Thomson (Kelvin) Type Prismatic Azimuth Compass Sight, English, late 19th or early 20th Century
|Inventory Number:|| 43438|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||Black-finished brass instrument, sighting tube set at an angle with lens, and on top a glass prism that can be pivoted in the horizontal axis and two semicircular dark glass filters, and on its frame support a bubble level, in box. Associated with this instrument is a black-finished prism housing of the type used with the Mercury Artificial Horizons.|
|Primary Inscriptions:||Unsigned and undated.|
|Provenance:||Presented by M.F.C.R.O.J. Gall. Said to have been used by 'Dr Rhodes', presumably Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902).|
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