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Title: Sticker with picture of quadrant and printing from wooden step case for quadrant.,

Accession Number: 1940.155.1
Category: INSTRUMENTS - BOXES & CASES
Type: quadrant box
Maker:
Place: USA, MA, Boston
Date: before 1811-06
Materials: wood; metal; glass; bone
Description: Wooden step case painted black for quadrant. Interior bottom has sticker with picture of quadrant and printing: "EDMUND M. BLUNT ---HAS OPENED/ A NAVIGATION, MATHEMATICAL, ---/ AND/ NAUTICAL BOOK STORE,/ ---June 1817". Another sticker underside of cover has printing: "THAXTER & SON, Importers of and Dealers in/ NAUTICAL & SURVEYING INSTRUMENTS/ ---BOSTON."

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