Mining compass, Italian , 1769

Made:
1769 in Italy

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Italian mining dial in wood and ivory tablet, 1769.

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1938-338
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, ivory, paper (fibre product), silver or zinc, steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
mining dial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
credit:
Mr W.E. Miller