Artificial black glass horizon.

Made:
1865-1871 in Hatton Garden
maker:
Casella, L. P.

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Artificial black glass horizon with fitted case, made by L.l Casella, Hatton Garden, City of London 1865-1871. Consisting of a circular brass base, weighted and gimballed in a square wooden box. The case is covered with a blackened glass plate serving as mirror.

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1923-406
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and wood (unidentified)
type:
artificial horizon - glass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • ancillary optical instrument
  • artificial horizon
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
C F Casella & Company

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