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Marine Hanging Compass, by A. J. de Araujo, Nabahia, 1806

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Inventory Number: 39318
Object Type:
Persons: Antonio Joze de Araujo (Maker)
Date Created: 1806
Place Created: Nabahia Portugal Europe
Accession Number: 1964-60
Brief Description: Copper case with polychrome compass card with the North and East points decorated. The suspension included a gimbal-mounting and the compass is viewed from below.
Primary Inscriptions: "POR ANTONIO JOZE DE ARAUJO ES.A NABAHIA NO ANO 1806" printed on compass card.
Provenance: Purchased.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper
paper and glass

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