Kelvin type 4-inch aperiodic compass with gimbals, plus binnacle and brass hood

Made:
1876
maker:
William Thomson
and
James White

Kelvin type 4-inch aperiodic compass with gimbals, plus binnacle and brass hood, by James White, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, 1876. The Kelvin type 4-inch aperiodic compass with gimbals, plus binnacle and brass hood was presented in 1876 by Lord Kelvin, Sir William Thomson.

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1876-739
type:
mariner's compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Donated by Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin)
status:
Permanent collection

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