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Title: Octant by J. Gaitskill, London, circa 1780-1790 (and case)

Accession Number: 1952.2096
Category: INSTRUMENTS - OCTANTS
Type: octant and case
Maker: Gaitskill, J.
Place: England, London
Date: circa 1780-1790
Materials:
Description: Octant, circa 1780-1790; made of ebony with brass fittings and ivory inlaid arc. Maker's plate reads: "Made by J. Gaitskill N 332 Wapping LONDON/ STEPHEN KING 1793". (Gaitskill w. 1778-1811). In wooden case.

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