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Ebony Octant and Case, by Elliott Brothers, London, 1850s

Inventory Number: 12959
Object Type:
Place Created: 56 Strand London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: This ebony octant has an ivory scale and vernier. The inlaid ivory scale runs from -5deg to 110deg, the vernier reads 0-20. There are 2 brass eyepieces and two end pieces - one of which is attached and the other is kept spare.
Primary Inscriptions: 'ELLIOTT BROTHERS / 56 Strand London'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
metal
Glass
ivorine
Wood
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 254 302 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47152

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Ebony Octant, by Elliott Brothers, London, 1850s

Inventory Number: 12959
Object Type:
Place Created: 56 Strand London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: This ebony octant has an ivory scale and vernier.The inlaid ivory scale runs from -5deg to 110deg, the vernier reads 0-20.
Primary Inscriptions: 'ELLIOTT BROTHERS / 56 Strand London'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
metal
Glass
ivorine
Wood
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 254 302 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47152

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12959

Case for Ebony Octant, by Elliott Brothers, London, 1850s

Inventory Number: 12959
Object Type:
Place Created: 56 Strand London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description:
Primary Inscriptions: 'ELLIOTT BROTHERS / 56 Strand London'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
metal
Glass
ivorine
Wood
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 254 302 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47152

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12959

Eye Piece One for Ebony Octant, by Elliott Brothers, London, 1850s

Inventory Number: 12959
Object Type:
Place Created: 56 Strand London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: One of 2 brass eyepieces.
Primary Inscriptions: 'ELLIOTT BROTHERS / 56 Strand London'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
metal
Glass
ivorine
Wood
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 254 302 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47152

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12959

Eye Piece Two for Ebony Octant, by Elliott Brothers, London, 1850s

Inventory Number: 12959
Object Type:
Place Created: 56 Strand London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: One of 2 brass eyepieces.
Primary Inscriptions: 'ELLIOTT BROTHERS / 56 Strand London'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
metal
Glass
ivorine
Wood
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 254 302 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47152

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12959

End Piece for Ebony Octant, by Elliott Brothers, London, 1850s

Inventory Number: 12959
Object Type:
Place Created: 56 Strand London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: This is the spare end piece. The other is attached to the octant.
Primary Inscriptions: 'ELLIOTT BROTHERS / 56 Strand London'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
metal
Glass
ivorine
Wood
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 254 302 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47152

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12959