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Science City 1550 -1800: The Linbury Gallery
Explore the objects on display in Science City and discover how London grew from a bustling capital city to a global hub for trade, commerce, and scientific enquiry between 1550 and 1800.
Dividing engine for making sextants and octants
Made late 1700s, modified 1800s
Brass quadrant by Peter and John Dollond of 18-inch radius with optical sights on a tripod