Folding Prismatic Sighting Compass, 1853-1860

Made:
1853-1860
maker:
Elliott Brothers

Pocket, folding prismatic magnetic sighting compass by Elliott Brothers, Strand, London, 1853-1860. Plus case for compass. The compass is fitted with sun filters, mirror, paper dial and fitted lid, owned by Lieutenant E. J. Bori, Royal Engineers.

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1986-5
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, paper (fibre product), steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 28 mm x 105 mm x 75 mm, .27kg
type:
prismatic compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
credit:
Broughton, E.G.
status:
Permanent collection

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