Binnacle for Kelvin type 4-inch aperiodic compass

Made:
1876
maker:
James White

Binnacle for Kelvin type 4-inch aperiodic compass, by James White, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, 1876.

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1876-739 Pt2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), paint and steel (metal)
type:
mariner's compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
  • component - object
credit:
Donated by Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin).