Surveying compass, British, 1913-1920

Made:
1913-1920 in Glasgow
patentee:
Louis Wentworth Pakington Chetwynd
maker:
Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird Limited

Electrically illuminated liquid prismatic compass by Kelvin, Bottomley and Baird, early 20th century

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1922-44
Materials:
casing, alcohol, casing, glass, casing, metal, casing, water
type:
prismatic compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Miscellaneous Disposals Syndicate
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.