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Diptych dial, leaf Ia
Diptych dial for latitude 49â”œÃ—_ north. This octagonal dial consists of two leaves that fold flat when not in use. Leaf Ia displays a standard lunar volvelle except there is no scalloped edge to the brass disc. The remainder of the leaf is occupied with foliate decoration and there is a single-lined border. Leaf Ib has a vertical dial with blue hour-lines radiating from a central sunface. Various decorative motifs adorn the leaf which also has a double-lined blue border. The string gnomon for use with the vertical dial is missing.
- Image reference: F3516-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London