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Octant, by John Field, London, c. 1787

Inventory Number: 40993
Object Type:
Persons: John Field
Date Created: c. 1787
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Mahogany T-frame and index arm; ivory scale with vernier; back horizon glass; filters and pencil top missing.
Primary Inscriptions: "J * FIELD * CORNHILL * LONDON *" punched on ivory plaque.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Mahogany
ivory
brass and glass

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