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Semaphore cards

Miscellaneous Antiquities

Object connections:

Collection Miscellaneous Antiquities
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Nicholson-Clark, James

Object details:

Object ID AAB0091
Description Pack of semaphore cards printed with the semaphore positions on one side and the explanations on the other side. Inside a paper case. Twenty-six cards showing the positions for A-Z, one card showing the 'ready' position and one card with instructions of how to semaphone.
Date made

Artist/Maker Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd
Place made Glasgow, Scotland
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials organic: cardboard
Measurements 13 mm x 100 mm x 75 mm
  • Semaphore cards (AAB0091)
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