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Steering compass

NAV0281
Compasses

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Collection Compasses
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID NAV0281
Description Steering compass in square wooden box. Danish inscription stating card specially made for steering.
Date made circa 1770

Artist/Maker Lous, Christian Karl
Place made Copenhagen
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials wood; paper; steel; brass; glass; wax; mica; lead
Measurements Overall: 95 mm x 192 mm x 230 mm
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  • Steering compass (NAV0281)
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