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Artifact Identification Compass   (1900.83.0008B)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Surveying & Navigational T&E
  4. :
  5. Navigational Equipment
Artist/Maker Inscribed on reverse: “Sinclair Ltd., Haymarket, London.“
Geographic Location
Period/Date World War I, 1914 – 1918
Culture English, British

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 44.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 4.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.1 cm
Weight 112 g
Measuring Remarks Length is of the strap
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Pigment--Paint, Metal
Manufacturing Processes Cutting, Inscribing, Manufacturing, Painting, Tanning, Tooling
Munsell Color Information Light Olive Brown (2.5Y 5/4) -Outer ring of face. Black (N .5/ .6% R) -Exterior. Moderate Brown (5YR 3/4) -Leather strap.

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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