Azimuth compass, British., 1760-1780

Made:
1760-1780 in City of London
maker:
Dollond family

Azimuth compass with mahogany body, by Dollond family, London, 1760-1780.

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1912-243
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mahogany (wood), silver (metal) and steel (metal)
type:
variation compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry