Ship's compass in box

Ship's compass in box
Ship's compass in box
Maker:
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Brass, Metal And Wood
Dimensions:
8 x 8 x 5 3/4 (20.3 x 20.3 x 14.6 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
52769a-b
Acquisition Date:
1925-10-17
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward O. Webb

in box with sliding lid. Brought by Captain Otis Webb on board the bark Carib from Boston 12/31/1848 to San Francisco 6/20/1849. Carib was first vessel leaving Boston after discovery of gold in California.

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