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Octant, by J. Ford, London, c. 1850

Inventory Number: 49029
Object Type:
Persons: John Ford
Date Created: c. 1850
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Ebony 8" T-frame with brass index arm; index and horizon glasses with a set of shades for each; pinhole sight; vernier, clamp and tangent screw index; pencil top missing.
Primary Inscriptions: "J. FORD * LONDON" on ivory T-plate
Provenance: Not ascertained
Collection Group:
Material(s): Ebony
brass
ivory and glass

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