Compass; Lawrence & Mayo; [?]; CT77.262

Name/Title

Compass

About this object

Compass; a small compass, made in London by Lawrence & Mayo. The face of the compass is covered with glass, and a hinged, brass lid with circular, glass insert. Contained in a brown, leather case with dome closure and a loop at the back for attaching to a belt.

Written faintly on the front of the case: "C Hayward".

Maker

Lawrence & Mayo

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass
processed material, glass
processed material, leather

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on case: "C Hayward"

Technique

stitched

Technique

cast

Technique

written

Measurements

1. h 20mm x l 85mm x w 51mm
Small

2. h 55mm x l 100mm x w 70mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

navigation. merchant marine

Subject and Association Keywords

military science, war

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT77.262

Rights

All rights reserved

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