Mariner's compass

Made:
1830-1920 in China

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Compass, mariner's, small turned wooden circular tablet with lid, Chinese, 1830-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A669857
Materials:
complete, glass, plastic and wood
type:
mariner's compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass