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trousers/leggings

ZBA4676
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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 ZBA4676
Description Trousers/leggings from astonomer's observing suit, also comprising and ZBA4675 - jacket. 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. Extra wool has been added to the seat area.
Date made circa 1765

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements Overall: 1150 x 410mm
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  • trousers/leggings (ZBA4676)
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