Owens Octant

Owens Octant

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Object Name
date made
place made
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool
Physical Description
wood, ebony (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
radius: 14 in; 35.56 cm
overall: 16 1/8 in x 12 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 40.9575 cm x 32.7025 cm x 7.3025 cm
overall: 3 in x 12 7/8 in x 15 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 32.7025 cm x 38.735 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Albert R. Crittenden
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National Museum of American History
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