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Octant, by W. & T. Gilbert, London, c. 1825

Inventory Number: 33576
Object Type:
Persons: William Gilbert Thomas Gilbert
Date Created: c. 1825
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Ebony 12" T-frame with brass index arm; index and horizon glasses, each with shades; pinhole sight; vernier index, clamp and tangent screws; ivory T-plate, scratch plate and pencil top missing.
Primary Inscriptions: "W & T. Gilbert, London" engraved above vernier on index arm; engine-dividing anchor symbol stamped between 45 and 50 on scale.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Ebony
brass
ivory and glass

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