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ZBA4675
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Collection Textiles
ExhibitionsShips, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude
User collections Longitude punk'd by hfinch-boyer
Gallery locationROG (Floor plans)
PeopleProvenance: Maskelyne, Nevil

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Object ID ZBA4675
Description Jacket from astonomer's observing suit, also comprising ZBA4676 - leggings/trousers. Belonged to Nevil Maskelyne, 5th Astronomer Royal. Composed of a silk outer layer with a lining made from linen and wool and additional cotton wadding to create a quilted effect.
Date made circa 1765

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials linen; wool; silk
Measurements 750 x 765mm
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  • jacket (ZBA4675)
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