Title: Sextant made by Spencer, Browning & Co., London, circa 1850 (and case) |
Accession Number: 1943.1267
Category: INSTRUMENTS - SEXTANTS
Type: sextant and case
Maker: Spencer Browning & Co.
Place: England, London; USA, NH, Portsmouth
Date: Circa 1851
Description: Sextant and case, made by Spencer, Browning & Co., London, no 4029. Index arm of the sextant is marked in Old English, "George B. Wendell, 1850". Case has brass plate with facsimile of signature, "George B. Wendell, Portsmouth N H 1853". Trade label for Frederic Lincoln, Boston. Measuring to 130°.
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