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Octant, by Edward Nairne, London, c. 1750

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Inventory Number: 40933
Object Type:
Persons: Edward Nairne
Date Created: c.1750
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection   
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Mahogany frame with diagonal scale on boxwood, index and horizon glasses, pinhole sight, back-horizon glass.
Primary Inscriptions: "E * NAIRNE * LONDON"
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Mahogany


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