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Octant; Spencer Browning & Co; c1887; 1988.2314.1

Octant, Jacob and Joseph Kohn Company    Vienna Austria, c1887, 1988.2314.1
Name/Title
Octant
About this object
Octant from the wreck of the Northumberland in 1887.
Maker
Spencer Browning & Co
Maker Role
Maker
Date Made
c1887
Place Made
England
Medium and Materials
Ebony, brass, metal
Measurements
300x245x100mm
Subject and Association Description
Shaw Savill and Albion Company, Napier, Navigation
Credit Line
Donated by Mr G Mattson of Napier
Object Type
Octant
Object number
1988.2314.1

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Registrar19 Dec 2008 02:28 AM,UTC
The correct maker of this octant is Spencer Browning & Co, London.
Jacob and Joseph Kohn Company were a funiture making company in Vienna, Austria.
Ray23 Nov 2008 20:35 PM,UTC
Could the makers ( Father and son ) have been
Jacob and Josef ( rather than Joseph ) ?