Photo © Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University
Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL42401.2
People
Edward Nairne, English (1726 - 1806)
Manufactured by Eade & Wilton, English (fl. 1740-1765)
Title
Mariner’s Dry-Card Compass
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
tool/equipment
Date
1765
Culture
English
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/370666
Location
Level 3, Room 3500, Special Exhibitions Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Glass, oak, brass, lead
Dimensions
16.8 × 31 × 29.4 cm (6 5/8 × 12 3/16 × 11 9/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University
Object Number
TL42401.2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/2022 - 01/15/2023

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