MHS Collection Database Search

Record Details

Miniature Sextant, by Cary, London, Early 19th Century

Inventory Number: 33415
Object Type:
Persons: Cary
Date Created: Early 19th Century
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Brass with arc of only 2" radius, with vernier, mount of little mirror is missing, and with mahogany handle in mahogany box.
Primary Inscriptions: "CARY London".
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 20266Image with multimedia irn 20268Image with multimedia irn 20270

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/33415