c.1550, MIM Polyhedral Sundial in the shape of a star = BM. Augsburg? Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.F.V.K. see H.G.A.V. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.G. 3 Germany, 1567, MIM Sundial and Compass on inside panel of clock, 1567, = Christie 7/5/66. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.G. 5 Austria, 1575, MIM Stand for Armillary Sphere, 1575 = KRM. also signed "Hannss -------DCZINGCK"; surely Hanns Greber of Sterczing. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.G. 8 MIM Horizontal Sundial, ivory = DRE. Grötzsch 2. suggest correction
H.G. 9A 1617, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, silver, 1617 = X. Evans 1. suggest correction
H.G. 9B Germany, 1667, MIM SIM Circumferentor with Sundial, wood, 1667 = BM. Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.G.V.G. misreading for H.G.V.B. Zinner 1. suggest correction
H.H. 1 Germany, 1601, MIM Table Sundial, 1601 = D.(1976). RSW. suggest correction
H.H. 2 Germany, 1615, MIM Rule, iron, 1615 = MADEX. Nürnberg. MADEX. suggest correction
H.H. 3 Germany, c.1750, marked on the gnomon of compass sundial in ivory barrel at WHI, made by "M.V." Bryden 16. suggest correction
H.I. Germany, c.1700, MIM Sundial in ring = D.(1976). probably owner. Brieux 3, 1976. suggest correction
H.I.S. 1581, MIM Rule, 1581 = FLO. Bonelli 5. suggest correction
H.J. 1595, MIM Horizontal Sundial, circular, with compass, 1595 = D.(1974). the hour scale is incorrect. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.K. 2 Germany, 1589, MIM Celestial Globe Chalice, 1589 = NMM. Frankfort. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.K. 5 possibly H. Keining or Hans Koch. RSW. suggest correction
H.K.R. Germany?, 1583, MIM Sundial on Table Clock, 1583 = DRE. 51° latitude. RSW. suggest correction
H.L. 1 the mark appears on ivory diptych sundials signed "H.B." (2). RSW. suggest correction
H.L. 2 1685, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1685 = WHI. Bryden thought it might be Heinrich van Lennep. Bryden 16. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.M. 1 1507, MIM Rete of Astrolabe, 1507 = VIE (ICA-599); Astrolabe = BRE (ICA-590). Zinner 1; Price 1; Michel 3; ICA-2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.M. 4 Germany, 1744, MIM Hour Glass, four flasks, 1744 = ADL-M359. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
H.N.I. see I.N.H. RSW. suggest correction
H.O. Germany?, 1477, MIM Pillar Sundial, ivory, 1477 = MUN. possibly the initials of the owner. RSW. suggest correction
H.P. Holland, 1677, NIM Cross-staff, 1677 = P.C. (1971). also marked "4" or "7." Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.S. 1 Germany, 1560, MIM Horizontal Sundial, gilt-brass, 1560 = PBN. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2. suggest correction
H.S. 10 could be Henry Sutton, Henry Sneewins or Johann Sommers. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Bobinger 2. suggest correction
H.S. 2 Germany, c.1583, MIM Sundial in lid of book-shaped box wih watch inside = NYM. Hans Schniep? Baillie 1. suggest correction
H.S. 3 1587, MIM Nocturnal, gilt = X. Van Damme, 10/10/95. suggest correction
H.S. 4 Germany?, 1641, MIM Dividers,three-legged, 1641 = NUR; Dividers, one-handed = NUR. RSW. suggest correction
H.S. 5 Holland?; Germany?, 1642, MIM Compass Sundial, in ivory barrel, 1642 = OXF. Sneewins? Zinner 1; Bobinger 2; RSW. suggest correction
H.S. 6 c.1650, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood = X. Henry Sutton? Evans 1. suggest correction
H.S. 7 Germany?, MIM Protractor, wood and ivory = KRE; Diptych Sundial, wood and ivory = NOR. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2. suggest correction
H.S. 8 MIM Expanded Ring Sundial = Wray-99. RSW. suggest correction
H.S. 9 Austria or Germany, c.1690, MIM Gunnery Level, with case = D.(1993). Coffeen 43. suggest correction
H.S.D.L. this mark appears on an ivory diptych sundial at MUN; see "H.G." 2. Zinner 1; Price 2; Michel 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.T.R. Germany, c.1600, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood, brass and ivory = OXF. Zinner 1. suggest correction
H.W. 1 Germany?, 1673, MIM Sandglass, silver, 1673 = NUR? Lunardi. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.W. 3 Germany?, 1743, MIM Quadrant, wood and paper, 1743 = HAK. RSW. suggest correction
H.W. 4 MIM Sundial = Christie-SK 11/27/86. letters stamped. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
H.Z.S. see "F.W. H.z.s." RSW. suggest correction
HAAG France, 1824, MIM Wall Sundial, 1824 = Saverne. Saverne. Rohr 2. suggest correction
HAALSTATT UND TSCHLER Germany, 1763, PHIM Hydrometer, 1763 = KRA. Wagrechteberg. RSW. suggest correction
HAAN, FRIEDRICH GOTTLOB Germany, 1820, MIM Terrestrial Globes, 1820 = DRE (2). Grötzsch 1 and 2; RSW. suggest correction
HAAS Switzerland, 19th Century, MIM Magnetic Compass = Koller 11/17/75. RSW. suggest correction
HAAS AND CO. England, pre-1800, MIM OIM PHIM Steam Jet Cart = University of Pavia. Jacob Bernard Haas. London. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAASE AND WILLHELIM MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = Weschler 5/22/76. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HABERMEL, MARTIN see M.H.F. Evans 1. suggest correction
HABRECHT AND HEYDEN France, c.1625, MIM Pair of Globes = PRA. Isaac Habrecht 2 and Jacob Heyden Strasbourg. Horsky and Skopova; RSW. suggest correction
HABRECHT, ABRAHAM France, 1654-1728, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Kunstgewerbemuseum, Strasbourg. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; Maurice 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HABRECHT, ISAAC 3 France, 1611-86, MIM Celestial Globe with clockwork, 1646 = NMM; Terrestrial Globe = NMM. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; NMM 2; Tardy 3; RSW. suggest correction
HABRECHT, JOSIAS France, 1552-75, MIM Mechanical Armillary Sphere, 1572 = ROS. brother of Isaac Habrecht 1. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; Von Bertele 1; Tardy 3. suggest correction
HACHARD France, 18th Century, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 5/25/68; Augsburg-type Sundial = P.C.(1971). might be one dial. Besançon. RSW. suggest correction
HACKELMAN, G. Germany, NIM Compass = LIE. Hamburg. Michel 3 and 9. suggest correction
HACKER, A. Czechoslovakia, 18th Century, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = N.N. Frankel Coll.; Table Sundial = P.C. Prague. Baillie 1. suggest correction
HADDARD, W.D. England, 1846, designed a protractor. London. Price 3. suggest correction
HADDOCK, CHARLES England, c.1737, MIM apprenticed to Fisher Combs of the Clockmakers' Company on May 2, 1737. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HADDOCK, JOHN England, c.1722, MIM apprenticed to William Bennett of the Clockmakers' Company on Aug. 23, 1722. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HADDON, C.W., AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM barometer makers. King Street, Liverpool. Bell 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HADEN, WILLIAM England, 1790, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Ripley 1 of the Grocers' Company, January 7, 1790. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HADLEY, HENRY England, c.1731, NIM brother of John Hadley; made some of his reflecting quadrants, 1731. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HADNOT, JOHN England, c.1808, MIM apprenticed to John Symons of the Grocers' Company 1801-08. London. J. Brown 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAEFELZ, JOHANNES FRIDERICUS Germany, 1784, MIM Horizontal Table Sundial, 1784 = THO. Braunschweig. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAFENRETTER, SAMUEL H. Germany, 1587-1660, author; designed an astrological instrument with a sundial. Tübingen. Zeitlin Cat. 1974. suggest correction
HAGER Germany, 1696, MIM Perpetual Calendar, 1696 = Soth.-SB pre-1980. probably Johann Melchior Hager or Michael Tobias Hager. RSW. suggest correction
HAGER, DIEDERICH PETER Germany, 1674-1745, MIM Calendar, large, 1710 = Anton-Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig. Wolfenbüttel. Buchler. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAGER, M.I. see M.T. Hager. Gunther 2; Evans 1; Price 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAGGER BROTHERS USA, c.1850, MIM Magnetic Compass = Maine Historical Society. Baltimore, Md. USNM. suggest correction
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 suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAGGER, C.E.E. USA?, instrument maker; possibly the grandson of B.K. Hagger. Brewington 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAHN, A.H. Germany, PHIM Thermometer = DRE. Dresden. RSW. suggest correction
HAHN, GOTTFRIED Germany, MIM Heliochronometer = STU. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAIJE, WM. DE LA Holland, fl.1764-65, OIM made lenses and mirrors. The Hague. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
HAIJES, WALTER Holland, c.1750, MIM PHIM Ring Sundial = STT. Amsterdam. Pipping 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
HAINTZ, MATTHAEUS see Mattheus Heintz Zinner 1; Horsky and Skopova. suggest correction
HAIR, JOHN England, 1782, PHIM Stick Barometer, 1782 = D.(1989). extra dial is semi-circle at top of instrument. RSW. suggest correction
HAIR, WILLIAM EVITT England, fl.1842-50, PHIM made barometers, clocks and watches. High Street, Boston. Bell 2. suggest correction
HAKES, W. England, c.1850, NIM Sextant with tangent screw = Seamans Institute of New York. Hull. USNM. suggest correction
HALAICHER, MATTHAUS Germany, 1671, MIM Astrolabe Clock, 1671 = Hessischen Landesmuseum, Darmstadt. Augsburg. Engroff. suggest correction
HALBAUR Germany?, MIM Compass Sundial in gimbals = MUN. Zorge. RSW. suggest correction
HALDEN, I. see J. Halden. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALDEN, J. AND CO. England, c.1850, MIM SIM Dumpy Level = Phillips 7/28/82; Eidograph = D(1974). Manchester and London. Moskowitz 109; RSW. suggest correction
HALER, MUMENT Switzerland, 1773, OIM Solar Microscope, 1773 = X. successor to Passemant. Nachet. suggest correction
HALES variant spelling for Hailes, Hale. Court and von Rohr 3(55). suggest correction
HALES, STEPHEN England, 1677-1761, MIM designed and built an orrery, 1705; F.R.S. London. North 2; Millburn 5; Gunther; DSB. suggest correction
HALEWYCK, F.M. VAN Holland, 1653, MIM Sundial and Nocturnal, 1653 = LIE. Michel 1, 3 and 9; Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
HALFPENNY, WILLIAM England, fl.1722-48, MIM devised a tangent rule. Bristol? Taylor 2(182). suggest correction
HALL England, c.1820, OIM optician. Nachet. suggest correction
HALL AND HAWKS England, 1840, MIM 10 Duke Street, Borough; also Topping's Wharf, London Bridge; both in London. O'Mara. suggest correction
HALL BROS. England, MIM Theodolite = Soth. 1/27/75. Croyden. RSW. suggest correction
HALL, A.J. England, MIM Machine for describing ellipses and curves = X. 2 William Street, Clerkenwell, London. USNM. suggest correction
HALL, ASA USA, c.1790, clockmaker; worked on an orrery built by Caleb Leach. Boston, Mass. Bedini 8. suggest correction
HALL, B.J. England, MIM Reduction Compass = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82. RSW. suggest correction
HALL, BRADFORD England, OIM Binocular Microscope = D.(1970). RSW. suggest correction
HALL, CHESTER MOOR England, 1703-71, invented the achromatic lens, 1733; lawyer. More Hall, Sutton, Essex. Wynter and Turner; Taylor 2(183); DNB; Dewhirst. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALL, J. England, OIM Telescope with stand = D.(1976). Bradford. RSW. suggest correction
HALL, JOHN 1 England, 1698, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1698 = VEN. Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
HALL, JOHN 2 England, 1840-50, PHIM barometer maker. Northgate, Sleaford. Bell 2. suggest correction
HALL, MARTIN VON Austria, fl.1438-d.1466, designed wall sundials. Tirol. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HALL, S.W. USA, 1848, PHIM philosophical and chemical instrument maker. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALLAM AND SON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 6/30/89. Nottingham. RSW. suggest correction
HALLAYCHER, MATTHEUS Germany, 18th Century, MIM Watch in a Globe = Spitzer-186. Augsburg. Michel 3; RSW. suggest correction
HALLEN England, c.1820, MIM see Cottam and Hallen Winsley Street, London. Wynter and Turner; Kenney Cat. suggest correction
HALLENSEN, J.A. Germany, 1748, MIM Rule and Plotting Scale, 1748 = OXF. Wolfenbüttel. RSW. suggest correction
HALLEY, DR., AND CO. a frequent misreading for 'Dr. Halley, etc.' found on pocket globes. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALLIFAX, GEORGE England, 1725-1811, PHIM Wheel Barometers = P.C. fourth son of John Hallifax; clockmaker. Doncaster (1750-1811). Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALLIFAX, JOSEPH England, c.1750, PHIM barometer maker; fifth son of John Hallifax; succeeded him. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALSAY, DANIEL see Daniel Halsy Moskowitz 2. suggest correction
HALSE also see Jacob and Halse. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALSE, W.H. England, PHIM T.C.; made galvanic apparatus; called himself "Professor of Medical Galvanism." 22 Brunswick Square, London. Calvert 2. suggest correction
HALSEY also see Halsy. suggest correction
HALSEY, I. USA, 1702, NIM probably John or Joseph (1) Halsey; sometimes spelt "Halsy." RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALSEY, JOHN USA, fl.1700-50, MIM brother of Joseph Halsey?; sometimes spelt "Halsy." Green Street, Boston, Mass.; Madagascar. Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HALSY USA, see Halsey. Bedini 8; D.J. Warner 8 and 10. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAM, ANTHONY USA?, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = P.C. (1976). RSW. suggest correction
HAM, ERASMUS England, c.1736, MIM apprenticed to George Adams 1, of the Grocers' Company on April 21, 1736. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAMANN ET HEMPEL France, pre-1842, MIM Elliptical Compass = CNAM. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
HAMBERG, O.P. Sweden, 1849, MIM OIM Microscope, 1849 = X. also made scales. Pipping 1. suggest correction
HAMBLER, W.H. USA, c.1850?, MIM Quadrilateral Rule, boxwood = D.(1984). 51 Nassau Street, New York, N.Y. Coffeen II. suggest correction
HAMBLETON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAMILTON, DR. HUGO England, 1796, PHIM Barometer, 1796 = X. RSW. suggest correction
HAMILTON, HENRY ROBERT England, c.1838, OIM 16 Queen Street, Goswell Street, London. Taylor 2(2144). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAMILTON, JAMES 2 England, c.1742, MIM apprenticed to John Parminter 1, Grocers' Company, Aug.4, 1742. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
HAMILTON, JOHN Scotland, 1686, MIM Vertical Stone Sundials, 1686 = Kinross House (2). mason. Kinross. Gatty. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAMILTON, T. FENTON, AND CO. USA, pre-1842, MIM OIM PHIM mostly made meteorological instruments. Baltimore, Md. USNM. suggest correction
HAMILTON, WILLIAM FRANCIS England, c.1814, OIM patented improvements for optical instruments. Asylum Buildings, Westminster Road, Surrey. Taylor 2(1348); Dewhirst. suggest correction
HAMLIN England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Mallams, Oxford 4/30/97. too late for William Hamlin 2. London. ATG 4/26/97. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAMMERR see Starke and Hammerr. suggest correction
HAMMERSLEY England, MIM OIM Surveyor's Level and a Telescope = Christie 2/4/69; Islington, London. RSW. suggest correction
HAMMOND, J. England, MIM Garden Sundial = LIE. Ken(sington), London. Michel 9. suggest correction
HAMMOND, WILLIAM 1 England, c.1620, free of the Joiners' Company; took apprentices. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
HAMMOND, WILLIAM 2 England, pre-1782, MIM apprenticed to Benjamin Cole 2 in the Merchant Taylors' Company; made free in the Company. Crawforth 8. suggest correction
HAMON France, 1637, NIM Cross-staff, 1637 = KEN. St. Malo. Daumas 1; Dewhirst; Clay and Court. suggest correction
HAMPSON, THOMAS England, fl.1728-55, MIM Sundial = Llandderfel Churchyard, Merioneth. clockmaker. High Street, Wrexham (1728-48). Peate. suggest correction
HAMPTON, JOHN England, NIM Hadley's Quadrant = TRE. this might be the name of the owner. RSW. suggest correction
HAMSTRA PZ, P. Holland, c.1850, NIM Crown Compass = P.C. Harlingen. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HANACZIK Austria, PHIM Hydrometer = KRA. Vienna. RSW. suggest correction
HANBURYS England, see Alan and Hanburys. London. suggest correction
HANBY England, c.1768, see Tappenden and Hanby. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
HANCOCK, HANNAH England, c.1830, OIM widow of William Hancock? 7 Waingate, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1877). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HANCOCK, JOHN 2 England, c.1840, MIM OIM Instrument = OXF. 30 City Road, Finsbury, London. Taylor 2(2145). suggest correction
HANCOCK, MALAHOL England, c.1668, apprenticed to Benjamin Emott in the Joiners' Company on Dec. 7, 1668. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
HANCOCK, WILLIAM England, c.1822, OIM 24 Waingate, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1575). suggest correction
HANDASYDE Scotland1698, MIM Cube Sundial, 1698 = Keir House, Dunblane. Somerville. suggest correction
HANDASYNE, ARCH. Scotland, 1732, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, stone, 1732 = Cramond near Edinburgh. Gatty. suggest correction
HANDEL, JOHANN GEORG Germany, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = OXF. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HANDMAN, I. MIM Terrestrial Globe, gilt-brass = BASH. RSW. suggest correction
HANDSCOMB, EBENEZER England, fl.1764-91, PHIM Barometer = Luton Art Gallery. Woburn. Bell 2. suggest correction
HANDSFORD, JOHN England, c.1780, MIM Orrery = Soth. 11/23/59 = Iparmüvészeti Museum, Budapest. may be two instruments. Bristol. Globe Exhibition, Budapest, 1990; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HANIN FILS France, c.1750, MIM Proportional Compass, iron = PRIN = NMM-DI/DP.2. St. Romain. NMM 2; MADEX. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HANKS AND SON USA, c.1808, MIM Benjamin Hanks and Truman Hanks; also clockmakers. Mansfield and Litchfield, Conn. Bedini 1; USNM. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HANNAEUS, I.D. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = KRO. Meldorf. Zinner 1. suggest correction
Hannay, Heinrich fl. 1866-1872 See Dolberg, Adolf suggest correction
HANNAY, JOHN Scotland, 1815, MIM Stone Sundial, 1815 = Wigtown County Museum, Stranraer. for latitude 54° 41'. Stevens and Aked. suggest correction
HANNES, J.O. England, MIM Perpetual Calendar = OXF. London. Evans 1; Gunther 2. suggest correction
HANNIN, SIEUR France, pre-1782, PHIM Dynamometer = COR. Courtanvaux. suggest correction
HANSEN, ANDRES Germany, 1709, MIM Vertical Sundial, copper, 1709 = FLE. Flensburg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HANSFORD, JOHN England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 6/24/88. Ilminster. RSW. suggest correction
HANSON England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth. 12/13/88. probably William Hanson, clockmaker. Windsor. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HANZELET, JEAN APPIER France, c.1630, MIM engraved plates for printed dials; "math. et graveur"; Hanzelet might be the name of a town. RSW. suggest correction
HAPPACHER, A. Austria, MIM Sundial on plinth = P. & S. 5/20/1895. RSW. suggest correction
HAPPACHER, PHILIP Germany, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial, gold case = ADL-A104. gold case has perpetual calendar on cover. Fridborg. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
HAR see Han. Michel 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARDER, JOHANN Germany, c.1657, MIM compass maker; is he the same as Johannes Harder of St. Gallen? Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARDOUIN France, 18th Century, MIM Planetarium = CNAM. RSW. suggest correction
HARDY 1 France, 1693, made the frame for a Coronelli celestial globe, 1693. rue St. Julien le pauvre, Paris.. Destombes 5. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARDY 3 Germany, 1795, OIM microscope maker Cologne. Daumas 1. suggest correction
HARDY 4 England, PHIM Farenheit Thermometer = Kirk Coll.,Castle Museum, York. York. Bryden 9. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARDY, JOHN England, 1774, NIM Hadley's Quadrants, 1774 = D.(1988), no date = D.(1996). Ratcliff, London. Coffeen 21 and 55. suggest correction
HARDY, JOHN, AND SONS England, c.1825, NIM OIM Sextant and Telescope = Pacific House, Monterey, Cal.; Telescope = PEA. London. Brewington 1; RSW. suggest correction
HARDY, L.G. England, c.1790, NIM Octant =D.(1973). London. RSW. suggest correction
HARDY, NICHOLAS France, c.1770, MIM son of Jacques Hardy; globemaker. Paris. Pasroreau; RSW. suggest correction
HARE 1 see Colomba and Hare. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HARE 2 England, c.1800, PHIM Guinea Balance = BM. London. Price 3. suggest correction
HARE, ROBERT USA, 1781-1858, PHIM Chemical Apparatus = USNM. chemical apparatus inventor and maker. Pennsylvania. USNM. suggest correction
HARGRAVE, JOHN England, 1638, MIM Altitude Sundial, 1638 = Christie 2/17/69. dubious. RSW. suggest correction
HARGRAVES England, c.1785, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Skipton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HARGRAVES, THOMAS England, fl.1790-1834, PHIM barometer maker; sometimes spelled Hargreaves. Settle. Baillie 1; Bell 2. suggest correction
HARGROVE, RICHARD England, c.1688, MIM apprenticed to Isaac Carver of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 3, 1688. J.Brown 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARKER England, c.1780, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie 12/6/78. London. RSW. suggest correction
HARLAND, THOMAS England; USA1735-1807, MIM SIM made surveying instruments; clockmaker; took Benjamin Hanks as an apprentice. Norwich, Conn. Bedini 1; O.B. Frye. suggest correction
HARLING, W.H. England, late 19th Century, MIM Protractor, Aidie-type = Soth. 2/25/86. 47 Finsbury Pavement, London. RSW. suggest correction
HARMAN, WILLIAM England, fl.1832-34, MIM PHIM 1 Halfman Crescent, White Conduit Fields, London (1832-34). Taylor 2(1576); O'Mara. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARPER England, OIM Telescope, three-draw = Christie 7/10/80. Manchester. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRIMAN, THOMAS England, c.1818, MIM rule maker. Loveday Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
HARRIOT, THOMAS England, 1560-1621, designed telescopes and perspective glasses; author; sometimes spelled "Hariot". London. North 1; Taylor 1(55); DNB. suggest correction
HARRIS 1 England, c.1820, MIM NIM OIM Brewster-type Micrometer on a Tulley Telescope = NMM. probably William Harris and Co. London. NMM 2. suggest correction
HARRIS 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie 5/26/76. Southampton. RSW. suggest correction
HARRIS 3 England, c.1855, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 7/23/87. Witney. RSW. suggest correction
HARRIS 4 England, c.1840, MIM Sundial with compass = Soth.-PB pre-1980. London. RSW. suggest correction
HARRIS 5 England, 1836, MIM Celestial Globe, 1836 = Walton Auction 12/30/96. probably William Harris 1. ATG 2/1/97. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRIS AND CO. 2 England, c.1814-, MIM NIM OIM Octants, ebony = Soth. 10/18/71 and 10/21/74. Swansea. Bryden 9; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRIS, GEORGE 2 England, fl.1815-25, OIM see George and Henry Harris. 6 Curtain Road, London. Taylor 2(1350). suggest correction
HARRIS, GEORGE AND HENRY England, fl.1815-25, OIM 6 Curtain Road, London. Taylor 2(1350 and 1351). suggest correction
HARRIS, H., AND SON England, c.1811, MIM OIM Patent Telescope = WHI. 50 High Holborn, London. Taylor 2(1352); Dewhirst. suggest correction
HARRIS, HENRY England, fl.1815-25, OIM see George and Henry Harris; see H. Harris and Son. 6 Curtain Road, London. Taylor 2(1351). suggest correction
HARRIS, J. Microscope = Christie 12/18/74. misreading for T. Harris. suggest correction
HARRIS, J.C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 12/6/78. Spalding. RSW. suggest correction
HARRIS, J.W. USA, c.1838, MIM PHIM succeeded by Nathaniel Cleaves. Boston, Mass. RSW. suggest correction
HARRIS, JOHN 1 England, 1630, MIM Table Sundial, 1630 = Soth. 1/22/73 = 7/23/73. signed "John Harris in the Strand." London. RSW. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRIS, JOHN 4 England, c.1822, OIM 22 Hyde Street, Bloomsbury, London. Taylor 2(1578); Dewhirst. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRIS, JOHN T. England, c.1823, apprenticed to William Elliott 1 in the Joiners' Company on Aug. 23, 1823. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRIS, JOSEPH 2 England, 1797, MIM apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1, of the Grocers' Company, on June 1, 1797. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
HARRIS, MICHAEL England, c.1800, MIM mechanician to Edgerton Smith 1. Liverpool. Taylor 2(1148); Bryden 9; Goodison 1. suggest correction
HARRIS, R. England, 1745, MIM Universal Ring Dial, 1745 = Ecole Polytechnique, Paris. Guernesey, Channel Islands. Taylor 2(360); Daumas 1. suggest correction
HARRIS, RICHARD England, 1806-10, OIM 404 Strand, London. Taylor 2(1149). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRIS, THOMAS 1 England, pre-1782, MIM apprenticed to Benjamin Cole 2 in the Merchant Taylors' Company; made free of the Company. Crawforth 8. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRIS, W. England, c.1850, MIM NIM OIM Telescope = RSM; Microscope = P.C.; Theodolite = X. London. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
HARRIS, W. AND H. England, OIM Solar Microscope = X. Dewhirst; Clay and Court. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRISON 1 England, PHIM Balance = Royal Institution; Coin Balance = Soth. 10/17/60. John or Thomas Harrison. RSW. suggest correction
HARRISON 2 England, fl.1838-c.1910, NIM Sextant = ADL-A168. No. 6 Dock Street, Hull. Aymar; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
HARRISON 3 England, c.1780, OIM worked for Jesse Ramsden. London. Clay and Court. suggest correction
HARRISON AND CO. Canada, PHIM Aneroid Barometer = Christie-SK 11/27/86. Montreal. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRISON, CHARLES Ireland, 1766-1810, MIM Horizontal Sundial = Christie 7/5/71; Sundial =X. the dial at Christie is signed "Harrison." Limerick. Fennell; RSW. suggest correction
HARRISON, EDWARD England, fl.1686-1700, claimed to have designed an improved quadrant and to have invented a new instrument. Taylor 1(442). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRISON, JOHN AND WILLIAM England, 1761, NIM Octant, commemorative, 1761 = NMM. "H.M.S. Deptford, Jhn. and Wm. Harrison... Nov. 15, 1761." NMM 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARRISON, JOSEPH 2 England, fl.1734 - 1776, sea captain; may have devised an azimuth compass. Taylor 2(268); Bedini 8. suggest correction
HARRISON, M. invented the "New Era or Patent Coast Navigator." Christie 10/31/67. suggest correction
HARRISON, MR. England, fl.1838-1910?, NIM trade sign; see Harrison 3. Aymar. suggest correction
HARRISON, SAMUEL England, c.1830, PHIM Coin Balance = OXF. Birmingham. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
HARRISON, THOMAS England, c.1760, PHIM Balance = THO. Cannon Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
HARRISON, WILLIAM England, c.1676, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company. London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
HARROCH, G.V. Germany, c.1700, MIM Table Sundials = STS, Melk Stift. the work resembles that of Ulrich Harvolk. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HART 2 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HART 3 England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 1/22/88. Devizes. RSW. suggest correction
HART, JOSEPH England, fl.1787-1801, OIM optician. 5 Digbeth, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
HART, N. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Woolwich. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HART, NAPHTALY England, 1801, patented a goniometer, 1801. Pimlico, London. Taylor 2(1153). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARTAULT ET MAGNY France, 1769, OIM Nachet. suggest correction
HARTENSTEIN, CHRISTLIEB BENEDICT FUNCK Germany, MIM Christlieb Benedict Funck von Hartenstein; see Funck; globe maker. Grötzsch 1; RSW. suggest correction
HARTING-BANK, H.J. Holland, MIM scientific instrument maker. Utrecht. USNM. suggest correction
HARTLEY, J.G. Scotland, fl.1820-23, MIM compass maker. Newhaven, near Leith. Taylor 2(1579). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARTMANN, LEONHARDUS Switzerland, fl.1642-48, MIM SIM Circumferentor and Sundial, 1642 = WUR; Nocturnal, 1648 = ZUR; Proportional Dividers = LID. St. Gallen. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARTSTON, JAMES Ireland, c.1760, MIM Theodolite = P.C.(1987). Dublin. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HARVEY AND PEAK England, c.1850, PHIM Leiden Jar = WHI. London. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
HARVEY, THOMAS England, fl.1657-63, designed a stereographic quadrant. Taylor 1(269). suggest correction
HARVOLK, ULRICH Austria, 1685, MIM Skaphe, 1685 = Graz Sternwarte; Table Dial = OXF; Ring Dial = VIE. Vienna. Zinner 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
HARVOLKH, HANS ULRICH MIM Rule, four sided = VEN. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HASENFRATZ, KONRAD see Konrad Dasypodius. Tooley; Globus, Dec., 1956. suggest correction
HASERT, PROF. BRUNO USA, 1851, OIM Microscope = CZJ. Cincinnati, Ohio. RSW. suggest correction
HASHAM, STEPHEN see Stephen Hassam. Smart 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HASSALL AND CO. England, c.1797, MIM rule makers. Bull Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
HASSAM, STEPHEN USA, c.1788, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1788 = Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Mich. clockmaker. Charlestown, New Hampshire. Smart 1; Bedini 17. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HASSLER, IZAAC USA, 1848, OIM manufactured all kinds of optical glass. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HATFIELD, A.L. USA, c.1830, MIM Adding Machine = P.C. "Inventor and Manufacturer." Lewisburg, Pa. RSW. suggest correction
HATFIELD, JOHN England, c.1676, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company. London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
HATTON, EDWARD England, c.1721, author; invented a diagonal circular instrument to convert measurements, weights, etc. into decimal units. Mancevice 8. suggest correction
HATTON, JOHN 1 England, c.1700, MIM Evans 1. suggest correction
HATTON, JOHN 2 England, c.1779, won an award on how to obtain an invariable measure of length. London. Taylor 2(728). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAUER, JOH. Germany, 1617, MIM Celestial Globe Goblet on Atlas, 1617 = Albertinum, Dresden. Nürnberg. RSW. suggest correction
HAUG, G. FR. Germany, 18th Century, NIM Sextant, wood = BAS. Stuttgart. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAULL, AREVIDSSEN Norway, OIM Telescope = OMM. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAUTEFEUILLE, ABBE JEAN DE France, OIM Abbé Jean de Hautefeuille; made a microscope with a micrometer. Nachet. suggest correction
HAUTPOIS variant spelling for Haupoix. USNM. suggest correction
HAUTSCH, VAL. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Equatorial Table Sundial = LIN; Horizontal Sundial = Koller 11/17/75 Heidelberg. Zinner 1; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
HAUXLEY, EDWARD England, fl.1736-46, claimed to have designed an improved azimuth compass; author. London. Taylor 2(270). suggest correction
HAVART, WILLIAM Scotland, c.1662, MIM Horizontal Sundial, bronze, 1662 = RSM. Bryden 3; Morrison-Low. suggest correction
HAVARTI, GUGLIELMUS England, see William Howard. Somerville. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAVEAS, THEODORUS Holland, c.1576, MIM Polyhedral Sundial = Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Cleves. Gatty. suggest correction
HAVET Belgium?, 1795, MIM Garden Sundial, slate, 1795 = LIE. Michel 9. suggest correction
HAVILAND, WILLIAM England, 1718-84, Col. William Haviland; invented a military slide rule called the Haviland, made by Anthony Lamb in 1760. Bedini 8. suggest correction
HAWES 1 England, MIM Equatorial Sundial = Soth. 2/21/66. London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAWES, JOHN England, fl.1670-78, OIM member of the Spectaclemakers' Company; took apprentices. Creechurch (1670); Little Eastcheap (1672); both in London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
HAWIS England, c.1850, OIM Telescope = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82. perhaps a dealer; signed also "from Dollonds." 79 Lidenhall Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
HAWKES 1 England, c.1755, MIM developed an orrery. Wynter and Turner. suggest correction
HAWKES 2 England, see Brookes and Hawkes Birmingham. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAWKINS England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Southampton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HAWKINS, JOHN ISAAC USA, c.1801, invented the "Physiognotrace", a machine to draw silhouettes. Bedini 8. suggest correction
HAWKINS, THOMAS England, fl.1820-36, MIM PHIM 16 Perry (or Percy) Street, King's Cross, London. Taylor 2(1582); O'Mara. suggest correction
HAWKS see Hall and Hawks. suggest correction
HAWKSBEE misreading for Hauksbee. suggest correction
HAWNEY, WILLIAM England, fl.1710-50, MIM author of "The Complete Measurer" (1717); supplied sundials and quadrants. Lydd, Kent. Taylor 2(64); Evans 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAWTHORNE, E. England, OIM Telescope = D.(1971). London. RSW. suggest correction
HAY Scotland, PHIM Stick Barometer = D.(1972). Regency. Aberdeen. RSW. suggest correction
HAY AND LYALL Scotland, MIM Surveyor's Compass = D.(1972). 2 Market Street, Aberdeen. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAYDEN, JOHN USA, PHIM Stick Barometer = BMM. "improved marine barometer." Bath, Me. RSW. suggest correction
HAYDON England, fl.1825-40, PHIM see Williams and Haydon; barometer makers. Aldermanbury, London. Goodison 1; Bell 2; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAYE, THOMAS France, 18th Century, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = Soth. 4/16/56. the sundial is signed "T. Haye". Paris. Evans 1. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
HAYES, NICHOLAS misreading for W. Hayes on ADL-T28. Dyer. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HAYMAN England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Launceston. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HAYNES, ROBERT England, c.1779, apprenticed to John Blake in the Joiners' Company on Sept. 28, 1779. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
HAYTON, D. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 5/20/88. Hereford. RSW. suggest correction
HAYWARD England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Ashford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HAZARD, E.M. c.1780, NIM Octant = Mystic Seaport, Conn. might be the owner. The Log of Mystic Seaport, Summer, 1941. suggest correction
HAZELZET, JOS. Holland, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth.-A June, 1977. Rotterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
HEADLAM England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 4 Silver Street, Stockton-on-Tees. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HEADY, GEORGE England, c.1675, apprenticed to Daniel Quare 1 in the Clockmakers' Company, 1675. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEALY, JOHN Ireland, fl.1806-12, PHIM made electrical machines. 43 Jame's Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEARN, C. Scotland, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 10/16/86. Montrose. RSW. suggest correction
HEARNE AND HARRISON Canada, MIM SIM surveying and other instruments. Montreal. USNM. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEATH 1 England, pre-1793, OIM Compound Microscope = Earl of Bute Sale, 2/5/1793. G.L'E. Turner 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEATH, F. 2 England, MIM Equatorial Ring Sundial = NAC. London. Nachet. suggest correction
HEATH, G. England, c.1850, NIM Octants = Ladd Observatory, Brown U., Providence, R.I., ADL-W166. Erith, Kent. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
HEATH, J. 1 England, c.1740, MIM Universal Ring Dial with Compass = Evans Coll.; Equatorial Sundial = Wray-80. Gatty; RSW. suggest correction
HEATH, J. 2 England, c.1820, MIM Astrolabe, 1820 = Buffalo Museum of Science, N.Y. London. USNM. suggest correction
HEATH, J. 3 c.1890, MIM Equatorial Sundial = P.C. may have been made by D.B. Sheehan, New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEATH, THOMAS 2 England, 1746, apprenticed to his father, Thomas Heath 1, of the Grocers' Company on June 6, 1746. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEATH, THOMAS CORNISH see Heath and Cornish. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEATHCOTE, P. England, PHIM barometer maker. Burnley. Bell 2. suggest correction
HEATHER, NICHOLAS England, c.1700, apprenticed to Thomas Tompion in the Clockmakers' Company. Robischon. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEATING see Straub and Heating. RSW. suggest correction
HEBAN France, c.1785, MIM Héban; he made the frame for the large quadrant at the Paris Observatory. Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
HEBERT France, PHIM Hébert; designed a variant of the zograscope; an example may be found at Colonial Williamsburg, Va. RSW. suggest correction
HEBRAEUS, BENEDICT c.1643, independently invented the Vernier scale. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
HEBRAEUS, LEO see Levi ben Gerson. Michel 3. suggest correction
HECKER, ARNOLD Germany, 1678, MIM Theodolite, 1678 = BRE-234. Leostein. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEDGE, L. USA, c.1850, MIM Gunter Rule, boxwood = D.(1995). see Lemuel Hedge. Hartford, Con. Coffeen 51. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEEMSTEDE, BARON VAN UTENHAVE VAN Belgium, marked on vertical sundial, 1831, at UTR. Jutphaas. deRijk. suggest correction
HEERDEN, JAN VAN Holland, c.1742, MIM instrument maker, 1742. Warmoesstraat, Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
HEGGENAUR, JOHANN BALTHASAR Germany, 1713-79, MIM sundial maker; see I.B.H. Augsburg. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEIDANUS, PIETER SIERDS Holland, 19th Century, OIM Telescope = FRI. Hallum. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEIGHWAY England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Cambridge. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HEILMANN, C.W. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial = WHI. Bryden 16. suggest correction
HEIN, HANNS Germany, 1555, PHIM Balance with Level, 1555 = DRE. Drechsler 2. suggest correction
HEINING, CHRISTIANUS Germany, c.1650, PHIM Sand Glass with four flasks = BASH. Leipzig; Thurm. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEINRICH, JOHAN Germany, 1590, MIM Astrolabe Plate, 1590 = Landesmuseum, Zurich. calendar on the back. Ober Kan. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEINTZ, MICEL Germany, MIM Artillery Level = STU. RSW. suggest correction
HEINZE Denmark, PHIM Sympsiometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. Copenhagen. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEISS, CAROLUS ANSELMUS Austria, 1749, MIM Pedometer, 1749 = ADL-M232. he described himself as a "Geometrica." Linz. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
HELDEN, ONESIPHORUS Germany, fl.1632-48, MIM Sundial = Christie 10/16/62. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HELIG, JOHN USA, 1765-1841, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = Weschler Auction 5/22/76. clockmaker, silversmith. Germantown, Pa. Smart 1. suggest correction
HELLEMANS, PETRUS Austria; Italy, 1706, OIM Lens, 1706 = DEU. "opticus." Rome from 1706 on. Pipping 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HELLERMAN misreading for Hellemans Daumas 1. suggest correction
HELLESTROM Sweden, OIM Telescope = SWE. Peter or Carl Peter Helleström. Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
HELLESTROM, CARL PETER Sweden, 1792-1853, OIM son of Peter Hellestrom; sometimes spelled Hellström. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HELLIER, JAMES England, fl.1793-1807, PHIM made sand glasses for the Navy. London. Taylor 1(988). suggest correction
HELLMUTH, CHARLES GABRIEL England, 1786, MIM apprenticed to William Morris of the Grocers' Company, Dec. 7, 1786. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
HELLYER, THOMAS England, 1774, NIM Octant, ebony and ivory, 1774 = RSM. London. RSW. suggest correction
HELMSLEY, JOSHUA see Thomas and Joshua Helmley. Taylor 2(1583). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HELMSLEY, THOMAS AND JOSHUA England, fl.1826-36, MIM OIM Instrument = X. 11 King Street, Tower Hill, London. Taylor 2(1583); Brewington 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HELVELIUS, HOWEKLE Holland, c.1700, MIM Celestial Globe = NMM-Caird. Amsterdam. NMM 2. suggest correction
HELY, ALFRED AUGUSTUS England, c.1850, OIM Pocket Reflecting Telescope = X. 26 Upper Albany Street, Regent's Park, London. USNM. suggest correction
HELYE France, 18th Century, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, with case = CNAM. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
HEMINGWAY, ROBERT England, fl.1848-49, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 18 Brook Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HEMPEL France, c.1842, PHIM Balance = CNAM. see Hamann et Hempel. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
HEMPLER, H.H. USA, 1790-1873, MIM OIM PHIM patented a pocket sundial July 18, 1865. Washington, D.C. (1868-73). USNM. suggest correction
HEMPSTEAD, G. USA, 18th Century, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass, wood = D.(pre-1983). Walpole, Mass. Price 2. suggest correction
HEMSLEY England, c.1800-1860, OIM Telescopes = D.(1974), DeLuca 10/24/81. London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEMSLEY, J., AND SON England, OIM Telescope = Soth.-B 3/2/79. 4 King Street, Tower Hill, London. RSW. suggest correction
HEMSLEY, RICHARD JOHN England, c.1850, NIM Sextant = New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord. London. USNM. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEMSLEY, THOMAS 2 England, c.1836, NIM Compass = AMST. might be same as Thomas Helmsley. London. Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HENDER, EDMUND England, fl.1820-47, PHIM barometer maker. Fore Street, Bodmin. Bell 2. suggest correction
HENDERSON invented a surveying instrument called a hypthonite; possibly Ebenezer or William Henderson. Soth. 7/7/78. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HENDERSON, THOMAS Ireland, 1750, MIM Sundial, slate, 1750 = Evans Coll. Dublin. Evans 1. suggest correction
HENDERSON, WILLIAM England, 1826, MIM Kylephemeris, cardboard, 1826 = D.(1988). patented Jan., 1826. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HENDRICKSON, D. Holland, 1650, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1650 = D.(1981). Wynter 1 (1981). suggest correction
HENLEY England, c.1770, designed an electrometer; F.R.S. Courtanvaux; Moskowitz 107; suggest correction
HENLEY, WILLIAM THOMAS England, fl.1844-48, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 28 Hayden Street, Minories, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HENNEQUIN France, 18th Century?, MIM Graphometer, very large = D.(1976). Caen. Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HENNING, VIET BALTHASAR Germany, 1707-62, MIM Sundial with Perpetual Calendar = DEU. gnomon missing; photograph in Lübke. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Lübke. suggest correction
HENRI France, c.1850, "Oculiste, Opticien"; his name appears on a telescope signed "J.G. Hofmann, Paris." rue de Rivoli, 188, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
HENRICK, PETER Germany, 1612, MIM Astrolabe, 1612 = X. not in Price 1 or ICA 2. Strahlendorf. Nachet. suggest correction
HENRICUS DE HOLLANDIA surely Henri Arnault, which see. Zinner 1; Behaim Cat.; Price 1; ICA 2; A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
HENRION, DENIS France, fl.1584?-1640, pseudony for Clément Cyriaque de Mangin; author; wrote on the sector. Rouen. Nachet; Daumas 1. suggest correction
HENRITSON, J. England, c.1780, OIM Microscope = D.(1975). owner? Hewitson? Newcastle-on-Tyne. Moskowitz 111. suggest correction
HENRY 1 England, c.1775, MIM PHIM T.C.; made balances and gauges. 54 Paternoster Row, London. RSW. suggest correction
HENRY 2 England, c.1830, PHIM Barometer with clock = Soth. 12/14/89. London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HENRY, M. France, 1850+, OIM T.C.; optician. 21, Passage Delorme and Rue de Rivoli 12, Paris. Calvert 2. suggest correction
HENSHALL, WALTER misreading for Walter Henshaw. Clay and Court. suggest correction
HENSHAW England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HENTZSCHELL, JOHANN ERHARDT Germany, 1698, MIM Astrolabe, 1698 = KAS (ICA-3024). Marburg. Baillie 1; ICA 2. suggest correction
HERB, W.A. Germany, PHIM Baroscope = DRE. Pulsnitz. RSW. suggest correction
HERBAGE France, fl.1787-88, OIM Telescope = POB (1787). worked for Rochon; "Breveté d'Ingénieur", 1788. Paris. Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
HERBERT AND CO. India, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = Soth.P-B,11/10/81. may be dealer. Forbes Street, Bombay. RSW. suggest correction
HERBERT AND SON England, PHIM Apothecary Balance = Christie-SK 1/8/79. RSW. suggest correction
HERBERT, L. MIM Sector, wood = Soth.1/15/63. signed on the brass joint "L. Herbert Invenit et Fecit." RSW. suggest correction
HERBERTS, A.W. England, c.1750, PHIM Gold Balance = Soth. 10/28/86. see also John William Herberts. London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERBOTH, G.F. Germany, MIM Table Sundial = Halberstadt Museum; Full Circle = DEU. DEU has no sights. Braunschweig. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
HERDFRITZ, JOH. PHIL. Germany, 1757, PHIM Balance, 1757 = Soth. 6/8/70. perhaps a misreading for Johann Phillipp Herbertz. Schlingen (Solingen?). RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERGHAMER, HANNS Germany, 1492, MIM Astrolabe, vellum, 1492 = OXF (ICA-403). Price 1; Weil 2(19); ICA 2. suggest correction
HERKENROY, NICOLAUS 1543, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory, 1543 = ADL-M236. Engelmann 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
HERKUNFT 18th Century, OIM Microscope = CZJ. RSW. suggest correction
HERMAN AND SIMMONS England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 12/14/95. Truro. RSW. suggest correction
HERMAND France, 18th Century, MIM Azimuth Sundial = CNAM. "ingénieur du Roi." Rohr; Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
HERMANN Austria, 18th Century, MIM Protractor with case = ROU-187. Neuhaus in Vienna. Michel 3. suggest correction
HERMANN, J. Holland?; Russiac.1716, improved Amonton's air thermometer; author; disciple of Jacques Bernoulli. St. Petersburg. Goldschmidt 70; Weil 2(19). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERN AND CO. England, c.1780, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Sales Cat.(1975). Swansea. RSW. suggest correction
HERNE, JOHN 1 England, fl.1650-78, MIM sundial maker; author; father of John Herne 2. London. Taylor 1(238). suggest correction
HERNE, JOHN 2 Ireland, 1670-85, MIM sundial maker; son of John Herne 1. Dublin. Taylor 1(347). suggest correction
HERO Egypt, fl.50-120, author; book on pneumatics described hydraulic devices; invented a hodometer. Alexandria. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERON AND CO. Scotland, fl.1834-36, NIM David Heron; ship chandlers and nautical warehouse. 128 Broomielaw, Glasgow. Clarke et al. suggest correction
HERON AND JOHNSTONE Scotland, 1844, NIM David Heron and Johnstone. 212 Broomielaw, Glasgow (1844). Bryden 3; Engelmann 1; RSW. suggest correction
HERON AND MCGREGOR Scotland, c.1836, NIM David Heron and Duncan McGregor. 1 William Street, Greenock. Clarke et al. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERON, DAVID, AND CO. Scotland, fl.1836-40, NIM 212 Broomielaw, Glasgow. Bryden 3; Clarke et al. suggest correction
HERON, JAMES 1 Ireland, c.1800, T.C.; retailer; signed "Jas. Heron Clock and Watch Maker in Newtown." Newtown. Soth. 2/25/86. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERON, WILLIAM Scotland, Octant, ebony and ivory = RJK; Sympiesometer = RSM. retailer. Greenock. Clarke et al; RSW. suggest correction
HERRING, AMOS BUTTLE England, 1782, MIM apprenticed to Ebenezer Rust 1 of the Grocers' Company on Sept. 5, 1782. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERSCHEL, WILLIAM AND ALEXANDER England, OIM Mirrors and Eyepieces = NMM. Alexander was William's younger brother. Slough. NMM 2; DSB. suggest correction
HERSCHEL, WILLIAM AND JOHN England, OIM Objective Mirrors = NMM. Slough. NMM 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERTEL, CHRISTIAN GOTTLIEB Germany, c.1716, OIM made microscopes; author. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HERTEL, HANS Germany, 1667, MIM Level, 1667 = DOR. may be Hans Georg Hertel. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HERTEL, JOHANN CHRISTIAN Germany, 1739, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1739 = ROU. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Nachet. suggest correction
HERVAIS France, fl.1818-25, MIM made pedometers. Paris. Baillie 1. suggest correction
HERZOG, JULIUS Germany, 1528-89, MIM Astrological Disk, 1579 = Helmstedt Museum. Braunschweig. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HESKETT, JAMES England, T.C.; "Map, print & chart seller. Globes & mathematical instruments." No. 13 Sweetings Alley, Royal Exchange, London. Calvert 2. suggest correction
HESS, KARL Germany, MIM Universal Ring Sundial = P.C.(1968). Nürnberg. RSW. suggest correction
HESSLER, JOHANN WENDELIN Italy1669, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1669 = Drecker Coll. = P.C. Rome. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
HETZEL France, c.1750, MIM Plane Table Compass with Protractor = STR. Strasbourg. RSW. suggest correction
HETZEL, CHRIST. LUDWIG Germany, c.1700, MIM Protractor = DRE. Halle. Grötzsch 2; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEUSCHER, JACOB Germany, 1699, PHIM balance maker; see Odental and Heuscher Cologne. RSW. suggest correction
HEUSTER, JACOB VON Germany, 1662, PHIM Balance, 1662 = Adelmann Sale 4/26/27. signed "Jacob von Heuster Plückhoff." Cologne. RSW. suggest correction
HEVELKE, JOH. see Johann Hevelius. Zinner 1; Przypkowski 3. suggest correction
HEVEN, JOSHUA Germany, 1578, MIM Table Dial, 1578 = MUN. Evans 1. suggest correction
HEVER, H. Germany, c.1850, PHIM globe maker. Eberfeld. Tooley. suggest correction
HEWER AND LEAHY England, NIM Sextant = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82. Cardiff. RSW. suggest correction
HEWES, E. USA, fl.1841-56, MIM NIM sometimes known as E.J.Hewes or E.J.Hews. Boston, Mass. USNM. suggest correction
HEWISSON, JOHN England, c.1775, MIM Mining Surveyor's Compass = Chayette 6/28/86. 29 Market Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. RSW. suggest correction
HEWIT, SAMUEL England, c.1822, MIM famous for making very accurate rules. 123 Dale Street, Liverpool. Taylor 2(1585); Dewhirst. suggest correction
HEWITSON England, c.1770, MIM NIM SIM Hadley Quadrant = VNN; Surveying Compass = D.(1971). Newcastle-upon-Tyne. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEWITSON, JOHN England, c.1828, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Fairey of the Grocers' Company, on May 1, 1828. J. Brown 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEWITT, JOHN England, fl.1651-81, MIM Instrument = KEN. calculated a pillar dial. London. Taylor 1(245). suggest correction
HEWITT, T. England, 1654, MIM Protractor, 1654 = NMM-DI/PR-S.7. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
HEWITT, W. England, fl.1820-33, R.N.; designed a new surveying instrument. London. Taylor 2(1586). suggest correction
HEWLINGS, JOSEPH c.1794, MIM Clay and Court. suggest correction
HEWOOD England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEYDEN see Heiden. Baillie 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HEYDEN, JAKOB VON Germany, 1628, MIM Pair of Globes, 1628 = AMST. see Joh. Christopher Weigel and Jacob Heyden. Strassburg. NMM 2; Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
HEYRICKE, SAMUELL England, 1687, MIM Cube Sundial, wood, 1687 = City of Leicester Museums. Daniell. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HICKMAN 1 see Hickson. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HICKMAN 2 mistake by the G.P.O. Directory in 1834; see John Hicks. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
HICKMAN, JOSEPH England, PHIM succeeded by Edward Derby. London. Calvert 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HICKS, G.E. England, OIM Telescope = STK. 44 Southside Street, Plymouth. RSW. suggest correction
HICKS, GEORGE 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. sometimes signed "G. Hicks." 42 Upper North Place, Gray's Inn Lane, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HICKS, GEORGE 2 England, c.1811, PHIM barometer maker. 43 Shoe Lane, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HICKS, GEORGE 3 Ireland, fl.1824-35, MIM 64 City Quay (1824); 68 Marrowbone Lane (1835); both in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett. suggest correction
HICKS, GEORGE 4 England, OIM apprenticed to Joseph Morrice, an ivory turner, in the Merchant Taylors' Company. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HICKS, JAMES J. England, fl.1874-1952, PHIM firm was originally James Joseph Hicks until 1874. 8 Hatton Garden, London E.C. Middleton 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HICKS, LANGSTON, AND CO. England, fl.1822-23, MIM OIM 94 Cheapside, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HICKSON, WILLIAM England, c.1708, MIM apprenticed to William Sellars of the Clockmakers' Company on June 11, 1708. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HIDER, EDWARD WALTER England, c.1806, apprenticed to John Corless in the Joiners' Company, June 3, 1806. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
HIEMER, CARL 1773, MIM Plate for Table Sundial, 1773 = Portaluppi Coll. RSW. suggest correction
HIGGINBOTTOM, WILLIAM England, c.1722, MIM apprenticed to William Sellars of the Clockmakers' Company on June 4, 1722. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HIGGINS England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 16 Saffron Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HIGGINS, THOMAS England, c.1790, PHIM Wheel Barometer, Thermometer and clock = SPI-Anderson 3/25/27. London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HIGGISON England, MIM Folding Rule, ivory = Soth. 3/21/75. RSW. suggest correction
HIGGS, JAMES England, c.1718, MIM apprenticed to Richard Glynne of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 20, 1718. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HIGHMORE, NATHANIEL see Nathaniel Heighmore. suggest correction
HIGLEY, SAMUEL England, 1790, MIM apprenticed to William Spencer 1 of the Grocers' Company on April 1, 1790. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
HILARI 1556, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood and brass, 1556 = DRE (lost). Baillie 1; RSW. suggest correction
HILDEYARD, FATHER THOMAS England, 1690-1746, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1725 = Palacio Real, Madrid. London. "Relojes del Patrimonio Naçional", Barcelona, 1965; DNB; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HILL 2 Swedenc.1820, MIM Pipping 1. suggest correction
HILL 3 England, PHIM Barometer = D.(1968). Colchester. RSW. suggest correction
HILL 4 Scotland, c.1813, OIM probably Peter Hill, which see; miocroscope maker; made jewel lenses for Sir David Brewster. Edinburg. Clay and Court. suggest correction
HILL 5 see Watkins and Hill. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HILL, CATHERINE England, c.1840, MIM OIM optician. 25 Goodmans Yard, Minories, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
HILL, G.T. misreading for Gilbert, Tower Hill. Belgian Inventory. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HILL, MATHAW England, 1658, MIM Evans 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HILL, P. England, PHIM Barometer = D.(1989). RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HILL, S. Scotland, c.1820, MIM Sighting Compass = P.C.(1987). Edinburgh. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HILL, THOMAS 2 England, c.1734, MIM designed an improved slide rule. Taylor 2(272). suggest correction
HILLAR 1556, MIM Instrument, 1556 = DRE. Evans 1. suggest correction
HILLEPRAND, FERDINAND 1586, MIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundial, 1586 = PRA. Horsky and Skopova; Czech. Inventory; RSW. suggest correction
HILLER, GILBERT TOWER misreading for Gilbert, Tower Hill. Belgian Inventory. suggest correction
HILLIARD, J. England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 4/17/86. London. RSW. suggest correction
HILLOCK, JAMES England, c.1850, PHIM barometer maker or seller. Hyde Park Corner, London. Bell 2. suggest correction
HILLS, JNO. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Bury. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HILTON, JOHN England, c.1700, apprenticed to Thomas Tompion in the Clockmakers' Company. Robischon. suggest correction
HILTON, THOMAS England, c.1674, MIM apprenticed by turnover to John Marke of the Clockmakers' Company on July 6, 1674. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HILTUM, JOSEPH England, c.1838, OIM father of Richard Hiltum? 109 Bishopsgate Within, London. Taylor 2(2149). suggest correction
HILTUM, RICHARD England, c.1847, OIM carried on Joseph Hiltum's business. 109 Bishopsgate Within, London. Taylor 2(2149). suggest correction
HINCHLIFFE, G.W. England, OIM Telescope = D.(1973). London. RSW. suggest correction
HINDE, JOHN England, 1767, MIM his five sons were all instrument makers; see Roger Hinde. London. Baillie 1. suggest correction
HINDE, ROGER England, fl.1820-34, MIM son of John Hinde? 70 Noble Street, Falcon Square, London. Taylor 2(1591); O'Mara. suggest correction
HINDLEY AND SON England, fl.?-1771, MIM OIM PHIM Henry and Joseph Hindley. York. Taylor 2(186). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HINSANT France, 1769, OIM made telescope mirrors. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HINTZMAN, JOSEPH England, fl.1839-50, PHIM sometimes spelled "Hitzman." Rose Crescent, Cambridge. Bell 2. suggest correction
HIPPOLITO 1646, OIM telescope maker; Mariani? Nachet. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HIRSCH OG SAMSON Norway, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = Folk Museum, Oslo. Trondheim. RSW. suggest correction
HIRSCH, OTT Germany, c.1487, MIM compass maker. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
HIRSCHMANN, SENIOR see Pistor and Hirschmann. Weil and Baden. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HITCH England, 1797, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HITZMAN see Hintzman. Bell 2. suggest correction
HOARE England, 19th Century, MIM Double Slide Rule = OXF. signed "Hoare's improved double Slide Rule." 12 Billiter Square, London. RSW. suggest correction
HOBBS, JAMES USA, 1796, MIM Old Town, South Green Street, Baltimore, Md. Smart 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOBCRAFT, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1846, MIM OIM son of William Hobcraft 1. London. Taylor 2(1885). suggest correction
HOBDAY England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Tetsworth. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HOBDELL England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 12/12/89. Oxford. RSW. suggest correction
HOCKER, G. USA, fl.1838-44, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
HODGE, ARTHUR England, c.1822, MIM NIM invented a perpetual log. Twelve Bells, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(1591a). suggest correction
HODGESON, MARMADUKE England, c.1690, T.C.; see Court and Hodgeson. Calvert 2. suggest correction
HODGKIN, JOHN England, c.1715, free in the Joiners' Company; took apprentices, c.1715. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
HODGKINSON, J. England, c.1822, OIM 24 Coppice Row, Clerkenwell, London. Taylor 2(1592); Dewhirst. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOE, R.M. c.1838, got a patent in New York for an invention by Sherwood for finding latitude at sea. Taylor 2(2150). suggest correction
HOEG, HARALD Denmark, PHIM Stick Barometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. RSW. suggest correction
HOELDRICK, T.N. Germany, misreading for "Holderich." Augsburg. P. and S. 11/21/1894. suggest correction
HOERSCHEL misreading for "Höschel." RSW. suggest correction
HOESCHEL variant for Höschel. RSW. suggest correction
HOESEN Germany, OIM constructed burning glasses; succeeded by Ehrard. Dresden. Spargo 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOEVENAER, SIMON Holland, c.1720, PHIM son of Antony Hoevenaer; made physical instruments. Leyden. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
HOF, JACOB AUCH Germany, c.1800, MIM Calculating Machine, 1800 = Madex-655. invented this machine. Weimar. Madex. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOFFINGER, THOMAS Instrument = Salzburg? Evans 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOFFMANN, CASPAR Germany, c.1650, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Soth. 5/21/73. Augsburg. RSW. suggest correction
HOFFMANN, JOHANN Germany, 1620, MIM cast a quadrant in 1620. Frankfort. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HOFFMANN, SAMUEL GOTTLIEB Germany, c.1772, OIM microscope maker; announced one with six lenses in 1772. Hanover. Clay and Court; Nachet. suggest correction
HOFFMEYER see Brugger and Hoffmeyer. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HOFFMEYER, J. England, c.1840, PHIM barometer maker. Cambridge. Bell 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOFMANN, JAKOB Germany, fl.1597-1616, MIM Polyhedral Sundials = ZUR (1597), HAY (1616), KAS (1616). Schwabisch. Zinner 1; Lübke; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
HOGBEN, HENRY England?, MIM Set of Surveying Instruments = Pym Sale. "Surveyor"; probably the owner. RSW. suggest correction
HOGBEN, THOMAS England, c.1730, MIM OIM Telescopic Level = D. "Surveyor." Smarden. Wynter and Turner; Bryden 9. suggest correction
HOGENBERG, REMIGIUS c.1572, MIM Humphrey Cole may have studied under him. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
HOGENDOORN, J. Holland, fl.1761-63, PHIM sometimes spelled "Hoogendoorn." The Hague. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOGLUND, PER AUGUST Sweden, c.1850, MIM Surveying Instrument = STT; Pantograph = STM. Höglund; T.C. Norra Tullportsgatan 65, Stockholm. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
HOGSON, THOMAS England, c.1699, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Cooke 2 in the Joiners' Company in 1699. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
HOHENFELDER, LUDWIG Germany, 1596, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1596 = STU. Höhenfelder. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HOHLFIELD Germany, 1711-71, MIM made an odometer. Berlin. Beckmann. suggest correction
HOHNBAUM Germany, 1831, PHIM Stick Barometer, 1831 = NMM-MT/BM.34. Hanover. NMM 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOIS see Hoyss. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HOJER, ERIK Sweden, d.1774, OIM sometimes "Högger." Pipping 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLBECK see Holbeche. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HOLBEIN, HANS Germany; England, 1465-1524, designed sundials; painter and engraver. London. Chapuis. suggest correction
HOLBORN, ROBERT England, 1771, MIM Compass Sundial, 1771 = Soth.-S 1/26/88. South Cavel. RSW. suggest correction
HOLBROOK AND CO. USA, c.1840, MIM Terrestrial Globes = D.(1968), P.C.; Tellurian = USNM. Alfred and Dwight Holbrook. Berea, Ohio. Yonge; Warner 4. suggest correction
HOLBROOK APPARATUS MANUFACTURING CO. USA, c.1856, MIM Hemispheric Globe = Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale U. Wethersfield, Conn. Beinecke Cat. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLBROOK, ALFRED USA, fl.1837-85+, partner with his brother, Dwight Holbrook, 1837-50 in manufacturing scientific equipment for schools. Berea, Ohio. Warner 4. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLBROOK, CHARLES W. USA, c.1890, MIM Globe, Terrestrial, with case = D.(1997). son of Dwight Holbrook. Coffeen 56. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLDEN, MOSES England, 1777-1864, MIM astronomer; constructed a large orrery and a magic lantern. Preston. DNB. suggest correction
HOLDER, J.N. MIM Equatorial Sundial = P.C. probably J.N. Hölderich. RSW. suggest correction
HOLDER, T.N. probably a misreading for Hölderich. Hamilton 1; Findlay Coll. suggest correction
HOLDERICH, JOHANN NORBERT France, 1749-1806, MIM Augsburg-type Sundials = Lüneburg Museum, OXF, DRE, HAIFA, KAS, P.C., etc. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2. suggest correction
HOLDSWORTH, JOHN owner; see Mole. RSW. suggest correction
HOLEWEYN Germany, 1590, MIM Sundial, 1590 = ROM-R-7761. Freiberg. RSW. suggest correction
HOLLAND AND WITHERSPOON England, c.1848, PHIM barometer makers; possibly William Holland. 24 Brook Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HOLLAND, GABRIEL England, PHIM Angle Barometers, 2, = Phillips 11/16/76. Coventry. RSW. suggest correction
HOLLAND, GEORGE England, c.1790, OIM Telescope, astronomical = Christie 2/13/68. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLLANDIA, HENRICUS DE see Henri Arnault. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
HOLLBUSCH, F. VITUS France; Germany, 1699, MIM Vertical Sundial, Stone, 1699 = Harburg Schloss. French monk. France; Ottingen. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HOLLIDAY, JOHN England, c.1825, MIM apprenticed to James Ripley of the Grocers' Company, Oct. 6, 1825. J. Brown 2. suggest correction
HOLLINGSWORTH, ALFRED J. England, NIM Sextant = Christie 12/16/69. Southampton. RSW. suggest correction
HOLLIWAY, ROBERT USA, fl.1822-23, MIM see Chandlee and Holliway. Baltimore, Md. USNM. suggest correction
HOLLIWELL England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1989). Derby. RSW. suggest correction
HOLLIWELL BROS. England, fl.1849-62, MIM NIM OIM sons of William Holliwell. Liverpool. Brewington 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLLOWAY, THOMAS England, c.1816, MIM apprenticed to John Simpson of the Grocers' Company on Jan.4, 1816. J. Brown 2. suggest correction
HOLLOWAY, WILLIAM 1 England, 1709, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, boxwood, 1709 = Soth. 6/27/57. All Cannings, Wiltshire. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLLRICH Germany, c.1790, MIM Heliochronometer = MAI. Mainz. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HOLM Sweden, c.1790, OIM apprenticed to Henrik Holmbom. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
HOLM, P. Holland, 1753, NIM see Pieter Holm. RSW. suggest correction
HOLM, PETTER Denmark, 1794, NIM Marine Compass, 1794 = OMM. surly a misreading of Pieter Holm. Copenhagen. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLMBOM, HENRIK Sweden, 1752-93, optician to the Royal Swedish Academy of Science, 1775-93. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
HOLMES England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HOLMES, ALFRED England, c.1820, NIM Sextant, coromandel wood and ivory = D.(1983). London. Coffeen D. suggest correction
HOLMES, J.W. USA, MIM Theodolite = P.C. Batavia, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
HOLMES, JOHN 1 England, c.1732, MIM apprenticed to John Wilson of the Clockmakers' Company on April 3, 1732. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HOLMES, JOHN 2 England, c.1800?, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HOLMES, JOHN WILLIAM England, fl.1822-29, OIM 14 Red Cross Square, Aldersgate, London. Taylor 2(1594); O'Mara. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLMES, SAMUEL England, 1767, MIM apprenticed to Tycho Wing of the Grocers' Company on Nov.3, 1767. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLST, N.E. Denmark, PHIM Stick Barometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. Aarhus. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLT, RICHARD England, 1827, NIM submitted a new quadrant to the Board of Longitude, 1827. Taylor 2(848). suggest correction
HOLTON, COB England, c.1718, MIM apprenticed to John Bennett 2 of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 1, 1718. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HOLTUM, CHRISTOPHER England, c.1711, MIM member of the Clockmakers' Company. London. Taylor 1(561); Evans 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLTZMAN Austria, c.1850, PHIM Thermometer = KRA. Vienna. RSW. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
HOLWELL, WILLIAM see William Holliwell. Brewington 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLYMAN, MARTHA England, fl.1868-72, MIM NIM widow of William Holyman. 27 Sydney Place, Commercial Road East, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
HOLYMAN, WILLIAM England, 1846-67, MIM NIM son of John Holyman? 27 Sydney Place, Commercial Road, London. Taylor 2(1889); Dewhirst; O'Mara. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOLYWOOD, JOHN OF see Sacrobosco. suggest correction
HOLZKE, WILLIAM F. see Holske. USNM. suggest correction
HOMANN, FR. GOTFRIED Germany, 1737, MIM Cube Sundial, stone, 1737 = DEU. Weiring. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOMBERG, GUILLAUME Batavia; Italy; France, 1652-1715, OIM made lenses for telescopes and microscopes. Rome; Paris (c.1691). Nachet. suggest correction
HOMELIUS Germany, may have invented the diagonal scale.??? Leipzig. Fox 1. suggest correction
HOMEN, LUPO Portugal, fl.1517-65, MIM NIM instrument maker and cartographer. A.Stimson 3. suggest correction
HOMHART, J.J. Germany, c.1700, MIM Pillar Sundial = ZUS. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HOMMEL, F. AND ESSER L. Switzerland, c.1840, MIM Circle = DRE. Aarau. Grötzsch 2. suggest correction
HOMMEL, JOHANN Germany, c.1556, MIM made sundials. Nürnberg. Lunardi. suggest correction
HOMMEMA, ROELOF HESSELS Holland, 1791-1854, OIM Telescope = Friesch Museum, Leeuwarden; Microscope = LEY. Berlicum. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HONDIUS Holland, 1587-1638, MIM Celestial Globe, 1615 = ROM. Henricus Hondius or Jodocus Hondius 2. Bedini 12. suggest correction
HONDIUS, HENRICUS Holland, 1580-1644, MIM Celestial Globe = BASU. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HONDIUS, HENRICUS, EN ADRIEN VEEN Holland, 1572-1613, MIM Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, 1613 = BASH. Amsterdam. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HONEMANN Germany, c.1750, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, silver = KEN. also spelled "Honnemann." Clausthal. Zinner 6; Chaldecott 1; RSW. suggest correction
HONEYBONE England, c.1850, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 1/25/89. Rugby. RSW. suggest correction
HONOR, WILLIAM England, c.1724, MIM apprenticed to John Wilson of the Clockmakers' Company on June 1, 1724. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HOOD, J. England, c.1810, PHIM Wheel Barometers = D.(1975), X. Cupar. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
HOOD, JOHN England, 1720-83?, MIM invented "Hood's" compass theodolite. DNB. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOOGER, HIER DOOR TOT Holland, 1786, MIM Drawing Instrument Set, 1786 = USNM. Rotterdam. USNM. suggest correction
HOOGHENDORP, PIETER VAN Holland, 1572, MIM Ring Sundial, 1572 = Gold and Silver Museum, Utrecht. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
HOOK, J. England, c.1725, MIM Wheel-cutting Engine = OXF. London. Taylor 2(366). suggest correction
HOOKE 1 see Gilbert, Wright and Hooke. suggest correction
HOOKE 2 see Wright and Hooke. Smart 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOOKE, JOHN England, fl.1660-77, NIM compass maker. Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Taylor 1(402); Evans 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOOKER AND FAIRMAN USA, pre-1810, MIM William Hooker and Gideon Fairman. Newburyport, Mass. Bedini 1; Gillingham 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOOLY, LOUIS England, NIM Sextant = P.C. name partly obliterated might be "Wooly"; see Lucas Hooly. Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
HOOLY, LUCAS England, NIM Sextant = D.(1972). see Louis Hooly. RSW. suggest correction
HOOPER see Baker and Hooper. suggest correction
HOOPER, GEORGE England, 1640-1727, MIM designed a dialing scale; see G.H. 2. Oxford; London. Taylor 1(291); Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
HOOPER, W. England, c.1850, NIM Compass, crown = Soth. 2/25/86. Portsmouth. RSW. suggest correction
HOOPER, W.W. England, post-1856, NIM Magnetic Compass = ADL-W187. "School Board for London." Bow, London E. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
HOPE, PETER England, c.1840, MIM Slide Rule = P.C. 64 Seel Street, Liverpool. Delehar 4. suggest correction
HOPE, THOMAS CHARLES England, 1766-1844, devised a type of eudiometer; example at OXF. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
HOPKIN, LEWIS England, ?1708-71, MIM Sundial, 1749 = Caerlan, Tonynefail, Glamorgan. also a clockmaker. Wales. Peate. suggest correction
HOPKINS 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer =X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HOPKINS 2 England, c.1815, MIM London. Taylor 2(1360). suggest correction
HOPKINS, W.R. USA, 1841, PHIM patented a barometer, 1841. Geneva, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
HOPKINSON, FRANCIS USA, 1737-91, designed a mechanical log in 1783; amateur; Admiralty Judge. Pennsylvania. Taylor 2(849); Bedini 8. suggest correction
HOPKINSON, J. England, MIM "Richard's" Pressure Indicator = Phillips 11/16/76. Huddersfield. RSW. suggest correction
HOPMAN Holland, 1807, PHIM Electrical Machine = 1807 Catalogue. Haarlem. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
HOPPE, E. England, c.1780, PHIM Stick Barometers = X (2), Soth.5/4/73; Barometer = Soth. 7/3/70. London. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOPPERS, PR. Holland, 1791, MIM Equatorial Sundial, 1791 = P.C. Rotterdam. RSW. suggest correction
HOPPERT misreading for Hoppers. Evans 1. suggest correction
HOPPERT, SIR G. England, c.1710, MIM Odometer = Evans Coll. Norby. Evans; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HORATT, OVE 1799, PHIM Lodestone, 1799 = NMM-M.15/. NMM 2. suggest correction
HORN, J.P. Germany, 1794, MIM SIM Circumferentor, 1794 = Bayreuth Museum. Plassenburg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HORN, JULIUS VON, DER ALTERE Germany, 1674, MIM see Johann Georg Hertel und Julius von Horn der altere. Braunschweig. Zinner 1. suggest correction
HORN, WILLIAM England, c.1777, MIM 148 Moor Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
HORNBLOW, JOHN England, c.1797, MIM apprenticed to William Spencer 1, of the Grocers' Company, April 6, 1797. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
HORNBY, RICHARD England, fl.1798-1849, MIM NIM Octant = X. Last will & testiment copy Chester. Liverpool. Taylor 2(991). suggest correction
HORNBY, RICHARD, AND SON England, c.1851, NIM T.C. in S.B.R. octant case = Victory Museum, Portsmouth. Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
HORNCASTLE, SAMUEL England, fl.1832-40, MIM made drawing instruments, etc. 22 St. Anne's Street, Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(1890); O'Mara. suggest correction
HORNE AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 11/16/88. 123 121 Newgate Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HORNER Germany, c.1799, PHIM designed a barometer. Middleton 1 and 4. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HORNER, W.G. England, c.1834, PHIM developed the Zoëtrope in 1834. Bristol. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
HORROD AND BUNDOCK England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 4/28/88. Bündock. Silver Street 2, Clerkenwell, London. RSW. suggest correction
HORROD, C.W. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. see William Horrod at the same address. 37 Laystall Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HORROD, WILLIAM THOMAS England, fl.1832-34, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 1 Bakers Row, Clerkenwell, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HORSFALL, MATTHEW England, fl.1765-75, MIM sand glass maker. of the Locks, Leeds. Loomes. suggest correction
HORSPOOLE, ABEL England, c.1673, apprenticed to John Brown 6 of the Joiners' Company, 1660, free in the Company, 1673. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
HORTON, E. England?, MIM Folding Rule, wood with brass slides = MAA. has scales for ship builders. RSW. suggest correction
HORTON, WILLIAM England, c.1842, PHIM barometer and thermometer maker. 12 Barbican, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOSCHEN, BOLUS Germany, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial = P.C. Höschen. Freyberg. RSW. suggest correction
HOSE, PETER Germany, c.1700, PHIM Burning Glass, large = DRE. signed as "Mechanikus." Dresden. Grötzsch 2; RSW. suggest correction
HOSMER, JOHN England, 1839, invented a slide rule for measuring timber; surveyor. Delehar 9. suggest correction
HOST, L' see L'Hoste. suggest correction
HOTCHKIN see Hutchin. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HOUDIN FILS France, c.1780, MIM Astronomical Compendium, silver = Soth-P.B. 2/17/77. Blois. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOUGHTON England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Gloucester Museum. plates signed "Entwhistle Sculp., Bolton." Farnworth, near Warrington. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOULSTON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably James Houliston. New Bond Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HOUSEMAN see Horseman. Dewhirst; Michel 3. suggest correction
HOUSSET France, OIM Spyglass = Soth. 12/3/76. "opticien." Rue Neuve de Monmorency, No.3, (Paris?). RSW. suggest correction
HOUSTON AND CAMERON Scotland, c.1865, MIM NIM PHIM Paul Cameron; firm lasted only a brief time. Glasgow. Clarke et al. suggest correction
HOVEDEN, JOHN England, c.1580, author of "Practica Chilindri"; chaplin to Queen Elizabeth 1. London. Gunther 2. suggest correction
HOVEMAN, S. England, 1707, MIM Plotting Scale = Christ Church, Oxford. probably a misreading for Stephen Horseman. Evans 1. suggest correction
HOVIL, WILLIAM England, c.1811, MIM apprenticed to Joseph Fairey of the Grocers' Company on Feb.7, 1811. J. Brown 2. suggest correction
HOW see Howe. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOWARD, G. England, MIM SIM Circumferenter = KEN. Charing Cross, London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOWARD, WILLIAM England, fl.1660-62, MIM Horizontal Sundials = Ceres Folk Museum, Fife (1660), RSM (1662). also called "Guglielmus Havarti." Lindisfarne? Somerville. suggest correction
HOWARTH variant of Howorth. Bell 2. suggest correction
HOWD, RICHARD England, 1715, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1715 = NMM-Q.20. may be Richard Howard, which see. NMM 2. suggest correction
HOWE, ELIAS USA, 1819-67, MIM apprenticed to Ari Davis, (1837-44); inventor. Cambridge (1837); Boston (1837-on); both in Mass. USNM; Smart 1. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOWEL, F. England, c.1780, OIM Reflecting Telescopes = D., Nouveau Drouot 5/20/88. Francis Howell ? London. Wynter and Turner; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOWELL, JAMES, AND CO. England, Aneroid Barometer, pocket = Christie-SK 4/17/86. Regent Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
HOWELL, WILLIAM M. England, c.1829, apprenticed to William Elliott 1 in the Joiners' Company on June 2, 1829. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOYEZ, J. France, 18th Century, NIM Marine Compasses = NMM-Caird, DIE. marked "Poulieur" or rope-maker. Dieppe. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HOYT, T.R. JR. USA, 1831, MIM Globe, small, on stand, 1831 = N.Y. Antique Show, March, 1965. Golfstown, New Hampshire. RSW. suggest correction
HUBE France, c.1810, NIM Sextant = NMM-S.114. "Mechanicien." Rue Basse Riche No. 6, Brest. NMM 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUBEE, MARY England, fl.1830-33, OIM 31 Crown Street, Soho, London. Taylor 2(1891). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUBER, JEAN Switzerland, c.1760, MIM Sector = X. Geneva. Michel 3. suggest correction
HUBERT France, possibly Huber. Paris. Evans 1. suggest correction
HUBERT, ETIENNE, LE FILS France, fl.1656-89, MIM Sundial = X. signed "E. Hubert le fils - Rouen." Rouen. Tardy 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUBRECHTSZ., HUIJGH Holland, 1628, MIM NIM made compasses and nautical instruments for the Dutch East India Company, 1628. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
HUCHASON see Hutchinson. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUDDE, M. Holland, 1633, OIM made microscopes. Amsterdam. Daumas 1. suggest correction
HUDDLESTON, J.S.F. USA, fl.1841-1900, MIM NIM PHIM Boston, Mass. USNM. suggest correction
HUDDY, FRANCIS England, fl.1824-58, MIM Dukes Street, Smithfield (1842); Red Lion Street, Holborn (1856-58); both in London. O'Mara. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUDSON 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUDSON 4 England, c.1858, T.C. No. 26 Charing Cross nearly opposite the Admiralty, London. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUDSON, JOHN 1 England, MIM Magnetic Compass = P.C.(1969). Workington. RSW. suggest correction
HUDSON, JOHN 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Ottley. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUDSON, SARAH England, 1838, MIM OIM PHIM widow of John Hudson 3? St. Martin's Court, Leicester Square, London (1838). Taylor 2(1362). suggest correction
HUDSON, WILLIAM Scotland; England, fl.1714-46, MIM PHIM made orreries; see Hudson and Son. Edinburgh; London. Baillie 1. suggest correction
HUE France, c.1827, MIM NIM OIM SIM made surveying instruments, sextants and microscopes; he was succeeded by M. Coppin. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUET ET CIE. France, 19th Century, OIM Lorgnette = X. Palais Royal, No.6, Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUET, PIERRE DANIEL France, c.1722, suggested a new type of anemometer; meteorologist. Middleton 4. suggest correction
HUETTE France, fl.pre-1839-41, MIM successor to Canivet? succeeded by Loiseau in 1841. Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
HUGE France, 18th century, MIM Graphometer = Chevau-Légers 2/28/82; Set-square = Christie 4/3/74. "Hugé." Versailles. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
HUGGINS, GEORGE 2 see George (Huggins) Dollond 2. J. Brown 2; Robischon. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUGGINS, WILLIAM 2 England, c.1844, apprenticed to his father, George (Huggins) Dollond 2, in the Grocers' Company in 1844. Robischon. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUGHES 2 see Cock and Hughes. Pym Sale. suggest correction
HUGHES 3 Ireland, NIM Octant, ebony and box wood = D.(1972). Dublin. RSW. suggest correction
HUGHES AND SON England, c.1850, NIM Mariner's Compass = MAN-163. surely Henry Hughes and Son. Garcia Franco 1. suggest correction
HUGHES AND SONS England, NIM Sextant = K.and C. 10/8/75. probably a misreading for Hughes and Son. London. RSW. suggest correction
HUGHES, ALEXANDER England, post-1840, MIM son of Henry Hughes. London. Taylor 2(1894); Moskowitz 122. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUGHES, HENRY, AND SONS England, c.1840, MIM NIM Reflecting Circle = AMST. may be misreading for Henry Hughes and Son. London. Mörzer Bruyns 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUGHES, J.J. misreading for J. Hughes. Bell 2; Middleton 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUGHES, JOHN England, NIM Octant = ADL-A54. London. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
HUGHES, JOHN M. USA, fl.1838-50, MIM NIM OIM PHIM made telescopes, microscopes, meteorological and surveying instruments, thermometers, etc. Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUGHES, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1787-97, MIM rule maker. 26 Duke Street (1787); Colmore Row (1797); both in Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
HUGHES, THOMAS 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Oxford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HUGHES, WILLIAM 1 England, 1719, MIM apprenticed to John Gilbert 1 of the Grocers' Company on May 5, 1719. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
HUGHES, WILLIAM 2 England, 1790, NIM OIM Octant, 1790 = NMM. NMM 2 has no entry for William Hughes. Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(994). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUHN, F.A. Germany, c.1827, NIM see W. von Rönn und F.A. Hühn. Schück 2. suggest correction
HUISEN, JACOB Holland, fl.1739-92, OIM Microscope = UTP. sometimes spelled "Huijsen." Utrecht. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
HUISINGA, T.F. Holland, pre-1832, OIM telescope maker. St. Jacobi Parochie. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
HULETT, JOHN England, 1630, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, 1630 = D.(1973). Oxford. G.L'E. Turner 16; Wynter and Turner; Wynter 1. suggest correction
HULL, HARRISON England?, NIM Sextant = ADL-A168. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
HULL, J.B. England?, c.1830, MIM Sector = P.C. owner? RSW. suggest correction
HULL, NATHANIEL misreading for Nathaniel Hill. C.N. Robinson. suggest correction
HULOT France, pre-1780, MIM Dividing Engine = COR. Paris. Courtenvaux; RSW. suggest correction
HULSE see Jacob and Hulse. Soth. 5/2/66. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HULTBERG, OLOF Sweden, fl.1708-43, PHIM made an air pump and a hydrostatic balance for Martin Triewald. Stockholm; Uppsala (1723). Pipping 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUME, JANE England, 1836, MIM 10 High Street, Wapping, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUMPHREYS, CHARLES Englandfl.1846- 56, MIM 136 Pennington, St. George Street, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
HUMPHREYS, THOMAS England, PHIM see Humphrey. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HUMPHREYS, WILLIAM England, b.1812 fl.1838-50, PHIM made barometers and clocks. Hartlepool. Bell 2. suggest correction
HUND, G. England, MIM T.C.; made or engraved rules. Calvert 2. suggest correction
HUNDTERPFUNDIN, MARGAREDA WILHELM Germany?, 1617, MIM Measure, copper, 1617 = Madex-555 (P.C.). MADEX. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUNT, EBENEZER England, c.1804, apprenticed to his father, John Hunt 2, of the Grocers' Company, on Oct. 4, 1804. J. Brown 2. suggest correction
HUNT, GEORGE England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Overton. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUNT, HENRY England, c.1850, NIM T.C. in octant case, octant signed "Crichton" (Soth. 10/18/71). Liverpool. Bryden 9. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUNT, THOMAS 1 England, c.1696, apprenticed to Grace Wells in the Joiners' Company on July 28, 1696. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUNT, THOMAS 4 USA, 1799-1878, MIM fl. 1851-1871. 53 Fulton Street, New York, N.Y. (1853-54). Smart 1. suggest correction
HUNT, WILLIAM England, fl.1673-98, invented a slide rule. Taylor 1(365). suggest correction
HUNTER England, see Edwards. Cornhill, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
HUNTER AND SANDS England, c.1850, OIM Monocular Microscope = Christie. 6/7/72. 20 Cranbourn Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUNTER, JAMES England, fl.1813-18, invented the "Nautical Indicator"; may be Mr. Hunter of Edinburgh. Leicester Street, Leicester Square, London. Taylor 2(1364). suggest correction
HUNTER, JOHN England, "conversant in the mathematical and clockway"; a journeyman? London. Bryden 9. suggest correction
HUNTER, MR. Scotland, 1817, NIM invented or made a navigation instrument. Edinburgh. Taylor 2(1364). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUNTLEY, J. England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth.-S 5/19/88 and 5/18/89. see John Huntly. City Road (London?). RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUNTLY, JOHN England, c.1825, OIM 16 Brownlow Street, Holborn, London. Taylor 2(1600). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HURLOCK, JONAS England, c.1699, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company, 1699. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
HURST, JOSEPH misreading for Hurt. Taylor 2(273). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HURTER 1 England, c.1830, MIM Telescope, three-draw = Christie-SK 4/17/86. London. RSW. suggest correction
HURTER 2 see also Haas and Hurter suggest correction
HURTER AND HAAS England, 1785-95, MIM PHIM Balance, 1793 = X.; Barometer, 1787 = X. London. Taylor 2(853); G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HURTER, JOHN England, fl.1791-93, PHIM may be J.H. Hurter. Marlborough Street, London. Bell 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUSBANDS 2 see T. Wright and Husbands. Calvert 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUSBANDS AND SONS England, Bristol. Soth. 11/9/70. suggest correction
HUSBANDS, H. England, pre-1876, see M.W. Dunscombe and Husbands. Bristol. Bryden 9. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUSBANDS, HENRY England, MIM T.C., in the case for a telescopic level by Hyde of Bristol. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUTCHIN, HENRY England, c.1712, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Feilder of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 14, 1712. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
HUTCHINS AND HUTCHINS USA, fl.1786-1807, MIM Levi and Abel Hutchins; clockmakers. Concord, New Hampshire. Smart 1. suggest correction
HUTCHINS, I. England, 18th Century, NIM Backstaff = PEA. St. Catherine's, London. Brewington 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUTCHINSON 1 England, c.1850, MIM Capuchin Sundial, paper = CMY. RSW. suggest correction
HUTCHINSON 2 England, fl.1847-50+, PHIM barometer maker; watchmaker. Church Street, Sunderland. Bell 2. suggest correction
HUTCHINSON AND SON Scotland, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Glasgow. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUTCHINSON, RICHARD 1 England, 1781, MIM apprenticed to William Spencer 1 of the Grocers' Company on July 12, 1781. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUTCHINSON, THOS. England?, MIM Sector, ivory = Christie 7/29/76. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUTTON, JOHN 2 England, c.1850, NIM Sextant, with double frame = Soth. 3/10/87. 10 Park Lane, London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUX, THOMAS England, PHIM scale maker; succeeded by his wife, Elizabeth Hux. Ye Three Cocks at Holborn Conduit, London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUYGENS, CHRISTIAAN AND CONSTANTIN Holland, 1656, OIM made a 23-foot telescope in 1656. Offenbacher Cat.29, 1977. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
HUYS Holland, c.1800, NIM Mariner's Compass = AMST. signed "---t oude Kompasmakers Huys." Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
HYAMS see Griffin and Hyams Bell 2. suggest correction
HYDE, J. England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably John Hyde, watch and clockmaker, fl.1835-41. Sleaford. Goodison 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
HYRONS, GEORGE England, fl.1780-87, MIM 82 Queen Street, Park, Southwark. Taylor 2(854). suggest correction
HYVEE, ROGER England, fl.1703-04, designed instruments for lunar observations. Taylor 1(539). suggest correction

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