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Object Name Compass
Date 1872/10/
Collection John Bischof Collection
Permission of use Donation
Catalog Number 2008.10.036
Accession number 2008.10.
Caption 1872 ship's compass
Catalog date 2012-11-02
Cataloged by Webber, Kate
Classification Boats and Boating
Description Ship's compass, manufactured in October 1872 by E.S. Ritchie & Sons, Inc. and sold to L. Thaxter and Son, a ship chandler in Portland, ME.

Compass #5412

Donated by John Bischof, who adjusted compasses while living on Swan's Island, ME.
Dimension type 1.0
Imagefile 004\201202028.JPG
Number of images 1.0
Source John Bischof
Title 1872 ship's compass