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Compass - Liquid Prismatic, Carl Bamberg Object Reg. No: ST 022137

Summary:
Liquid Primastic compass made by Carl Bamberg, Berlin, No. 1429, and used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Mounted on gimbals to which a socket may be attached & screwed to a tripod.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: compasses, surveying apparatus instruments
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Engineering Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: SURVEYING & NAVIGATION
Secondary Classification: Magnetic
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Compass card marked "CARL BAMBERG, BERLIN NO 1429".
Maker: Carl Bamberg, Berlin, Germany
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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