Pocket Compass


This small pocket compass with clinometer belonged to Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), the naturalist who served as the second Secretary of the Smithsonian.

Date Made: Nineteenth century

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.284272Catalog Number: 284272Accession Number: 55865

Object Name: Pocket Compass

Measurements: overall: 3 cm x 11 cm x 9 cm; 1 3/16 in x 4 11/32 in x 3 17/32 inoverall in case: 1 1/4 in x 3 7/16 in x 4 1/8 in; 3.175 cm x 8.73125 cm x 10.4775 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4240-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1183844

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