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Sextant with Case and Accessories, by Gilbert, Wright & Hooke, London, 1794-1801

Inventory Number: 38636
Object Type:
Persons: William Gilbert Gabriel Wright Benjamin Hooke
Date Created: 1794-1801
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1927-24
Brief Description: Navigator's lattice-frame in German silver (?) with brass fittings; index and horizon glass each with shades; telescopic sight with revolving filter disc; vernier with clamp and tangent screw; handle; in wooden keystone fitted case with additional sights and handle attachment.
Primary Inscriptions: "Kings Patent, GILBERT, WRIGHT, & HOOKE, London." engraved on scale
Provenance: Presented by O. N. Bakewell
Collection Group:
Material(s): German silver (?)
brass
wood and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
330 345 219 mm

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