Surveyor's compass

Made:
1695-1766 in Fleet Street
maker:
Benjamin Cole

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Surveyor's compass, 13cm diam., by Benjamin Cole, London, England in wooden box, 1695-1766

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1980-1631
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), iron, wood (mahogany) and zinc plate
type:
magnetic compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Wellcome Trust