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Pack of semaphore cards

Miscellaneous Antiquities

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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 use semaphone correctly. Printed on the case are the words "BROWNS VICK SEMAPHORE CARDS, SELF INSTRUCTION SELF EXAMINATION, 9D. NET. BROWN, SON & FERGUSON LTD, 52& 53 DARNLEY STREET,GLASGOW".
Date made After 1908

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