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Sir John Ross

Quadrants

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Two portable quadrants, used to aid navigation, of the type used by Sir John Ross during his Arctic expeditions.

Place of Production:
Thos. Barnett, London. J. Holm, Amsterdam
Materials/Media:
wood, brass, ivory
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1986.559, 1986.557
Digital Number:
SRSH002a, SRSH002b
Creation Date:
1731 - 1765
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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