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ABRAHAM 1 England, 1818, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Level = Phillips 2/2/84; Stick Barometers = X, Christie 5/5/83; Sundial = NMM-D.215; Wheel Barometer = X; Terrestrial Globe, miniature, case = Chicago Historical Society; Compass Sundials = Cooke's Shop, CMY, WHI-1670; Telescopes = D.(1984), London Nat'l Army Museum; Spyglass = Soth. 12/3/76; Telescope in cane = SNO; Microscopes = D.(1977), London Museum of the Pharmaceutical Soc. probably Jacob Abraham; optician. Bath. Taylor 2(1068); Goodison 1; NMM 2; Bryden 9; RSW; Moskowitz Cat. 114; Coffeen F; Bryden 16.
ABRAHAM 2 England, OIM Telescope with tripod = D.(1967). London. F. Roux-Devillas Cat. 1967; USNM.
ABRAHAM 3 England, c.1800, PHIM Stick Barometer = D.(1978). "Optician"; may be Abrahams, which see. Exeter. RSW.
ABRAHAM 4 England, OIM T.C.; optician; probably Jacob Abraham. Corner of an opening into Old Well Lane near Queen's Circus, Cheltenham. Calvert 2.
ABRAHAM AND CO. England, c.1850, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie's 2/19/97. 20 Lord Street, Liverpool. RSW.
ABRAHAM AND CO. 1 England, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. probably Jacob Abraham; see Abraham 1. Bath. Goodison 1.
ABRAHAM AND CO. 2 England, fl.1818-51, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Monocular Microscope = Soth.-West Sussex 10/18/83; Stick Barometers = Soth. 5/21/73, Soth-S 10/19/89; Telescope = Lancaster City Museum. Abraham Abraham and Co.; had second shop in Glasgow as A. Abraham and Co., which see; opticians; succeeded by G.S. Wood; T.C. Liverpool. USNM; RSW; Bryden 3 and 9; Taylor 2(1251); Crawforth 6.
ABRAHAM AND DANCER England, fl.1841-44, MIM OIM PHIM Map-making Instrument = Soth. 3/19/73; Induction Coil = College of Technology, Manchester; Marking Protractor = D. (1981); Mining Dial = P.C.; Monocular Microscope and Microscope, travelling = Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester. barometer makers; coil from Joule Coll; Jacob (?) Abraham and John B. Dancer; T.C. Liverpool; 13 Cross Street, King Street, Manchester (1841). Goodison 1; RSW; Lowery; Moskowitz Cat. 122; G.L'E. Turner 24; Calvert 2; Holbrook 2.
ABRAHAM, A. England, c.1800, MIM PHIM SIM Compass = Soth. 7/27/64-200; Surveying Level = NMM-13; Mining Compass = Soth. 6/19/72; Stick Barometers = D.(1975), Soth-S 1/10/90; Surveying Compass = CMY; Theodolite = Phillips 2/14/79. see Abraham and Co. 2. Liverpool. Bryden 9; RSW; NMM 2.
ABRAHAM, A., AND CO. England, c.1840, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 5/15/96. retail branch of Abraham and Co. 2 in Glasgow. 20 Lord Street, Liverpool. RSW.
ABRAHAM, A., AND CO. 1 Scotland, fl.1838-43, MIM OIM PHIM Inclinable Sundial, portable = FRK = RSM; Stick Barometer = Soth. 12/14/89. retail branch of Abraham and Co. (2) in Liverpool; managed by S.P. Cohen, a partner, who continued the branch under his own name, 1843-60. 8 Exchange Square (1838-40); 82 Queen Street (1841-43); both in Glasgow. Bryden 3; Clarke et al; RSW.
ABRAHAM, A., AND CO. 2 England, c.1840, PHIM Stick Barometer = Christie-SK 5/15/96. surely same as Abraham and Co. 2. 20 Lord Street, Liverpool. RSW.
ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM England, fl.1818-50, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Rule, ivory = D.(1982); Wheel Barometer = X; Stick Barometers = D.(1975), X; Spectroscope = Soth. 1960; Surveying Levels = NMM, Christie 10/31/67-52 and 2/13/68-18; Microscope = X; Pocket Compass = Phillips 4/20/83; Cuff Microscope variant = Soth. 6/23/69; Telescope as part of cane, 1839 = Soth. 2/1/79; Miner's Dials= Nat'l Museum of Wales, Cardiff and CYM; Sector, ivory = Grosvenor Mus., Chester; etc. the instruments are signed "A. Abraham Liverpool." 8 Lord Street (1818-20); 10 Lord Street (1821-22); 7 Lord Street (1823-28); 9 Lord Street (1829-34); 76 Lord Street (1835); 84 Lord Street (1837); 20 Lord Street (1839-50); all in Liverpool. Taylor 2(1251); Wynter and Turner; Crawforth 6; Bryden 9; Goodison 1; NMM 2; Holbrook 2.
ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM, AND CO. England, c.1851, MIM OIM PHIM SIM Pantograph = Phillips 10/26/83. barometer makers; pantograph signed "A. Abraham and Co. 2"; showed at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. Liverpool; see Abraham, Abraham for street addresses. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1251); RSW; G.L'E. Turner 24; Calvert 2; Crawforth 6 & 11.
ABRAHAM, J. 1 England, c.1815, PHIM Wheel Barometer = X. Liskeard. Goodison 1.
ABRAHAM, J. 2 England, fl.1805-51, MIM OIM PHIM Culpeper Microscope = Soth. 4/22/65-19; Horizontal Sundial = Christie 7/5/71. probably Jacob Abraham; optician; made globes, telescopes, barometers, etc; mathematical instrument maker to the Duke of Gloucester and to the Duke of Wellington; T.C. 7 Bartlett Street, near the Upper Rooms, Bath; adjoining Mr.Thompson's Pump Room, Cheltenham; 1 Bartlett Street, Bath (1819). Bryden 9; Calvert 2; Crawforth 1; RSW.
ABRAHAM, J.A. England, c.1850, PHIM invented a type of barometer shown at Great Exhibition, 1851. 87 Bold Street, Liverpool. Bryden 9.
ABRAHAM, J.H. England, c.1827, MIM Holy Green, Sheffield. Taylor 2(1470).
ABRAHAM, JACOB England, fl.1805-41, MIM OIM PHIM Orrery = OXF; Wheel Barometer = Bath Municipal Library; Stick Barometer = X; Microscope = VCW. T.C.; optician and mathematical instrument maker to the Duke of Gloucester and to the Duke of Wellington; see Abraham and Co. 1; see Abraham 1; see J. Abraham 2. 1 St. Andrews Terrace (1809); 7 Bartlett Street (1819); both in Bath; shop adjoining Mr. Thompson's Pump Room, Cheltenham. Goodison 1; Taylor 2(1068); Moskowitz Cat. 114; Chaldecott 1; C.N. Robinson; RSW.
ABRAHAMS England, OIM Telescope = D.(1971). may be Abraham 3. Exeter. RSW.
ABRAHAMS, A.E. England, c.1810, PHIM Wheel Barometers = Soth. 7/19/88, Bearne's 2/17/92. "Optician" appears after the Soth. signature. Exeter. RSW.
ABRAHAMS, JOHN England, c.1830, MIM Magnetic Compass = FIT (WHI). T.C. Montpelier Rotunda; the Shop adjoining Mr. Thompson's Pump Room; both in Cheltenham. Taylor 2(1761); Clay and Court.
AKEN, ABRAHAM VAN Holland, c.1760, MIM PHIM Astrolabe = BOM 3/28/06-564; Fire Engine Model = UTR-Physics Lab.; Planetaria = LEY, GEM. made planetaria and other astronomical and physical instruments; sometimes spelled van Aaken. Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; Brieux 3; RSW; Mörzer Bruyns 2.
BARTRAM, ABRAHAM England, c.1602, apprenticed to Charles Whitwell of the Grocers' Company on June 24, 1602. J. Brown 1.
BATH, ABRAHAM Abraham, Bath; misreading of name on globe in the Chicago Historical Society; see Abraham 1 and Jacob Abraham. Yonge; RSW.
BLOCH, ABRAHAM Germany, 1583, MIM Calendar Plate, 1583 = MUN-1294. Bayreuth. Zinner 1.
BREGUET, ABRAHAM-LOUIS France, 1747-1823, PHIM Thermometers = Christie 7/16/68-173, BM; Pedometer = BM. watchmaker; invented bi-metallic thermometer, 1820. Paris. G.L'E. Turner 24; C. Breguet; Ward 4.
BROOK, ABRAHAM England, c.1789, PHIM Barometer with Thermometer - USNM. devised an electrometer; barometer and thermometer signed "Brook Norwich." Norwich. USNM; Schuman Cat. XXIII, 1970.
DANCER AND ABRAHAM England, c.1843, surely Abraham and Dancer. Manchester. Alker.
DANCER, ABRAHAM England, fl.1838-42, OIM probably Abraham and Dancer. 13 Cross Street, King Street, Manchester. Taylor 2(2110); Clay and Court.
EMDEN, ABRAHAM VAN Holland, 1794-1860, MIM OIM PHIM Thunder House = LEY; Air Pump = LEY; Microscopes =LEY; Thermometers = TEY; Compass Rose = AMST; Barometer = AMST; etc. T.C. in de Kalverstraat No. 55, Amsterdam. Rooseboom 1; Crommelin; Belgian Inv.; Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; G.L'E. Turner 7; P.R. de Clerq 1.
EZEKIEL, ABRAHAM England, c.1791, PHIM made or sold barometers. Fore Street, Exeter. Goodison 1.
FELL, ABRAHAM England, fl.1740-70, MIM made a new gnomon for the Ulverston church sundial in 1763. Ulverston Britten.
FRANKS, ABRAHAM England, c.1830, OIM Hick Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Taylor 2(1852).
GARDE, ABRAHAM DE LA France, fl.1588-1621, MIM Sundials in the back covers of watches = Soth. 5/27/54, 12/9/68, and Christie 5/6/69. son of Jacques de la Garde. Paris (1591 and 1621); Blois (1600). Britten; RSW.
GESSNER, ABRAHAM Switzerland, 1521-1636, MIM SIM Globe Chalices, silver-gilt = BASH(1571), ZUS(1600), VIE, NOR; Drake's Cup, 1571 = City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth; Armillary Sphere = VIE. Zinner 1; Michel 3; RSW.
GRIBELIN, ABRAHAM France, 1589-1671, MIM probably the son of Simon Gribelin; watchmaker; some watches had sundials in lid. Blois. Baillie 1; Michel 2; Gunther 2; Evans 1.
HABRECHT, ABRAHAM France, 1654-1728, MIM Astrolabe Clock = Kunstgewerbemuseum, Strasbourg. Strasbourg. Zinner 1; Maurice 1.
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.
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.
LAUN, HARTOG ABRAHAM VAN Holland, 1733-1815, MIM OIM PHIM Microscope = LEY; Planetariums = LEY, Physics Laboratory, Amsterdam; Attwood Machine = Museum of Education, The Hague. pupil of John Cuthbertson; see H. van Laun en Zon. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2; Rooseboom 1; van der Star 1.
LODWICK, ABRAHAM England, c.1695, apprenticed to Isaac Webb of the Clockmakers' Company on April 27, 1695. J. Brown 3.
LORKIN, ABRAHAM England, c.1736, MIM apprenticed to James Wilson 2 of the Clockmakers' Company on Jan. 15, 1733; turned over to Thomas Colliber, Feb. 20, 1736. J. Brown 3.
LUISCIUS, ABRAHAM VAN STIPRIAAN Holland, 1764-1829, Bathometer = APS. invented a barometer which was made by Onderdewijngaart Canzius in 1805. Delft. Rooseboom 1; Multhauf.
LYONS, ABRAHAM England, fl.1800-01, OIM 408 Oxford Street, London. Taylor 2(1176a); Dewhirst.
MAILLET, ABRAHAM England, c.1745, apprenticed to John Morgan 2 in the Joiners' Company on March 4, 1745. Crawforth 7.
MASON, JOHN ABRAHAM England, c.1836, designed "Masons' Hygrometer" in 1836; surgeon. Pentonville, London. G.L'E. Turner 24.
MULLINER, ABRAHAM England, c.1712, MIM apprenticed to Joseph South of the Clockmakers' Company on Sept. 29, 1712. J. Brown 3.
ROPER, ABRAHAM Ireland, fl.1787-93, MIM listed as Abraham Rosser, 1787-88. 8 Bedford Row, Dublin (1787-93). Morrison-Low and Burnett; Bryden 9.
ROSSER, ABRAHAM see Abraham Roper. Bryden 9; Morrison-Low and Burnett..
ROYER, ABRAHAM see A.R. 2. Hamilton 1 and 2.
RYCK, ABRAHAM DE Holland, c.1660, MIM Leiden. Rooseboom 1.
SALT, ABRAHAM England, c.1808, MIM rule maker and cutler; see Joseph and Abraham Salt also Abraham Salt and Son. Worcester Street, Birminghan. Bryden 9.
SALT, ABRAHAM, AND SON England, c.1815, MIM rule makers. Birmingham. Bryden 9.
SALT, JOSEPH AND ABRAHAM England, fl.1797-1801, MIM rule makers. Smallbrook Street (1797); Windmill Street, Bristol Street (1801); both in Birmingham. Bryden 9.
SCHEIRLIN, ABRAHAM Germany, fl.1637-52, MIM Table Clock = OXF. Augsburg. RSW.
SHARP, ABRAHAM England, 1653-1742, MIM OIM Declining Sundial = Thoresby Coll. (1714); Garden Sundial, 1722 = Bolling Hall, Bradford; Mural Arc Quadrant, 1689 = X; Astronomical Quadrant = KEN; Telescope = NMM; Refracting Telescope, wood = Yorkshire Museum, York. assistant to Flamsteed (1684-90); the refracting telescope has an unusual mount, it is on loan to the NMM (1973); there are 10 instruments at Bolling Hall pertaining to Sharp, given by his heirs, they include the rete from a "Mathematical Jewell" and several unusual quadrants; see A.S. 4; his observatory at Horton Hall was dismantled and the stones numbered and buried in the garden at Bolling Hall. Horton Hall, Little Horton, near Bradford; Greenwich (1684-90). Taylor 1(361) & 2(118); Daumas 1; RSW.
SMITH, ABRAHAM, AND CO. England, c.1810, PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 12/15/72. RSW.
SOLOMONS, ABRAHAM England, c.1838, MIM OIM PHIM 6 New Road, St. George's East, London. Taylor 2(2250).
TABER, ABRAHAM, AND BROTHER USA, 1869, NIM successors of Charles Taber and Co.; agents for Spencer, Browning and Co. 49 Union Street, New Bedford, Mass. RSW.
WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM England, c.1650, MIM may be the maker of several instruments signed "A.W." (1); alternate choices would be Andrew Wakely or Abraham Watlington; the instruments are quadrants dated 1639, 1640 and 1644, also a terrestrial globe dated 1652. Taylor 1(214a); Weil 2 (17).
WATLINGTON, ABRAHAM England, 1644, MIM Gunter's Quadrant, 1644 = BM. signed "Abraham Watlington fecit umbra sum"; see A.W. 1. Ward 4; Price 3; Bryden 16; RSW.
WAUN, ABRAHAM HARTOG Holland, 1769-1833, MIM PHIM worked with his father, Hartog Waun (1802-15), and with his brother, Jacob Waun (1816-33). Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 1 & 2.
YPELAAR, ABRAHAM Holland, 1736-1811, OIM Microscope = P.C. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; Rooseboom 1.
ZACUTO, ABRAHAM Portugal, c.1510, MIM NIM made mariner's astrolabes for Vasco da Gama's voyage. Maddison 6.

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