This armature plate revolved in front of a field plate carrying two pieces of tin-foil backed up by larger pieces of varnished paper.
A yard scale of varnished paper, made out locally for quadrant elevation with regard to height of site, was usually pasted over this.
The axis P N is made of varnished glass, and so are the axes that join the three plates with the brass axis N 0.
Sempervirens, varying from brownish red to very deep brown; oiled and varnished, it has been used in cabinet work.
The distinctive mark of the courtier, military, and upper servant class is the belt, generally of black varnished leather with a brass clasp; princes and courtiers often replace this clasp by a huge round ornament of cut stones.