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Item Type:
Object
Category:
Object
EntryNumber:
232a
AccessionNumber:
217.2008.1
AccessionDate:
2008-07-04
Name:
Compass
Images:
Entry232ai.JPG
Entry232aii.JPG
Brief Description:
Compass, metal, (plastic, no makers mark, inscribed with Chinese characters, measuring scale in cm along one edge, wheel and gauge to measure distances on maps in real terms, also includes a clinometer, carrying ring, brown, silver, mirror.
Materials:
metal, plastic
Dimensions:
6.3 (w) x 15 (l) x 1.5(d) cm when fully opened
Number of Objects:
1
Inscription Description:
inscribed with Chinese characters, measuring scale in cm along one edge
Colour:
brown
Object Production Date:
c.1950
Provenance:
Used by Sir John Hunt.
Normal Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Current Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
AccessStatus:
Open
Notes:
Previously on display at the National Mountaineering Exhibition, Rheged. Removed from display April 2008.
Rules:
Spectrum : the UK Museum documentation standard, 1997
Access Points:
Compass
Equipment
Hunt, Henry Cecil John, (1910-1998), Baron Hunt of Llanfairwaterdine
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2005-11-25 00:00:00
Creator:
Maxine Willett