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Dry card compass
An Arctic sledge compass with two spare cards, maker unknown, but probably Henry Barrow, about 1839. The bowl is of peculiar construction and the leather cover was intended to protect the hands of the user from contact with the metal.
Object number: ACO0114
Date: circa 1839
Artist: Henry Barrow & Co
Dimensions: 408 mm x 508 mm
- Image reference: S3106-001
- © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London