Diagram showing a nocturnal in use, South Kensington, London, England, 1937. These instruments were used to find the time at night using the 'pointers' of the Great Bear or the Little Bear.
- Time Measurement
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- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- visual and verbal communication
- Science Museum Draughtsman
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