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Mercury Type Artificial Horizon, by Troughton and Simms, London, Early 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 35239
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Mahogany tray, black-finished copper alloy prism-shaped cover, iron bottle with thick brown enamelled coating of mercury, all in a mahogany case.
Primary Inscriptions: "TROUGHTON & SIMMS. Optical and Mathematical INSTRUMENT MAKERS To the Honourable Board of Ordnance, LONDON." [printed label in lid].
Provenance: Not ascertained.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Copper Alloy
Glass
Mercury
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
176 138 120 mm

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