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1942.4246 (RS118922)

Description

Wood support; appl. metal fixt. ; ivory inlay measure; green box

Details

Maker
Spencer Browning & Rust (Maker)
Date
1825-1874
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Surveying & Navigational T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Glass
glass (material)
ivory (tooth component)
SEXTANT
sextants
Vegetable Ivory
People and organizations
Emery, Samuel
Dimensions
13.375 x 11.875 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.4246
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57386

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