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K. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Diptych Sundials, wood = Larvik Marine Museum, Norway, POTS. the mark is a crown over "K." Körber 1; RSW. suggest correction
K.F. Traverse Board = OMM. RSW. suggest correction
K.K. 1 17th Century, MIM Navicula-type Sundial = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
K.K. 2 Germany, 18th Century, MIM Quadrant and Level, mining-type, ivory = OXF. RSW. suggest correction
K.L.C. 1 c.1790, MIM SIM Cartographic Surveying Rule = Christie-SK 11/27/86. under a crown; also marked "N.G.H." RSW. suggest correction
K.L.C. 2 MIM Rule, silver, in etui = NOR. RSW. suggest correction
K.M. 1 Germany, 16th Century, MIM Dividers with Sundial and Compass = FIN = EMA. Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
K.M. 2 see H.A. K.M. suggest correction
K.S. 1723, MIM Bow Compass, 1723 = D.(1987). Coffeen 15. suggest correction
KACHLER Germany, 19th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial = UTR. Stuttgart. de Rijk. suggest correction
KADAUER see Kodauer. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KAERIUS, P. 1614, MIM Pair of Globes, 1614 = NMM-G.108, 109. ex-Mensing Coll. NMM 2. suggest correction
KAETHOFF, CASPAR Holland, see Caspar Kalthoff. Daumas 1. suggest correction
KAI?___, I.L. 1666, NIM Cross-staff, 1666 = PEA. also marked "Edward Holyoke 1718." Brewington 1; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
KAKELAAR, HENDRIKUS Holland, fl.1783-86, NIM marked on compass card in Joseph van den Eeckout's grand orrery in Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg. Middelburg. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
KALABERGO, G. England, c.1820, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Christie-SK 11/21/95. possibly misreading for John Kalabergo, which see. Banbury. RSW. suggest correction
KALABERGO, JOHN England, 1812-52, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (4), Phillips 9/10/86; Soth. 1/27/88. the barometers at Phillips and Soth. were read as "G. Kalabergo Banbury." Market Place (1830-32); Bridge Street North (1832-52); both in Banbury. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
KALLER France, c.1760, NIM Octant = POB. also marked "ETS." Paris. Trois Siècles. suggest correction
KALTENBACK, FALLER AND CO. see Caltenback, Fuller and Co. Bell 2. suggest correction
KALTHOFF, CASPAR Holland; England, fl.1628-64, MIM excellent instrument maker; worked with Johannes Digges and William Corderoy. Dordrecht; London. Rooseboom 1; Dewhirst; Evans 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
KAMPE, FRANZ LEBRECHT Germany, 1712-85, MIM Quadrant on stand = Universtätssternwarte, Göttingen. made astronomical instruments and clocks. Göttingen. Zinner 1; Daumas 1. suggest correction
KAMPF, JOHANN Germany, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial, round = ZUR. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KAMPMAN, J. Holland, c.1770, MIM PHIM Level, wood = TEY; Philosophical Instruments = TEY. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; G.L'E. Turner 7. suggest correction
KAMPMAN, J., AND ADAM STEITZ Holland, c.1770, PHIM Parabolic Trajectories = TEY (2); Rebound Trajectory = TEY; Projectile Trolley = TEY; Cycloidal Tracks = TEY (2); Inclined Planes = TEY; etc. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; G.L'E. Turner 7. suggest correction
KANDEL, JOHAN GEORG Switzerland, MIM Sundial = X. Constanz. Evans 1. suggest correction
KANTER, J. DE, PH.Z. Holland, 1762-1841, MIM SIM Pocket Solarium, paper and wood, 1788 = AMST. author. Wissekerke; Middelburg. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
KANUMAK, PIOMA Russia, NIM Sextant = Central Naval Museum, Leningrad. RSW. suggest correction
KARL Germany, 17th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial = P. and S. 2/9/1897. Munich. RSW. suggest correction
KARL, F. LIBERATUS Germany, 1766, MIM Horizontal Sundial, case, 1766 = P. and S. 3/8/1895. Baden. Evans 1. suggest correction
KARL, GEORG Germany, 1598, MIM Diptych Sundial, 1598 = OXF. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Dewhirst; Michel 3; Gunther 2; Baillie 1. suggest correction
KARMEYER Germany, c.1650, MIM Astrolabe Table Clock = X. Marienburg. Baillie 1. suggest correction
KARMOCK, JOHN England, fl.1782-87, MIM apprenticed to Thomas Ripley 1 of the Grocers' Company in 1773; free of the Company in 1782; took apprentices. 35 Wapping Street (1782-86); 302 Bell Dock, Wapping (1787); both in London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
KARMOCK, STEPHEN England, c.1783, apprenticed to his brother, John Karmock, of the Grocers' Company, 1783. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
KARNER, ALBRECHT Germany, 1619-87, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = BUD (1655), Fränkel Coll. (1655), D.(1985) (1655), GRA (1658), BAM (1661), BM (1661), St. Gallen Altertums-Sammlung (1661), MEM (1662), WUP (1667), Michel Coll. (1668), ADL-DPW26 (1668), Hübner Coll., Vienna (1688), MUN, GRA, etc. son of Conrad Karner 2; fl.1655-87; master mark is hunting horn; 1688 instrument probably misreading of date. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Michel 1 and 3; Gunther 2; Dewhirst; Price 3; Ward 4; Baillie 1; Gouk 1; Coffeen 10; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KARNER, ANDREAS Germany, 1620-82, MIM compass maker; son of Hans Karner 1 or 2; Gouk's text does not agree with her chart. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, CASPAR Germany, 1542-pre-90, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = OXF. Master in 1564. Nürnberg. Michel 1 and 3; Baillie 1; Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, CONRAD 1 Germany, fl.1567-71, MIM compass maker; father of Conrad Karner 2. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, CONRAD 2 Germany, 1571-1632, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = D.(1619), ADL-W21 (1621), BM (1622), LIE (1622), WHI (1623), Palazzo Madama, Turin (1623), MUN (1628), Huelsmann Coll. (1628), BASH (1629), OXF (1630), GEP (1631), NYS (1632), STU, National Museum, Helsinki, OXF, etc. master mark is hunting horn. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; USNM; Gunther 2; Josten 1; Price 2 and 3; Ward 4; Michel 3; NMM 2; Baillie 1; Bryden 16; Gouk 1; Syndram; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KARNER, ELISABETH Germany, fl.1564-90, married Caspar Karner in 1564, had eight children; married Albrecht Lösel in 1590 and had one son, Michael Lesel, which see. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, ERASMUS Germany, 1614-51, MIM compass maker; son of Conrad Karner 2. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, GEORG Germany, b.1648 fl.1679, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = MUN (1679), P.C., OXF, UTR, etc.; Diptych Sundial, ivory, lower leaf = Landshut in Niederbayern Museum. master mark is jumping horse; the UTR dial has only the master mark; Georg was Melchior Karner's brother and son of Albrecht Karner. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Price 2; Evans 1; De Clerque 1; Gouk 1; RSW. suggest correction
KARNER, HANS 1 Germany, fl.1588-1632, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = D.(1983), ADL-W136. the ADL sundial has two Maltese crosses in compass box. Nürnberg. Coffeen E; Gouk 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KARNER, HANS 2 Germany, 1597-1676, MIM compass maker; son of Hans Karner 1. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, HANS 3 Germany, 1650-1716, MIM compass maker; son of Albrecht Karner. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, HANS PAULUS Germany, 1606-27, MIM son of Hans Karner 1; compass maker; did not make ivory diptych sundials. Nürnberg. Gouk 1; RSW, suggest correction
KARNER, JACOB Germany, 1612-48, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = DEU (1599), WHI (1639), WHI (1648), WHI (3), NYC (incomplete). master mark is "I.3 K.", which see; WHI (1648) is signed "3", other WHI, undated, are signed "I.3 K." and "3"; some of the rest of these sundials are signed thus or with a "3"; son of Conrad Karner 2; DEU (1599) diptych must be a misreading of the date. Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Bryden 16; Price 2; Gouk 1; Syndram; RSW. suggest correction
KARNER, JACOB FRIEDRICH Germany, 1640-86, MIM compass maker; son of Jacob Karner and grandson of Conrad Karner 2. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, LEONHARD ANDREAS Germany, 1682-1733, MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = Heidelburg Museum (1732). master mark was glove with cuff; see "L.K." 1 and "L.A.K." Nürnberg. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Gunther 2; Gouk 1; RSW. suggest correction
KARNER, MARTIN Germany, 1606-32, MIM compass maker; son of Conrad Karner 2. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KARNER, MELCHIOR Germany, 1642-1707, MIM Diptych Sundials, ivory = Geneva Mus. of Horology (1665), LIN and KLA (1685), OXF and PAK (1690), P.C. (1687), etc. master mark is 4; see "M.K." 3; Melchior was the son of Albrecht Karner; Gouk thought that the small, ivory on wood, diptych sundials stamped with mark of a mitten were his. Arnstadt. Zinner 1; Gunther 2; Evans 1; USNM; Dewhirst; Baillie 1; Gouk 1; Syndram; RSW. suggest correction
KARRATT, S. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Newcastle-under-Lyme. Goodison 1. suggest correction
KARRENO 1786, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1786 = SPI-2841; Sundial, 1786 = Bourgeois Sale. might be the same dial. Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
KARSENO see Karreno. Evans 1. suggest correction
KARTARO, MARIO see Mario Cartaro. Tooley. suggest correction
KASNER AND MOSS Australia, MIM Compass, pocket = Christie-SK 4/17/86. Melbourne. RSW. suggest correction
KASPAR, MICHAEL see Michael Chasper. suggest correction
KASSELMAN, HENDRIK A. Germany, c.1750, NIM Octant = HAA. Michel 1. suggest correction
KATER, HENRY England, 1777-1835, with the Royal Engineers in India; improved geodetic instruments; invented a reversible pendulum to find the value of gravity; designed a hygrometer; Royal Society medal in 1817; F.R.S. Taylor 2(999); McConnell (1984); G.L'E. Turner 24; DNB; RSW. suggest correction
KAUFFER, MICHAEL Germany, c.1655-1730, MIM Astrolabe, 1681 = STU (ICA-571); Calendar, 1685 = STU; Quadrant, 1685 = STU; Astronomical Table = STU. Kauffer "sculpsit" and Carolus Graff "delineavit" the instruments. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2; Himmerlein 1; Price 1; ICA 2; suggest correction
KAUFMANN, C. Germany, MIM Polymeter = DEU. Kreuzlingen. RSW. suggest correction
KAUKOL, D.K. Germany, 1708, MIM Globe Sundial, 1708 = REG. Altenbuch. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KEAPPOCK, JAMES USA, c.1753, NIM Octant, 1753 = P.C. Philadelphia, Pa. D.J. Warner 10. suggest correction
KEATOR, FRED W. USA, 20th Century, MIM Mariner's Astrolabe = MYS. modern reproduction. RSW. suggest correction
KEEGAN, MICHAEL England, c.1840, MIM OIM 2 Phoenix Street, Soho, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
KEEN England, MIM OIM see Frodsham and Keen; Gray and Keen; and Jones, Gray and Keen. Liverpool. Bell 2; Soth. 6/16/75. suggest correction
KEEN AND FRODSHAM England, c.1840, MIM OIM PHIM Telescope = Nat'l Museum of Canada; Marine Barometer = X; Sextant = Soth. 12/10/73; Compass = Drouot 11/7/67. Robert Keen and Charles Frodsham. 17 South Castle Street, Liverpool. Goodison 1; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
KEEN, P.I. England, NIM Octant = Soth. 10/15/73. probably a misreading of R.I. Keen; Robert John Keen. Postern Row, Tower Hill, London. RSW. suggest correction
KEEN, ROBERT England, fl.1845-54, MIM see Frodsham and Keen; Jones, Gray and Keen; Gray and Keen. Liverpool. Brewington 1. suggest correction
KEEN, ROBERT JOHN England, fl.1838, OIM 8 Postern Row, Tower Hill, London. Taylor 2(2164). suggest correction
KEENE, ARTHUR B. Ireland, c.1854, Pair of Globes, 17" dia. = D.(1971). agent for Thomas Maltby of London. 4 Kildare Place, Dublin. Bryden 9; RSW. suggest correction
KEHEW, JOHN USA, 1818-1889, MIM NIM OIM Marine Compass = Whaling Museum, Nantucket, Mass.; Octant, ebony = D.(1992). nephew of Samuel Emery; partner of Edward Samuel Ritchie in E.S. Ritchie and Co., Boston, 1862 on; T.C.(1841-56); dealer. 69 North Water Street (1841-56); 49 North Water Street, corner of William Street (1859); both in New Bedford, Mass.; Boston, Mass. (1862). Brewington 1; Price 2; Smart 1; D.J. Warner 10; Coffeen 36; RSW. suggest correction
KEILL, SIMON England, 1657, MIM Horary Quadrant, 1657 = FLO-1294. Bonelli 1. suggest correction
KEITH, ALEXANDER Scotland, c.1795, designed a self-registering maximum-minimum thermometer and a surveying level. Edinburgh. Taylor 2(678 & 1000). suggest correction
KEITH, GEORGE Scotland?, d.1812, PHIM made clocks, watches, and barometers. Strathaven. Bell 2. suggest correction
KEIZER, LAWRENCE England, c.1841, PHIM made barometers and looking glasses. Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool. Bell 2. suggest correction
KELHAM, ROBERT England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Amersham Auction 3/3/97. Chelmsford. ATG 4/12/97. suggest correction
KELLER France, c. 1750, MIM NIM made octants and other instruments. Paris. Nachet; Daumas 1. suggest correction
KELLER, J. CO. Switzerland, "J. Co. Keller Sculpsit" marked on horary quadrant by Johann Meylin. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KELLER, JOHANN CHRISTOF Austria, c.1600, MIM Horizontal Sundials = P.C., OXF (2), ADL-M293, Burndy Library, Conn., P. and S. 6/18/1894, P-B 1/22/54. mathematician. Linz. Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Michel 3; USNM; Baillie 1; Maddison 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KELLNER, KARL Germany, c.1849, OIM Microscope = LEY. started Optical Institute in Wetzler in 1849. Wetzler. van der Star 1; RSW. suggest correction
KELLY, ELIZABETH England, c.1838, OIM optician. 22 Charles Street, Hatton Garden, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
KELSON, JONAS England, 1648, MIM Perpetual Calendar, oval, 1648 = OXF. Simpson; RSW. suggest correction
KELVEY India; England, 19th Century, OIM see Cooke and Kelvey. Calcutta and Liverpool. Soth. 2/28/80. suggest correction
KELVIN AND JAMES WHITE LTD. SCOTLAND, PHIM Marine Barometer and Sympiesometer = Soth. 7/19/88. Glasgow. RSW. suggest correction
KELVIN AND WHITE USA, NIM Nautical Rule = Drouot 11/30/70. Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y. RSW. suggest correction
KELVIN, BOTTOMLEY AND BAIRD LTD. Scotland, c.1870, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 7/19/88. Glasgow. RSW. suggest correction
KELVIN, LORD William Thomson, which see. G.L'E. Turner 24; Burnett (1984). suggest correction
KEMEL, DE Belgium, NIM Sextant = DNM. Antwerp. RSW. suggest correction
KEMM, E. England, post-1776, MIM Terrestrial Globe, miniature, with celestial lining in fishskin case. signed "A new GLOBE of the EARTH from the best Authorities by E. Kemm"; shows Cook's voyages in 1775 and 1776. RSW. suggest correction
KEMP AND CO. Scotland, fl.1835-99, PHIM Thermometer = RSM; Meteorological Equipment (incomplete) = RSM; Disc Electrical Machine = RSM; Henley's Discharging Table = RSM; Furnace Cylinder = RSM; etc. made chemical apparatus; founded by Kenneth Treasurer Kemp in 1835; he was joined by his brothers, James and Alexander Kemp, which see; firm was continued after 1864 by unidentified relatives from Glasgow. 7 South College Street (1835-38); 53 South Bridge (1839-44); 12 and 13 Infirmary Street (1845-87); all in Edinburgh. Taylor 2(2165); Bryden 3; Morrison-Low 2; Dewhirst. suggest correction
KEMP, ALEXANDER Scotland, 1822-54, PHIM with Kemp and Co. from 1841-54, with his older brothers, James and Kenneth Treasurer Kemp, which see; author; made chemical equipment. 53 South Bridge (1841-44); 12 and 13 Infirmary Street (1845-54); both in Edinburgh. Morrison-Low 2. suggest correction
KEMP, JAMES Scotland, 1802-64, PHIM elder brother of Kenneth Treasurer Kemp; joined Kemp and Co. between 1841 and 1851; worked with his younger brother, Alexander Kemp; made chemical apparatus. 12 and 13 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh (1845-64). Morrison-Low 2. suggest correction
KEMP, JOHN England, c.1825, PHIM Barometer = P.C.; Wheel Barometer = Phillips 2/14/79; Stick Barometer = Soth. 5/1/86. Wakefield. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
KEMP, KENNETH TREASURER Scotland, 1805-42, PHIM Galvanic Battery, 1828 = RSM; Experimental Galvanic Battery, 1830 = RSM; Liquified Gases = RSM (4); Blowpipe, 1829 = RSM. apprenticed to Drs. John and Thomas Johnstone Aitken, surgeon-apothecaries, in 1832 for five years; chemical apparatus maker from 1829 on; founded Kemp and Co. in 1835, which survived him until 1899; main interest was chemical electricity; author. Surgeon Square, Edinburgh (1829-36). Bryden 3; Morrison-Low 2. suggest correction
KEMPSON AND KINDEN England, fl.1803-09, MIM Perpetual Calendar Discs = BM (1803 and 1809). Birmingham. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
KEMPSON AND SON England, 1826, MIM Perpetual Calendar, 1826 = D.(1985). perhaps P. Kempson and Son. Birmingham. Coffeen 9; RSW. suggest correction
KEMPSON, P. England, fl.1797-98, MIM Perpetual Calendar Discs = BM (1797 and 1798). Birmingham. Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
KENDALL, EDWIN USA, 1812-63?, PHIM Aneroid Barometer = USNM. second son of Thomas Kendall, Jr.; made thermometers and mercurial barometers by 1844; by 1858 he was making aneroid barometers. New Lebanon, N.Y. (1844-58); Great Barrington, MA. (1858-59); New Lebanon Spa, N.Y. (Lebanon Springs, N.Y.) (1859-63). S.C. Turner. suggest correction
KENDALL, JOHN USA, 1810-92, PHIM son of Thomas Kendall, Jr.; trained by his father; continued his father's shop, 1831-92; renaming it John Kendall and Co.; took Edward C. Clark as partner;; thermometer maker. New Lebanon, N.Y. Smart 1; S.C. Turner. suggest correction
KENDALL, JOHN, AND CO. USA, 1832-92, PHIM made thermometers; John Kendall and Edward C. Clark. New Lebanon, N.Y. S.C. Turner. suggest correction
KENDALL, THOMAS, JR. USA, 1786-1831, MIM PHIM invented a linear dividing engine (Universal Graduator [Gradienter]) to mark thermometer tubes in 1817; made a great many thermometers; T.C.; had three sons, John, Edwin and David, which see. Millbury, Mass. (pre-1817-20); New Lebanon, N.Y. (1820-31). Smart 1; USNM; Bedini 8; S.C. Turner. suggest correction
KENDALL-GREEN, R.B. England, PHIM barometer maker. Deddington; Oxford. Bell 2. suggest correction
KENDRICK, ARCHIBALD England, fl.1791-1820, PHIM made weights. London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
KENDRICK, ARCHIBALD, AND CO. England, fl.1820-28, PHIM made weights. London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
KENDRICK, ARCHIBALD, AND SON England, 1828-30, PHIM weight makers; the firm became "Archibald Kendrick and Sons" (1830-79) and "Archibald Kendrick and Son Ltd" (1879-1986). London. Crawforth 6. suggest correction
KENDRICK, CHARLES England, c.1850, PHIM barometer maker. Evesham Street, Alcester. Bell 2. suggest correction
KENEY, VINCENT England, c.1530, MIM sundial maker? London. Baillie 1. suggest correction
KENINGHAM see Cuningham. P.J. Wallis; Taylor 1(22). suggest correction
KENNARD, JOHN USA, 1782-1861, MIM SIM Quadrants with sights and compasses, wood = Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, N. H./ Currier Gallery of Arts, Manchester, N.H., D.(1993). compass card and dial of Dartmouth instrument made by Thomas Salters Bowles; D. signed "Newmarket"; made Phineas Merrill-type quadrant; Newmarket is now Newfields. Portsmouth; Nashua; Concord; Newmarket; all in New Hampshire. Bedini 1; Smart 1; Price 2; MAD, May, 1993. suggest correction
KENNY, M.J. USA, OIM Telescope = USNM. "inventor and builder." Buffalo, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
KENRICK, W. Holland, c.1800, MIM Magnetic Compass = TEY. Amsterdam. G.L'E. Turner 7. suggest correction
KENT, CHARLTON England, NIM Dip Needles = USNM (2); Kew Magnetometer = USNM. Dover. USNM. suggest correction
KENT, DAVID NIM Liquid Compass = D.(1975). RSW. suggest correction
KENTISH, THOMAS England, fl.1839-47, MIM Slide Rule, wood = D. designed a type of slide rule which had gauge points printed on a paper strip for the fourth side; author. Taylor 2(2166); Delehar 9; RSW. suggest correction
KENVYN, G. see James Kynfin. Michel 2; Taylor 1(73); Price 1. suggest correction
KENVYN, JAMES see James Kynfin. RSW; Michel 2. suggest correction
KENYON, HENRY England, c.1840, MIM OIM 126 High Street, Wapping, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
KEOHAN, THOMAS England, fl.1816-40, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Octant = PEA; Quadrant, ebony and brass = D.(1976); Telescope = D.(1972); Sextants = Seamans Institute of New York, Fall River Marine Museum, Mass.; Barometer = Christie-SK 5/15/96. apprenticed to William Elliott 1 in the Joiners' Company, Dec. 17, 1816. 1 Arbour Terrace (pre-1836); 33 Upper Smithfield; 53 John Street; 2 Arbour Terrace, Commercial Road East; all in London. Bell 2; USNM; Brewington 1; Taylor 2(2218); Moskowitz 104; O'Mara; Rinaldi 2; Crawforth 7; RSW. suggest correction
KEPLER, JOHANN Germany, 1571-1630, astronomer; worked for Tycho Brahe and then for Rudolph II; author; developed the Keplerian telescope; determined the elliptical orbits of the planets. Dreyer; etc. suggest correction
KEPPELER, JOHAN NEPOMUK Germany, 1834, MIM Horizontal Sundial, honestone, 1834 = P. and S. 3/20/1896. RSW. suggest correction
KERBY, FREDERICK England, c.1840, MIM PHIM Platt Terrace, Kings Cross, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
KERLING, H.J. WAT Germany, MIM SIM Circumferentor = DEU. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KERN, J. Switzerland, c.1850, MIM Set of Drawing Instruments = Koller May, 1972. Kern had a display in the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. Aarau. G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
KERN, S. USA, c.1846, invented a surveying compass made by Jacob Sensensy Danner, which see. Strasburgh, Va. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
KERNER, MELCHER Germany, surely Melchior Karner. Soth. 12/8/69. suggest correction
KERR, ALEXANDER Scotland, c.1820, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. clockmaker. Annan. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
KESER, HANS Germany, c.1528, MIM compass maker. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KESSEL Germany, 1742, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, marble, 1742 = ADL-M483. similar sundial at STU. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KESSLER, FRANZ Zinner 1; Vey. suggest correction
KETTERER, ALOYSIUS England; USA, fl.1789-90, PHIM made barometers and thermometers; succeeded John Deregan; succeeded by Martin Fisher. at the Sign of the Seven Stars, Race and Fourth Streets (1789); in house of Nicholas Hess on Race Street, opposite the German church (1790); both in Philadelphia, Pa. Bedini 1 and 8; Gillingham 1. suggest correction
KETTERRER England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X, Soth.-Chester 3/9/83. 99 Queen Street, Portsea. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
KETTLE, NATHANIEL England, c.1754, apprenticed to George Adams 1 of the Grocers' Company in 1754. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
KETTLEWELL, C.J. England, 19th Century, NIM Sextant = Phillips 2/2/84. also marked "Patent Composite Arc." RSW. suggest correction
KEULEN, ABRAHAM VAN Holland, 1697, MIM Globe, 2-inch diameter, leather case = D.(1990). advertised a pocket globe in 1697; leather case has signed, celestial lining. Amsterdam. Edell 1; Krogt 2; RSW. suggest correction
KEULEN, CORNELIS BUYS VAN Holland, fl.1756-78, NIM partner in Johannes van Keulen (3) en Zoonen, 1756-78. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
KEULEN, GERARD HULST VAN see Hulst van Keulen, Gerard. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
KEULEN, GERARD VAN Holland, c.1678-1726, NIM also signed "G.v.K."; cross-staff signed that way at UTR; took Johannes van Keulen 3 as partner in 1725. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
KEULEN, JAN VAN Holland, 1724, NIM Cross-staves = UTR (1724), UTR. RSW. suggest correction
KEULEN, JOHANNES VAN (3), EN ZOONEN Holland, fl.1756-1801, NIM made many cross-staves and octants; dates ranged from 1758-80; examples can be seen at ADL, AMST, Groningen Museum, PMM, UTR, Fishery Museum, Vlaardingen, etc; many signed "I.v.K." or "J.v.K." Gerard Hulst van Keulen, partner in 1756-79; Cornelis Buys van Keulen, partner in 1778-79; Johannes van Keulen 4 was partner in 1778. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KEULEN, JOHANNES VAN 1 Holland, 1654-1715, MIM NIM Planetaria = LEY (2); Cross-staves = AMST (1700), HAM (1701), School of Navigation, Altona (1701), P.C. (1702), UTR; Bearing Compass = AMST; Astrolabe, paper (in book) = BAR; Roemer's Jovilabe and Saturnilabe = lost. planetaria made to Huygens' design; cross-staves signed either "I.v.K." or "J.v.K."; associated with Jacob Robijn in 1679; also made clocks. Amsterdam (1682); The Hague. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2; Daumas 1; Rooseboom 1; H.C. King 2. suggest correction
KEULEN, JOHANNES VAN 2 Holland, fl.1684-99, published books and sea charts; published planisphere by Nicolas J. Vooghdio, Amsterdam, ADL-A286. Amsterdam. Krogt 2; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KEULEN, JOHANNES VAN 3 Holland, fl.1725-56, MIM NIM Cross-staves = HAM (1733), P.C. (1736), P.C. (1740), P.C. (1751), Municipal Museum, Westterschelling (1755); Azimuth Compasses = RIJ (2); Bearing Compass = RIJ; Pleinschaal = RIJ. two cross-staves signed "I.v.K." and three signed "J.v.K."; compass brass plate signed "Johannes van Keulen * Wed. G. Hulst van Keulen"; Weduwe Gerard van Keulen was partner, 1726-31; Weduwe Johannes van Keulen 1 was partner, 1755-56; pleinschaal is a form of Gunter rule. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1, 2 and 4; Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; Cowan; Engelsman. suggest correction
KEULEN, JOHANNES VAN 4 Holland, fl.1776-78, NIM Cross-staff, 1776 = PMM. cross-staff signed "I.v.K. 1776 Amsterdam"; partner in Johannes van Keulen (3) en Zoonen in 1778. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
KEULEN, WEDUWE GERARD VAN Holland, fl.1726-31, NIM partner with Johannes van Keulen 3 in 1726-31. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2. suggest correction
KEULEN, WEDUWE JOHANNES VAN Holland, 1755-56, NIM she was widow of Johannes van Keulen 1; partner with Johannes van Keulen 3 in 1755-56. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2. suggest correction
KEUZEKAMP, F. Holland, 1799, PHIM Electrical Machine, 1799 = Frans Pasteur (1799). Delft. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
KEWLEY, JOHN England, 1774, MIM Sundial = Ballafreer Farm, Braddan, Isle of Man; Instrument, 1774 = Evans Coll. Gatty; Evans 1. suggest correction
KEWLEY, THOMAS England, c.1816, PHIM devised an improved thermometer. Aldersgate Street, London. Taylor 2(1312). suggest correction
KEYL, JULIUS Germany, c.1850, MIM Mining Compass = DRE. Zwickau. RSW. suggest correction
KEYNON England, c.1840, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-C 6/6/85. Stockport. RSW. suggest correction
KEYS, HENRY England, c.1716, apprenticed to Robert Chantrey of the Grocers' Company, 1716. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
KEYZOR AND BENDON England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Keyzor and Bendon were brothers born Abraham and George Bandan. Their parents were Moses Bandan (later Bendon) and Alice Kyezor (aka Keyzor). Abraham changed his surname to Keyzor when he went to work with his Uncle Michael Keyzor in Norfolk in 1847. They started out as Opticians. When Abraham returned to London in 1855 he took over the business established by William Harris & Son at 50 High Holborn and originally called it Keyzor & Co. His younger brother George, then known as George Bendon joined him prior to 1861. They operated the business under the name Keyzor and Bendon until Abraham's death in 1873. 50 High Holborn, London. Goodison 1; Bell 2; WEBDB. suggest correction
KIBBLE England, c.1830, PHIM Stick Barometers = D.(1976), D.(1988). Greenwich. RSW. suggest correction
KIBBLE, JOHN England, fl.1824-37, MIM made drawing instruments. 81 Highfield Street and 27 Great Crosshall Street, Liverpool. Taylor 2(1614); Crawforth 6. suggest correction
KIDD England, PHIM Stick Barometer = CMY. Malton. RSW. suggest correction
KIENING, CHRISTOPH Germany, 1582, MIM Sundial, stone, 1582 = MUN. from the Bassermann-Jordan Coll. Füssen. Bassermann-Jordan 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
KIENING, HANS Germany, fl.1575-78, MIM Book-form Clocks with Sundials in lids = OXF (1575), X; Astronomical Clock, 1578 = VIE. Füssen. Zinner 1; Baillie 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
KIENING, ISAAK Germany, fl.1568-76, MIM Horizontal Sundials = MUB (1568), AUG (1569), VIE (1569), St.Gallen Altertumssammlung (1576), Bebenhausen Schloss (1576), Christie 3/29/90 (1570). the sundials in AUG and Christie are made of stone. Isny. Zinner 1; Price 2; Evans 1; Michel 3; RSW. suggest correction
KIESTRA, JOH. Holland, 1821-1906, OIM Lens for telescope = Eisinga's house, Franeker. Herbagum. RSW. suggest correction
KILBINGTON England, c.1789, MIM compass maker; see Edwards and Kilbington. Wapping, London. Taylor 2(831 & 860). suggest correction
KILLICK England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. may be James Killick. Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
KILLICK AND WEBB England, c.1850, PHIM barometer makers. Opposite the Albert Gate, London. Bell 2. suggest correction
KILLICK, JAMES England, fl.1839-50, PHIM barometer maker; see Killick; silversmith. St. George's Place, London. Bell 2. suggest correction
KILNER, THOMAS England?, 1649, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1649 = PRZ. RSW. suggest correction
KILPATRICK, ALEXANDER Scotlandfl.1820-32, PHIM maker of chemical apparatus; started as a tinsmith before 1820. 14 Crosscauseway (1826-32); 1 Hope Street (1832); both in Edinburgh. Bryden 3. suggest correction
KILPATRICK, JOHN Scotland, fl.1833-36, PHIM chemical apparatus maker. 14 Crosscauseway and 1 Hope Street (1833); 1 Hope Street (1834-36); both in Edinburgh. Bryden 3. suggest correction
KIMBELL, ISAAC England, fl.1775-1828, OIM 21 Dean Street, Fetter Lane; London. Taylor 2(737); Clay and Court; Crawforth 6. suggest correction
KIMBELL, JOHN England, fl.1817-29, MIM OIM PHIM apprenticed to Benjamin Martin in the Goldsmiths' Company on April 4, 1763. 21 Dean Street, Fetter Lane; London. Taylor 2(1372); Dewhirst; Crawforth 6. suggest correction
KINDLER, E. USA, 19th Century, MIM Circular Slide Rule = ADL-G5. Chicago, Ill. ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KINDON England, see Kempson and Kindon. Birmingham. Price 3. suggest correction
KINDON, JAMES England, 1771, MIM Rule, boxwood, 1771 = Lunar Society Exhibition, 1966. Birmingham. Bryden 9. suggest correction
KING 1 Scotland, c.1790, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1973). 45 Baldwin's Green, Leith; Lanark. Morrison-Low; RSW. suggest correction
KING 2 England, c.1822, MIM NIM Octant, ebony = Soth. 11/9/70; Equatorial Sundial = Christie 12/12/72. John King 2 (?). Bristol. Bryden 9. suggest correction
KING 3 England, 19th Century, PHIM Wheel Barometer with clock = Christie-NY 10/26/87. has thermometer and hygrometer. London. RSW. suggest correction
KING 4 England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth.-PB pre-1980. could be G.B. King, John King 2 or Thomas D. King. Bristol. RSW. suggest correction
KING AND COOMBS England, c.1850, OIM PHIM Prism, Amici-type = D.(1983). 2 Clare Street, Bristol. Coffeen C. suggest correction
KING AND HAGGER USA, fl.1759-62, MIM NIM Benjamin King 1 and either William Hagger or William Guyse Hagger. near the Sign of Mr. Pitt, Newport, R.I. Bedini 1. suggest correction
KING AND SON England, OIM Microscope, botanical = Christie-SK 11/19/87. probably J. King and Son, which see. Bristol. RSW. suggest correction
KING, ALEXANDER Scotland, c.1840, NIM 37 High Street, Dundee. Bryden 3. suggest correction
KING, BENJAMIN 1 USA, 1707-86, MIM NIM Backstaves = New Bedford Whaling Museum (1758 & 1785), P.C. (1760, 1763, 1764), Duke's Cty. Hist. Soc. (1754), MYS (1758 & 1762), Shelburne Mus. (1762), Phillips House, Wickford (1762), R.I. Historical Society (1762), Newport Historical Society (1771 & 1785), Fall River Marine Museum, Mass. (1758), etc.; Octant, 1767 = Soth. 5/21/73; Caleb Smith-type Hadley Quadrants = J.C. Brown Library, Brown U., X (1769). brother of Daniel King; father of Samuel King; partner of Hagger; in business for himself before 1760. Salem, Mass.; at the Sign of the Mathematical Instruments, next to the Golden Eagle on Thames Street, Newport R.I. (1742-64); Charleston, S. Car. (1765). Bedini 1 & 8; Smart 1; Brewington 1; Evans 1; USNM; Moskowitz 102; D.J. Warner 8, 10 and 12; RSW. suggest correction
KING, BENJAMIN 2 USA, 1740-1804, MIM NIM Backstaff, 1770 = DeLuca 8/1/87 = D.(1989); Backstaff, 1775 = PEA; Marine Compass = PEA; Octant, 1767 = Soth. 1973. apprenticed to his father, Daniel King; nephew of Benjamin King 1; succeeded by his son-in-law, Capt. Jonathan Mason. Court Street; Lynde Street; both in Salem, New England. Bedini 1 & 8; Brewington 1; Bryden 9; Smart 1; D.J. Warner 8, 10 and 12; RSW. suggest correction
KING, CHARLES GEDNEY USA, 1808-72, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Surveying Crosses = ESS(2); Transit = GUR; Surveying Compasses = Old Gaol Museum, Maine, DeLuca 8/1/87. son of Gedney King; see Gedney King and Son.; T.C.; most instruments signed "C.G. King." No. 7 Broad Street, third store from State Street (1839-58); Washington Street (1858-72); both in Boston, Mass. Brewington 1; Smart 1; USNM; Moskowitz 103; RSW. suggest correction
KING, DANIEL USA, 1704-90, MIM NIM PHIM SIM Surveying Compass, wood, 1744 = P.C.; Graphometer, wood, 1767 = PEA; Backstaff, 1766 = R.L. Foster, Jr. Auction, 8/1/86 = Foster, Jr. Auction 8/1/88 = Maine Maritime Museum; Electrostatic Machine = X. brother of Benjamin King 1; father of Benjamin King 2 and had him as an apprentice; the 1744 compass card is marked with a tide table; backstaff made for Nicholas Gifford, March 24, 1766, "scrimshawed." Salem, New England. Bedini 1, 8 and 14; Smart 1; Brewington 1; D.J. Warner 8 and 12; RSW. suggest correction
KING, F.W. AND R. England; USA, fl.1849-75, MIM NIM SIM Surveying Compasses = GUR, P.C., D.(1983); Level Holder = USNM. Frederick W. and Richard King; successors to James Green 2 (pre-1851); succeeded by Edward Meister in 1876; T.C. London; 13 Nassau Street, New York, N.Y. (1849-50); 33 South Street (1851-); 226 Baltimore Street; both in Baltimore, Md. Smart 1. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
KING, FREDERICK W. USA, 1821-89, MIM NIM PHIM SIM see F.W. and R. King. New York, N.Y.; Baltimore, Md. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
KING, G.B. England, fl.1821-50+, PHIM made barometers. College Green, Bristol. Bell 2. suggest correction
KING, GEDNEY USA, 1777-1839, MIM NIM Marine Compasses = PEA (2), D.(1974). father of Charles Gedney King; apprenticed to his uncle, Benjamin King 2; Joseph Callender and Thomas Wightman produced his compass cards; T.C.; see Gedney King and Son. Fore Street, near foot of Cross Street (1800); No. 8 North Row, Fish Street (1803); 10 North Row, Fish Street (1805); 29 State Street (1820); 113 State Street (1826); 118 State Street (1827); 7 Broad Street (1831); 95 State Street; all in Boston, Mass. Smart 1; Brewington 1; Moskowitz 108; Bedini 8; USNM; D.J.Warner 10 and 12; RSW. suggest correction
KING, GEDNEY, AND SON USA, fl.1832-39, MIM NIM son was Charles Gedney King; T.C. 7 Broad Street, Boston, Mass. Brewington 1; Smart 1; Coffeen H. suggest correction
KING, GEORGE England, fl.1802-09, MIM clock and watch maker; repaired and sold mathematical instruments. Crawforth 1. suggest correction
KING, GREGORY England, fl.1628-82, MIM a diallist. Lichfield. Taylor 1(161). suggest correction
KING, H.J., AND CO. Scotland, c.1850, MIM Micrometer = BIR. engineers. Glasgow. RSW. suggest correction
KING, I. England, c.1775, OIM Microscope, improved compound = Soth. 12/10/73. John King 3? RSW. suggest correction
KING, J., AND SON England, fl.1823-31, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (2), Soth. 6/27/88. opticians; John King 3 and John King 4. 2 Clare Street, Bristol. Bryden 9; Goodison 1; Bell 2; Taylor 2(1615); RSW. suggest correction
KING, JOHN 1 Scotland, c.1780, PHIM also made clocks. Aberdeen. Bryden 3; J.S. Reid; suggest correction
KING, JOHN 2 England, fl.1788-1805, MIM apprenticed to William Spencer 2 in the Grocers' Company in 1781; free of the Company in 1788; took apprentices. Greenfield Street, Whitechapel (1788); No. 1 Prince's Street, Ratcliffe Highway (1795); Thomas Street, Whitechapel (1802); all in London. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
KING, JOHN 3 England, c.1822, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Microscope, compound = Soth. 7/23/73; Theodolite = Christie-SK 4/17/86; Surveying Level = Soth. 7/15/63 = P.C.; Marine Barometer = Soth.-S 9/18/86. optician; made barometers; father of John King 4; see J. King and Son; sometimes signed "J. King"; barometer from Soth.-S is signed on paper scale. 2 Clare Street (1822); J. Stone Summer Hill Academy; both in Bristol. Bell 2; Bryden 9; Goodison 1; RSW. suggest correction
KING, JOHN 4 England, c.1839, MIM OIM PHIM optician; barometer maker; son of John King 3; see J. King and Son. Clare Street, Bristol. Bell 2. suggest correction
KING, JOHN 5 England, c.1830, MIM PHIM 13 Goswell Street, London. Taylor 2(1908). suggest correction
KING, JOHN 6 England, c.1830, MIM PHIM 6 Cannon Street, St.George's End, London. Taylor 2(1909). suggest correction
KING, JOHN 7 England, c.1830, MIM OIM PHIM 112 Leadenhall Street, London. Taylor 2(1910). suggest correction
KING, JOHN 8 England, c.1700, apprenticed to Thomas Cooke 2 in the Joiners' Company. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
KING, JOHN SUMNER England, c.1782, apprenticed to John Karmock of the Grocers' Company in 1782. London. J.Brown 1. suggest correction
KING, MRS. THOMAS England, c.1677-79, OIM widow of Thomas King 1. London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
KING, PETER England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Southwark, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
KING, RICHARD England; USA, 1823-1905, MIM NIM see F.W. and R. King. London; New York, N.Y.; Baltimore, Md. Smart 1. suggest correction
KING, ROBERT England; USA, c.1789-1868, MIM NIM T.C.; made or sold nautical compasses. 82 Duane (1812); 16 Elm Street (1814-15); 108 Orchard (1823-24); 19 Lombardy (1827-30); 19 Monroe (1831-32); 18 Monroe (1832-37); 219 Fourth (1837-38); 212 Front Street (1838-43); all in New York, N.Y.; New Orleans (1822-23). USNM; Smart 1; Moskowitz 101; D.J. Warner 10 and 12.. suggest correction
KING, SAMUEL USA, 1748-1819, MIM NIM son of Benjamin King 1; succeeded his father in 1786. at the Sign of the Mathematical Instruments, on Thames and Pelham Streets, Newport, R.I. Bedini 1 and 8; Brewington 1; Smart 1. suggest correction
KING, STEPHEN 1793, NIM T.C. Price 2; RSW. suggest correction
KING, THOMAS 1 England, fl.1669-76, MIM OIM sometimes spelt "Kinge"; apprenticed to Ralph Greatorex of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan.13, 1657; free in the Clockmakers' Company, April 15, 1669; in the Spectaclemakers' Company by 1669; probably OIM as two of his apprentices were Thomas Sterrop 1 and James Mann 1. Little Britain?, London. Court and von Rohr 3(21); Clay and Court; J. Brown 3; Crawforth 6; Robischon. suggest correction
KING, THOMAS 2 USA, c.1815, MIM 21 Elm, New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
KING, WILLIAM Ireland, fl.1767-84, MIM NIM Hadley Quadrants = Whaling Museum, Nantucket, Mass.; P.C.(1784); D.(1771), (1997). Temple Bar, Dublin (1767-72). Morrison-Low and Burnett; Coffeen 58; RSW. suggest correction
KINGE, THOMAS see Thomas King 1. Robischon. suggest correction
KINNY, BALTASAR Scotland, see Balthazar Knie. Bryden 10. suggest correction
KINSNATTER, GEORG Germany, 16th Century., MIM Astrolabe Clock = TIM. RSW. suggest correction
KINZELBACH Germany, c.1850, MIM showed in the London Great Exhibition of 1851. Stuttgart, Württemburg. G.L'E. Turner 24. suggest correction
KIPP EN ZONEN GILTRAY Holland, fl.1864-1929, MIM NIM OIM Telescope, binocular = AMST. A.P.Kipp and J.W. Giltray, 1864-1916; Giltray alone, 1917-29. Delft. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2. suggest correction
KIPP, A.P. Holland, 1834-1916, MIM NIM OIM son of P.J. Kipp; member of the firm 1864-1916. Delft. Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 2. suggest correction
KIPP, P.J., EN ZONEN Holland, fl.1864-1917, MIM NIM OIM PHIM Laboratory Apparatus = TEY; Naval Telescopes = TEY; Binocular Telescope = AMST; Pyrometers, clay = X; Sextants = AMST, Royal Dutch Meteorological Office. A.J. and W.A. Kipp are the sons. Delft. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; Rooseboom 1; G.L'E. Turner 7 and 24; USNM. suggest correction
KIPP, P.J., EN ZOON Holland, c.1854-64, MIM NIM OIM PHIM P.J. Kipp and A.P. Kipp, his son. Delft. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
KIPP, PETRUS JOHANNES Holland, 1801-64, PHIM scientist; designed and made scientific apparatus including a carbon dioxide generator; there is an example at Cragside (1982); see P.J. Kipp en Zoon; see P.J. Kipp en Zonen; A.J. and W.A. Kipp were his sons. Oulde Delft. Rooseboom 1; USNM; G.L'E. Turner 24; Mörzer Bruyns 2; RSW. suggest correction
KIPP, W.A. Holland, fl.1864-, MIM NIM OIM son of P.J. Kipp; partner in P.J. Kipp en Zoon with his brother, A.J. Kipp. Delft. G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
KIRBY, JAS. England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Baillie has watchmaker by that name in St Neots, c.1795. St. Neots. Greppin 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
KIRBY, JOHN JOSHUA England, 1716-74, MIM Protractor with pivoted rule, silver = OXF; Sector, ivory and silver, 1765 = Soth. 3/10/87. invented this type of protractor; F.R.S.; "Designer in Perspective to His Majesty, George III"; surely same as Joshua Kirby; wrote on archetectonic sector. Ipswich. Taylor 2(373); A.J. Turner 10; RSW. suggest correction
KIRBY, JOSHUA England, see John Joshua Kirby. Taylor 2(373). suggest correction
KIRCH, HENRICUS Germany, 1749-81, PHIM Coin Balance = D.(1986). the balance is signed "Meister Henricus Kirch." Cologne. Wynter 1. suggest correction
KIRCH, JOHANNES Germany, c.1750, PHIM Coin Balance = Soth. 10/3/88. Cologne. RSW. suggest correction
KIRCHER, ATHANASIUS Germany; Italy, 1602-80, MIM Reckoning Machine = DRE (lost); Wall Sundials = Heiligenstadt (1624), Koblenz (1623). author; designed a new type of astrolabe (Gunther 187) and a pantometrium. Geyssen, Germany; Rome. Zinner 1; Gunther 1; Michel 2 and 3; Dewhirst; RSW. suggest correction
KIRCHER, R.P. 1646, MIM may be Athanasius Kircher. Moreux. suggest correction
KIRCHNER pre-1814, MIM Measuring Instrument = CNAM. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4. suggest correction
KIRKE, FRANCIS England, 1723, NIM Backstaff, 1723 = Christie-SK 11/27/86. RSW. suggest correction
KIRKPATRIC, D. England, fl.1812-26, devised an artificial horizon. 16 Cornwallis Street, Liverpool. Taylor 2(1374). suggest correction
KIRKWOOD 1 Scotland, fl.1804-28, MIM Celestial Globe, 1810 = RSM. Edinburgh. Morrison-Low 1; A.D.C. Simpson; Grimaldi. suggest correction
KIRKWOOD 2 England, c.1850, MIM Pairs of Globes = K. and C. 3/19/75, Phillips 5/20/75. RSW. suggest correction
KIRKWOOD 3 England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Woller. Goodison 1; Baillie 1. suggest correction
KIRTON, JOHN England, 1696, apprenticed to Daniel Quare 1 in the Spectaclemakers' Company in 1696. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
KITCHEN, JAMES England, c.1840, MIM OIM 105 Fenchurch Street, London. O'Mara. suggest correction
KITCHENMUN, T. England, c.1808, MIM designed a slide rule; sometimes spelled "Ketchenmun." Taylor 2(1171a); USNM. suggest correction
KITCHINGMAN, JOHN England, c.1792, MIM free of the Turners' Company; took apprentices, including Anthony Oldiss Bancks (optician). London. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
KITSON, GEORGE England, c.1700, NIM Compass = CLU; Crown Compass = PMM. Wapping Old Stairs, London. Taylor 1(351); RSW. suggest correction
KJERSGAARD, S., AND CO. Denmark, 19th Century, NIM Marine Compass = USNM. Copenhagen. USNM. suggest correction
KLAU MIM Sundial, ivory = Christie 4/18/1899. RSW. suggest correction
KLEIN, JACOBUS Holland, c.1760, NIM Davis Quadrant = AMST. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1; RSW. suggest correction
KLEIN, JOSEPH see P. Johannes Klein. Czech. Inv. suggest correction
KLEIN, P. JOHANNES Czechoslovakia, 1684-1762, MIM Astronomical Clocks = Prague Observatory (2), DRE (1738); Quadrant, large = PRA. Prague. Horsky and Skopova; Zinner 1; Grötzsch 2. suggest correction
KLEINGER, F.P. Germany, MIM Diptych Sundial, wood and paper = LOS. may be J.P. Kleininger. RSW. suggest correction
KLEINHEMMEL, MELCHIOR Germany, c.1550, MIM see M.K. 1. Annaberg. Pippa. suggest correction
KLEININGER Germany, 18th Century, MIM Terrestrial Globe = RJK. Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
KLEININGER, F. Germany, 18th Century, MIM Pocket Sundial = Historical Society of the Tarrytowns, N.Y. probably a misreading of J.P. Kleininger. USNM. suggest correction
KLEININGER, F.P. Diptych Sundial, wood and paper = LOS. probably a misreading for J.P. Kleininger. RSW. suggest correction
KLEININGER, I.C. see J.G. Kleininger suggest correction
KLEININGER, I.G. see J.G. Kleininger. suggest correction
KLEININGER, J. Germany, c.1790, MIM Diptych Sundials, wood = Hayden Planetarium, Boston, Mass., Soth. 2/7/72, P.C. USNM; Heger; RSW. suggest correction
KLEININGER, J.G. Germany, c.1775, MIM Diptych Sundials, wood and paper = EMA, SLM, NOR, ZIT, NYM, TRA, LIE, DRE, OXF, ADL-W71, ADL-W202, etc.; Cube Sundials, wood and paper = NMM, WHI, MUN, LAW, ROM, etc. these dials were mass-produced with printed paper scales glued to wood; they may be found in most museums. Zinner 1; Bryden 16; Michel 3 & 9; Grötzsch 2; NMM 2; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KLEININGER, J.P. Germany, c.1775, MIM Diptych Sundials, wood and paper = AMST, KRM, NYM, WRAY, OXF, Schrobenhausen Stadtmuseum, Deventer Museum, etc. very likely to be the same as J.G. Kleininger. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Baillie 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1; RSW. suggest correction
KLEIST, EWALD GEORG VON Germany, fl.1700-48, made an independent invention of the Leyden Jar at the same time as, or earlier than, Pieter von Musschenbroek. G.L'E. Turner 24; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
KLEMAN, A. Holland, pre-1815, MIM NIM compass maker. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
KLEMAN, H. Holland, pre-1838, OIM Solar Microscope = X. son of J.M. Kleman? Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
KLEMAN, J.M., EN ZOON Holland, fl.1793-1857 = wxy, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM made a wide range of instruments including sextants, octants, quintants, circumferentors, telescopes thermometers, etc.; examples can be seen at AMST, LEY, STK, Frisian Marine Museum, RIJ, Clock Museum, Utrecht, etc. Jan Marten Kleman; instrument makers to the King; the signature often appears as "J.M. Kleman & Zoon, Kon. Inst- Makers, Amst." Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1; G.L'E. Turner 24; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
KLEMAN, JAN MARTEN Holland, 1758-1845, MIM NIM OIM SIM Microscope = Crisp Coll.; Solar Microscope,1798 = LEY; Octants = LEY, AMST; Quadrants = DRE, Osler; Surveyor's Compass = P.C.; Meridian Telescope = LEY; Sextants = STK, Koninklijk College Zeemanshoop, Amsterdam; Quintant = AMST. fl.1781-1830; "Royal Instrument Maker and Supplier for Sea Service to King Louis Napoleon in 1808; in 1814 he received a similar title from King William 1; retired in 1830. Amsterdam. Crommelin 1; Van der Star 1; Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1 and 5; Zinner 1; Daumas 1; Michel 3; Pipping 1; USNM; Gunther 2; RSW. suggest correction
KLEMM, J.M., EN ZOON misreading of J.M. Kleman en Zoon. Amsterdam. USNM; RSW. suggest correction
KLEY, JACOB Holland, 1716-91, MIM NIM PHIM Octants = LEY (1754), ROT, Visserijmuseum, Vlaardinger, Leiden Observatory; Astrolabe = Auction, 1798; Demonstration Models = TEY, UTR; Backstaff = AMST; Pleinschaal = AMST; Inclined Plane = X; Hadley Quadrant = Marine Museum, Horten. a pleinschaal is a form of Gunter rule. Rotterdam. Rooseboom 1; Mörzer Bruyns 1, 2 and 4.; G.L'E. Turner 7; Daumas 1; Bryden 9; RSW. suggest correction
KLEYSER AND CO. England, PHIM Wheel Barometers = X (2). Goswell Street, London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
KLIBER, U. see Ulrich Klieber 2. Bobinger 2; Price 2. suggest correction
KLIEBER 1 Germany, see Ulrich Klieber 1, 2 and 3. RSW. suggest correction
KLIEBER 2 Austria, 1606, MIM Double Horizontal Sundial, 1606 = SPI-2803. Vienna. Nachet; RSW. suggest correction
KLIEBER, TOBIAS Germany, 1545-1618, MIM Sundial, round, 1581 = BUD; Astronomical Compendium, 1595 = BM; Sundial = OXF; Celestial Globe, 1576 = lost; Etui for Mathematical Instruments, 1591 = AUG. sundial is signed "T.K." 1; Evans thought he was from Gastein; son of Ulrich Klieber 2 and brother of Ulrich Klieber 3; see "T.K." 2 also. Augsburg. Zinner 1; Bobinger 2; Price 3; Ward 4; Evans 1; Gunther 2; Michel 1 and 3; Baillie 1; Nachet. suggest correction
KLIEBER, UDALRICUS see Ulrich Klieber 3. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
KLIEBER, ULRICH 1 Germany, c.1487-1530, MIM sundial maker. Augsburg. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
KLIEBER, ULRICH 2 Germany, c.1511-62, MIM Powder Horn with Compass and Moon Dial, 1533 = X; Sundials, 1541 = Pfalzgrafen, Otto Heinrich's schloss at Neuberg. the instruments are mentioned in the state archives. Augsburg. Bobinger 2. suggest correction
KLIEBER, ULRICH 3 Germany, 1529-1606, MIM made wide range of mathematical instruments including astronomical compendia, sundials, artillery levels, etc., ranging in date from 1554-1606; examples can be seen at KES, OXF, MUN, AUG, VIE, ADL, WHI, BEK, BUD, etc. son of Ulrich Klieber 2; sometimes signed "Udalricus Klieber" or "V.K." 1. Augsburg. Bobinger 2; Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Evans 1; Maddison 1; Michel 1 and 3; Bryden 16; Nachet; Price 2; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KLIEBER, V. Germany, see Ulrich Klieber 1 and 2. Bobinger 2; Price 2. suggest correction
KLING, E. Austria, c.1845, PHIM Vacuum Pump = KRA. Vienna. RSW. suggest correction
KLINGENSTIERNA, SAMUEL Switzerland, c.1762, mathematician; his work led to the discovery of the achromatic lens. Nachet. suggest correction
KLINGER UND BAUER Germany, 1790, MIM Celestial Globe, 1790 = DRE. Johann Georg Klinger and Joh. Bernhard Bauer. Nürnberg. Grötzsch 1 and 2; RSW. suggest correction
KLINGER, C. ABEL Germany, c.1820, MIM Terrestrial Globes, miniature = ADL-W59, Essex Institute, Salem, Mass. / Chicago Historical Society (2); Terrestrial Globes = DRE, MAN, Soth. 4/24/72, D.(1976). D.(1976) globe is printed in Dutch. Nürnberg. Grötzsch 2; Garcia Franco 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KLINGER, J.S. England, c.1830, MIM Terrestrial Globe = Jewish Museum, New York, N.Y. made miniature globes; misreading for Johann Georg Klinger? Yonge. suggest correction
KLINGER, JOHANN GEORG Germany, 1764-1806, MIM Terrestrial Globes, miniature = Royal Library, Stockholm, Christie-SK 4/17/86, DRE (2) (1792), NMM (2), Grimma, Halle, Köthen, Phillips 2/2/84; Celestial Globes = DEU (1790), LOS (1796), BAU, etc; Terrestrial Globe, 5.5", 1790 = Sotheby's 5/11/94. "Chalcogr."; see Klinger and Bauer; Grimma, Halle and Köthen are heimatmuseums; made terrestrial globe, 1790, for Andreas Steib's 1804 astronomical clock in MUN. Nürnberg. Grötzsch 1 and 2; NMM 2; Freiss; RSW. suggest correction
KLINGERT SOHN Germany, 1828, MIM SIM Transit, small, 1828 = KRA. Breslau. RSW. suggest correction
KLOCKSPARGER, JOHANN Czechoslovakia, c.1770, MIM Scale for converting measures, circular = PRA. Prague. Baillie 1. suggest correction
KLOCKSPERGER, T. Czechoslovakia, c.1690, MIM Horizontal Sundial, silver and brass = NYM; Sundial = P. & S. 4/3/1894. Prague. Zinner 6; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
KLONNE, J., AND MULLER, G. Holland, c.1850, OIM Microscope = LEY. J. Klönne and G. Müller. van der Star 1. suggest correction
KLOOS, F.J. Holland, 19th Century, NIM Octant, ebony and ivory = Museum Schevingen. T.C. "Leeuhaven Wz. No.163, Manufacturer of Nautical Instruments, Coppersmith, Lamp maker." Rotterdam. RSW. suggest correction
KLOOS, F.J., EN ZOON Holland, 19th Century, NIM Marine Compasses = Museum, Schevingen (2). Rotterdam. RSW. suggest correction
KLOPPENBURG, GERHARD Germany, fl.1713-16, MIM invented and engraved double equatorial sundials made by Gerhard Kremer. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Wynter and Turner; Michel 3; Cousins; RSW. suggest correction
KNABE Germany, 18th Century, MIM Table Sundial = DAR. Darmstadt. Zinner 6. suggest correction
KNABE, C.E. Germany, MIM Perpetual Calendar = BM (lost). Grünsstadt. Price 3; RSW. suggest correction
KNACHERGAARD, N.P. Denmark, post-1827, MIM PHIM Stick Barometer = Den Gamle By, Aarhus. meteorologist and clockmaker. Aalborg. RSW. suggest correction
KNAUSTINUS, HEINRICH Germany, 1578, MIM Astrolabe, 1578 = MUN (ICA-3027). maker or owner? Zinner 1; ICA 2. suggest correction
KNEBEL, F. Holland, fl.1816-27, MIM Astronomical Clocks = LEY (1816), Klokkenmuseum, Zaanse Schans, Utrecht Observatory (2). made chronometers. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
KNIBB, JOHN England, c.1673, MIM Astronmical Clock = X. brother of Joseph Knibb and cousin of Samuel Knibb; apprenticed to William Sutton in the Joiners' Company on Nov. 4, 1664; free of the Company, 1673, in Oxford; took apprentices in Oxford. Oxford. Crawforth 7. suggest correction
KNIBB, JOSEPH England, fl.1670-89, MIM brother of John Knibb and cousin of Samuel Knibb; admitted to the Clockmakers' Company by Redemption in 1670; served as assistant in the Company in 1689. London. Robischon. suggest correction
KNIBB, SAMUEL England, fl.1663-74, MIM see Sutton and Knibb, who in 1664 cooperated to make Morland's trigonometrical machines, now at KEN and FLO; he finished the FLO machine in 1666 after Sutton's death. Threadneedle Street, London. Taylor 1(297); Bonelli 1; Michel 3; G.L'E. Turner 24; Clay and Court; A.J. Turner 10. suggest correction
KNIE, BALTHAZAR Germany; Scotland, fl.1743-1817, PHIM Angle Barometers = X, Soth. 7/19/88 (1787), Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, City of Gloucester Museum, P.C., RSM, KEN, etc; Stick Barometers = Hopetoun House, Edinburgh, Christie-SK 9/11/86, RSM, D.; Double Barometer, 1800 = RSM; Wheel Barometers = X, P.C.; Barometer, 1778 = Traquair House; used thermometers by Charles Moliner; signed "Mr. Knie" (1800), "Knie, Edin.", "Balthasar Knie", "Baltasar Kinny." second door above Mr. Scyth, facing Niddry's Wynd (1776); near Mr. Scyth (1776); opposite the Guard (1782-90); nearly opposite the Guard, High Street (1789); opposite Forrestets Wynd Well (1793-98); Head Seller's Close (1800-03); Lawnmarket (1805-10); 405 Lawnmarket (1811-14); Borthwick's Close (1815); all in Edinburgh. Goodison 1, 5; Bryden 3, 10; Morrison-Low 1; RSW; McConnell 1. suggest correction
KNIGHT 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Braintree. Goodison 1. suggest correction
KNIGHT 2 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. London. Goodison 1. suggest correction
KNIGHT 3 England?, c.1775, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Sales Cat.(1975). possibly Charles Knight. Dunmow. RSW. suggest correction
KNIGHT, CHARLES England, c.1800, PHIM barometer maker. Baillie 1. suggest correction
KNIGHT, F.C., AND CO. USA, fl..1894-1923, MIM SIM Transits = X (2). Frank Campion Knight. Philadelphia, PA. Miller. suggest correction
KNIGHT, FRANK CAMPION USA, 1856-1923, MIM SIM claimed to be the successor to Edmund Draper. 402 Locust, Philadelphia, Pa. (1894-95). Smart 1; Miller. suggest correction
KNIGHT, GEORGE England, pre-1840, PHIM Chemical Retort = OXF; Balance = Christie 10/31/67. signed "Knight Foster Lane." Foster Lane, London. G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW. suggest correction
KNIGHT, GEORGE, AND CO. England, fl.1850-58, MIM PHIM won a prize in the Great Exhibition of London in 1851. 2 Foster Lane, Cheapside, London. Chaldecott 3; RGO. suggest correction
KNIGHT, GEORGE, AND SONS England, fl.1840-62, MIM PHIM Chemical Balance = OXF. T.C.; see R. and G. Knight; see George Knight. 2 Foster Lane, Cheapsides, London. G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW; Chaldecott 3; RGO. suggest correction
KNIGHT, GOWIN England, 1713-72, MIM NIM Instrument = OXF; Compass Cards = Uring Sale 6/16/1773 (3). Dr. Gowin Knight; developed and improved a compass in 1745; patented it in 1766; F.R.S.; T.C.; author. Lincoln's Inn Fields, Crane Court, Fleet Street, London. Taylor 2(278); DNB; G.L'E. Turner 24; Calvert 2; Schück; RSW. suggest correction
KNIGHT, JOHN England, fl.1812-35, PHIM made barometers, watches and clocks. Mill End, Thaxted. Bell 2. suggest correction
KNIGHT, R. AND G. England, fl.1811-20, MIM PHIM SIM Inclinometer = STT. Richard and George Knight. No. 41 Foster Lane (1811); Foster Lane, Cheapsides (1816); both in London. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
KNIGHT, RICHARD England, see R. and G. Knight. RSW. suggest correction
KNIGHT, T. England, PHIM made barometers. Stone. Bell 2. suggest correction
KNIGHTS, JAMES England, 1739, MIM Hodometer, 1739 = KEN. Ipswich. RSW. suggest correction
KNIP, GEREIT Holland, c.1750, MIM Planetarium with clockworks = DRE. Amsterdam. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KNITTEL, GEORG FRANZ Czechoslovakia, fl.1683-90, MIM Universal Ring Sundials = PRA (1683), BEK (1685); Level, 1690 = DEU. Prague. Zinner 1; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
KNITTEL, JOH. WILHELM Czechoslovakia, 1701, MIM Universal Ring Sundial, 1701 = ROM. Prague. Zinner 1; Bonelli 4; Bedini 12; RSW. suggest correction
KNITTL, FRANZ ANTON Austria, 1671-1744, MIM PHIM SIM Mechanical Equatorial Sundials = BAM (1713), KRM (1713), Linz Stadt Sammlung (1713), NMM, KRM, LIN, KEN (2), etc.; Burning Glass, 1716 = Lambach Stift; Horizontal Sundials = LIN, NOR (2), NMM, CZJ, AMST, KEN, POR; Compasses, 1714 = X (2); Surveying Instruments, 1721 = Lambach Stift. father of Franz Jacob Knittl; Evans noted a ring sundial, 1685, at Kunst und Gewerbe Museum, Berlin. Kremsmünster; Linz. Zinner 1; Baillie 1; Evans 1; Michel 3; Mörzer Bruyns 1; NMM 2; Portaluppi; Wynter and Turner; Wynter 1; W. Eckhardt 3; RSW. suggest correction
KNITTL, FRANZ JACOB Austria, 1729-70, MIM Table Sundials = NMM (1753), SLM (1754), Linz Museum Depot aus Hohenfurth (1751). son of Franz Anton Knittl; see also "F.J.K.S.J." Linz. Zinner 1; NMM 2. suggest correction
KNITTL, JOH. WILHELM Czechoslovakia, 1701, MIM Sundial, 1701 = ROM. Prague. Bedini 12; RSW. suggest correction
KNOTT, ROBERT England, 1683, MIM apprenticed to Clement Forster of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 29, 1683. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
KNOWLES, JEFFREY England, PHIM Stick Barometer = X. Goodison 1. suggest correction
KNOX AND SHAIN 1 USA, fl.1855-76, MIM SIM Surveying Vernier Compass = P.C.; Transits = U. of North Dakota, D.(1983). Joseph Knox and Charles J. Shain; also made levels. 461/2 Walnut Street (1855); 716 Chestnut Street (1856-76); both in Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; Coffeen C; RSW. suggest correction
KNOX AND SHAIN 2 USA, fl.1878-91, MIM Henry M. Knox and Charles J. Shain. 716 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1. suggest correction
KNOX, HENRY M. USA, fl.1878-91, MIM see Knox and Shain 2. 716 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1. suggest correction
KNOX, JOSEPH USA, 1805-77, MIM SIM see Knox and Shain 1; see Draper and Knox. 7 Plum Street (1829-37); 72 Dock Street (1851); both in Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1. suggest correction
KNYFF, LEONARD England, c.1730, apprenticed to Thomas Heath 1 in the Grocers' Company, 1730; his father may have been the topographer of the same name. J. Brown 1; Tooley 1. suggest correction
KOCH Germany, OIM Microscope = NOR. Berlin. Fürst. suggest correction
KOCH, BARTHOLOME Austria, 18th Century, MIM Inclinable Sundial = OXF; Augsburg-type Sundials = Drecker Coll. = P.C., Christie 4/3/85; Horizontal Sundials = Christie 4/18/1899, P.B. 1/22/54, P. & S. 5/20/1895, Koller 11/17/75. Vienna. Zinner 1; Maddison 5; RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, F.L. Germany, fl.1749-63, MIM SIM Horizontal Sundial, with case = MUN; Level, 1749 = SWE; Level = STT; Laterna Magica = STT; Graphometer, 1763 = DOR. graphometer signed "Koch Berlin." Berlin. Pipping 1; RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, H. Germany, 1751, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1751 = CZO. Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, HANS Germany, fl.1554-1603, MIM made sundials; see "H.K." 1 and 5. Zinner 1; Michel 3; Boursier; RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, HANS HINRICH ?, c.1776, owner of Leverton Hadley quadrant. Apenrade. RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, I.(T.) L. Germany, 1775, MIM Sector, 1755 = PRZ. see J.L. Koch. Berlin. RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, J.L. Germany, 1742, MIM OIM Culpeper-type Microscope = NOR; Sectors = NOR, OXF (1742). related to Johann Koch 1 and K. Koch. Berlin. Pipping 1; Maddison; RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, JOHANN 1 Austria; Germany; Swedenfl.1650-79, MIM Horizontal Sundial, 1650 = P. & S. 3/8/1895; Horizontal Sundials, 1665 & 1672 = NOR; Horizontal Sundials = NOR, KEN; Diptych Sundial = NOR; Artillery Level = MADEX-369; Sundial = SKO. instrument and clock maker; J.K. Koch and K. Koch are descendants. Vienna; Berlin; Stockholm (1665-79). Zinner 1; Pipping 1; Baillie 1; MADEX; Sidenbladh; Maddison; RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, JOHANN 2 Austria, 1755, MIM Sundial, 1755 = X; Universal Ring Dial = Kühnelt Coll., Innsbruck; Horizontal Sundial = VAA. Vienna. Zinner 6; Basserman-Jordan 2. suggest correction
KOCH, K. Germany, 1763, MIM SIM Graphometer, 1763 = DOR; Table Sundials = MUN, WRAY-39. related to Johann Koch 1 and J.L. Koch. Berlin. Zinner 1; Price 2; Maddison; RSW. suggest correction
KOCH, MARTIN Germany, c.1700, MIM Analemmatic Table Sundial = GRA. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KOCH, RASMUS Denmark, fl.1765-72, NIM Crown Compass = AMST; Compass Cards = SFM (1765), X (1772). X also marked "R.K." Copenhagen. Mörzer Bruyns 1; Schück; RSW. suggest correction
KOCHANSKI, ADAM ADAMANTY Poland, 1631-1700, MIM Triple Wall Sundial, 1680 = Palace, Wilanow. designed by Hevelius. Warsaw. Maddison 7. suggest correction
KOCHLER Germany, MIM String-gnomon Sundial = Delft Sundial Exhibition (1984). signed on paper compass rose. Stuttgart. RSW. suggest correction
KOCK, BARTHOL. see Bartholme Koch. Christie 4/18/1899. suggest correction
KOCKS, JOHANNES H. Holland, 1761-1849, OIM PHIM made microscopes and philosophical instruments for van Musschenbroek. The Hague. Crommelin 1; Rooseboom 1; USNM. suggest correction
KODANER see Kodauer. Hamilton 1. suggest correction
KODAUER, JOSEPH Germany?, 18th Century, MIM Horizontal Sundial = P. and S. 3/8/1895; Equatorial Sundials = P. and S. 3/20/1896 and 5/19/1896, D.(1974), PRA, LAW, MERC, Soth. 4/22/65; Butterfield-type Sundial = OXF. MERC signed "Josephus Kodaner." Carlsbad. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Hamilton 1; RSW. suggest correction
KOEDIJK, ENGELB Holland, c.1817, MIM OIM PHIM Kalverstraat bij de Bagijnenhofsteeg, Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2. suggest correction
KOENIG, KARL RUDOLPH Germany; France, 1832-1901, MIM PHIM Set of Helmholtz Resonators = TEY. physicist from Königsberg, studied under Helmholtz; moved to Paris in 1851; apprenticed to the violin maker Vuillaume until 1858; made acoustical apparatus thereafter; won gold medal in 1862. Königsberg; Paris (1851). G.L'E. Turner 7 & 24; Poggendorff; USNM. suggest correction
KOERNER Germany, c.1810, OIM Telescope = CZJ. Weimar. RSW. suggest correction
KOGLER, IGNATIUS c.1744, MIM Equatorial Armillary Sphere = Peking Observatory. Ignatius Kögler. Michel 3; Needham? suggest correction
KOGLER, JEREMIAS Poland, 1634-88, MIM PHIM Compass, 1634 = KRM; Sectors = ADL-M87 (1688), KRA (1664), Neusing Coll. and Academy of Science, Gdansk (1668). Kögler; sometimes spelled "Kegeler." Danzig. Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Michel 3; Polish Inv.; Daumas 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KOHL, MAX Germany, c.1880, MIM Electrostatic Machines = D.(1971), A.-P. 3/15/76. "Mechaniker." Chemnitz. Moskowitz 103. suggest correction
KOHLER, A. Sweden, c.1850, MIM SIM A. Köhler; made surveyor's planimeters; probably a clockmaker. Visby. Pipping 1. suggest correction
KOHLER, CHRISTOPH Germany, fl.1663-80, MIM SIM Graphometers = KEN (1663), DRE; Table Sundial, 1677 = KEN; Diptych Sundials, round = MERC, DRE; Augsburg-type Sundial, 1680 = Merc-30; Artillery Levels = DRE (lost) (1699), MUN; Astronomical Compendium = P.C. (1969); Diptych Sundials = Markisches Museum (1766), Lempertz 6/14/76. Christoph Köhler; Augsburg-type has perpetual calendar on 1b and is signed "Dresten fecit Fluss Köhler"; DRE graphometer has 3" radius. Dresden. Zinner 1; Gunther 2; Price 2; Daumas 1; Hamilton 1 & 2; RSW. suggest correction
KOHLER, FLUSS misreading for Christoph Köhler. Hamilton 1 & 2. suggest correction
KOHN RussiaMIM Thermometer = D.(1970). both Fahrenheit and Réaumur scales. RSW. suggest correction
KOLESCH AND CO. USA, MIM SIM Surveyor's Level = GUR. New York City. USNM. suggest correction
KOLL, BERNHART Germany, 1569, MIM member of the compass maker guild; Master in 1569. Nürnberg. Gouk 1. suggest correction
KOLNEP, W. Germany, OIM Microscope = P.C. Berlin. Padgitt. suggest correction
KOLOMET, MENDEL SCHAFFER MIM Watch Dial with Compass = P. & S. 2/28/1896. Kolomet may be a town. RSW. suggest correction
KOLWEIN, M. Austria, 17th Century, MIM Table Sundial = KEN-1880/40. see Mathias Kulwein. Vienna. Zinner 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
KONIG, D. Switzerland, MIM Meridian Sundial = ROM-7863. Berne. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
KONIG, GOTTFRIED Germany, MIM Universal Horizontal Sundial = Koller 11/17/75. König. Hildburghausen. RSW. suggest correction
KONST, R. Holland, c.1775, MIM Astrolabe = LEY. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
KOOGIES, JAN see Jan Koogje. Rooseboom 1; RSW. suggest correction
KOOGJE, JAN Holland, c.1725, MIM Planetariums, miniature = LEY, Soth. 12/17/62 = P.C. (1969). clockmaker Wormerveer. Rooseboom 1; RSW. suggest correction
KOOPS, B. Holland, c.1800, OIM Solar Microscope = LEY. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
KOPPELLAR Austria, PHIM Barometer = KRA. Vienna. RSW. suggest correction
KOPSEN AND CO. Australia, NIM Marine Compass = American Art Galleries, Chicago 3/18/75. Sydney. RSW. suggest correction
KORDENBUSCH, G.F. Germany, 1773, MIM Plotting Scale, 1773 = OXF. "Math. P. Pa." Nürnberg. Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
KORISTKA, F. Italy, c.1850, OIM Microscope = DRE. Milan. Grötzsch 2; RSW. suggest correction
KORN, HARTMAN Germany, 1664, MIM Sundial, circular, with calendar, 1664 = OXF. associated with John Korne? Zinner 1; Taylor 1(521); Dewhirst; Baillie 1; Evans 1; Michel 3. suggest correction
KORNE, JOHN England, c.1700, OIM Telescope = NMM. associated with Hartman Korn? Taylor 1(521); Evans 1; NMM 2. suggest correction
KORNER, FRIEDRICH Germany, c.1824, Körner; invented a barometer, thermometer, air pump, and balance; author; had Carl Zeiss as an apprentice, c.1830. Jena. Pipping 1; Middleton 1; Dawsons 205. suggest correction
KOSBU, F. Germany, c.1850, NIM Octant = AMST; Compass = X. the last letter in Kosbu has a line over it. Hamburg. Schück 2; Mörzer Bruyns 1; RSW. suggest correction
KOSTENBADER, GEORG Germany, c.1588, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Chateau de Gaesbeek, Belgium. see G.K.B. Zinner 1; Price 2; Michel 2. suggest correction
KOSTER, ANTON Germany, 18th Century, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = Lienz Heimatmuseum. Köster; crude work. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KOSTKOWEGO Poland, invented a type of polyhedral sundial. RSW. suggest correction
KRABBE, JOHANN Germany, 1553-1616, MIM NIM Astrolabes, brass = STO (1579) (ICA-529), D.(1972), Fort Caroline Nat'l Memorial, Fla. (1582) (ICA-581) (NMM-3); Astrolabes, paper = OXF (1583) (ICA-276), LUN (1583) (ICA-612); Nocturnal, 1583 = ROM; Diptych Sundial, 1583 = ZUR; Regiomontanus Sundial, 1584 = NMM-D.228; Mathematical Instrument (1586); Globe (1583). author; he wrote that his planispheric astrolabes were intended for mariners; the Fort Caroline astrolabe is considered a mariner's astrolabe; NMM is the National Maritime Museum Registry of Mariner's Astrolabes; geometer to Henricus Julius, Bishop of Halberstadt, Duke of Brunswick and Luneburg. Minden; Wolfenbüttel. Zinner 1; Michel 1, 2 and 3; Gunther 1 and 2; Price 1; ICA 2; Waters 1; NMM 2; MADEX; Stimson 3; RSW; Debeauvais 1. suggest correction
KRAFFT, FRIEDRICH Germany, c.1500, MIM made an astrolabe. Nürnberg. Lunardi. suggest correction
KRAFT, C.E. Austria, c.1790, MIM NIM Protractors = DRE, PRZ; Sextant, miniature = WHI-817. Vienna. Grötzsch 2; Dewhirst; RSW; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
KRAFT, E., UND SOHN Austria, MIM SIM Rule = TRE; Compass = P.C. (1969); Mining Compass = P.C.(1987). Vienna. RSW. suggest correction
KRANENBORG, LAMBERTUS DERKS Holland, fl.1773-74, MIM Sundials = Loppersum (1773), Hoogezand (1774). Loppersum; Hoogezand. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
KRANER, CHRISTOPH Austria, 1641, MIM SIM Plane Table Compass, 1641 = VIE. Innsbruck. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KRANEWELTER, JACOB 1755, MIM Evans 1. suggest correction
KRAP Holland, c.1830, OIM Telescope = AMST. see Krap en van den Brink; see Arbon en Krap. Rotterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; NAMUR. suggest correction
KRAP EN VAN DEN BRINK Holland, c.1830, OIM Telescope = AMST. Rotterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2. suggest correction
KRAPP, JOHANN Germany, c.1790, PHIM Barometers, recording = DEU (2). Mannheim. Middleton 1. suggest correction
KRATZENSTEIN, BRUNO USA, c.1850 ?, MIM OIM SIM Surveyor's Compass, with telescope = P.C. Chicago, Ill. USNM. suggest correction
KRATZER, NICHOLAS Germany; England; Belgium1486-1550, MIM Polyhedral Sundial = Corpus Christi College, Oxf.(pre-1624); Garden Sundials = Corpus Christi College, St. Mary's Church, Oxford. mathematical instrument maker to Henry VIII; there is a portrait of Kratzer by Hans Holbein. Munich; Oxford; Antwerp; London. Zinner 1; Taylor 1(1); Maddison 1; Gunther 2; Michel 3; DNB; Dewhirst; RSW. suggest correction
KRAUS, JOHANN PAUL Germany, 17th Century, MIM Table Sundial = BM. signed "Johann Paul Kraus Fürstle : Max : Liechtenstein: Hoffmeister fecit"and marked "J.G. Gutwein sculpsit." Zinner 1; Price 3; Ward 4. suggest correction
KRAUSLER, MATHIAS KARL Austria, 1691, MIM Polyhedral Sundial, 1691 = Vorau Stift. Pöllau in Steirmark. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KRAUSS, JOHANN THOMAS Germany, 1751, MIM Protractor, glass, 1751 = AUG. RSW. suggest correction
KRAUWINCKEL, HANS Germany, 1580-1610, MIM Nürnberg Counter = USNM. Nürnberg. USNM. suggest correction
KREBS see Nicholaus de Cusa. Nachet. suggest correction
KREICH, JOACHIM Germany, 1598-99, MIM SIM Surveying Instrument, 1599 = DEU; Alidade with compass, 1598 = PRA; Triangulation Instrument, 1599 = NUR. Weimar. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Czech. Inv.; RSW. suggest correction
KREITTMAYER, GEORG Germany, 1660, MIM Armillary Sphere, 1660 = X. Munich. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KREMBER Holland, MIM Augsburg-type Sundial = P. and S. 6/18/1894. also signed "gentifori"; probably Philip Kremser which see. RSW. suggest correction
KREMER, GERHARD Germany, fl.1713-16, MIM Double Equatorial Sundials = Bourgeois Sale, Cologne, 1902 = TIM, Christie 4/9/75 (1714), LEI. made sundials invented and engraved by Gerhard Kloppenburg which see. Zinner 1; Evans 1; Michel 3; Cousins; Wynter and Turner; RSW. suggest correction
KREMSER, PHILIP Holland, 1781, MIM Table Sundial, string-gnomon = MUN; Table Sundial, 1781 = GRA. for 46°30' latitude. Cenifori (Genifori?). Zinner 1 and 6; Price 2; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
KRES, ALBAN Germany, MIM Rule, folding, with hinged bars at ends = ULM. Ulm. RSW. suggest correction
KRIECKEL, G.F. MIM Artillery Rule = STU; Rule = THO. RSW. suggest correction
KRIEGSEISEN, MATHIAS 17th Century, PHIM made demonstration instruments. Nachet. suggest correction
KRIGNER, SALOMON Poland; Germany, c.1694, MIM SIM Augsburg-type Sundials with cams = DRE, SWE, ROS = FIN, P.C., OXF, KRA, PRZ, THO; Equatorial Sundials = NYC, STT, CZJ, EMA, Drecker Coll.; Graphometer, 1694 = DRE. most Augsburg-types are oval. Warsaw; Marienbad. Zinner 1; Grötzsch 2; Pipping 1; Michel 3; Pryzpkowski 1; DES; Körber 1; Syndram; RSW. suggest correction
KRITTL, JOHANN WILHELM Czechoslovakia, misreading for Knittel. Bonelli 4. suggest correction
KRUGNER, AL. CR. Germany, MIM Equatorial Sundial, with cam = P. & S. 3/8/1895 = Drecker Coll.? is this a horrible rendering of Salomon Krigner? Marienberg. RSW. suggest correction
KRUINCS misreading for Kruines. P. & S. 2/9/1897. suggest correction
KRUINES France, fl.1800-22, MIM OIM Cannon Sundials = P. & S. 5/19/1896 and 2/9/1897; Telescope = Gersaint, Nantes 10/28/88. "Opticien"; Gersaint also marked "Quai de l'Horloge." au Télescope, Enclos Saint-Denis de la Chartre; 41 Quai de l'Horloge; 61 bis, Quai de l'Horloge (1807); all in Paris. Nachet; Dewhirst; RSW. suggest correction
KRUINES, VEUVE France, c.1822, MIM OIM carried on her husband's shop; maker (?). Paris. Nachet. suggest correction
KRUINES-RAMBAUD France, MIM Instrument = Musée Lombard, Geneva. 21 Quai de l'Horloge, Paris. RSW. suggest correction
KRULT, E., UND SOHN Austria, MIM Compass = Technical Museum, Warsaw. Vienna. RSW. suggest correction
KRUSE, ABRAHAM Germany, c.1796, PHIM Coin Balances = HAK, DRE, D.(1982). the balances in Dresden and with the dealer are marked "Schwelm in der graffshaft Mark 1796." Schynelium, Westfalia. USNM; Coffeen III; RSW. suggest correction
KRUSE, J. MELCHIOR Germany, 18th Century, PHIM Gold Balance = Libert et Castor 4/28/82; Coin Balances = Christie 4/3/85, Koller 11/17/75. the gold balances are marked "Goldwafenmacher und Eichmeister." Elberfeld. RSW. suggest correction
KUBEL, EDWARD Germany; USA, 1820-96, MIM PHIM SIM Theodolites = USNM, D.(1987); Siderostat = USNM; Gravity Pendulum = USNM; Dividing Engine = Alpha Instrument Co., Washington, D.C. Kübel; worked primarily for the U.S. Government. Bayreuth, Bavaria (pre-1849); Washington, D.C. Smart 1; USNM; Coffeen 15.. suggest correction
KUBISCH MIM Diptych Sundial, ivory = MLL. RSW. suggest correction
KUBITSCHEK Austria, c.1800, PHIM Hygrometer = DRE. Vienna. Grötzsch 2; RSW. suggest correction
KUEBLER AND SEELHORST USA, c.1850?, MIM SIM Surveying Transit = GUR. Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM. suggest correction
KUGSBERG, AUGUST NIM Crown Compass = STK. the first letter in Kugsberg may be different. RSW. suggest correction
KUHLMANN, G. CH. Germany, MIM Alidade = D.(1971). Kühlmann. Colmar. RSW. suggest correction
KUHLMANN, IN. BIN. MIM Protractor = D.(1972). Roux Devilas 73. suggest correction
KUHNEL, PAUL USA, c.1850?, MIM Pair of Globes = X. New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
KUILE, COENRAAD TER Holland, 1781-1852, MIM made a tellurium and a lunarium. Enschede. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
KULICK, MATHIAS England, c.1782, apprenticed to Thomas Garrard 1 in the Grocers' Company, 1782. J. Brown 1. suggest correction
KULIVIN Russia, 1772, invented electrical machine, 1772; Academy of Science. RSW. suggest correction
KULL AND DOWNING England, PHIM Marine Barometer = OMM. "London." London. RSW. suggest correction
KULLBERG, VICTOR England, 1824-90, NIM made self-registering marine compasses, or course indicators; made chronometers and watches. 105 Liverpool Road; 12 Cloudesley Terrace; both in London. USNM; G.L'E. Turner 24; J.A. Bennett 2. suggest correction
KULLSTROM, J.J. Sweden, fl.1830-60, PHIM Stick Barometer = NOR. Kullström. Stora Glasbruksgaten 8, Stockholm. RSW. suggest correction
KULWEIN, MATHIAS Germany, MIM Ring Sundial = MUN. see M. Kolwein. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KUMMER, K.W. Germany, 1836, MIM Terrestrial Globe, 1836 = DRE. Berlin. Grötzch 1 & 2; Drechsler 2; RSW. suggest correction
KUNIG, ARNOLD France, fl.1481-1500, MIM thought to have made an astrolabe, 1481, now in the Musée de Rohan, Strasbourg. Strasbourg. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KUNINGNANT, M. France?, c.1660, MIM SIM Circumferentor = ADL-M155. marked "Ingénieur." Engelmann 1; Michel 3; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KUNN, ANTON Austria, c.1810, PHIM Balance = ADL-M405. Anton Künn. Vienna. Engelmann 1; ADL; RSW. suggest correction
KURFURST VON SACHSEN, AUGUST J. Germany, see August J. Kurfürst von Sachsen. Zinner 1. suggest correction
KURZ, CHRISTIAN ADAM, UND SOHN FRANZ Germany, 1700, MIM Inclinable Sundial, 1700 = P. & S. 11/21/1894. Reutlingen. RSW. suggest correction
KUTSCH France, c.1792, MIM PHIM Rules = CNAM; Balance = CNAM; Triangular Rule, wood = Berzelius Museum (SWE). made comparators. Cons. Nat'l 1; Destombes 4; Daumas 1; RSW. suggest correction
KUTZ AND ADAMS USA, fl.1834-36, MIM rule makers; surely Erasmus A. Kutz 1. 300 Broadway, New York, N.Y. (1834-36). USNM; RSW. suggest correction
KUTZ, ERASMUS A. 1 England; USA, 1778-1856, MIM NIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses = GUR/ Onandaga Hist. Soc., Syracuse, N.Y./ Crestline Hist. Soc.,Ohio, Conn. Hist. Soc., Hartford, Western Reserve Hist. Soc., Cleveland, Ohio; Compass = Cornell University, N.Y.; Sextant = Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Inc., Va.; Shoe Measure = USNM; Yardstick = USNM; Octants = P.C. (2). Kutz was primarily a rule maker; T.C.; George Bracher in England made telescopes for Kutz. 343 Water Street (1818-19); 248 Water Street (1821); 151 Water Street (1822); 172 Water Street (1824-27); 164 Water Sreet (1828-35); 180 Water Street (1835-36 & 1842-43); all in New York, N.Y. Smart 1; Bedini 8; O'Mara; Brewington 1; Taylor 2(1496); D.J. Warner 10; USNM; RSW. suggest correction
KUTZ, ERASMUS A. 2 USA, 1822-68, MIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = D.(1973). signed "E.A. Kutz (son)"; rule maker. 2 Stanton (1839-40); 117 Madison (1850-51); 91 Monroe Street (1856); all in New York, N.Y. Smart 1; Moskowitz 106. suggest correction
KUTZ, FREDERICK USA, fl.1827-30, MIM rule maker. 55 Orange (1827-28); 395 Broome (1829); both in New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
KUTZ, THOMAS USA, fl.1829-30, MIM rule maker. 107 Mott (1829); Mott at N. Walker (1830); both in New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
KUTZ, THOMAS E. USA, fl.1823-27, MIM 86 Reed (1823); Nassau, corner of John (1824); 51 Roosevelt (1825); 61 Vesey (1826-27); all in New York, N.Y. USNM. suggest correction
KUYPER, GERHARD Holland, c.1775, PHIM made a new type of electrical machine with Van Marum. Groningen. Rooseboom 1. suggest correction
KWIDZYNIA, MIKOLAJ WODKA Poland, 1442-94, MIM Sundial = Cathedral, Wloclawek. professor of astronomy at the University of Bologna. Polish Inventory. suggest correction
KYFFIN, EDWARD England, c.1682, MIM apprenticed by turnover on Nov. 30, 1682 to John Brown 1 of the Clockmakers' Company. J. Brown 3. suggest correction
KYN, JAMES England, fl.1593-1727, MIM Sundial, ivory, 1593 = X Coll.; Sundial = RSM. the dial in the X Coll. is for 52° and marked "Made for T.B." (1); the dial in the RSM is signed "Kynius." Dewhirst; Clay and Court; RSW. suggest correction
KYNAST, J.F. Germany, c.1700, MIM Horizontal Sundial = Drecker Coll. = P.C.(1969). also marked "I.F.F." Zinner 1; RSW. suggest correction
KYNFIN, JAMES England, fl.1569-1610, MIM Astrolabe, 1597 = FLO; Astronomical Compendium, 1593 = BM; Geometrical Compass, 1595 = FLO-2516; Graduated Circle, 1595 = FLO-435; Theodolite base, 1597 = FLO-3174. also signed as "James Kenvyn", "Jacobus Kynvin"; made instruments for Sir Robert Dudley; made Blagrave's "Mathematical Jewel" and "Familiar Staff." near Powles (St. Paul's Cathedral), London. Taylor 1(73); G.L'E. Turner 26; Gatty; Gunther 4; Dewhirst; Bonelli 2; Price 1 & 3; Ward 4; ICA 2; Evans 1; RSW. suggest correction
KYNIUS see James Kyn. Dewhirst. suggest correction
KYNVIN see Kynfin. suggest correction
KYNVYN see Kynfin. suggest correction
KYNWIN see Kynfin. suggest correction
KYRRHESTES, ANDRONIKOS Macedonia, c.75 B.C., MIM Sundial = Tenos; Tower of the Winds = Athens. Gibbs 1; Price 13. suggest correction

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