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Ship’s compass

Date made: 1800 (circa)

Maker / artist: unknown

Date collected: unknown

Material: brass|glass|card

Period: Georgian

Accession number: F0889

Ship’s compass. Belonged to Captain John Elgar (1754-1829), a local seaman and captain of a hoy.Marked off in 32 points of the compass and in degrees. North represented by a fleur-de-lis, east by stylised leaves.

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