Compass Case


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Artifact Identification Compass Case   (1900.83.0008A)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Surveying & Navigational T&E
  4. :
  5. Navigational Equipment
Artist/Maker Stamped on interior lid: “James A. Sinclair Ltd., 5(?) Haymarket, London, S.W.“
Geographic Location
Period/Date World War I, 1914 – 1918
Culture English, British

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 10.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.3 cm
Weight 36 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Metal--Brass, Pigment--Paint, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Cutting, Manufacturing, Painting, Sewing, Tanning
Munsell Color Information Strong Brown (5YR 3/6) Dark Yellow (2.5Y 6/6) -Snap. Very Dark Red (5R 2/4) -Lining.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of American Ambulance Field Service, University of Illinois Section
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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