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J. AND B. Ireland, c.1750, OIM Telescope = Christie-SK 4/17/86. Belfast. RSW.
J. AND R.D. England, MIM Rule, folding = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. "Danish Inches." Sheffield. RSW.
J.A. USA?, c.1830, "J.A." with anchor, stamped on ivory scale of Richard Patten's octant at MYS. D.J. Warner 10.
J.A.B. AND CO. England, post-1856, MIM Scale, ivory = CMY. Callen Street, West, London. RSW.
J.A.M. 1 misreading for "I.A.M." 1, which see. Zinner 1; RSW.
J.A.M. 2 MIM Garden Sundial, stone = NOR. RSW.
J.B. 1 see I.B. 1. van Cittert.
J.B. 2 England, see John Brown 1. Price 3; Ward 4; RSW.
J.B. 3 1761, MIM Calipers, iron and steel, 1761 = D.(1969) = VCW. RSW.
J.B. 4 see Cargrave. RSW.
J.B. 5 England, MIM Sector, ivory = P.C. Hull. RSW.
J.B. 6 MIM Drawing Instruments = Christie 11/22/78. RSW.
J.B.A.D.B. c.1650, MIM Dividers, iron = NMM-D1/D.23. NMM 2.
J.B.A.R.L. France, 1785, MIM Garden Sundial, marble, 1785 = P. and S. 2/9/1897. RSW.
J.B.H. Germany, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = CZJ. Augsburg. Zinner 1; RSW.
J.B.W. 1760, MIM Horizontal Sundial, honestone, 1760 = P. and S. 3/20/1896. RSW.
J.BF. c.1800, MIM Table Sundial, silvered brass = Koller 11/17/75. signed "J.Bf." RSW.
J.C. 1 England, Sir John Cheke, marked on quadrant at BM dated 1551 and signed "T.G." and also marked "W.B." (3). Price 3; Ward 4.
J.C. 2 England, see John Chatfield. RSW.
J.C. 3 Germany, c.1725, MIM Equatorial Sundial = OXF. RSW.
J.C. 4 England, see James Chapman 2. Brewington 1.
J.C. 5 England, c.1750, MIM Compass Sundial = Christie-SK 11/19/87. RSW.
J.C. DE W. Holland, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial, marble = UTR. also marked "fec. et exsc." de Rijk.
J.C.C. Germany, MIM Horizontal Sundial, stone = Kreis Mosbach in Baden Museum, Amtshaus. Zinner 1.
J.C.L. Germany, 1716, MIM Rules, 1716 = DRE. RSW.
J.C.V. MIM Horizontal Sundial = P. and S. 5/19/1896. RSW.
J.D. England?, c.1750, MIM Slide Rule, circular = BM. may be "T.D." 2; also marked "T.E." Price 3; Ward 4; Gunther 2.
J.D.C. marked on universal equatorial sundial, WHI-575; Bryden thought it a monogram, not a maker's name. Bryden 16; RSW.
J.D.Z. Germany, 1765, NIM Cross-staff, wood, 1765 = Hamburg Seemannsschule. Zinner 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2.
J.E. MIM Rule, folding, ivory = OXF. RSW.
J.E.C. Germany, MIM Sundial = MUN. invented this type of sundial. Haugis. RSW.
J.E.V. 1756, MIM Garden Sundial, 1756 = LIE. Michel 9.
J.F. Italy, c.1700, MIM Horizontal Sundial and Nocturnal = MADEX = NMM-D.110. MADEX; NMM 2.
J.F.F. Germany, c.1790, OIM Nürnberg-type Drum Microscopes, wood = P.C., Prin Coll.(2), NAC(2), Pharmacy Museum, Kracow, Drouot Richelieu 4/28/88, etc. J.F. over F., inside a heart; branded into base of the microscopes. Daumas 1; Polish Inv.; RSW.
J.G. France, c.1600, MIM Artillery Level = ADL-M216. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW.
J.G.H. 1 Germany, 1650, MIM Sundial, wood and paper, 1650 = Wolfenbüttel Bibliothek. Bobinger thought he was (Johann?) Georg Hertel. Augsburg. Bobinger 2.
J.G.H. 2 see "I.G.H." 3. Zinner 1.
J.G.S. Germany, MIM Horizontal Sundial, hexagonal, copper = Breslau Schlesisches Museum für Kunst und Altertümer. Zinner 1.
J.G.S.J. Germany, 1692, MIM Table Sundial, stone, 1692 = REG. "S.J." may be Society of Jesus. Zinner 1.
J.G.V. Germany, MIM Augsburg-type Sundials = BM, DEU, Soth 12/15/58, P. and S. 3/20/1896, 5/19/1896, etc. Johan Georg Vogler, which see; see also "I.G.V." Augsburg. Price 3; Ward 4; RSW.
J.G.V.L. Germany?, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial = VIT. Zinner 1.
J.H. 1 1575, MIM Astrolabe, 1575 = NUR (ICA-556). Joshua Habermel? Zinner 1; Price 1; ICA 2; RSW.
J.H. 2 France, 1583, MIM Moon Globe on clock, 1583 = Altdorf. Isaac Habrecht 1. Strasbourg. Zinner 1.
J.H. 3 1716, MIM Dividers, wood, 1716 = VCW. RSW.
J.H. 4 1824, MIM OIM SIM Telescopic Alidade, 1824 = NOR. J. Hofgren, which see. RSW.
J.H. 5 1826, MIM Protractor, 1826 = D.(1991). base line divided into 60 parts; one semicircular scale runs from 0-90 and is not a true semicircle; possibly J. Hofgren? Coffeen 32.
J.H.B. MIM Diptych Sundial = OXF. "H." is formed by a bar between the "J." and the "B." Evans 1.
J.H.B.P. Germany?, 1655, MIM Instrument, 1655 = STU. RSW.
J.H.S. 1 1810, MIM Magnetic Compass, wood and brass, 1810 = Milwaukee Public Museum, Wis. RSW.
J.H.S. 2 misreading for "I.H.S." Körber 1.
J.J.K.H. 1739, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1739 = KRM. also marked "V.T." Zinner 1.
J.K. MIM Ring Sundial, expanded = SLM. Zinner 1.
J.K.S. c.1650, MIM Universal Ring Sundial = DEU. RSW.
J.M. MIM Sundial with silver hour scale = FIN-175. RSW.
J.M.C. Belgium, 1775-1836, MIM Vertical Sundial, 1831 = UTR. also marked "baron van Utenhave van Heemstede, Jutphaas." Antwerp. de Rijk.
J.M.K. AND Z. NIM Octant, wood and ivory, No. 481 = Larvik Marine Museum, Norway. RSW,
J.M.S. Switzerland?, 1689, MIM Celestial Globe, 1689 = ZUR. astronomy student. Zinner 1.
J.R.C. Germany, OIM Microscope, Nürnberg-type = CZJ. RSW.
J.R.M. England, 1688, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1688 = OXF. "J.R.M. fecit." Taylor 1(412); Evans 1.
J.S. 1 Germany, MIM Vertical Sundial = Ulrichmuseum, Augsburg; Horizontal Sundial, stone = VIE. Bobinger 2; Michel 3.
J.S. 2 Portugal, late 19th Century, MIM Diptych Sundials, wood = RSM, Ethnological Museum, Lisbon (2). Joao da Silva, which see; marked "autor." RSW.
J.S.M. England?, c.1800, MIM Gunter's Rule, boxwood = D.(1975). owner? Moskowitz.
J.U.H.Z.E. see H.G. 7. Zinner 1.
J.V.K. Holland, MIM NIM "J.v.K." used by Johannes van Keulen 1 (1700-15), by Johannes van Keulen 3 (1725-56), and by Johannes van Keulen (3) en Zoonen (1756-99); unless signed instruments are dated within one of the above listed working periods, it is difficult to assign a particular maker; see also "I.v.K." Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2; ADL; RSW.
JAC., D. 1658, MIM Garden Sundial, 1658 = NAC. "anno 58." RSW.
JACK, RICHARD Scotland, c.1750, mathematics teacher; patented a sea quadrant and refracting telescope with George Adams 1, in 1750. Edinburgh. J. Brown 1; Bryden 3; Dewhirst.
JACK, ROBERT MIM Pelorus = D.(1965). Pittenweem. RSW.
JACKS, JAMES USA, c.1780-97, MIM NIM SIM sometimes spelt Jack; sold mathematical, nautical and surveying instruments; maker? clockmaker. Charleston, S. Car. (in 1780's); Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. (?-1797). Bedini 1; USNM.
JACKSON 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1.
JACKSON 2 England, 1736, MIM made Mortimer's thermometer. Chaldecott 2.
JACKSON 3 see Farrow and Jackson.
JACKSON 4 England, 17th Century, MIM Sector, with steel points = P.C. London. RSW.
JACKSON, BENJAMIN England, fl.1701-14, MIM NIM invented a new quadrant in 1703. Taylor 1(532).
JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER England, fl.1590-1616, MIM SIM specialized in surveyor's chains; refered to by Eric Rathbone. Sign of the Cock, Crooked Lane, Eastcheap, London. Taylor 1(83); Evans 1; Dewhirst; Clay and Court; Darius 3.
JACKSON, HENRY England, fl.1707-27, MIM invented a new quadrant, the "nocturnal quadrant", and a planisphere. Taylor 2(75).
JACKSON, I. England, 19th Century, MIM Rules, ivory = Phillips 1/30/84. may be James Jackson. RSW.
JACKSON, J. 1 England, MIM Sector, ivory = P.C. London. RSW.
JACKSON, J. 2 England, MIM Universal Ring Sundials = LAW and CZJ; Clinometer = KEN. probably Joseph Jackson 1. London. Taylor 2(275); Chaldecott 1; RSW.
JACKSON, JAMES 1 England, fl.1750-85, PHIM Coin Balance = Soth. 2/19/66; Hydrostatical Coin Balance = P.C. Assay Master for Birmingham. Birmingham. D. Crawforth-Hitchins; RSW.
JACKSON, JAMES 2 England, fl.1820-22, MIM OIM PHIM Instrument = KEN. 16 Knightsbridge, London. Taylor 2(1603).
JACKSON, JOSEPH 1 England, fl.1730-70, MIM NIM OIM SIM Elliptical Trammel = OXF; Sextants = OXF, Soth. 3/10/87, P.C.; Universal Ring Sundials = NMM-D.222, LAW-287, OXF (1740), KEN; Surveying Level = KEN; Telescope, Gregorian = KEN; Sundial = KEN; Sector = NMM. licensed by John Hadley to make his quadrant in 1734; some of the above instruments may have been made by Joseph Jackson 2; Joseph Jackson 1 and 2 could be the same man; the sextant at Soth. was marked "N.82." London. Bedini 8; Michel 3; Dewhirst; Daumas 1; NMM 2; A.J. Turner 10; RSW.
JACKSON, JOSEPH 2 England, fl.1735-60, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Heath 1 in the Grocers' Company on Oct. 10, 1723; free of the Company on May 13, 1735; took apprentices; may be same as Joseph Jackson 1. Opposite Exeter Change, Strand (1735); Angel Court in the Strand (1736); near Surrey Street in the Strand (1739); Angel Court in the Strand (1760); all in London. J. Brown 1.
JACKSON, JOSEPH 3 England, fl.1745?-70, MIM OIM apprenticed to Thomas Yorke, c.1738. Angel Court, Strand, London. Taylor 2(275); NMM 2; Michel 3; Chaldecott 1; Clay and Court; Daumas 1; Evans 1; RSW.
JACOB AND HALSE England, fl.1809-19, MIM Globes, miniature, with cases = Soth. 5/2/66 (1809) and 5/7/56 (1819); Terrestrial Globes, miniature, with case, 1809 = Soth. 5/10/76, D.(1994). London. ATG 8/13/94; RSW.
JACOB, A. England, c.1830, OIM St.Ann's Place, Manchester. Taylor 2(1898).
JACOB, CHRISTOPHER England, fl.1761-1770, MIM rule maker; he had Thomas Bridges, Jos. Timmins and William Stringer as apprentices. Bilstone Street, Wolverhampton (1761); Snowhill (1761); Smallbrook Street (1767); Chapel Row (1770); the last three in Birmingham. Bryden 9.
JACOB, ISAAC England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 33 Castle Street, Swansea. Goodison 1.
JACOB, WILLIAM England, c.1770, MIM rule maker. 29 Smallbrook Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9.
JACOBI France, 1765, OIM Microscope with case, 1765 = NAC. Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet.
JACOBI AB HEYDEN MIM Terrestrial Planisphere = MUN. is Heyden a place? RSW.
JACOBS ZN, CHRISTIAAN Holland, 1564, MIM NIM compass maker. Veere; Middelburg (1564). Mörzer Bruyns 2.
JACOBS, CONRAD Holland, c.1610, MIM Sundial in watch lid = BM. Leeuwarden. Baillie 1.
JACOBS, LEWIS England, c.1823, PHIM watchmaker and silversmith; barometers. Totnes. Bell 2.
JACOBS, WOLFF England, fl.1830-38, MIM OIM PHIM 36 Great Saffron Hill, London. Taylor 2(1899).
JACOPI, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Salop. Goodison 1.
JACQUELIN, GABRIEL France, c.1760, NIM Compass = X. Rochefort. A.J.Turner X.
JACQUELIN, JEAN France, c.1760, NIM Compass = X. Rochefort. A.J.Turner X.
JACQUERY, D. England, c.1829, apprenticed to Robert Bancks 2 on Dec. 1, 1829, in the Joiners' Company. Crawforth 7.
JACQUET 1 France, c.1790, OIM successor to Jean-Baptiste Noël Chiquet. Paris. Nachet.
JACQUET 2 France, c.1810, OIM made telescopes and microscopes. rue du Haut-Moulin, Paris. Nachet.
JACQUINET France, MIM Armillary Ring Sundial = Soth. 12/13/71 = P.C. Rue St. Honoré, Paris. RSW.
JACQUINOT, DOMINIQUE France, 1545, author; designed an astrolabe, Gunther 203; Nachet thought date was 1619. Champagne. Gunther 1; Michel 2 & 3; Nachet.
JAMBON, R.F. France, c.1828, MIM devised "le machine geocyclique", a type of orrery; author. a la Portée des gens du monde, Paris. Baillie 1; H.C. King 2; Coffeen 12.
JAMES England, c.1850, PHIM barometer maker; jeweler. Saffron Waldon. Bell 2.
JAMES AND SON England, pre-1784, PHIM Barometer = USNM. London. USNM; Middleton 4.
JAMES, GEORGE name of owner on a Hadley quadrant by John Gaitskill, 1823, ADL-A53. ADL; RSW.
JAMES, GRAY AND KEEN misreading for Jones, Gray and Keen. RSW.
JAMESON, GEORGE see George Jamieson 1. H.C. King 2; Bryden 3.
JAMESON, JAMES England, c.1761, OIM apprenticed to John Margas in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free in the Company in 1761. West Smithfield, London. Robischon.
JAMIESON Scotland, c.1840, MIM Percussion Machine = RSM. Adam Square, Edinburgh. Morrison-Low.
JAMIESON, GEORGE 1 Scotland, fl.1729-55, MIM Orrery = RSM; Garden Sundials = EMA, X (1735). orrery signed "George Jameson"; made brass plates for sundials. Hamilton. Taylor 2(188); Bryden 3; RSW.
JAMIESON, GEORGE 2 England, fl.1786-1810, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (2). clock and watch maker; chronometer maker to the Navy; one of the barometers is signed "George Jamison." 33 Charing Cross, London (1800-05); High Street, Portsmouth. Goodison 1.
JAMIESON, ROBERT Scotland, c.1820, MIM PHIM Marine Thermometer, case = Captain Livingstone (pre-1820). probably the Jamieson in Gardner, Jamieson and Co., which see. Glasgow. Taylor 2(1604); Clarke et al.
JAMIESON, ROBERT, AND CO. Scotland, fl.1819-25, MIM 31 Brunswick Place (1822); 8 Nelson Street (1823-25); both in Glasgow. Bryden 3.
JAMIN, MAISON France, 1822-pre-1865, OIM succeeded by Darlot, pre-1865. 14 rue Chapon, Paris. USNM.
JAMISON, GEORGE see George Jamieson 2. Goodison 1.
JAMNITZER, J. MIM Mining Compass = DRE (lost). RSW.
JAMNITZER, WENZEL Germany, 1509-86, MIM PHIM Astrolabe, 1578 = DRE (lost); Sundials with shadow squares, 1578 = POB, DRE; Terrestrial Globe = NUR; Altitude Instrument, 1585 = DRE; Compasses, Rules and Wind Vanes = DRE; Measuring Rod, metal = BASH; Specific Gravity Measure = HAK. author; painting showing HAK measure is at BASH. Nürnberg. Engelmann 3; Perry; Zinner 1; Michel 1, 2 and 3; Drechsler 2; Trois Siècles; Nachet; RSW.
JANEN, PIETER JACOBSZE VAN DEN Holland, NIM Marine Compass = P. and S. 4/3/1894. Rotterdam. Evans 1; RSW.
JANETTI France, c.1795, MIM cast official measures; worked for Fortin. Marseilles. Daumas 1.
JANSE, JAN Holland, 18th Century, NIM Cross-staff = Noordelijk Scheepvaart Museum. Rooseboom 1.
JANSEN, ANDRIES Holland, 1600, MIM NIM made universal astrolabes, cross-staves and quadrants for the van Neck expedition in 1600. Amsterdam? Mörzer Bruyns 2.
JANSEN, HANS Holland, fl.1611-19, OIM may have been the inventor of the microscope with his son, Zacharias, 1611-19; made microscopes. Zeeland. Daumas 1; Nachet; Michel 3; A.J. Turner 10.
JANSEN, WILLEM JANS Holland, c.1826, MIM made a planetarium as planned by Eisinga. Dongjum. Rooseboom 1.
JANSEN, ZACHARIAS Holland, 1588-1632, OIM spectacles, microscope and telescope maker; associated with the development of the refracting telescope in 1608; may have been the inventor of the microscope with his father, Hans Jansen. Middelburg. Rooseboom 1; Nachet; Wynter and Turner; Clay and Court; A.J. Turner 10; Michel 3.
JANSON, JOHANNES Holland, fl.1620-48, MIM Quadrant, wood, 1628 = LUN; Pairs of Globes, 1623 = DRE and Weimar Landesbibliothek; Celestial Globe, 1623, Terrestrial Globe, 1636 = Landesbibliothek, Berlin; Pair of Globes, 1645 = Heimatmuseum, Waldenburg; Celestial Globe, 1648 = LUN; Terrestrial Globe, 1620 = NMM. son-in-law of Hondius. Amsterdam. Zinner 1 & 6; Grötzsch 1 & 2; NMM 2; RSW.
JANSON, WILLEM Holland, MIM instrument maker for Adriaan Metius. Michel 2.
JANSONIUS, JACOBUS Holland, 1694, MIM Universal Sundial, 1694 = ROT. may be the same as Jacob Janszoon, which see. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW.
JANSSEN, EGBERT Holland, 18th Century, MIM Circumferentors = UTR and Geodätisches Institut, Munich; Graphometer = BAU; Square = UTP. Amsterdam. Zinner 1; Rooseboom 1; RSW.
JANSZOON, CORNELIS Holland, fl.1568-80+, NIM marine compass maker. Harlingen; Emden (1568-80); Middelburg. Mörzer Bruyns 2.
JANSZOON, JACOB Holland, 1674, NIM cross-staff maker in 1674; see Jacobus Jansonius. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW.
JANTROVINO misreading for Gaspar Introvini. RSW.
JANVIER FILS France, ? St. Claude. Gélis.
JANVIER, ANTIDE France, 1751-1835, MIM Armillary Sphere with clockwork,1774 = P.C.; Planetaria on Clocks = TOU (1773), TIM(2), Drouot 10/12/75, UTO 11/2/76, P.C.; Thermometers = CNAM (3). clockmaker and author. Paris. Daumas 1; Baillie 1; Tardy 3; Guye and Michel; RSW.
JANZOONS, ZACHARIUS see Zacharius Jansen.
JARDIN 1 England, MIM Level = D. (1973); Tension gauge = D. (1973). London. Wynter 1; RSW.
JARDIN 2 France, c.1800, MIM OIM Drawing Instrument Set = UTO; Folding Square = Christie 6/7/72; Telescopic Rule, with silver mounts = SPI-11 (2770) = SPI-Anderson-26; Protractor = D.(1984); Sector = Saint-Brieuc 8/4/79. "Opticien." quay de l'Horloge, Paris. Nachet; Coffeen F; RSW.
JARDIN, DU, PIERRE, LE JEUNE France, c.1640, MIM Diptych Sundial = LEI. Paris. A.J. Turner X.
JARDIN, GEORGE Scotland, fl.1737-70, MIM Miner's Dial, 1770 = Kirkcaldy Museum. blacksmith. Glasgow. Bryden 3.
JARDIN, JEAN DU France, c.1700, MIM Horizontal Sundial = Christie 12/18/74 and 4/9/75. Paris. RSW.
JARDIN, PIERRE DU France, 1594-1645, MIM Astronomical Compendia = Soth. 12/12/55-113 = P.C. (1614), P.C. (1620), ADL-M257 (1627), MAN-I159 (1645), OXF, D.(1975), Ecouen (CLU). ivory or ivory and wood; colored paper or tooled leather applied to 1b and 2a sides; the ADL instrument was misread as "du Chardin"; P.C. 1614 is ivory on pearwood with silver. Paris. Nachet; Brieux 3; Garcia Franco 1; Engelmann 1; Evans 1; ADL; RSW.
JARDINE France?, PHIM Balance = Martin Sale 3/8/178? RSW.
JARMAIN, T. England, c.1759, NIM made marine compasses. London. Bryden 3.
JARMAN, THOMAS England, c.1735, MIM apprenticed to George Wright 1 in the Grocers' Company, 1728; turned over to James Swetman 1 of the Grocers' Company in 1729; free of the Company in 1735. J. Brown 1.
JARVIS, F.W. England, 18th Century, OIM Telescope = D.(1985). may be the owner. Coffeen 10.
JASOND, IMAMFI Nocturnal, 1589 = A-P 3/7/77. misreading for initials of month scale. RSW.
JAY, DANIEL USA, 1764, MIM Sundial, 1764 = P.C. made for James Pemberton; latitude 40°. Philadelphia, Pa. Bedini 1.
JAYNE, JOHN USA, 1784-1813, MIM NIM Rule, 1805 = Essex Institute; Rods, 1806 = Essex Institute (2). apprenticed to Benjamin King 2; T.C. in Hadley quadrant case. at the Sign of Hadley's Quadrant; Essex Street (1805); Water Street (1807); Derby Street, opposite Union Wharf (1811); all in Salem, Mass.; Marblehead, Mass. Brewington 1; Bedini 1 and 8; D.J. Warner 10; RSW.
JAZEPH, JAMES England, fl.1807-17, OIM 24 Well Street, Cripplegate; 15 Nichols Street, Aldersgate; both in London. Taylor 2(1165); O'Mara.
JAZEPIE, J. England, 1807-17, OIM probably James Jazeph. 15 Castle Street, Aldersgate, London (1817). O'Mara.
JAZIOLI England, 19th Century, OIM Telescope, wood, 5-foot = Cardoza Auction 8/26/89. London. RSW.
JEACOCK, JAMES England, fl.1836-72, MIM PHIM 32 Fore Street (1836-42), (1852); 96 Fore Street (1847); both in Limehouse, London. Taylor 2(2155); O'Mara.
JEARDEIN, DU France, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial, oval = Soth. 2/1/79. Paris. RSW.
JEAURAT France, 1780, MIM Star Guide, 1780 = CNAM. member of Académie Royale des Sciences; invented an iconantidiptic telescope; author. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4; Courtanvaux; RSW.
JECKER France, c.1800, NIM PHIM SIM Sextant, No. 101 = Nouveau Drouot 5/20/88; Stick Barometer = Drouot Richelieu 4/28/88; Theodolite = FRK = Kelton Coll. (1990); etc. probably François-Antoine-Jacob Jecker. Paris. RSW.
JECKER FRERES France, c.1820, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Jecker frères; François-Antoine Jecker and his brothers, Laurenz J. Jecker and perhaps A. Jecker. 32, rue de Bondy, Paris. Nachet; Daumas 1.
JECKER, A. France, 18th Century, OIM Telescope = A-P 3/15/76. may be brother of François-Antoine Jecker. RSW.
JECKER, FRANCOIS-ANTOINE France; England; France, fl.1790-1820, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM made many balances, Borda circles, telescopes, microscopes, theodolites, elevation finders, barometers, etc; examples can be seen in NMM, CNAM, NAC, ROU, VNN, LAW, Schuhmann, etc. François- Antoine Jecker; worked with Ramsden in London for five years; later had workshop with his brothers; signed "Jecker à Paris"; organized quantity production. 20 rue des Marmousets; 110 rue des Douze-Portes, au Marais; 32 rue de Bondy (1819); all in Paris. Daumas 1; NMM 2; Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4; Wynter and Turner; J.A. Bennett 2; Middleton 1; RSW.
JECKER, LAURENZ J. France, 1769-1834, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM brother of François-Antoine Jecker. 32, rue de Bondy, Paris. Daumas 1.
JEEYES, SAMUEL England, c.1670, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Philip Smith of the Clockmakers' Company on July 4, 1670. J. Brown 3.
JEFFERSON, THOMAS USA, 1743-1826, statesman; third President of the United States; was very interested in science and its application to people and to the United States; invented many labor- and time- saving devices including a pantograph for signatures; invented the wind directional machine at Monticello. Virginia; Washinton, D.C.; Monticello, Va. Bedini 8 and 11; DAB; etc.
JEFFERSON, WATERMAN USA, 1840, SIM Surveying Compass/Inclinometer = D.(1996). signed on pewter compass face; may be owner. Douglas, Mass. Coffeen 55.
JEFFERY, A. England, fl.1862-89, MIM Mining Theodolite, Lean-type = P.C. watch and clockmaker; succeeded William Wilton 2 in Camborne. Market Place, Camborne, Cornwall. Crawforth 4.
JEFFREYS England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = K. and C. 4/7/76. Dudley. RSW.
JEFFREYS AND SON England, post-1850, PHIM watch and clockmakers; made barometers; see John Jeffreys. Market Place, Biggleswade. Bell 2.
JEFFREYS, J. England, c.1800, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Gorringe's, Lewes 4/28/92. mahogany and rosewood; could be Jeffreys or John Jeffreys, which see. London. RSW.
JEFFREYS, JAMES England, fl. c.1830, MIM OIM PHIM 132 St. John Street, Smithfield, London. Taylor 2(1900).
JEFFREYS, JOHN England, fl.1823-50+, PHIM watch and clockmaker; made barometers; see Jeffreys and Son. Market Place, Biggleswade. Bell 2.
JEFFREYS, WILLIAM England, fl.1830-46, MIM OIM PHIM 26 Wilderness Row, Goswell Street, London. Taylor 2(1901).
JENIG, PAUL Germany, 1792, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1792 = DRE. Nürnberg. Grötzsch 2.
JENIN, PIERRE France, 1614, MIM Wall Sundial, 1614 = Saint-Blaise Church, Neuchatel. Neuchatel. RSW.
JENKIN England, 1925, designed the Oxford Astrolabe in 1925, made by W. Watson and Sons Ltd; wrote short paper on it. Bryden 16; Gunther 1; RSW.
JENKIN, EDWARD England, c.1850, PHIM Partner with Edward Hall in Dring and Fage and Co.; made hydrometers and saccharimeters. 19 and 20 Tooley ST., lONDON bRIDGE, lONDON. mCcONNELL 4.
JENKINS, DAVID England, fl.1828-29, MIM 32 Whynot Street, Clerkenwell, London. O'Mara.
JENKINS, HENRY England, fl.1757-78, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. author; clockmaker. 46 Cheapside (1774); 68 Aldersgate Street (1778); both in London. Goodison 1; Baillie 1.
JENKINSON, JOHN England, fl.1644-69, OIM member of Spectaclemakers' Company by 1644; took an apprentice. Bishopsgate, London. Court and von Rohr.
JENNER, ANSELM England, fl.1685-92, MIM made the "Encyclogium" with Walter Hayes. Bristol. Taylor 1(440).
JENNINGS, HENRY CONSTANTINE England, 1731-1820, MIM NIM Instruments = NMM, John Ross (1819). patented an insulated compass and a mercurial log glass. Shiplake; Lindrey Row, Chelsea; 39 Carbuton Place, Fitzroy Square, Marylebone; 75 Great Titchfield Street, Portland Place; all in London. Taylor 2(499).
JENNINGS, THOMAS England, fl.1844-46, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-PB pre-1980. T.C. on back of E. Hoppe barometer. Tacket Street. Ipswich. Bell 2; RSW.
JENSEN, GUSTAVO Cuba, PHIM Marine Barometer and Sympiesometer = Christie 4/3/74. Habana. RSW.
JENSEN, IVER Denmark, c.1790, NIM Crown Compass = NMM. Copenhagen. Bedini 8.
JENSEN, OLE Norway?, 1779, marked on a "Cole, London" (Benjamin Cole 2) Hadley's quadrant, 1779 at OMM. RSW.
JENTILL, EDMUND England, 1594, devised a pair of compasses which could draw a number of geometrical and spiral lines, 1594. A.J. Turner 10.
JERAK, FRANZ Czechoslovakia, c.1850, MIM showed in the Great Exhibition in London, 1851. Prague (Austria). G.L'E. Turner 24.
JEREMIASZ see Meyjes Jeremiasz, Johannes or Franz. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2.
JEROME, JEWEL AND CO. USA, 1847-49, NIM Noble Jerome, Lyman Jewel and David Mathews; clock makers; also made marine compasses. Antiquarian Horology, June, 1983.
JEROME, NOBLE USA, c.1847, see Jerome, Jewel and Co.; was with the firm from 1847-49. Antiquarian Horology, June 1983.
JERVIS, E. 1752, MIM Drawing Instrument Set, silver, etui, 1752 = P.C. possibly owner. Antiques, July 1925.
JERVIS, FRANCIS England, c.1656, MIM apprenticed for 8 years to Ralph Greatorex of the Clockmakers' Company on June 2, 1656. J. Brown 3.
JETINSKY 1725, MIM Hodometer in cart with organ, 1725 = GEL. RSW.
JEVVITT AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer with Thermometer = K. and C. 10/8/75. may be misreading for "Jewitt and Co." Liverpool. RSW.
JEWEL England, OIM see Willett and Jewel; microscope makers. RSW.
JEWEL, PIETER Holland, OIM Microscope = Crisp Coll. Middelburg. Rooseboom 1; Gunther 2.
JEWITT AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM see Jevvitt and Co. Liverpool. RSW.
JEWITT, W. NIM T.C.; sextant maker according to label on Bradford sextant in Victory Museum, Portsmouth. RSW.
JEWSBURY, J. England, c.1870, marked on a sundial signed "Moody Birmingham", which see; a large firm known as Pearson Page, Jewsbury in the 1950's. Birmingham. Evans 1; Price 2; RSW.
JEZEPH, JAMES misreading for Jazeph. Taylor 2(1165); O'Mara.
JOACHIMICUS, JOHANN PRATORIUS see Johann Praetorius. Drechsler 2.
JOANIDES, JOHN Holland?, pre-1690, MIM son of Zachariah Ioanides; mentioned by Bonani in 1690 as an instrument maker. Middelsburg. Clay and Court.
JOB, C.H., AND CO. England, c.1790, MIM Pantograph = D.(1976). London. Moskowitz 110.
JOBLOT, LOUIS France, 1647-1723, OIM invented several types of microscopes; author. Daumas 1; Clay and Court; A.J. Turner 10.
JOBSON, BENJAMIN England, 1680, MIM Gunner's Sector, wood, 1680 = X. Queries, S.I.S. Bull. 1, 1983.
JOEL, MR. England, fl.1675-85, MIM Jole? Choule? London. A.J. Turner 1 and 2.
JOHAN Germany, MIM Equatorial Sundial, plate and scale only = Soth. 12/16/63. Augsburg. RSW.
JOHANNES Germany, 1462, MIM Astrolabe, 1462 = Hardcastle Coll. (ICA-640) = NMM (loan) = Christie-SK 9/28/89 = P.C. early astrolabe, back plate, with inscriptins, may be later; thought to be by Johannes Regiomontanus, which see. NMM 2; Price 1 & 6; ICA 2; RSW.
JOHANNESEN, H.A. England, c.1850, NIM Marine Compass = OMM. Grimsby. RSW.
JOHANNSON, A., AND CO. England, NIM T.C. in octant box. 150 Minories, London. RSW.
JOHN OF HARLEBEKE England, 14th Century, wrote on a globe, a wooden sphere with brass meridian. A.J. Turner 10.
JOHN OF HOLYWOOD England, see Sacrobosco. RSW.
JOHN OF LIGNERES France, c.1310, wrote a text on the universal astrolabe, 1310. Lignères. A.J. Turner 10; Poulle 2 and 3.
JOHN OF MONTPELIER France, c.1276, worked out quadrant sundial; Johannes Anglicus de Montpelier; is he the same as Guillelmus Anglicus of Marseilles? author. Montpelier. Gunther 2; A.J. Turner 10.
JOHN, PETER 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Lynn. Goodison 1.
JOHN, PETER 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (2). Wisbech. Goodison 1.
JOHN, THOMAS England, c.1838, OIM 8 Clement's Inn Passage, London. Taylor 2(2157).
JOHNHRRIS England, mark of John Harris 1. RSW.
JOHNSON see Long and Johnson.
JOHNSON AND BLACKBURN England, fl.1847-48, PHIM William Johnson 3 and Cuthbert Blackburn; barometer and thermometer makers. 34 Hatton Garden, London. Goodison 1; Bell 2.
JOHNSON AND MATTHEY England, c.1850, MIM showed in the Great Exhibition, 1851, London. 79 Hatton Garden, London. G.L'E. Turner 24.
JOHNSON, C. England, c.1860, OIM Telescope on stand = P.C. 2 optics marked "1860." Aldersgate Street, London. RSW.
JOHNSON, GEORGE England, see "G.J." Evans 1.
JOHNSON, HENRY England, c.1802, invented a device for tracing spiral curves; devised deep sea pressure gauges and deep sea thermometers. 39 Crutched Friars, London. USNM.
JOHNSON, ISAAC England, c.1723, MIM apprenticed to Richard Glynne of the Clockmakers' Company on June 1, 1713; free of the Company, Oct. 7, 1723. J. Brown 3.
JOHNSON, J.B. USA, fl.1846-80, MIM NIM PHIM also made meteorological instruments; see J.B. Johnson and Co. Boston, Mass. USNM.
JOHNSON, J.B., AND CO. USA, c.1848, PHIM made barometers and thermometers. Boston, Mass. USNM.
JOHNSON, J.N. England, c.1827, designed a new sextant. Southampton. Taylor 2(1605).
JOHNSON, J.P. see J.B. Johnson. USNM.
JOHNSON, JOHN 1 England, fl.1627-54, MIM free in the Joiners' Company; took apprentices. London. Crawforth 7.
JOHNSON, JOHN 2 England, 1679-1736, NIM OIM PHIM Nocturnal, 1723 = BM; Wheel Barometer = D.(1975). apprenticed to Thomas Sterrop 1 or 2 in the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1693; free of the Company in 1700; took apprentices. London. Taylor 2(76); Price 3; Ward 4; Dewhirst; Court and von Rohr 3(67); RSW.
JOHNSON, JOHN 3 England, fl.1689-1718, MIM apprenticed to William Howe in the Grocers' Company, 1675; free of the Company, 1689; took apprentices. Little Tower Hill (1704); near the Postern on Tower Hill (1709); both in London. J. Brown 1.
JOHNSON, SAMUEL England, fl.1745-72, OIM PHIM Telescopes = OXF, Soth. 7/22/68, 2/2/76, P.C (1976); Stick Barometer = X; Microscope, 1751 = Clay Coll.; Microscope = Christie 6/7/72. apprenticed to James Mann 2 in the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1738; free of the Company in 1745; succeeded James Mann 2 in 1760; T.C.; advertised barometers and thermometers. at the Sign of Sir Isaac Newton and Two Pairs of Golden Spectacles, near the West end of St.Paul's & 23 Ludgate Street; both in London. Taylor 2(371); Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; Goodison 1; Wynter; Clay and Court ; Court and von Rohr 3(143); Robischon; RSW.
JOHNSON, T. USA, 1760, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, 1760 = P.C. Bedini 1.
JOHNSON, W. AND A.K. misreading for Johnston. Christie-SK 4/17/86; Nat'l Antiques Review, July 1975.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM 1 England, 1690, apprenticed to Daniel Quare 1 in the Clockmakers' Company, 1690. J. Brown 3.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM 2 England, fl.1715-45, OIM apprenticed to James Mann 1 in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company, 1715; took an apprentice. London. Robischon.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM 3 England, fl.1830-60, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth.-Pulborough 3/1/83. in partnership with Cuthbert Blackbourn (1847-48). 19 Cross Street, Hatton Garden (1830); 20 Cross Street, Hatton Garden (1831-33); 29 Kirby Street (1834-40); 34 Hatton Garden (1841-60); all in London. Taylor 2(2159); Goodison 1; RSW.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM 4 England, fl.1830-60, OIM PHIM Thermometer = NMM-MT/TH.13. T.C.; "Optician and Spectacle Maker." 188 Tottenham Court Road, London. Calvert 2; NMM 2.
JOHNSTON c.1850, MIM Celestial Globe, miniature = Soth. 2/4/74; Celestial Globe, 12-inch = Phillips 1/13/76. "Johnston's New Celestial Globe", on miniature globe; possibly Ward or Alexander Keith Johnston. RSW.
JOHNSTON, ALEXANDER KEITH Scotland; England, c.1826, MIM globe maker; partner of William Johnston, his brother; see W. and A.K. Johnston. Edinburgh; London (1851). Lister; Morrison-Low; A.D.C. Simpson; RSW.
JOHNSTON, W. AND A.K. Scotland; England, fl.1826-1900+, MIM Celestial Globes = ADL-A173 (1879), ADL-A47, RSM (2); Terrestrial Globes = Christie-SK 4/17/86 (2), Folio Sale, 1975. William and Alexander Keith Johnston; both ADL celestial globes marked "Ltd."; one of the terrestrial globes dated 1888. Edinburgh (1826-51); London (1851-). Lister; DNB; Morrison-Low; A.D.C. Simpson; RSW; Nat'l Antiques Review, July 1975, Portland, Me.; ADL.
JOHNSTON, WARD see W. and A.K. Johnston. RSW.
JOHNSTONE, H.J. NIM Sextant = D.(1965). RSW.
JOHNSTONE, JOHN Scotland, fl.1774-76, MIM Carruber's Close, Edinburgh (1774-76). Bryden 3.
JOLE, ROBERT England, fl.1664-1702, MIM Abacus = Soth. 10/27/69; Cotterel-type Napier's Bones, wood = OXF. apprenticed to Hilkiah Bedford in the Stationers' Company, June 1, 1656; free in the Company, June 6, 1664; admitted as a Brother in the Clockmakers' Company on Feb. 24, 1667; took apprentices; also made gauging rods. Sign of the Crown, over against Durham Yard, the Strand; Sign of the Globe, Fleet Street; both in London. Taylor 1(334); Baillie 1; Clay and Court; Evans 1; Bryden 9; J. Brown 3; A.J. Turner 9; Crawforth 7; RSW.
JOLE, THOMAS England, c.1680, MIM apprenticed by turnover to his father, Robert Jole, of the Clockmakers' Company on April 5, 1680. J. Brown 3.
JOLIFFE see Joloffe. J. Brown 1.
JOLIVALD, ABBE France, c.1850, MIM Perpetual Calendar = CNAM. Abbé Jolivald. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4.
JOLLAIN, GERARD France, c.1666, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1666 = X. cartographer; produced map gores and globes. Karrow 1.
JOLOFFE, WILLIAM England, c.1806, MIM apprenticed to Rowland Tidder in the Grocers' Company in 1799; free of the Company in 1806. J. Brown 1.
JONAS France, c.1840, OIM Monocular = D.(1983). au Théatre Royal de Feydeau, Paris. Coffeen D.
JONAS, W. AND S. misreading for W. and S. Jones. Gillingham 6.
JONES 1 England, c.1780, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM may be David Jones or Thomas Jones 1; many instruments are signed only "Jones Charing Cross London", including telescopes, hygrometers, octants, circumferentors, sundials, etc. Charing Cross, London. NMM 2; Evans 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Tomlinson 1; RSW.
JONES 2 England, c.1850, NIM Octant = PEA. could be Charles, Davis, or Thomas (2) Jones. Liverpool. Brewington 1.
JONES 3 England, MIM OIM Universal Ring Sundial = NMM; Telescope, Gregorian = Brown U., R.I.; Instruments = X. could be John Jones 2 or William Jones 2. Holborn, London. Taylor 2(612); NMM 2; RSW.
JONES 4 England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 10/26/83. "Optician." 201 Strand, London. RSW.
JONES 5 see Daniel and Jones. RSW.
JONES 6 England, 19th Century, OIM Telescope, single draw = D.(1989). "Day or Night"; could be John Jones 2, Thomas Jones 1 or 2, or William Jones 2. London. Rinaldi 23.
JONES AND CO. 1 England, c.1825, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Stick Barometer = X; Octant = NMM-S.157; Telescope = Christie 5/26/76. London. Goodison 1; NMM 2; RSW.
JONES AND CO. 2 England, c.1839, PHIM barometer makers. Toxteth Park, Liverpool. Bell 2.
JONES AND RUST England, fl.1811-13, NIM Mariner's Compass = PEA. probably Thomas Jones 2 and Joseph Rust 4. 29 Pool Lane (1811); 31 Pool Lane (1813); both in Liverpool. Brewington 1; RSW.
JONES AND SON England, fl.1785-95, MIM OIM PHIM Microscope = VCW; Theodolite = P.C.; Telescope = Soth-S 7/23/87. John Jones 2 and his son William Jones 2. 135 Holborn, London. Goodison 1; RSW.
JONES, CHARLES England, fl.1821-40, MIM OIM PHIM Octant, ebony and ivory, for Josiah Hewitt = D.(1984). T.C. 57 Stanley Street, East Side, Dry Dock; 25 Strand; both in Liverpool. Taylor 2(1606); Moskowitz 101; Bell 2; Coffeen H.
JONES, DAVID England, fl.1770-90, OIM PHIM Telescopes = KEN, Soth. 2/8/83, D.(1972); Stick Barometer = X; Instrument = WHI. apprenticed to Benjamin Martin in the Goldsmiths' Company, June 3, 1766; T.C.; father of Thomas Jones 1; many of his instruments are signed "D. Jones London." 35 Charing Cross (1791); 65 Charing Cross; both in London. Taylor 2(996); Clay and Court; Calvert 2; Goodison 1; Court and von Rohr 3(XXXIII); Crawforth 7; RSW.
JONES, DAVIS England, c.1830, MIM OIM 110 Richmond Row; 70 Great George's Street; both in Liverpool. Taylor 2(1903).
JONES, EDWARD 1 England, fl.1780-1800, OIM Microscopes = WHI, DEU. developed an "improved" microscope. 14 Somerset Place, New Road, Commercial Road, London. Taylor 2(857); Clay and Court; Daumas 1.
JONES, EDWARD 2 England, c.1792, PHIM balance maker. Wolverhampton. D. Crawforth-Hichins.
JONES, GRAY AND KEEN England, fl.1830-50, NIM PHIM Marine Barometer = VNN; Sextant = Soth. 1/27/75; Octants = D.(1973), Christie-SK 11/27/86. Charles Jones?, Gray and Robert Keen. Strand, Liverpool. Bell 2; Brewington 1; Wynter and Turner; RSW.
JONES, HENRY 1 England, fl.1663-95, PHIM apprenticed in 1654; made free of the Clockmakers' Company in 1663; Master of the Company in 1691; clockmaker; made barometers. Inner Temple, London. Goodison 1; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1.
JONES, HENRY 2 England, c. 1796, OIM 36 Ludgate Street, London. Taylor 2(997).
JONES, INIGO England, architect; designed a sundial for New Square at Lincoln's Inn, London. London. Gatty.
JONES, J. England, MIM Compass, Planisphere map on card = P.C. may be John Jones 2. London. RSW.
JONES, J., AND SON England, fl.1784-88, MIM OIM PHIM John Jones 2 and William Jones 2; also made barometers. 135 near Furnival's Inn, Holborn, London. Goodison 1.
JONES, JAMES 1 England, c. 1715, MIM apprenticed to John Bellinger 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 10, 1715. J. Brown 3.
JONES, JAMES 2 England, c.1787, MIM OIM optician. 92 Snow Hill, Birmingham. Bryden 9.
JONES, JAMES WILLIAM England, fl.1838-46, MIM OIM PHIM 87 Goswell Street, London. Taylor 2(2160).
JONES, JOHN (2), AND SONS England, pre-1793, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Rochon Micrometer Telescope = X. John Jones 2 and his sons, William (2) and Samuel Jones. 135 Holborn, London. Brewington 1; Clay and Court.
JONES, JOHN 1 England, c.1725, MIM apprenticed to James Rowley of the Clockmakers' Company on Nov. 1, 1725. J. Brown 3.
JONES, JOHN 2 England, fl.1758-84; d.1808, MIM OIM Orreries, wood and paper = Soth. 6/16/75, Bagshaws, Uttoxeter 3/26/93; Microscope = Pym Sale. apprenticed in 1751 to Leonard Ballet in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free of the Company, 1758; "Wm. Jones new Portable Orrery made by John Jones"; William (2) and Samuel Jones were sons of John Jones 2; see W. & S. Jones; Clifton calls him John Jones 1 and says he was also member of the Fishmongers'Company, (1779). at the Sign of Archimedes and the Golden Spectacles, the corner of the Bell and Crown Inn, Holborn; 135 near Furnival's Inn, Holborn, both in London. Taylor 2(612); Clay and Court; Goodison 1; Brewington 1; Court and von Rohr 3(161); RSW; Morrison-Low 6; Clifton 1; ATG 5/8/93.
JONES, JOHN 3 USA, fl.1847-60, MIM OIM PHIM Barometer = D.(1971). No. 18 South Street, Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; Antiques, Jan. 1971.
JONES, JOHN SIDNEY USA, fl.1838-39, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Philadelphia, Pa. USNM.
JONES, MARY England, fl.1829?-40, OIM succeeded Owen Jones. 241 Oxford Street, London. Taylor 2(2161); O'Mara.
JONES, MR. England, c.1820, MIM NIM Dipping Needle = Peter Barlow (1820). mathematical instrument maker to the Ordnance; probably either John Jones 2 or William Jones 2. Taylor 2(1166).
JONES, OWEN England, fl.1820-29, OIM succeeded by Mary Jones. 11 Duke Street, Grosvenor Square (1820-22); 241 Oxford Street (1822-29); both in London. Taylor 2(1607); O'Mara.
JONES, PHILIP England, c.1757, member of the Framework Knitters' Company; Robert Bancks 1 (MIM), turned over to him by William Murry, of the Joiners'Company, in 1757. Crawforth 7.
JONES, ROBERT England, 1692, MIM Sector, wood, 1692 = D. (1992). Coffeen Comm.
JONES, SAMUEL England, c.1794, MIM NIM OIM PHIM son of John Jones 2; brother of William Jones 2; got the freedom of the Spectaclemakers' Company but was never formally apprenticed; see W. and S. Jones. London. Morrison-Low 6; RSW.
JONES, SAMUELL England, 1690, MIM Perpetual Calendar, 1690 = Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter. RSW.
JONES, T. AND S. England, fl.1805-06, MIM hard to say who these are, unless the entry is a misreading for T. Jones and Son or W. and S. Jones, but the address does not agree with either nor the date with the former. 30 Marylebone Street, London. Taylor 2(1166); RSW.
JONES, T., AND SON England, c.1835, PHIM barometer makers; Thomas Jones 1 and son (could be Samuel?). Charing Cross, London. Bell 2.
JONES, THOMAS (1), AND SONS England, fl.1790-1850, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Plotting Protractor and Sextant = Libert et Castor 4/28/82; Microscope = Frank Coll; Altazimuth Instrument = WHI. 62 Charing Cross, London. J.A. Bennett 2; RSW.
JONES, THOMAS 1 England, 1775-1852, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including KEN, OXF, Longleat House, Pannett Park Museum, Whitby, RSM, MAN, STT, NMM, USNM, Kelton Coll., etc. son of David Jones; apprenticed to Ramsden in 1789; patented a dividing engine in 1811; T.C.; F.R.S. in 1835; instrument maker to H.R.H. the Duke of Clarence. 120 Mount Street, Berkeley Square (1806); 21 Oxenden Street, Piccadilly (Hay Market) (1811-14); 62 Charing Cross (1816-50); 4 Rupert Street, Coventry Street; Cockspur Street (c.1819); 13 Ponton Street, Haymarket; all in London. Taylor 2(998); J.A. Bennett 2; Middleton 1 and 4; Wynter 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; USNM; Garcia 1; Coffeen 14; RSW; DNB; Pipping 1; NMM 2; Goodison 1; Multhauf and Good.
JONES, THOMAS 2 England, c.1800-22, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Octants, ebony = PEA, D.(1989), Pugsley Sale; Sextants = PEA, Soth. 10/24/60; Ring Sundial = OXF; Hadley's Quadrant = PEA; Marine Barometer = VNN; Telescope = Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Conn. T.C.; "Maker of Sextants, Quadrants, Compasses and Telescopes"; partner with Joseph Rust 4 in Jones and Rust, fl.1811-13, which see. 4 Harrington Street; 5 Harrington Street; Castle Street, near the Exchange; all in Liverpool. Taylor 2(1608); Gunther 2; Michel 3; Brewington 1; Dewhirst; Evans 1; NMM 2; Rinaldi 23; RSW.
JONES, W. AND S. England, fl.1790-1840, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums, including ADL, OXF, KEN, RSM, Snowshill Manor, Frank, BM, COO, VNN, PEA, SWE, STM, LEY, VCW, NMM, MAR, PMS, USNM, WHI, Hawick Museum, APS, Bolling Hall, Bradford, etc. William (2) and Samuel Jones, sons of John Jones 2; T.C.; some of their globes were engraved by George Wright 2. 135 Holborn Hill, near Furnival's Inn (1794-95); at the Archimedes, No. 30 Lower Holborn, nearly opposite Furnival's Inn (1795-1822); both in London. Taylor 2(858); Goodison 1; Price 3; Ward 4; Wynter 1; Bedini 8; DNB; Multhauf 1; Hamilton; Dewhirst; Calvert 2; Chaldecott 1; RSW; USNM; Moskowitz 104; NMM 2; G.L'E. Turner 24; Hillier; Coffeen 15; Court and von Rohr 3(XXXIV); Collins 1; J.A. Bennett 2; Bryden 16; A.J. Turner 10; Middleton 1; ADL; Yonge.
JONES, W., AND SON England, OIM Microscope = VCW. William Jones 2 and Son. Holborn, London. RSW.
JONES, W.S. England, misreading for W. and S. Jones. London. Soth. 2/1/79; USNM; A-P 3/15/76.
JONES, WILLIAM 1 England, c.1760, proposed a new method for finding the longitude at sea and an instrument to use in the process. London. USNM.
JONES, WILLIAM 2 England, 1763-1831, MIM OIM PHIM Orreries, wood and paper = ADL-W83, PEA, SWE, DEU, VCW, KEN, USNM, NMM, Pym sale, Koller 11/17/75, Soth. 10/17/60, Ader Picard Tajan 3/15/76, Soth. 3/10/87, P.C. (1794), etc. apprenticed to his father, John Jones 2, in the Spectaclemakers' Company, 1776; free of the Company in 1794; brother of Samuel Jones; pupil of Bejamin Martin; employed by G. Adams 2; partner with his father, John Jones 2, by 1784 as "Jones and Son" and "J. Jones and Son"; wrote on a new portable orrery in 1782 "invented and made by W. Jones"; a partner with his brother by 1794, as "W. and S. Jones." Holborn, London. Taylor 2(858); Wynter 1 & 2; Dewhurst; Brewington 1; NMM 2; Coffeen 9; Goodison 1; H. King 2; Court and von Rohr 3(207); J.A. Bennett 2; Yonge; ADL; Clifton 1; RSW.
JONES, WILLIAM 3 USA, c.1846, MIM exhibited an "Astral Chrometer" at the fair of the American Institute, Albany N.Y. in 1846 winning a silver medal; he also invented a portable sundial. 275 Spring Street, New York, N.Y. Bedini 6; USNM.
JONES, WILLIAM 4 England, 1775-1852, MIM Gunter's Rule = NMM; Rule = D.(1988). made "Soho" slide rules; signed "late Wellington." Crown Court, Soho, London Cajori; Wynter and Turner; NMM 2.
JONES, WILLIAM 5 England, PHIM barometer maker. Whitford. Bell 2.
JONG, J. DE Holland, fl.1816-17, NIM son of Jacobus de Jong?; compass maker. in de Oude Teertuinen bij de o.z. Kapelsteg, Amsterdam? Mörzer Bruyns 2.
JONG, J. DE, AND BRUYN Hollandfl.1800-66, NIM OIM Microscope = Leeuwarden Museum; Compass = X; Crown Compass = AMST; Azimuth Compass = AMST; Dry Card Compass = Frisian Marine Museum, Leeuwarden. sometimes spelt "Jongh." Oude Teertuinen bij de Kapelsteeg 13 (1836-52); Oude Teertuinen bij de Kapelsteeg 166 (1853-66); both in Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2; Rooseboom 1.
JONG, JACOB DE Holland, fl.1740-1808, NIM Compass Card = AMST; Marine Compass, 1788 = P.C.; Compasses = P.C. (2). sometimes spelt "Jongh"; compass maker. teertuinen (1742); Oude Teertuinen (1767); both in Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2.
JONG, P. DE Holland, 1742, NIM compass maker. Droogbak, Amserdam (1742). Mörzer Bruyns 2.
JONNARD c.1630, MIM Calipers, iron = D. maker or owner. RSW.
JOOS FILS France, NIM Dry Card Compass = MYS. Dunkerque. RSW.
JOOSTING, JOHANNES HENDRICK Holland, 1817, member of the Felix Meritis Society in Amsterdam, 1817; may be brother of Pierterz. Dirk Joosting; instrument maker? Mörzer Bruyns 2.
JOOSTING, PIETER Holland, 1742, NIM compass maker in 1742; by 1767 the firm was Joosting en Zoon. Martelaarsgracht, Amsterdam (1742). Mörzer Bruyns 2; Rooseboom 1.
JOOSTING, PIETER, EN ZOON Holland, c.1767, NIM compass makers. Texelse Kay (Konigsstraat), Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2.Rooseboom 1.
JOOSTING, PIETERZ. DIRK Holland, 1816, member of the Felix Meritis Society in Amsterdam in 1816; may be descendant of Pieter Joosting; may be brother of Johannes Hendrick Joosting; instrument maker? Mörzer Bruyns 2.
JOPLING England, c.1840, MIM Pantograph = Nouveau Drouot 5/20/88. designed a curve instrument; pantograph signed "Jopling's Double Cranks." 24 Somerset Street, Portman Square, London. Gregory Sale 3/17/1842; RSW.
JORDAN, T.B. England, c.1838, invented the first photographic sun recorder. Penzance. Middleton 4.
JORDAN, THOMAS England, 1840, MIM NIM Dipping Needle = Ross and Sullivan (1840). Falmouth. Taylor 2(1905).
JORDAN, WILLIAM England, c.1649, apprenticed to Elias Allen of the Grocers' Company, 1649. J. Brown 1.
JORDISON England, PHIM Angle Barometer = P-B 3/4/39. Middlesboro. RSW.
JOSEPH A VIN France, MIM Sundial, ivory = X. Joseph à Vin. Michel 3.
JOSEPH, D:, NOTO: see D. Joseph Noto. RSW.
JOSEPH, F. Italy, MIM Floating Sundial, ivory = Evans Coll. Vincenza. Dewhirst.
JOSLIN, GILMAN USA, fl.1837-54+, MIM Pairs of Globes = Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Tarrytown, N.Y. (1839), Phillips 12/12/89 (1840, 1846); Terrestrial Globes = Heritage Foundation, Deerfield, Mass. (1840), Birmingham Public Library, Ala. (1846), P.C. (1846), D.(1968) (1846), D.(1989); Tellurium, 1854 = D.(1975). made Loring's globes in 1846; made several sizes of globes. Boston, Mass. Yonge; USNM; Moskowitz 122; Coffeen C; Bedini 8; D.J. Warner 6; Rinaldi 3; RSW.
JOSLIN, GILMAN, AND SON USA, c.1850, MIM Celestial Globes = Wellesley College, Mass., P.C., Soth-PB pre-1980. Boston, Mass. USNM; RSW.
JOUGHIN, FREDERICK England, c.1864, NIM Octant = Phillips 10/5/76. 17 Upper Eastsmithfield, London. O'Mara; RSW.
JOUGHIN, GEORGE England, 1856, MIM 14 Rutland Street, Mile End, London. O'Mara.
JOULE AND SCORESBY England, 1845, PHIM Magnetic Electric Machine, 1845 = Pannett Park Museum, Whitby. James Prescott Joule and William Scoresby. London. RSW.
JOULE, JAMES PRESCOTT England, 1818-89, PHIM scientist; designed experimental apparatus, copper calorimeter, etc.; worked with William Scoresby, 1845, as Joule and Scoresby, which see; showed conservation of energy, 1847. London. G.L'E. Turner 24; Middleton 1; RSW.
JOURDAN France?, MIM Heliograph = LIE. Michel 9.
JOUVENET France, c.1760, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = OXF; Sector = THO; Protractor = THO; Universal Ring Sundial with alidade = TIM. TIM instrument is forgery. Paris. RSW; Brieux 5.
JOY, ALFRED England, MIM Hodometer = Phillips 2/22/77. Chichester. RSW.
JOYCE, J.B., AND CO. England, 1697, MIM see William Joyce. Baillie 1.
JOYCE, WILLIAM England, 1724, MIM Sundial on church = Cockshutt? may be founder of J.B. Joyce and Co., 1697. Cockshutt. Baillie 1.
JOYEUX, BERNARD France, pre-1787, MIM Astronomical Clock = Musée Lorrain, Nancy. Paguy. Michel 14.
JUAN DE ----- Spain?, 1622, MIM Terrestrial Globe, pocket, 1622 = Ineichen 10/20/75. last name not clear. RSW.
JUDAEUS, LEO see Levi ben Gerson. Michel 3.
JUDSON, THOMAS England, fl.1830-38, MIM OIM PHIM 26 Waterloo Road, Lambeth; 11 Alfred Street, Newington Causeway; both in London. Taylor 2(2163).
JUGAN France, MIM Square, silver = P.C. Paris. RSW.
JULIUS HERZOG Germany, see Herzog, Julius. Zinner 1.
JULLIEN France, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Versailles 11/20/83. "Opticien." 86, rue des Carmes, Rouen. RSW.
JUMP England, c.1815, PHIM Wheel Barometer in regulator clock = X; Chronometer = NMM. possibly Richard Thomas Jump; clock by Vulliamy. London. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1167).
JUMP, JOSEPH England, fl.1827-54, PHIM clockmaker; apprenticed to Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy in 1827; with him until 1854; son of Richard Thomas Jump; see Jump. London. Goodison 1; Baillie 1.
JUMP, RICHARD THOMAS England, 1812-64, PHIM Clockmakers' Sector = P.C. (1935). clockmaker; apprenticed to Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy on Nov 7, 1825; grandson of Thomas Jump; father of Joseph Jump. 24 Marsham Street, Westminster, London (home). Goodison 1; Baillie 1; V. Mercer.
JUMP, THOMAS England, fl.1785-1803, MIM Clockmaker's Sector = X. may be inventor of this type of sector; clockmaker. Prescot. V. Mercer.
JUNG Germany, 1770, MIM PHIM Thermometer, 1770 = X. cited by Bernoulli. Uffenheim. Daumas 1.
JUNGERS, PROF. E. Denmark, 19th Century, MIM SIM Theodolite = Rasmussen, Jan, 1968. Prof. E. Jüngers' Mechaniske Etablissement. Copenhagen. RSW.
JUNGHANS, C. Germany, MIM Horary Quadrant, wood = LUN. Jena. Zinner 6.
JURGENSEN'S SONS Denmark, c.1850, PHIM Jürgensen's showed in the Great Exhibition, London, 1851. Copenhagen. G.L'E. Turner 24.
JURGENSEN, LOUIS URBAN Denmark, c.1800, PHIM Thermometer, No. 841 = Soth. 7/26/65. Jürgensen. Copenhagen. RSW.
JURGENSEN, URBAN Denmark, c.1843, MIM PHIM Thermometers = Den Gamle By, Aarhus, Ineichen 5/10/76; Metallic Thermometer, 1843 = BM. Urban Jürgensen. Copenhagen. Price 3; Ward 4; RSW.
JURIN England, 1684-1750, doctor; mathematician; worked on optics. Nachet.
JUSTER, JAMES England, c.1782, apprenticed to Ebenezer Rust 1 in the Grocers' Company, 1782. London. J. Brown 1.
JUSTI, JOANNES BAPTISTA see Giovanni Baptista Giusta. Michel 3.
JUSTICE, JOHN Scotland, 1717, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1717 = Inverleith Terrace, Edinburgh. originally at Woodhall House. Somerville.
JUTTNER, JOSEPH Czechoslovakia, c.1828, MIM Armillary Spheres, Copernican, 1828 = PRA, KRA; Armillary Sphere, Ptolomaic, 1828 = PRA; Celestial Globes = PRA (2), KRA; Terrestrial Globe = PRA. Joseph Jüttner. Prague. Estreicher; Horsky and Skopova; RSW.

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