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Laminated Bar Magnet, English, Mid-18th Century

Inventory Number: 42905
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Seven bar magnets between soft iron pole pieces, secured in silver mounting in the style of a lodestone. Large silver suspension ring and keeper. Black fishskin covered wooden case, lined with green velvet.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Fe alloy
silver
wood
textile (velvet)
pigment
leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
115 16 55 mm

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