MHS Collection Database Search

Record Details

Sextant, by Joseph Jackson, London, c. 1760

preview image for Sextant, by Joseph Jackson, London, c. 1760
Inventory Number: 45202
Object Type:
Persons: Joseph Jackson
Date Created: c.1760
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-31
Brief Description: Simple form of navigation sextant, index mirror, horizon glass with level adjustment, 2 pivoted shades, double pinhole sight, brass scale, centre-zero vernier. Keystone case.
Primary Inscriptions: "JOS. JACKSON LONDON No. 122"
Provenance: Lent by Oriel College
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass. Mahogany case

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 21660

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/45202