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Circumferentor, by A. Abraham, Liverpool, 1818-1850

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Inventory Number: 87021
Object Type:
Persons: A. Abraham (Maker)
Date Created: 1818-1850
Place Created: Liverpool United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1964-296
Brief Description: Large central compass (needle loose) reading against verniers; two bubble levels, one broken and bent; two folding sights (alternating slit and thread, with pinhole and cross wire); compass lid used with (missing) plumb line for altitudes, reading against degree scale and "Diff of Hypo & Base"; socket for tripod detached.
Primary Inscriptions: "A. Abraham Liverpool" in compass bowl
Provenance: Billmeir Collection
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
silvered brass and glass

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