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Title: Reflecting circle made by Stackpole & Bro., New York

Accession Number: 1963.365
Category: INSTRUMENTS - CIRCLES
Type: reflecting circle
Maker: Townshend, Charles Hervey (Capt.); Stackpole & Brother
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: After 1888-01-31
Materials:
Description: Boxed, brass full circle of reflection. Number 2197. Stackpole & Bro. N.Y. Pat'd C.H. Townshend Jan. 31, 1888. Invented in 1887 by Capt. Charles Hervey Townshend of New Haven, Connecticut, the full circle was a simplification and improvement upon the sextant. Case: 11" x 11" x 5 1/2".

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