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Horizontal Magnetic Dial, by C. Essex & Co., Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 42085
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Turned ebony (or lignum vitae) box with domed lid; pivoted varnished printed paper disc with central brass gnomon and beneath a broad magnetic needle. Glass domed cover plate is missing.
Primary Inscriptions: "C. Essex & Co., London Entered at Stationers Hall" [printed on pivoted paper disc].
Provenance: Not ascertained.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Ebony
and brass.

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