Azimuth mirror used to take bearings from compass by raising the line of sight

Made:
1876-1879
maker:
William Baron Kelvin Thomson
and
James White

Azimuth mirror used to take bearings from compass by raising the line of sight, patented by William Thomson, and made by James White, Glasgow, Scotland, 1876-1879

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1879-33/2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and steel (metal)
type:
instrument
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation