Azimuth compass, French, 1900-1925

Made:
1900-1925 in France
maker:
Unknown

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Azimuth compass in wooden case with eccentrically-mounted telescope, French design, 1900-1925. Mounted on later Museum stand.

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1919-416
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron and mahogany (wood)
type:
variation compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
credit:
Paddington Green Childrens' Hospital