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Signature Maker Info Instruments Comments Location References Suggest Correction
I. 1 Portugal, 1616, NIM Mariner's Astrolabe, 1616 (NMM-58) = Christie-NY 6/14/88 = ADL-A275. National Maritime Museum Registry of Mariner's Astrolabe; from the Atocha wreck. A. Stimson 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I. 2 Germany, c.1702, MIM Terrestrial Globe = ADL-M14. also marked "D.K." and "T.P."; the "D.K." is D.K. 3 and the "T.P." is T.P. 2. Augsburg. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.* K. Germany, MIM Gunner's Calipers = ADL-W128. the * is either a T with a downward hook on the end of the crossbar or a P with an extended shaft. RSW. suggest correction
I.3 K. Germany, fl.1636-48, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = Drecker Coll. (1636), X (1644), NMM, NYC, PRA, ZUR, WHI, NUR, DRE, DEU, OXF, STU, ADL, Huelsmann Coll. (2), etc. Jacob Karner; some other dials are just marked "3". Nürnberg. Zinner 1; NMM 2; Gouk; Syndram; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.A.D. see Succa. RSW. suggest correction
I.A.M. 1 Germany, fl.1688-1708, MIM Ring Sundials = BM (1688), MER (1693), ZAA (1695), PRA (1695, 1696), Drecker = ADL-DPW4 (1699), UTR (1701), HAK (1704), Düsseldorf (1705), GRA (1708). Zinner 1 and 6; Evans 1; Price 3; Ward 4; de Rijk; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.A.M. 2 England, 1695, MIM Ring Sundials = PAK-125 (1695), KEN. "The Master I.A.M. 1695" on PAK. Beevers. suggest correction
I.A.M. 3 Germany, MIM Horizontal Sundial, stone = BUD. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.B. 1 1547, MIM Astrolabe, 1547 = UTR-3425 (ICA 539). appears to be c.1400; perhaps owner; may be fake; rete is Fusoris-type. Van Cittert; Michel 3; Price 1; ICA 2; RSW. suggest correction
I.B. 2 Germany, 1592, MIM Nocturnal, 1592 = Rosenheim = FIN = Soth. 11/1/65 = UTO 11/2/76. RSW. suggest correction
I.B. 3 16th Century, MIM Jacob's Staff, with gilt-brass cross = FLO-411. Michel 3. suggest correction
I.B. 4 1663, MIM Volvelle on box, 1663 = D.(1969). RSW. suggest correction
I.B. 5 1780, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1780 = BASH. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.B. 6 Germany?, MIM Horizontal Sundial, wood base = MUN; Compass, wood base = MUN. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
I.B. 7 NIM Backstaff = WHI. RSW. suggest correction
I.B. 8 MIM Sundial, ivory = Fry Coll. RSW. suggest correction
I.B. 9A Germany, marked on printed paper compass rose in ADL-M477, cut down to fit smaller compass. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.B. 9B Holland, c.1625, MIM Sundial, pocket = AMST. see Joost de Beer. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
I.B. 9C Jost Bürgi? Ioannes Bos? Ioannes Bosius? Ioannes Batis? RSW. suggest correction
I.B. 9D Germany, c.1620, MIM Proportional Dividers = DEU. Jost Burgi; marked "Infentor et fecit." RSW. suggest correction
I.B.F. Italy?, MIM SIM Trigonometer = FLO-2530. Price 2. suggest correction
I.B.H. Germany, 1713-79, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = CZJ. Johann Balthasar Heggenauer. Augsburg. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
I.C. 1 1577, MIM Astronomical Compendium, round, 1577 = Soth. 5/16/57-125. RSW. suggest correction
I.C. 2 Scandanavia, 1660, MIM Clog Almanac, 1660 = OXF. Maddison 1. suggest correction
I.C. 3 England, c.1650, NIM Lodestone, silver-mounted = Christie 4/3/85. master mark "I.C." has mullet below; also on London caudle cup, 1659. London. RSW. suggest correction
I.C.E. Germany?, 1704, MIM Vertical Sundial, round, copper, 1704 = MUN. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.C.P. Germany, MIM Horizontal Table Sundial = Eisenach Museum. 48° latitude. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.C.R. 1 Germany, 18th Century, OIM Nürnberg-type Microscopes, wood and paper = P.C., etc. the mark I C over R within a circle is burned into the base; these microscopes were produced by toy makers rather than by optical instrument makers. Nürnberg. G.L'E. Turner 16; RSW. suggest correction
I.C.R. 2 Germany, fl.1795-1807, MIM Sundials, 1795, 1798, 1807 = DRE. Körber 1; RSW. suggest correction
I.C.S. Germany, 1771, MIM Measuring Stick, wood, 1771 = DRE. RSW. suggest correction
I.D. 1 1622, MIM Diptych Sundial, gilt-metal, 1622 = Soth. 5/10/54. signed "I.D.f." RSW. suggest correction
I.D. 2 Holland, c.1656, marked on weights with coin balance by Jacob Drielenburg. RSW. suggest correction
I.D. 3 England, c.1790, NIM Hadley's Quadrant = D.(1989). the initials "I.D.", with an anchor between the letters, appear on the ivory scale; probably John Dring, which see; Coffeen thought the initials might possibly stand for John Dollond but more likely to be those of John Dring. Moskowitz 122; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Coffeen 27. suggest correction
I.D.F. 1621, MIM Gunnery Sight, 1621 = OXF. Price 2. suggest correction
I.D.V. see D.I.V. suggest correction
I.E. 1 Germany?, 1584-88, MIM Diptych Sundial, gilt-brass, 1584 = OXFB. see Johan Eickert. Zinner 1; Michel 1. suggest correction
I.E. 2 1668, MIM Perpetual Calender on box, 1668 = Christie 10/12/65. RSW. suggest correction
I.E. 3 1796, MIM Pocket Sundial, 1796 = SLM. RSW. suggest correction
I.E.V. 18th Century, MIM Equatorial Sundial, hexagonal = P.C. RSW. suggest correction
I.F. 1 Italy, MIM Universal Equatorial Sundial with Nocturnal = MADEX = NMM-D.73. gilt-brass. NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
I.F. 2 1636, MIM Rule, ebony and ivory, 1636 = MADEX. RSW. suggest correction
I.F. 3 England, c.1864, MIM Sundial, 1684 = Christie 9/11/86. signed "I.F. Fecit Aprill the 18th 1684." RSW. suggest correction
I.F. 4 England, 1746, NIM Backstaff, 1746 = Snowshill Manor, Glouc. also marked "Thos. Dutch, Jan. 20, 1746." RSW. suggest correction
I.F.B. MIM Sundial = P.C. RSW. suggest correction
I.F.F. see J.F. Kynast. suggest correction
I.F.I. 1771, PHIM Money Scales, 1771 = P-B 10/28/63 (3). RSW. suggest correction
I.F.K. Germany, MIM Universal Ring Sundials = ULM, Vogel, March, 1973. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
I.G. 1 c.1600, MIM Gunner's Level = ADL-M216. fleur-de-lys between the initials. Engelmann 1; Michel 3; Tarrasuk 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.G. 2 Germany?, 1665, MIM Quadrant and Sundial, wood, 1665 = Soth. 12/9/68 = ADL-N26. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.G. 3 Germany, 1755, MIM Vertical Sundial, round, 1755 = Galerie am Neumarkt 10/19/72. RSW. suggest correction
I.G. 4 Germany?, NIM Lodestone, small, silver-bound = Kelton Coll. (1990). RSW. suggest correction
I.G.H. 1 Germany, 1650, MIM see J.G.H. 1. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.G.H. 2 England, c.1725, MIM Sector = Christie 4/3/85. English sector. RSW. suggest correction
I.G.H. 3 Sweden, c.1775, MIM OIM Horizontal Sundial = SWE; Magnetic Compasses = NOR (2), D. (1985); Sectors = NOR, ADL-A346; Telescopic Alidade = NOR; Mining Compass with Sundial = STM. Johan Gustaf Hasselström, which see. Stockholm. Zinner 1; Coffeen 30; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.G.H. 4 18th Century, MIM Table Sundial, cover = Ineichen 10/18/74. RSW. suggest correction
I.G.H. 5 MIM Horizontal Sundial, stone = P-B 5/16/53. RSW. suggest correction
I.G.M. c.1750, MIM Horizontal Sundial, stone = Koller 11/17/75. RSW. suggest correction
I.G.V. see Johann Georg Vogler; many of Vogler's Augsburg-type sundials are signed this way; another variant is "J.G.V.", which see. Zinner 1; Körber 1; Bobinger 2; Price 1 and 3; Ward 4; RSW. suggest correction
I.H. 1 England, 1720, MIM Sundial, 1720 = Nottingham Museum; Ring Sundial = OXF. Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
I.H. 2 England, fl.1742-44, NIM Nocturnals, wood = Melun 4/24/83 (1744), PMM (1742). "I.H." with a star in between and the date underneath; "both bears." RSW. suggest correction
I.H. 3 marked on a James Ham 1 backstaff. suggest correction
I.H. 4 crudely scratched on back of artillery calipers, ADL-W128. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.H. 5 letters conjoined; marked on dividers signed "J. Marcelli. Moskowitz 103. suggest correction
I.H.K. Germany, 1723, MIM Ring Sundial, 1723 = MUN-33/193. Zinner 1; Price 2. suggest correction
I.H.S. "In Hoc Signo." RSW. suggest correction
I.K. 1 c.1610, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = ADL-DPW25, PRA, Christie 11/24/83; Drouot 4/7/87. the dial in Prague is also stamped "3", the mastermark of Jakob Karner. Nürnberg. Horsky and Skopova; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.K. 2 Germany, 1639, MIM Instrument, 1639 = Drecker. RSW. suggest correction
I.K. 3 MIM Compass Sundial = NOR. punchmark on brass hour scale. RSW. suggest correction
I.K. 4 Germany, MIM Sector on Gunner's Calipers = ADL-W128. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.K. 5 France?, 1825, MIM Gunners' Level, 1825 = Soth. 2/25/86 = D.(1987). Coffeen 15; RSW. suggest correction
I.K.L. Germany, c.1680, MIM Ring Sundial = WHI-688. Bryden thought it possible that it might be J.K. Landeck; we know of Andreas Landeck and of Johann Melchior Landeck. Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
I.L. Sweden?, c.1725, MIM Compass = X. Pipping 1. suggest correction
I.L.E. MIM Compass Sundial, boxwood, barrel = ADL-A1. letters combined on the east line of compass card. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.L.M. 1702, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1702 = P.C. Moskowitz. suggest correction
I.M. 1 1609, MIM Vertical Sundial with sights, 1609 = STR. RSW. suggest correction
I.M. 2 MIM Table Sundial, round, pewter = ADL-T71. modern copy; marked "42°" for latitude. Tomlinson 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.M. 3 Germany, c.1791, OIM Microscopes, wood and paper = D.(1982), Prin Coll., CZJ, NOR, Soth. 3/25/86, P.C., Phillips 11/16/88, etc. Junker of Magdeburg, 1791. Nürnberg. Coffeen A; G.L'E. Turner 16; Daumas 1; Weil 2(6); Oxford Exhibition, 1947; Moskowitz 112; RSW. suggest correction
I.M. 4 MIM made instruments with a fleur-de-lys as the punchmark. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.M. 5 Germany, c.1800, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = DeLuca 8/1/87. silver inlays and fittings. RSW. suggest correction
I.M.E. Germany?, MIM Rule, wood and ivory = ULM. "I.M." over "E." RSW. suggest correction
I.M.H. 1760, MIM Horizontal Table Sundial, stone, 1760 = LEI. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.M.M. Germany?, 1696, MIM Ring Sundial, 1696 = GRA-01901. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.M.S. 1 Germany, 1518, MIM Tympan for computing unequal hours = OXF. Johannes Stöffler Mathematicus. Oppenheim. RSW. suggest correction
I.M.S. 2 see A.B.S.C. RSW. suggest correction
I.M.V.F. 1651, MIM SIM Surveying Instrument, 1651 = PRN. looks like an astrolabe. Czech. Inv. suggest correction
I.M.X.R. MIM Universal Ring Sundial = THO. the "X" is really a V overlapping an A or an inverted V. RSW. suggest correction
I.M.Z.R. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Sundial = ZUR. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.N.H. Germany, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = MUN. could be read H.N.I. RSW. suggest correction
I.N.R.I. "Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum." suggest correction
I.N.W. MIM Dividers = ADL-M136i. I.N. over W. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.P. 1 1612, MIM Perpetual Calendar, 1612 = Soth. 4/13/54. RSW. suggest correction
I.P. 2 Germany, 1622, MIM Diptych Sundial, gilt-bronze, 1622 = D.(1931). Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.P. 3 England, c.1670, MIM Gunter's Quadrants = NMM-Q.12; Christie-SK 4/17/86. John Prujean; also marked "OXO." Oxford. Macintyre; NMM 2; RSW. suggest correction
I.P. 4 Germany, NIM Octant, brass and wood = BRE-B144. master mark of anchor; another octant with only anchor mark = BRE-B300. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.P. 5 Backstaff = PEA. "I.P." (5) is marked on the vane of of the PEA backstaff and on a "In° Deane 1742" backstaff. Wynter 1; Brewington 1. suggest correction
I.P. 6 Coignet-type Nautical Hemisphere = P.C.(1976). modern English forgery. Brieux 4. suggest correction
I.P.G. 1627, MIM Pillar Sundial, ivory, 1627 = FLO-1286. Michel thought it might be Gueboult of Dieppe. Zinner 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
I.P.M. Germany, may be owner; these initials appear on the Soth. pair of dividers signed "C.T.M." (Christopher Trechsler Mechanicus). RSW. suggest correction
I.P.R. Sweden, c.1770, MIM Variation Compass = D.(1991). Johann Petter Rosenberg, which see. Stockholm. Coffeen 35. suggest correction
I.R. 1 Germany, c.1567, MIM Cube Sundial = NUR-L100. Evans 1 (?). suggest correction
I.R. 2 c.1660, MIM Compass Sundials, round = X, P.C., Evans Coll. ADL-A289 compass sundial is signed "Joh. Robins" and marked "I.R." (2) on the hour scale; Evans Coll. is signed on hour scale and compass card. Evans 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.R. 3 c.1700, MIM Clinometer = WHI. Olivia Brown; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
I.R. 4 Germany, 1764, MIM Table Sundial, stone, 1764 = SLM. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.R. 5 Poland, 1756, MIM Astronomical Ring, 1756 = TIM. signed "I.R. fecit TLVMATSNAY 1756." Tlumatsnay, Gallicia (Poland 1756). RSW. suggest correction
I.R. 6 England, c.1700, NIM Nocturnal, boxwood = P.C. marked "Samuel Mason is a Knave." RSW. suggest correction
I.R. 7 Germany, 16th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial, wood = Museum of London-A3891. embossed on brass gnomon, "I.R.", I has horizontal line through it about a third of the way up; acorn incised on base. Nürnberg? Gouk 1. suggest correction
I.R. 8 on ivory scales with fouled anchor, it indicates that Jesse Ramsden had divided them. J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
I.R. 9 USA, 1776, owner's initials marked on a William Guyse Hagger backstaff at Rhode Island Historical Society, after original owner's name had been rubbed out. D.J. Warner 8. suggest correction
I.S. 1 1554, MIM Ring Sundial, with expanded scale, 1554 = MUN-33/787. the initials are within a heart. Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
I.S. 2 Germany, 1584, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory, 1584 = P.C. RSW. suggest correction
I.S. 3 Italy, c.1650, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = Christie 6/7/72. RSW. suggest correction
I.S. 4 Germany, 1768, MIM Table Sundial, stone, 1768 = ING; Table Sundial, stone = VIE; Universal Ring Sundial, 1768 = GRA. Zinner 1. suggest correction
I.S. 5 1801, NIM Octant, ebony and ivory = D.(1983). name almost obliterated by later name. Coffeen C. suggest correction
I.S.A. on lid of Hans Troschel sundial; probably owner. Pugsley Sale; RSW. suggest correction
I.S.B. 1727, MIM Bullet Calipers, 1727 = LEY. RSW. suggest correction
I.S.D.S.M. 1531, MIM Astrolabe, 1531 = X (ICA-578). Price 1; ICA 2. suggest correction
I.T. France, 18th Century, MIM Compass Sundials, ivory and brass = NMM-D.84, THO. NMM 2; MADEX; RSW. suggest correction
I.T.P.K. Germany, MIM Gunners' Calipers with Sector = ADL-W128. the T and P are overlaid to form a combined letter; there are fleur-de-lys between the letters; "I.H." (4) is crudely engraved on the other side; steel points. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.T.S. Europe, 18th Century, MIM SIM Surveying Compendium, case = Phillips 2/14/79. RSW. suggest correction
I.V.K. Holland, MIM NIM "I.v.K." used by Johannes van Keulen 1 (1700-15), by Johannes van Keulen 3 (1725-56), by Johannes van Keulen 4 (1776-78) and by Johannes van Keulen (3) en Zoonen (1756-99); unless signed instruments are dated within one of the working periods listed above , it is difficult to assign a particular maker; see alao "J.v.K." Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; RSW. suggest correction
I.W. 1 England, 1665, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, 1665 = OXF; Nocturnal, 1665 = OXF. John Wingfield? Taylor 1(341). suggest correction
I.W. 2 Germany, 1672, MIM Vertical Sundials, = Drecker Coll. (1672) = DPW, Soth. 3/25/86 (1680); Sundial = HAK. the Sotheby dial shows a crown over the initials. Zinner 1; RSW.. suggest correction
I.W. 3 England, 1687, MIM Pillar Sundial, 1687 = Churchyard, Areley Kings, Worc. may have been man called "the Wizard." Gatty. suggest correction
I.W. 4 c.1800, MIM Garden Sundial, pewter = P.C. also marked "John Liscomb", who may have been the owner. Antique Collector's Calendar, 1974; RSW. suggest correction
I.W. 5 MIM Rule, folding, wood and brass = FLO. RSW. suggest correction
I.W. 6 England, c.1711, OIM Microscope, ivory, screw-barrel = KEN. made by James Wilson 1. Clay and Court. suggest correction
I.W. 7 France, c.1750, MIM Drafting Set, with case = D.(1993). signed "IW" under a heart. Coffeen 43. suggest correction
I.W.A.O.F. "Johannes Wiesel Augsburg Opus (?) fecit"; see Johannes Wiesel. RSW. suggest correction
I.W.W.B. Germany, c.1600, MIM Gunner's Scale = ADL-M122b. also marked "403" and in the initials the first W is over a recumbant B; see "F.H.", which carries the same mark. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.Z. 1 c.1600, MIM Ring Sundial = Soth. 2/13/58. RSW. suggest correction
I.Z. 2 MIM Level = ADL-M215. signed on bottom of base. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
I.Z.K. Germany, c.1650, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = Soth. 12/12/55. may be misreading for I.3 K., which see. RSW. suggest correction
IANBOMUS, GUILLERMO Spain?, 1617, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1617 = MAN-I62. Garcia Franco 1. suggest correction
IANCELLUS CREMONENSIS Italy, c.1565, MIM Gianello Torriano; instrument maker to Charles V; made planetary automata. Cremona. North 2. suggest correction
ICW., F. see F. ICW. RSW. suggest correction
IGNATIUS Germany, 1777, PHIM Pneumatic Pump, 1777 = X. cited by Bernoulli. Daumas 1. suggest correction
IGNELL, ERIK Sweden, c.1763, MIM took over Westberg workshop, 1763. Pipping 1. suggest correction
IHLDER, W., AND CO. Germany, NIM Octant, ebony and ivory = D.(1972). Bremenhaven. RSW. suggest correction
IHRMARK, JOHAN Sweden, fl.1740-81, MIM apprenticed to C.H. Werberg and Rosenberg; partner of Hasselström, 1777-81. Stockholm. Pipping 1. suggest correction
IIII. R.G. marked on table sundial at POTS signed "V.H.M." Körber 1. suggest correction
IJZER, M. AND L.D. VAN Holland, c.1850, MIM Rule, folding, wood = BOM Auction, 1906. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
IL SILIPRANDI see Siliprandi, Il. RSW. suggest correction
ILENSA AND SON England, c.1785, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 3/7/75. 5 Greville Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
ILES, JAMES FREDERICK England, c.1836, MIM 30 Jamaica Street, Commercial Road, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
ILES, JOHN England, 1725, MIM Garden Sundial, 1725 = APS. London. Multhauf 1; RSW. suggest correction
ILLINGER, JOHANNES Austria, 1733-1800, MIM OIM made telescopes and an azimuth quadrant for the Kremsmünster Observatory. Kremsmünster. Zinner 1. suggest correction
ILLINGWORTH, JOHN England, PHIM Stick Barometers = X, D.(1979). Halifax. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
ILOTT, THOMAS England, PHIM barometer maker. Bell 2. suggest correction
IMISON, JOHN England, fl.1783-1808, MIM OIM author. Manchester. Taylor 2(855). suggest correction
IMMISCH England, PHIM thermometer maker; see Moritz and Immisch. London. RSW. suggest correction
IMMSER, PHILIPP Germany, fl.1538-58, MIM Sundial inside base of table clock, 1554 = BM; Astronomical Clock = VIT. mathematician; clock designer; see Emmoser. Tübingen. Zinner 1; Mucke 2; Vincent 1. suggest correction
IMPAY SON AND CO. see Imray Son and Co. Garcia Franco 1. suggest correction
IMRAY see Blachford and Imray. suggest correction
IMRAY AND CO. England, c.1835, NIM OIM PHIM James Imray; Frederick Wiggins worked for the firm, c.1835. London. Taylor 2(2273). suggest correction
IMRAY AND SON England, c.1850, NIM PHIM Stick Barometer = GMM. James Imray. 102 Minories, London. RSW. suggest correction
IMRAY SONS AND CO. England, c.1860, PHIM Marine Sympiesometer = Soth.-SK 7/23/87. 89-102 Minories, London. RSW. suggest correction
IMRAY, JAMES England, fl.1836-42, NIM Sextant, incomplete = Soth. 10/27/42. joined with Robert Blachford in 1836. Navigation Warehouse, 102 Minories, London. Taylor 2(2151); Brewington 1; RSW. suggest correction
IMRAY, SON AND CO. England, c.1850, NIM OIM PHIM Telescope = D.(1974); Octant, ebony brass and ivory = Phillips 2/15/89. T.C.; "inventors of the metal quadrant with ivory arch", James Imray; by 1937 the firm had become Imray, Laurie, Norie and Wilson Ltd. at 123 Minories, London. 89 and 102 Minories, London. Brewington 1; Moskowitz 108; Witt; RSW. suggest correction
IMSS, PHIL. see Philipp Immser. Vincent 1. suggest correction
INDERWICK, J. England, fl.1825-27, OIM also an ivory turner. 58 Prince's Street, Leicester Square, London. Taylor 2(1601). suggest correction
INDGE, T.C. England, c.1860, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-S 5/19/88. Chard. RSW. suggest correction
INGENHOUSZ, JOHANN Austria, 1730-99, devised apparatus to show heat conductivity of various materials; first suggested a liquid compass; developed early model of the plate-type electrical machine, 1760. Vienna. KEN; G.L'E. Turner 24; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
INGHAM, NORTH England; USA, fl.1725-35, MIM Magnetic Compasses, wood = Massachusetts Historical Society, PEA. apprenticed to James Anderton in the Grocers' Company in 1700; in Boston by 1720, when two daughters were christened. North Boston, New England. J. Brown 1; Smart 1; Bedini 8; Brewington 1; Warner 12. suggest correction
INGOLD, PIERRE FREDERICK England, c.1843, watchmaker; held patent for improvements in machinery for making parts of mathematical, optical, astronomical and navigating instruments. Dean Street, Soho, London. Practical Mechanic and Engineer's Magazine, Dec. 1843. suggest correction
INGRAM, JOHN England, c.1748, PHIM made Fotheringham's thermometer; watchmaker and white-smith. Spalding. Chaldecott 2. suggest correction
INGRAM, L. England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably Laceby Ingram, watch and clock maker. Lincoln. Goodison 1. suggest correction
INNES Scotland, PHIM Dynamometer = D.(1969). Edinburgh. RSW. suggest correction
INNSEL, ELIAS see C.S.A.P. RSW. suggest correction
INSLEY see Watson and Insley. RSW. suggest correction
INTERVINE see Introvino. Bell 2. suggest correction
INTROFISI, P. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
INTRONINI see Introvino. Goodison 1. suggest correction
INTRONINI, GASPAR see Gaspar Introvini. Taylor 2(1602). suggest correction
INTRONINO AND CO. England, c.1775, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 1/19/73. RSW. suggest correction
INTROSS AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM barometer makers; became P. Intross and Co. after 1850. 5 Sims's Terrace, Chatham. Goodison 1; Bell 2. suggest correction
INTROSS, A. (3), AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Phillips 8/12/87. see A. Intross 3. Stroud. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
INTROSS, A. 1 England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth.-West Sussex 6/21/83. see Intross and Co. Chatham. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
INTROSS, A. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. Rochester Bridge. Goodison 1. suggest correction
INTROSS, A. 3 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie 1/26/90. see A. Intross and Co. Stroud. RSW. suggest correction
INTROSS, P. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Chatham. Goodison 1. suggest correction
INTROSS, P. 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. Rochester. Goodison 1. suggest correction
INTROSS, W. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X. Rochester Bridge. Goodison 1. suggest correction
INTROVINE see Introvini. Goodison 1; Bell 2. suggest correction
INTROVINI, ANTHONY AND GASPAR England, fl.1816-17, PHIM barometer makers. Thomas Street, Manchester. Bell 2. suggest correction
INTROVINI, ANTHONY, AND CO. England, fl.1814-15, PHIM barometer makers. Thomas Street, Manchester. Bell 2. suggest correction
INTROVINI, GASPAR England, fl.1820-45, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Christie-SK 4/17/86. also a picture frame maker and gilder; see Anthony and Gaspar Introvini; the Christie barometer is said to be signed " Jantrovino", a misreading. 43 Thomas Street (1822-26); 88 St. George Street (1841); Foundry Road; No. 49 Thomas Street; all in Manchester. Taylor 2(1602); Goodison 1; Bell 2; RSW. suggest correction
INTROVINO see Introvini. suggest correction
IOAN ET PAURUS Italy, c.1690, MIM Graphometer = P.C. Venice. RSW. suggest correction
IOHA, M. Poland, 1637, MIM Wall Sundial, 1637 = Church, Wodzislaw. Wodzislaw. Polish Inventory. suggest correction
IRELAND England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
IRELAND, DANIEL England, c.1724, MIM turned over as an apprentice to John Bennett 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 5, 1724. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
IRVINE, ELZABETH England, c.1838, OIM succeeded John Irvine. London. Taylor 2(1896). suggest correction
IRVINE, I. England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 5/14/87. see J. Irvine. London. RSW. suggest correction
IRVINE, J. England, fl.1817-22, MIM OIM 5 Queenhithe, London. Taylor 2(1367); Dewhirst. suggest correction
IRVINE, JOHN G. England, fl.1830-37, OIM 32 Kirby Street, Hatton Garden, London. Taylor 2(1846). suggest correction
IRVINE, THOMAS AND PETER England, fl.1838-42, MIM PHIM 19 Charles Street, Hatton Garden, London. Taylor 2(2152 & 2152a); O'Mara. suggest correction
IRVING, ALEXANDER England, 1695, MIM apprenticed to John Wells 2 of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 29, 1688; free of the Company, Sept. 30, 1695; an alternative spelling was "Irwing." London. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
IRWIN, CHRISTOPHER England, c.1759, designed an instrument to find longitude. London. Dawson 216, 1971. suggest correction
ISELI France, c.1830, MIM Surveyor's Y-Level = P.C. 149 Boulevard St.Germain, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
ISENBROEK see Ysenbroek. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
ISLE, GUILLAUME DE L' France, fl.1675-1725, MIM Terrestrial Globe = CNAM-3851; Terrestrial Globes, 1700 = CNAM-763 and NMM-G146; Celestial Globe, 1700 = FLO. Celestial & Terrestrial Globes = Bonnier de la Mosson, 1774; Celestial & Terrestrial Globes = Hendrik de Leth auction, Aug. 21, 1758. Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
ISLE, J.N. DE L' France, c.1700, physicist; invented a new scale for thermometers. Daumas 1. suggest correction
ISMAY England, c.1850, OIM Telescope, single draw = Christie-SK 10/23/87. Pier, Dover. RSW. suggest correction
ISOARD France, 19th Century, MIM Depth Gauge = CNAM. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
ITEBTING misreading for Heating. RSW. suggest correction
IUSTI, JOANNES BAPTISTA Italy, fl.1555-65, MIM Horary Quadrants, 1555 and 1558 = FLO; Nocturnal and Horary Quadrant, 1565 = Christie 11/21/61. D.J. Price showed the quadrants in Florence as 1565 & 1568. Florence. Bonelli 1; Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
IVEN, W.H. Germany, NIM Compass Rose = X. Hamburg. Shück 2. suggest correction

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