Octant; Spencer Browning & Co; 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

Copyright Licence  

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

Registrar 19 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.

Ray 23 Nov 2008 20:35 PM,UTC

Could the makers ( Father and son ) have been
Jacob and Josef ( rather than Joseph ) ?

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