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H5722 1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB).
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Object statement
1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB).

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1 ebony octant by Spencer Browning & Rust of London, Circa 1770 - ivory scale, simple eye piece (broken) double silvered horizon mirror, Vernier scale (LC). 1 ebony quadrant...(SB).
Made: 1765 - 1775
H5722
Production date
1765 - 1775

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Bower, Captain H J, 1958

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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+ Boulton and Watt Exhibition
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