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H5722 1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB).. Click to enlarge.

1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB).

Made in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom, Europe, c 1770.

1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB).

Summary

Object No.

H5722

Object Statement

1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB).

Physical Description

1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB).

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Bower, Captain H J, 1958

Acquisition Date

16 January 1958

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Harvard

1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB). 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 March 2019, <https://ma.as/244074>

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