Sextant

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1825-1874

GUSN

GUSN-57386

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

sextants
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
ivory (tooth component)
Brass
Glass
Vegetable Ivory
SEXTANT

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Spencer Browning & Rust (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Surveying & Navigational T&E

Dimensions

13.375 x 11.875 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.4246