Important note: Most of these instruments are not in the Adler collection (which you can find more information about here). We know nothing about them beyond the information returned by searching this database. You may be able to learn more by contacting the institutions in the "Instruments" column, or by consulting the "References" listed.Your search for signatures starting with Q yielded 24 entries. Displaying entries 1–24.
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|QANTAR, ANTHONY||England, c.1671,||apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company in 1664; free in the Company in 1671.||Crawforth 7.|
|QUARE, DANIEL 1||England, 1649-1724, MIM PHIM||Altitude Sundial = FIN-225; Analemmatic Sundial, 1707 = Soth. 3/11/63; Pillar Barometers = VCW, KEN, OXF, FLO (2), Hampton Court, Wakefield Plantation, Va., Philadelphia Museum of Art; Gloucester Museum, Meteorological Office, Bracknell, D.(1974) (No.28), Christie 12/7/75 (No.64), Soth. 6/27/74 (No.114), VAA, P.C., etc. Watch movement = ADL-A182; Angle Barometer = Hampton Court.||admitted as a Brother into the Clockmakers' Company, April 3, 1671; Master of the Company, 1708; received first English patent for a barometer in 1695; watch and clockmaker.||Kings Arms, Change Alley, London.||Taylor 1(350) & 2(106); Goodison 1 and 6; Symonds; Clay and Court; J. Brown 3; G. Bell; Michel 3; Stevens and Aked; Daumas 1; Dewhirst; USNM; Middleton 1; RSW.|
|QUARE, DANIEL 2||England, 1708,||apprenticed to his father, Daniel Quare 1, in the Clockmakers' Company, 1708.||J. Brown 3.|
|QUARTIER||see Sibenmann and Quartier.||USNM.|
|QUEEN AND CO., INC.||USA, fl.1893-1912, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM||Wye Levels = GUR, Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa.; Transit = GUR.||Philadelphia, Pa.||Smart 1; USNM.|
|QUEEN, JAMES W.||USA, 1815-90, MIM NIM OIM SIM||Level = Warren County Historical Society, Pa.; Surveyor's Compass = Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln.||he took Samuel L. Fox as a partner in 1860, the firm was James W. Queen and Co. until 1870 when Queen retired.||48 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. (1839-60).||Smart 1; Moskowitz 102; USNM.|
|QUEEN, JAMES W., AND CO.||USA, fl.1860-70, MIM NIM OIM SIM||Surveyor's Compasses = GUR, D.(1967), Pugsley Sale; Dip Needle = D.(1971); Telescope = Chicago Historical Society, Ill.; etc.||James W. Queen and Samuel L. Fox; Queen retired in 1870 ; most of the instruments were probably made by W. and L.E. Gurley at this late date.||924 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. and New York, N.Y.||Smart 1; Moskowitz 102; RSW.|
|QUEEN-GRAY CO.||USA, fl.1912-25, MIM NIM OIM SIM||John G. Gray; successors to Queen and Co.; firm stopped at Gray's death in 1925.||Philadelphia, Pa.||Smart 1.|
|QUESLIN, MAISON CHEVALLIER||France, c.1810, OIM PHIM||Stick Barometer = Soth. 10/3/88; Telescope = Gersaint 7/20/96.||"Maison Chevallier, l'In. Queslin Opt."||1 rue de la Bourse, Paris.||RSW.|
|QUEUE, DANIEL||misreading for Daniel Quare.||Daumas 1.|
|QUEYRAT||France, c.1720, MIM||Butterfield-type Sundial = Soth. 12/1/75.||Paris.||RSW.|
|QUICK, PAUL||England, 1737, MIM||Wall Sundial, 1737 = Zennor Church.||Zennor, Cornwall.||R. Wallington, Country Life, 7/24/75.|
|QUILLET||France, fl.1750-89, MIM SIM||Graphometer = D.(1976); Field Compass = NUR; Sector = Soth.-S 10/19/87; Etui of Drawing Instruments = Soth. 4/18/88.||Paris.||Daumas 1; Nachet; RSW.|
|QUIN 1||England, pre-1802, PHIM||hygrometer maker; partner with Robert Atkins.||London.||McConnell 4.|
|QUIN 2||England, c.1814, PHIM||Wheel Barometer = Soth. 5/14/87.||probably either James or George Quin.||London.||RSW.|
|QUIN AND ATKINS||England, c.1840, MIM PHIM||Hydrometer = Auction Sale, London, 1960; Mathematical Instrument = WHI.||London.||Taylor 2(2215a).|
|QUIN, JAMES AND GEORGE||England, 1814, PHIM||Hydrometers = Chelsea Fair, 1973 (1814), STM.||London.||RSW.|
|QUINCEY, J.||USA, fl.1783-86, MIM||Octant = USNM.||ship owner or master, pre-1786; established as mathematical instrument maker in New York; succeeded by John Greenwood in 1786; presumed to have returned to Mass.; octant (perhaps an import) was later sold or repaired by William Hooker, New York, N.Y.||Mass.; 199 Water Street, New York, N.Y. (1786); Mass.?||Smart 1; USNM; Bedini 14; D.J. Warner 10.|
|QUINCY||see Davenport, Quincy and Co.||USNM; RSW.|
|QUINGNET||variant spelling for Coignet.||RSW.|
|QUINIET, AEGIDIUS||see Aegidius Coignet.|
|QUINNIET, AEGIDIUS||Belgium, fl.1554-80, MIM||Theodolite, 1557 = BMR; Astronomical Compendium = D.(1986); Astrolabes = Ecouen (CLU) (1557) (ICA 2-222), OXF (1560) (ICA 2-224), BM (ICA 2-225), ROM (1556).||signed "Aegidius Quinniet Antwerpianus faciabat ao 1557"; varied spellings include Coignet, Quingnet, Cuniet, etc.||Antwerp.||Zinner 1; Wynter 1; Rooseboom 1; Price 1, 2 and 3; Ward 4; ICA 2; Gunther 1 and 6; Michel 1, 3 and 7; Cluny Cat.; Belgian Inventory; Namur; Evans 1; Société Belge; Guye and Michel; Brieux 2; RSW.|
|QUINQUERNAL, ANTOINE, AND ROVERELLI||Italy, c.1770, MIM||Hodometer = FLO-502.||Antoine Quinquernal and Aloys Roverelli.||Florence.||Michel 3.|
|QUINSEY, G.||England, PHIM||Stick Barometer = Bolling Hall Museum, Bradford (stolen Sept. 1990).||Keighley.||Goodison 1; M.A.D. Sept. 1990.|
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