Chinese Geomancer's compass

Made:
1900-1942 in China
maker:
Unknown

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Chinese compass. From a colour transparency in the Science Museum Photographic Archive.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Chinese compass
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Chinese compass
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Chinese geomancer's compass in wood display mount, unsigned, early 20th century

Chinese geomancer's compass

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Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1942-5
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), card, cotton (fibre), ink, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
magnetic compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Mrs. Lyon Campbell
status:
Permanent collection

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