Mahogany case with accessories for 12-inch Quadrant by John Bird

Made:
1760-1769 in London
maker:
John Bird

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Twelve-inch Quadrant on pillar stand with two plumb bobs, two glass beakers and two detatchable reading microscopes in
Science Museum Group Collection
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Mahogany case with accessories for 12-inch Quadrant on pillar stand, by John Bird, London, England, 1760-1769.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1876-572/2
Materials:
brass, glass and mahogany
Measurements:
overall (Object total): 640 mm x 450 mm x 270 mm,
overall (quadrant height only): 304.8 mm
type:
case - container
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle

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