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Copper Printing Plates and Printed Samples for Elliott Brothers Compass Cards, Late 1890s

Inventory Number: 11830
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Framed ensemble relating to Elliott Brothers compass cards, consisting of the following items attached to a card mount, framed and glazed: compass card and paper pull from the copperplate bottom right, just under 2½-inch diameter (top row); compass card and paper pull from a different plate, 3-inch diameter (middle row); copperplate for compass card, 4½-inch square, scale 2½-inch diameter (bottom left); copperplate for compass card, 3-inch square, scale just under 2½-inch diameter (bottom right; see top row); they bear the name Elliott Bros, and one the address 101 St Martin's Lane [used from about 1896 to 1902].
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Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003. Elliott Collection 1051 (kept with the Elliott Archive).
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Wood
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
17.75 12.75 inches

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