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Signature Maker Info Instruments Comments Location References Suggest Correction
J. AND B. Ireland, c.1750, OIM Telescope = Christie-SK 4/17/86. Belfast. RSW. suggest correction
J. AND R.D. England, MIM Rule, folding = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. "Danish Inches." Sheffield. RSW. suggest correction
J.A. USA?, c.1830, "J.A." with anchor, stamped on ivory scale of Richard Patten's octant at MYS. D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
J.A.B. AND CO. England, post-1856, MIM Scale, ivory = CMY. Callen Street, West, London. RSW. suggest correction
J.A.M. 1 misreading for "I.A.M." 1, which see. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
J.A.M. 2 MIM Garden Sundial, stone = NOR. RSW. suggest correction
J.B. 1 see I.B. 1. van Cittert. suggest correction
J.B. 2 England, see John Brown 1. Price 3; Ward 4; RSW. suggest correction
J.B. 3 1761, MIM Calipers, iron and steel, 1761 = D.(1969) = VCW. RSW. suggest correction
J.B. 4 see Cargrave. RSW. suggest correction
J.B. 5 England, MIM Sector, ivory = P.C. Hull. RSW. suggest correction
J.B. 6 MIM Drawing Instruments = Christie 11/22/78. RSW. suggest correction
J.B.A.D.B. c.1650, MIM Dividers, iron = NMM-D1/D.23. NMM 2. suggest correction
J.B.A.R.L. France, 1785, MIM Garden Sundial, marble, 1785 = P. and S. 2/9/1897. RSW. suggest correction
J.B.H. Germany, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = CZJ. Augsburg. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
J.B.W. 1760, MIM Horizontal Sundial, honestone, 1760 = P. and S. 3/20/1896. RSW. suggest correction
J.BF. c.1800, MIM Table Sundial, silvered brass = Koller 11/17/75. signed "J.Bf." RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
J.C. 2 England, see John Chatfield. RSW. suggest correction
J.C. 3 Germany, c.1725, MIM Equatorial Sundial = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
J.C. 4 England, see James Chapman 2. Brewington 1. suggest correction
J.C. 5 England, c.1750, MIM Compass Sundial = Christie-SK 11/19/87. RSW. suggest correction
J.C. DE W. Holland, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial, marble = UTR. also marked "fec. et exsc." de Rijk. suggest correction
J.C.C. Germany, MIM Horizontal Sundial, stone = Kreis Mosbach in Baden Museum, Amtshaus. Zinner 1. suggest correction
J.C.L. Germany, 1716, MIM Rules, 1716 = DRE. RSW. suggest correction
J.C.V. MIM Horizontal Sundial = P. and S. 5/19/1896. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
J.D.C. marked on universal equatorial sundial, WHI-575; Bryden thought it a monogram, not a maker's name. Bryden 16; RSW. suggest correction
J.D.Z. Germany, 1765, NIM Cross-staff, wood, 1765 = Hamburg Seemannsschule. Zinner 1; Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
J.E. MIM Rule, folding, ivory = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
J.E.C. Germany, MIM Sundial = MUN. invented this type of sundial. Haugis. RSW. suggest correction
J.E.V. 1756, MIM Garden Sundial, 1756 = LIE. Michel 9. suggest correction
J.F. Italy, c.1700, MIM Horizontal Sundial and Nocturnal = MADEX = NMM-D.110. MADEX; NMM 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
J.G. France, c.1600, MIM Artillery Level = ADL-M216. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
J.G.H. 1 Germany, 1650, MIM Sundial, wood and paper, 1650 = Wolfenbüttel Bibliothek. Bobinger thought he was (Johann?) Georg Hertel. Augsburg. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
J.G.H. 2 see "I.G.H." 3. Zinner 1. suggest correction
J.G.S. Germany, MIM Horizontal Sundial, hexagonal, copper = Breslau Schlesisches Museum für Kunst und Altertümer. Zinner 1. suggest correction
J.G.S.J. Germany, 1692, MIM Table Sundial, stone, 1692 = REG. "S.J." may be Society of Jesus. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
J.G.V.L. Germany?, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial = VIT. Zinner 1. suggest correction
J.H. 1 1575, MIM Astrolabe, 1575 = NUR (ICA-556). Joshua Habermel? Zinner 1; Price 1; ICA 2; RSW. suggest correction
J.H. 2 France, 1583, MIM Moon Globe on clock, 1583 = Altdorf. Isaac Habrecht 1. Strasbourg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
J.H. 3 1716, MIM Dividers, wood, 1716 = VCW. RSW. suggest correction
J.H. 4 1824, MIM OIM SIM Telescopic Alidade, 1824 = NOR. J. Hofgren, which see. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
J.H.B. MIM Diptych Sundial = OXF. "H." is formed by a bar between the "J." and the "B." Evans 1. suggest correction
J.H.B.P. Germany?, 1655, MIM Instrument, 1655 = STU. RSW. suggest correction
J.H.S. 1 1810, MIM Magnetic Compass, wood and brass, 1810 = Milwaukee Public Museum, Wis. RSW. suggest correction
J.H.S. 2 misreading for "I.H.S." Körber 1. suggest correction
J.J.K.H. 1739, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1739 = KRM. also marked "V.T." Zinner 1. suggest correction
J.K. MIM Ring Sundial, expanded = SLM. Zinner 1. suggest correction
J.K.S. c.1650, MIM Universal Ring Sundial = DEU. RSW. suggest correction
J.M. MIM Sundial with silver hour scale = FIN-175. RSW. suggest correction
J.M.C. Belgium, 1775-1836, MIM Vertical Sundial, 1831 = UTR. also marked "baron van Utenhave van Heemstede, Jutphaas." Antwerp. de Rijk. suggest correction
J.M.K. AND Z. NIM Octant, wood and ivory, No. 481 = Larvik Marine Museum, Norway. RSW, suggest correction
J.M.S. Switzerland?, 1689, MIM Celestial Globe, 1689 = ZUR. astronomy student. Zinner 1. suggest correction
J.R.C. Germany, OIM Microscope, Nürnberg-type = CZJ. RSW. suggest correction
J.R.M. England, 1688, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1688 = OXF. "J.R.M. fecit." Taylor 1(412); Evans 1. suggest correction
J.S. 1 Germany, MIM Vertical Sundial = Ulrichmuseum, Augsburg; Horizontal Sundial, stone = VIE. Bobinger 2; Michel 3. suggest correction
J.S. 2 Portugal, late 19th Century, MIM Diptych Sundials, wood = RSM, Ethnological Museum, Lisbon (2). Joao da Silva, which see; marked "autor." RSW. suggest correction
J.S.M. England?, c.1800, MIM Gunter's Rule, boxwood = D.(1975). owner? Moskowitz. suggest correction
J.U.H.Z.E. see H.G. 7. Zinner 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JAC., D. 1658, MIM Garden Sundial, 1658 = NAC. "anno 58." RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JACK, ROBERT MIM Pelorus = D.(1965). Pittenweem. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JACKSON 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
JACKSON 2 England, 1736, MIM made Mortimer's thermometer. Chaldecott 2. suggest correction
JACKSON 3 see Farrow and Jackson. suggest correction
JACKSON 4 England, 17th Century, MIM Sector, with steel points = P.C. London. RSW. suggest correction
JACKSON, BENJAMIN England, fl.1701-14, MIM NIM invented a new quadrant in 1703. Taylor 1(532). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JACKSON, HENRY England, fl.1707-27, MIM invented a new quadrant, the "nocturnal quadrant", and a planisphere. Taylor 2(75). suggest correction
JACKSON, I. England, 19th Century, MIM Rules, ivory = Phillips 1/30/84. may be James Jackson. RSW. suggest correction
JACKSON, J. 1 England, MIM Sector, ivory = P.C. London. RSW. suggest correction
JACKSON, J. 2 England, MIM Universal Ring Sundials = LAW and CZJ; Clinometer = KEN. probably Joseph Jackson 1. London. Taylor 2(275); Chaldecott 1; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JACKSON, JAMES 2 England, fl.1820-22, MIM OIM PHIM Instrument = KEN. 16 Knightsbridge, London. Taylor 2(1603). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JACOB, A. England, c.1830, OIM St.Ann's Place, Manchester. Taylor 2(1898). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JACOB, ISAAC England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. 33 Castle Street, Swansea. Goodison 1. suggest correction
JACOB, WILLIAM England, c.1770, MIM rule maker. 29 Smallbrook Street, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
JACOBI France, 1765, OIM Microscope with case, 1765 = NAC. Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet. suggest correction
JACOBI AB HEYDEN MIM Terrestrial Planisphere = MUN. is Heyden a place? RSW. suggest correction
JACOBS ZN, CHRISTIAAN Holland, 1564, MIM NIM compass maker. Veere; Middelburg (1564). Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
JACOBS, CONRAD Holland, c.1610, MIM Sundial in watch lid = BM. Leeuwarden. Baillie 1. suggest correction
JACOBS, LEWIS England, c.1823, PHIM watchmaker and silversmith; barometers. Totnes. Bell 2. suggest correction
JACOBS, WOLFF England, fl.1830-38, MIM OIM PHIM 36 Great Saffron Hill, London. Taylor 2(1899). suggest correction
JACOPI, C. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Salop. Goodison 1. suggest correction
JACQUELIN, GABRIEL France, c.1760, NIM Compass = X. Rochefort. A.J.Turner X. suggest correction
JACQUELIN, JEAN France, c.1760, NIM Compass = X. Rochefort. A.J.Turner X. suggest correction
JACQUERY, D. England, c.1829, apprenticed to Robert Bancks 2 on Dec. 1, 1829, in the Joiners' Company. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
JACQUET 1 France, c.1790, OIM successor to Jean-Baptiste Noël Chiquet. Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
JACQUET 2 France, c.1810, OIM made telescopes and microscopes. rue du Haut-Moulin, Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
JACQUINET France, MIM Armillary Ring Sundial = Soth. 12/13/71 = P.C. Rue St. Honoré, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
JACQUINOT, DOMINIQUE France, 1545, author; designed an astrolabe, Gunther 203; Nachet thought date was 1619. Champagne. Gunther 1; Michel 2 & 3; Nachet. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JAMES England, c.1850, PHIM barometer maker; jeweler. Saffron Waldon. Bell 2. suggest correction
JAMES AND SON England, pre-1784, PHIM Barometer = USNM. London. USNM; Middleton 4. suggest correction
JAMES, GEORGE name of owner on a Hadley quadrant by John Gaitskill, 1823, ADL-A53. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
JAMES, GRAY AND KEEN misreading for Jones, Gray and Keen. RSW. suggest correction
JAMESON, GEORGE see George Jamieson 1. H.C. King 2; Bryden 3. suggest correction
JAMESON, JAMES England, c.1761, OIM apprenticed to John Margas in the Spectaclemakers' Company; free in the Company in 1761. West Smithfield, London. Robischon. suggest correction
JAMIESON Scotland, c.1840, MIM Percussion Machine = RSM. Adam Square, Edinburgh. Morrison-Low. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JAMIESON, ROBERT, AND CO. Scotland, fl.1819-25, MIM 31 Brunswick Place (1822); 8 Nelson Street (1823-25); both in Glasgow. Bryden 3. suggest correction
JAMIN, MAISON France, 1822-pre-1865, OIM succeeded by Darlot, pre-1865. 14 rue Chapon, Paris. USNM. suggest correction
JAMISON, GEORGE see George Jamieson 2. Goodison 1. suggest correction
JAMNITZER, J. MIM Mining Compass = DRE (lost). RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JANEN, PIETER JACOBSZE VAN DEN Holland, NIM Marine Compass = P. and S. 4/3/1894. Rotterdam. Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
JANETTI France, c.1795, MIM cast official measures; worked for Fortin. Marseilles. Daumas 1. suggest correction
JANSE, JAN Holland, 18th Century, NIM Cross-staff = Noordelijk Scheepvaart Museum. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
JANSEN, ANDRIES Holland, 1600, MIM NIM made universal astrolabes, cross-staves and quadrants for the van Neck expedition in 1600. Amsterdam? Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JANSEN, WILLEM JANS Holland, c.1826, MIM made a planetarium as planned by Eisinga. Dongjum. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JANSON, WILLEM Holland, MIM instrument maker for Adriaan Metius. Michel 2. suggest correction
JANSONIUS, JACOBUS Holland, 1694, MIM Universal Sundial, 1694 = ROT. may be the same as Jacob Janszoon, which see. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
JANSSEN, EGBERT Holland, 18th Century, MIM Circumferentors = UTR and Geodätisches Institut, Munich; Graphometer = BAU; Square = UTP. Amsterdam. Zinner 1; Rooseboom 1; RSW. suggest correction
JANSZOON, CORNELIS Holland, fl.1568-80+, NIM marine compass maker. Harlingen; Emden (1568-80); Middelburg. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
JANSZOON, JACOB Holland, 1674, NIM cross-staff maker in 1674; see Jacobus Jansonius. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
JANTROVINO misreading for Gaspar Introvini. RSW. suggest correction
JANVIER FILS France, ? St. Claude. Gélis. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JANZOONS, ZACHARIUS see Zacharius Jansen. suggest correction
JARDIN 1 England, MIM Level = D. (1973); Tension gauge = D. (1973). London. Wynter 1; RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JARDIN, DU, PIERRE, LE JEUNE France, c.1640, MIM Diptych Sundial = LEI. Paris. A.J. Turner X. suggest correction
JARDIN, GEORGE Scotland, fl.1737-70, MIM Miner's Dial, 1770 = Kirkcaldy Museum. blacksmith. Glasgow. Bryden 3. suggest correction
JARDIN, JEAN DU France, c.1700, MIM Horizontal Sundial = Christie 12/18/74 and 4/9/75. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JARDINE France?, PHIM Balance = Martin Sale 3/8/178? RSW. suggest correction
JARMAIN, T. England, c.1759, NIM made marine compasses. London. Bryden 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JARVIS, F.W. England, 18th Century, OIM Telescope = D.(1985). may be the owner. Coffeen 10. suggest correction
JASOND, IMAMFI Nocturnal, 1589 = A-P 3/7/77. misreading for initials of month scale. RSW. suggest correction
JAY, DANIEL USA, 1764, MIM Sundial, 1764 = P.C. made for James Pemberton; latitude 40°. Philadelphia, Pa. Bedini 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JAZEPH, JAMES England, fl.1807-17, OIM 24 Well Street, Cripplegate; 15 Nichols Street, Aldersgate; both in London. Taylor 2(1165); O'Mara. suggest correction
JAZEPIE, J. England, 1807-17, OIM probably James Jazeph. 15 Castle Street, Aldersgate, London (1817). O'Mara. suggest correction
JAZIOLI England, 19th Century, OIM Telescope, wood, 5-foot = Cardoza Auction 8/26/89. London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JEARDEIN, DU France, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial, oval = Soth. 2/1/79. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JECKER, A. France, 18th Century, OIM Telescope = A-P 3/15/76. may be brother of François-Antoine Jecker. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JECKER, LAURENZ J. France, 1769-1834, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM brother of François-Antoine Jecker. 32, rue de Bondy, Paris. Daumas 1. suggest correction
JEEYES, SAMUEL England, c.1670, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Philip Smith of the Clockmakers' Company on July 4, 1670. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JEFFERSON, WATERMAN USA, 1840, SIM Surveying Compass/Inclinometer = D.(1996). signed on pewter compass face; may be owner. Douglas, Mass. Coffeen 55. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JEFFREYS England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = K. and C. 4/7/76. Dudley. RSW. suggest correction
JEFFREYS AND SON England, post-1850, PHIM watch and clockmakers; made barometers; see John Jeffreys. Market Place, Biggleswade. Bell 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JEFFREYS, JAMES England, fl. c.1830, MIM OIM PHIM 132 St. John Street, Smithfield, London. Taylor 2(1900). suggest correction
JEFFREYS, JOHN England, fl.1823-50+, PHIM watch and clockmaker; made barometers; see Jeffreys and Son. Market Place, Biggleswade. Bell 2. suggest correction
JEFFREYS, WILLIAM England, fl.1830-46, MIM OIM PHIM 26 Wilderness Row, Goswell Street, London. Taylor 2(1901). suggest correction
JENIG, PAUL Germany, 1792, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1792 = DRE. Nürnberg. Grötzsch 2. suggest correction
JENIN, PIERRE France, 1614, MIM Wall Sundial, 1614 = Saint-Blaise Church, Neuchatel. Neuchatel. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JENKINS, DAVID England, fl.1828-29, MIM 32 Whynot Street, Clerkenwell, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JENKINSON, JOHN England, fl.1644-69, OIM member of Spectaclemakers' Company by 1644; took an apprentice. Bishopsgate, London. Court and von Rohr. suggest correction
JENNER, ANSELM England, fl.1685-92, MIM made the "Encyclogium" with Walter Hayes. Bristol. Taylor 1(440). suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JENSEN, GUSTAVO Cuba, PHIM Marine Barometer and Sympiesometer = Christie 4/3/74. Habana. RSW. suggest correction
JENSEN, IVER Denmark, c.1790, NIM Crown Compass = NMM. Copenhagen. Bedini 8. suggest correction
JENSEN, OLE Norway?, 1779, marked on a "Cole, London" (Benjamin Cole 2) Hadley's quadrant, 1779 at OMM. RSW. suggest correction
JENTILL, EDMUND England, 1594, devised a pair of compasses which could draw a number of geometrical and spiral lines, 1594. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
JERAK, FRANZ Czechoslovakia, c.1850, MIM showed in the Great Exhibition in London, 1851. Prague (Austria). G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
JEREMIASZ see Meyjes Jeremiasz, Johannes or Franz. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JEROME, NOBLE USA, c.1847, see Jerome, Jewel and Co.; was with the firm from 1847-49. Antiquarian Horology, June 1983. suggest correction
JERVIS, E. 1752, MIM Drawing Instrument Set, silver, etui, 1752 = P.C. possibly owner. Antiques, July 1925. suggest correction
JERVIS, FRANCIS England, c.1656, MIM apprenticed for 8 years to Ralph Greatorex of the Clockmakers' Company on June 2, 1656. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
JETINSKY 1725, MIM Hodometer in cart with organ, 1725 = GEL. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JEWEL England, OIM see Willett and Jewel; microscope makers. RSW. suggest correction
JEWEL, PIETER Holland, OIM Microscope = Crisp Coll. Middelburg. Rooseboom 1; Gunther 2. suggest correction
JEWITT AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM see Jevvitt and Co. Liverpool. RSW. suggest correction
JEWITT, W. NIM T.C.; sextant maker according to label on Bradford sextant in Victory Museum, Portsmouth. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JEZEPH, JAMES misreading for Jazeph. Taylor 2(1165); O'Mara. suggest correction
JOACHIMICUS, JOHANN PRATORIUS see Johann Praetorius. Drechsler 2. suggest correction
JOANIDES, JOHN Holland?, pre-1690, MIM son of Zachariah Ioanides; mentioned by Bonani in 1690 as an instrument maker. Middelsburg. Clay and Court. suggest correction
JOB, C.H., AND CO. England, c.1790, MIM Pantograph = D.(1976). London. Moskowitz 110. suggest correction
JOBLOT, LOUIS France, 1647-1723, OIM invented several types of microscopes; author. Daumas 1; Clay and Court; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
JOBSON, BENJAMIN England, 1680, MIM Gunner's Sector, wood, 1680 = X. Queries, S.I.S. Bull. 1, 1983. suggest correction
JOEL, MR. England, fl.1675-85, MIM Jole? Choule? London. A.J. Turner 1 and 2. suggest correction
JOHAN Germany, MIM Equatorial Sundial, plate and scale only = Soth. 12/16/63. Augsburg. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOHANNESEN, H.A. England, c.1850, NIM Marine Compass = OMM. Grimsby. RSW. suggest correction
JOHANNSON, A., AND CO. England, NIM T.C. in octant box. 150 Minories, London. RSW. suggest correction
JOHN OF HARLEBEKE England, 14th Century, wrote on a globe, a wooden sphere with brass meridian. A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
JOHN OF HOLYWOOD England, see Sacrobosco. RSW. suggest correction
JOHN OF LIGNERES France, c.1310, wrote a text on the universal astrolabe, 1310. Lignères. A.J. Turner 10; Poulle 2 and 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOHN, PETER 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Lynn. Goodison 1. suggest correction
JOHN, PETER 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (2). Wisbech. Goodison 1. suggest correction
JOHN, THOMAS England, c.1838, OIM 8 Clement's Inn Passage, London. Taylor 2(2157). suggest correction
JOHNHRRIS England, mark of John Harris 1. RSW. suggest correction
JOHNSON see Long and Johnson. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOHNSON AND MATTHEY England, c.1850, MIM showed in the Great Exhibition, 1851, London. 79 Hatton Garden, London. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
JOHNSON, C. England, c.1860, OIM Telescope on stand = P.C. 2 optics marked "1860." Aldersgate Street, London. RSW. suggest correction
JOHNSON, GEORGE England, see "G.J." Evans 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOHNSON, J.B. USA, fl.1846-80, MIM NIM PHIM also made meteorological instruments; see J.B. Johnson and Co. Boston, Mass. USNM. suggest correction
JOHNSON, J.B., AND CO. USA, c.1848, PHIM made barometers and thermometers. Boston, Mass. USNM. suggest correction
JOHNSON, J.N. England, c.1827, designed a new sextant. Southampton. Taylor 2(1605). suggest correction
JOHNSON, J.P. see J.B. Johnson. USNM. suggest correction
JOHNSON, JOHN 1 England, fl.1627-54, MIM free in the Joiners' Company; took apprentices. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOHNSON, T. USA, 1760, MIM SIM Surveying Compass, 1760 = P.C. Bedini 1. suggest correction
JOHNSON, W. AND A.K. misreading for Johnston. Christie-SK 4/17/86; Nat'l Antiques Review, July 1975. suggest correction
JOHNSON, WILLIAM 1 England, 1690, apprenticed to Daniel Quare 1 in the Clockmakers' Company, 1690. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOHNSTON, WARD see W. and A.K. Johnston. RSW. suggest correction
JOHNSTONE, H.J. NIM Sextant = D.(1965). RSW. suggest correction
JOHNSTONE, JOHN Scotland, fl.1774-76, MIM Carruber's Close, Edinburgh (1774-76). Bryden 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOLIFFE see Joloffe. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
JOLIVALD, ABBE France, c.1850, MIM Perpetual Calendar = CNAM. Abbé Jolivald. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
JOLLAIN, GERARD France, c.1666, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1666 = X. cartographer; produced map gores and globes. Karrow 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONAS France, c.1840, OIM Monocular = D.(1983). au Théatre Royal de Feydeau, Paris. Coffeen D. suggest correction
JONAS, W. AND S. misreading for W. and S. Jones. Gillingham 6. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES 2 England, c.1850, NIM Octant = PEA. could be Charles, Davis, or Thomas (2) Jones. Liverpool. Brewington 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES 4 England, 19th Century, PHIM Stick Barometer = Phillips 10/26/83. "Optician." 201 Strand, London. RSW. suggest correction
JONES 5 see Daniel and Jones. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES AND CO. 2 England, c.1839, PHIM barometer makers. Toxteth Park, Liverpool. Bell 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, DAVIS England, c.1830, MIM OIM 110 Richmond Row; 70 Great George's Street; both in Liverpool. Taylor 2(1903). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, EDWARD 2 England, c.1792, PHIM balance maker. Wolverhampton. D. Crawforth-Hichins. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, HENRY 2 England, c. 1796, OIM 36 Ludgate Street, London. Taylor 2(997). suggest correction
JONES, INIGO England, architect; designed a sundial for New Square at Lincoln's Inn, London. London. Gatty. suggest correction
JONES, J. England, MIM Compass, Planisphere map on card = P.C. may be John Jones 2. London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, JAMES 1 England, c. 1715, MIM apprenticed to John Bellinger 1 of the Clockmakers' Company on Oct. 10, 1715. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
JONES, JAMES 2 England, c.1787, MIM OIM optician. 92 Snow Hill, Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
JONES, JAMES WILLIAM England, fl.1838-46, MIM OIM PHIM 87 Goswell Street, London. Taylor 2(2160). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, JOHN 1 England, c.1725, MIM apprenticed to James Rowley of the Clockmakers' Company on Nov. 1, 1725. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, JOHN 3 USA, fl.1847-60, MIM OIM PHIM Barometer = D.(1971). No. 18 South Street, Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; Antiques, Jan. 1971. suggest correction
JONES, JOHN SIDNEY USA, fl.1838-39, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Philadelphia, Pa. USNM. suggest correction
JONES, MARY England, fl.1829?-40, OIM succeeded Owen Jones. 241 Oxford Street, London. Taylor 2(2161); O'Mara. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, ROBERT England, 1692, MIM Sector, wood, 1692 = D. (1992). Coffeen Comm. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, SAMUELL England, 1690, MIM Perpetual Calendar, 1690 = Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, T., AND SON England, c.1835, PHIM barometer makers; Thomas Jones 1 and son (could be Samuel?). Charing Cross, London. Bell 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, W., AND SON England, OIM Microscope = VCW. William Jones 2 and Son. Holborn, London. RSW. suggest correction
JONES, W.S. England, misreading for W. and S. Jones. London. Soth. 2/1/79; USNM; A-P 3/15/76. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONES, WILLIAM 5 England, PHIM barometer maker. Whitford. Bell 2. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JONG, P. DE Holland, 1742, NIM compass maker. Droogbak, Amserdam (1742). Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
JONNARD c.1630, MIM Calipers, iron = D. maker or owner. RSW. suggest correction
JOOS FILS France, NIM Dry Card Compass = MYS. Dunkerque. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOOSTING, PIETER, EN ZOON Holland, c.1767, NIM compass makers. Texelse Kay (Konigsstraat), Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2.Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JORDAN, T.B. England, c.1838, invented the first photographic sun recorder. Penzance. Middleton 4. suggest correction
JORDAN, THOMAS England, 1840, MIM NIM Dipping Needle = Ross and Sullivan (1840). Falmouth. Taylor 2(1905). suggest correction
JORDAN, WILLIAM England, c.1649, apprenticed to Elias Allen of the Grocers' Company, 1649. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
JORDISON England, PHIM Angle Barometer = P-B 3/4/39. Middlesboro. RSW. suggest correction
JOSEPH A VIN France, MIM Sundial, ivory = X. Joseph à Vin. Michel 3. suggest correction
JOSEPH, D:, NOTO: see D. Joseph Noto. RSW. suggest correction
JOSEPH, F. Italy, MIM Floating Sundial, ivory = Evans Coll. Vincenza. Dewhirst. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOSLIN, GILMAN, AND SON USA, c.1850, MIM Celestial Globes = Wellesley College, Mass., P.C., Soth-PB pre-1980. Boston, Mass. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
JOUGHIN, FREDERICK England, c.1864, NIM Octant = Phillips 10/5/76. 17 Upper Eastsmithfield, London. O'Mara; RSW. suggest correction
JOUGHIN, GEORGE England, 1856, MIM 14 Rutland Street, Mile End, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
JOULE AND SCORESBY England, 1845, PHIM Magnetic Electric Machine, 1845 = Pannett Park Museum, Whitby. James Prescott Joule and William Scoresby. London. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOURDAN France?, MIM Heliograph = LIE. Michel 9. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JOY, ALFRED England, MIM Hodometer = Phillips 2/22/77. Chichester. RSW. suggest correction
JOYCE, J.B., AND CO. England, 1697, MIM see William Joyce. Baillie 1. suggest correction
JOYCE, WILLIAM England, 1724, MIM Sundial on church = Cockshutt? may be founder of J.B. Joyce and Co., 1697. Cockshutt. Baillie 1. suggest correction
JOYEUX, BERNARD France, pre-1787, MIM Astronomical Clock = Musée Lorrain, Nancy. Paguy. Michel 14. suggest correction
JUAN DE ----- Spain?, 1622, MIM Terrestrial Globe, pocket, 1622 = Ineichen 10/20/75. last name not clear. RSW. suggest correction
JUDAEUS, LEO see Levi ben Gerson. Michel 3. suggest correction
JUDSON, THOMAS England, fl.1830-38, MIM OIM PHIM 26 Waterloo Road, Lambeth; 11 Alfred Street, Newington Causeway; both in London. Taylor 2(2163). suggest correction
JUGAN France, MIM Square, silver = P.C. Paris. RSW. suggest correction
JULIUS HERZOG Germany, see Herzog, Julius. Zinner 1. suggest correction
JULLIEN France, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Versailles 11/20/83. "Opticien." 86, rue des Carmes, Rouen. RSW. suggest correction
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). suggest correction
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. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JUMP, THOMAS England, fl.1785-1803, MIM Clockmaker's Sector = X. may be inventor of this type of sector; clockmaker. Prescot. V. Mercer. suggest correction
JUNG Germany, 1770, MIM PHIM Thermometer, 1770 = X. cited by Bernoulli. Uffenheim. Daumas 1. suggest correction
JUNGERS, PROF. E. Denmark, 19th Century, MIM SIM Theodolite = Rasmussen, Jan, 1968. Prof. E. Jüngers' Mechaniske Etablissement. Copenhagen. RSW. suggest correction
JUNGHANS, C. Germany, MIM Horary Quadrant, wood = LUN. Jena. Zinner 6. suggest correction
JURGENSEN'S SONS Denmark, c.1850, PHIM Jürgensen's showed in the Great Exhibition, London, 1851. Copenhagen. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
JURGENSEN, LOUIS URBAN Denmark, c.1800, PHIM Thermometer, No. 841 = Soth. 7/26/65. Jürgensen. Copenhagen. RSW. suggest correction
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. suggest correction
JURIN England, 1684-1750, doctor; mathematician; worked on optics. Nachet. suggest correction
JUSTER, JAMES England, c.1782, apprenticed to Ebenezer Rust 1 in the Grocers' Company, 1782. London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
JUSTI, JOANNES BAPTISTA see Giovanni Baptista Giusta. Michel 3. suggest correction
JUSTICE, JOHN Scotland, 1717, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1717 = Inverleith Terrace, Edinburgh. originally at Woodhall House. Somerville. suggest correction
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. suggest correction

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